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 forty 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. 


Faculties and Admin Units Collaborate at Future State Readiness Workshops for HR and Finance Work Streams

March 09, 2018

Across UBC, dedicated staff have been collaborating with the Integrated Renewal Program team to consider future state business processes and service delivery priorities for HR and Finance functional areas with the goal of better serving the university community.