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UW Finance Transformation remains a core institutional priority in 2022

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Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

January 13th, 2022

In less than 18 months, UW Finance Transformation (UWFT) will go live and begin to transform our fragmented and out-of-date finance policies, processes and systems. This work is vital so that we can advance our University’s public mission of education, discovery, community service and patient care. 

This new infrastructure, set to launch in July 2023, will enable us to make real-time, well-informed and...

UWFT VOICES: Gail Rogers, Technical Pillar Lead, UW Finance Transformation

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UW Finance Transformation

The Dauntless Spirit Driving UWFT's Technical Pillar

October 19, 2021

Gail Rogers brings many years of senior-level success in building strong, cohesive teams to achieve business and IT strategic goals and deliver complex, large-scale technology solutions. She has experience across several industries and technologies including SAP, Oracle, geographic information systems and business intelligence. Gail joined the...

UWFT sprinting forward with momentum

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Design Spend Manager, UW Finance Transformation

July 13th, 2021

With thousands of UW employees relying on financial data and processes to do their work, how will UW Finance Transformation (UWFT) confirm that our new finance and supply chain solution is designed to accurately meet their needs? The answer lies within a sprint.

Sprints help UWFT ensure the design of a comprehensive, user-friendly and efficient system. How is this done? Through validation,...

Supporting units in the technical requirements of finance transformation

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Technology Change Management Director, UW Finance Transformation

June 24, 2021

One of the major goals of the UW Finance Transformation (UWFT) program is to collaboratively redesign our finance-related systems so they better align with Workday® and enterprise tools functionality. As you can imagine, this is a huge lift, involving many units and systems throughout the institution.

In 2020, the UWFT technology change management (TCM) team worked with our stakeholders to...

UWFT Training: Prepping to get us ready for future-state finance work

By: 
Training Lead, UW Finance Transformation

April 20, 2021

Planning has started in the UW Finance Transformation (UWFT) program for a comprehensive, structured training program to enable UW employees to thrive in the new world of streamlined and Workday®-enabled finance and supply chain processes. We know transformation programs often result in new ways of working and in new tools and skills, which require the need for users to acquire knowledge and...

UWFT VOICES: Paula Ross, Director, UW Finance Transformation

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UW Finance Transformation

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’s HR/Payroll (HR/P) Modernization program where she helped implement Workday®. She then became Director of Workday...