Building our Workday Foundation

June 29, 2018

One of the major deliverables of the Integrated Renewal Program Plan stage is to begin building UBC’s Foundational Data Model (FDM). The FDM establishes the foundation for Workday transaction processing and reporting across HR, Finance, and Student domains. To achieve this milestone, workshops were conducted throughout May and June with key stakeholders and subject matter experts from across both campuses and the Integrated Renewal Program team.


Shaping Workday Student: UBC Participates in Platform Development

May 31, 2018

Last month program sponsors and directors from the Integrated Renewal Program at the University of British Columbia (UBC) were invited to the Workday headquarters in Pleasanton, California to attend the R1 Focus Group for Workday Student. The two day meeting brought together Workday clients from research institutions implementing Workday Student as part of their enterprise software renewal projects. Other participating universities included the University of Rochester, Ohio State University and Iowa State University.


Introducing the Leader’s Digest!

May 29, 2018

The Integrated Renewal Program is pleased to introduce the new Leader’s Digest. This monthly information package is sent to faculty and administrative unit leaders to help in preparing their teams for UBC’s Workday implementation journey. It includes Program updates, recommended leadership actions and key messaging.


The Workday Implementation Journey Starts Now

May 15, 2018

UBC’s journey towards a transformation of its administrative processes and system environment reached a key milestone this month with the official kick-off of the implementation process.

The Integrated Renewal Program will modernize UBC’s Student, HR and Finance administrative systems. UBC will implement Workday, an integrated, cloud-based platform, across the university.

Hear what Professor Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, has to say about the program in this short video:


Program Delivery Team Members Complete Workday Training

April 23, 2018

In anticipation of the May 1 start of UBC’s Workday implementation, approximately 40 members of the Integrated Renewal Program Delivery Team completed Workday training sessions this month. In attendance were community members from Vancouver and Okanagan campuses who have either been seconded to the Program or are subject matter experts (SMEs) who will help guide UBC during the Plan Stage.