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Grants process changes: An insider's insight

November 16, 2022

UW Finance Transformation’s (UWFT) Research Administration Pillar (UWFT-RA) is responsible for the transformation and remediation of research administration processes and systems to uphold the research mission at the UW. The pillar comprises the Office of Research Information Services (ORIS), the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Grant and Contract Accounting (GCA), and works closely with other...

A URL view (and a little Trekkie wisdom)

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October 11, 2022

In the UW Finance Transformation (UWFT) program, there’s an integral level of facilitators working on behalf of all employees across the enterprise who engage in financial activities. These are the people who — in addition to performing their “day job” — become the eyes and ears a unit can depend on to provide information and insight into navigating finance transformation, plus capture all...

UWFT VOICES: Andreas Bohman, Vice President, UW-IT & CIO; Program Sponsor, UW Finance Transformation

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Becoming a better leader through selfless service and active listening

June 22, 2022

Andreas Bohman has more than 20 years of technology, security and operations leadership experience. He served as the chief information security officer, chief information officer and, most recently, vice president of operations at Central Washington University. Bohman...

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

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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 VOICES: Chris Mercer, Executive Director, UW Finance Transformation

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Guardian of the UWFT Pillars

May 19th, 2021

Chris Mercer brings over 30 years’ experience in enterprise risk management and IT project management in higher education and healthcare, and has implemented Workday®, Oracle and Peoplesoft. He has worked as a consultant with multiple higher education clients and several R1...

UWFT VOICES: Paula Ross, Director, UW Finance Transformation

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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...