Issue 3: September 1, 2017

Issue 3: September 1, 2017

Current Work & Accomplishments 

  • Eighteen informational and requirements gathering sessions have been scheduled and will be ongoing through the month of September. Units not already scheduled for a visit have been contacted and will be scheduled within the next week.
  • Members of the Project Team attended Workday training on Student Recruiting and Admissions to get a better feel for what that product could provide LSU.
  • Development of the project website continues. This week, the team worked with our in-house designers on graphic representations of the 'thin thread' and our current systems. The anticipated unveiling of the new website will be in the next 2 weeks.
  • Our Project Manager will be on board next week to help organize and schedule project activities (e.g., information and requirement gathering sessions)
  • Efforts continue to onboard experienced business analysts who will use a technology-agnostic best practice approach to gather requirements from campuses, colleges and departments.

Upcoming Work & Milestones

  • Informational Meetings are getting scheduled. Please encourage impacted staff to attend.
  • Identify and engage stakeholders in requirements gathering/vetting process.
  • Reviewing 715 starter requirements to Workday functionality
  • Continue to work with and through IT Governance for review/approval of strategic project goals and objectives.