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.

PAG Meets Workday

September 18, 2023

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, community outreach, and training. The presentation is … Continue reading “PAG Meets Workday”

Have you HERD About Workday?

August 7, 2023

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 group, called the HERD Network, comprises individuals from … Continue reading “Have you HERD About Workday?”

COW Leads Workshop

May 22, 2023

In May, many project team leads participated in a workshop focused on developing a shared sense of purpose and effective communication across the project team.  Collaboration and communication are crucial to the success of the COW project.   The workshop, led by Kristen McCormack from Human Resources, aimed to foster better understanding among team members, … Continue reading “COW Leads Workshop”