Welcome to Transformation Insights: the UW Finance Transformation blog. This monthly blog features information and tips on UW’s new modern finance infrastructure as well as messages, commentaries and insights from program leaders and collaboration partners from across the University.
Trusted tactics to keep virtual audiences engaged rather than wanting to stray
By: UWFT Staff, UW Finance Transformation
Working through the pandemic in the UW Finance Transformation (UWFT) program, like elsewhere... Read more
September 16, 2020
A “change curve” is a model used to help predict how employees will react during periods of personal transition and organizational change, in order to support them with what they need to move forward. The way we respond to organizational change determines...
Superheroes Welcome in the WAA&R Room
August 21, 2020
Paula Ross is an 11-year University of Washington professional. She began in 2009 as HR Director at the UW School of Law. Five years later, she transitioned to the UW’... Read more
July 22, 2020
By: Jeff Bishop, OCM Director, UW Finance Transformation
Jason Kalivas, OCM Lead, UW Finance Transformation
There’s a lot to love about “Columbo,” the absent-minded, working-class ‘70s TV detective played by actor Peter Falk. Columbo has a sort of effortless, rumpled charm that invites even the most guarded suspect to play along. He relies on the culprit’s... Read more
June 29, 2020
Summer 2020 is upon us. I think it’s safe to say, thus far – amidst the landscape of COVID-19 and racial injustice protests – this year has been one of the most unusual and challenging times we’ve ever experienced as individuals, an institution and as a nation.
As of today, all of our... Read more
May 14, 2020
Our great public University is almost 160 years old and we have endured for so long in part because we have been willing and able to adapt ourselves to the changing landscape around us, staying in step with new technologies and evolving norms and expectations. Now it is our turn to ensure that the UW can continue to thrive long into the future as responsible and forward-... Read more