Workday Wednesdays are Back Again!

Are you interested in learning more about Workday? Stop by the Faculty House Wednesday mornings April 17th through May 22nd at 9am to explore how Workday Finance will work for Williams. The presentation will run from 9:00-9:30am, and then conclude with a question-and-answer portion. Continue reading »

What does “change management” mean?

Change management was the theme for this month’s P.A.G presentation. Danielle Gonzalez and Jessie Mandel talked through the Williams/Workday change management strategy, highlighting the tools and methods we’re using to introduce policy and process changes to the Williams community. Danielle and Jessie walked through an abridged version of the… Continue reading »

C.O.W Project Turns One

A white cake with yellow and purple frosting to celebrate the COW project.

It’s difficult to believe that the COW Project has officially passed the 52 week mark. The team has been working so incredibly hard, and we’re not slowing down as we round the bend towards go-live. Here’s to the group, and to any opportunity to eat ice cream cake. Continue reading »

Workday Wednesdays are Back!

Last fall, the Project and Change Management (PACMAN) team hosted a series of weekly demos about Workday. Workday is the system replacing PeopleSoft at Williams. Thanks to community feedback, Workday Wednesdays are back by popular demand in a new and improved format. Workday demos will start every 20 minutes… Continue reading »

Herd That: OIT Meets Workday in Style

From left: Daelyn, Heather, and Jessie get into COW-themed costume

There’s a sign on the door to Jesup office 303 that reads: The Pasture — Come for the snacks, stay for the absurdity. The denizens of Jesup 303 are the Workday Change Management team, and today, true to their tagline, they showed up to introduce OIT to Workday… Continue reading »

Happy Jessie Day!

A group stands in front of a screen that says

Today we celebrate Jessie Mandel, our fearless leader through the Workday implementation! Jessie’s superpowers include finding free time on 20 overlapping calendars, making cow-themed puns on a weekly basis, and making sure no one ever runs out of snacks. Unending thanks to Jessie and all that she does… Continue reading »

PAG Meets Workday — Again!

In what we’re dubbing “the shortest Workday demo ever,” PAG (President Administrative Group) got to see Workday in action for the first time. As Jessie said in her presentation: “we’ve been talking a lot about theory, and now we get to talk about it in reality.” If you’re curious about… Continue reading »

Come Meet Us at Workday Wednesdays!

Are you interested in seeing Workday in action? Stop by the Faculty House on November 1st, 8th, 15th, or 29th between 8:30-10:00 a.m. to explore how Workday will work for Williams. Bring a friend, a colleague, or your whole team! Learn a little bit more about Workday and… Continue reading »

PAG Meets Workday

On September 14, members of the program and change management team presented a short slide deck to the President Administrative Group, also known as PAG. The presentation covered how the program team makes decisions, the project timeline leading up to go-live, and change management strategies like communication methods,… Continue reading »

Have you HERD About Workday?

Workday is replacing PeopleSoft as the HR and Finance management system here at Williams. In the months leading up to our go-live in June 2024, the change management team is working with a group of individuals to share information about Workday and open channels for community feedback. The… Continue reading »

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