Geaux Forward Bulletin, Issue 10

Issue 10: October 20, 2017

Current Work & Accomplishments 

  • Thirty-seven informational and requirements gathering sessions have been completed. This week, the Project Team visited the School of Veterinary Medicine, University Recreation and Libraries.
  • IT Governance met on October 19.
  • Data sheets from the public Workday website have been shared on the project website to provide further insight into Workday Student functionality.

Upcoming Work & Milestones

  • Further Brown Bag Lunch and Learns have been scheduled. The extended video showing Workday Student functionality is 3 hours long and has been split into two 1½ hour portions. Part One will be shown October 30 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with Part Two following on October 31 at the same time. Both sessions will be held in Frey 206/207. A WebEx offering is also available at the same time. To RSVP or to request WebEx information, visit To date, 42 people have attended the first 2 video showings: 17 from Academic Colleges, International Programs and Student Life, 25 from Payroll, Bursar, Accounting, Payables, ITS and University Audit.
  • Feedback gathering sessions have been scheduled with Associate & Assistant Deans, Counselors, Undergraduate & Graduate Advisors, and Administrative Coordinators. If you are a member of one of these groups and need information about these, please email for more information.
  • In preparation for the go-no-go decision in December, team leadership will be meeting with each IT Governance member individually to document their needs for data on the scorecard.
  • The Project Team also continues to prepare for campus demonstrations of LSU-specific scenarios. These scenarios will be demonstrated for the first time at the Associate and Assistant Dean's meeting on November 3.