Collaboratively Optimizing Williams

Collaboratively Optimizing Williams

students locking arms

We are excited to kickoff a multi year project to Collaboratively Optimize Williams.  This project, which will replace our core Human Resources, Finance and Student systems, is so much more than just a technology upgrade!  In this project, people from across the College will come together to reimagine the way we operate using modern technologies to improve processes.  Use this website to find out more about the people involved, what it means for you and what's happening with the project right now.  You can ask questions and provide feedback through this website.

Workday Wednesdays are Back!

February 2, 2024

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 in the Faculty House lower level … Continue reading “Workday Wednesdays are Back!”

Herd That: OIT Meets Workday in Style

December 14, 2023
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 in…well, it technically met the minimum qualifications … Continue reading “Herd That: OIT Meets Workday in Style”

Happy Jessie Day!

November 20, 2023
A group stands in front of a screen that says "Happy Jessie Day." The entire group is wearing black shirts, jeans, and black shoes.

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 for the project.