Hibernate, Sleep, or Shut Down. What Should I Use?

Should I hibernate, sleep, or shut down my computer? Whether you are concerned about efficiency, your device’s health, or energy consumption, this is something most of us have wondered before. Perhaps you have even consulted with multiple professionals and received mixed feedback on what is best. While each of these power-down options appears to shut […]

Sunday, August 28: EPIC Quarterly Update

The EPIC1 team and Washington University Information Technology will perform the quarterly EPIC upgrade on Sunday, August 28, between 2:00am and 4:00am. Temporarily Unavailable Customization Options The below listed common workflow customization options of EPIC will be temporarily unavailable from Friday, August 26, at 5:00pm, until the end of the upgrade on Sunday, August 28, at […]

August 18th: Vendor Planning and Negotiations Training with ClearEdge

Submitted by Ron Dinning Do you engage with vendors as part of your job? Would you like the chance to develop stronger communication skills and specific techniques for more effectively working with them? Join us on August 18th from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM CT for ClearEdge’s Planning and Negotiations Training! Grounded in ClearEdge’s Leverage […]

WashU IT: Employee Promotion List (2022)

Join WashU IT in celebrating many of the staff accomplishments this year. View the list below to see promotions in your area since January 1st, 2022. January 2022 Bill Corcoran – Systems Engineer IIIKeith Dandurand – Systems Engineer IIIDavid Leisure – Director Technical ServicesShin Leong – Infrastructure ArchitectKevin Lin – Applications Developer IICatherine Morie – […]

Shared Infrastructure Accomplishments – August 2022

Submitted by David Sterling Team Accomplishment Impact SIEE WordPress migration to cloud preparations are underway including substantive discussions among MarComm & MedPA and Pantheon The project is now underway and will allow Marcomm & MedPA to move WordPress sites to cloud provider SIEE Completed rollout of preferred last name automatic use as last name field […]

Enterprise Applications (EA): Legacy Retirement Program

Submitted by Paige Dunk With WorkDay replacing the functionality of our legacy systems, the Legacy Retirement Program was created to decommission AIS, HRMS and WebFocus as these legacy systems are running on aging hardware with operating systems no longer supported by Microsoft. In addition, the costs of maintaining the legacy systems were too prohibitive to […]

Enterprise Applications (EA): Application Inventory Project

Submitted by Susan Johns Enterprise Applications (EA) is excited to announce that we have completed an initial upload of application information into WashU IT’s Content Management System (CMS), providing a source of record for EA managed applications. Additionally, the team has captured other university applications to help provide a more complete view of university application […]

Data Management announces WebFOCUS Retirement

The university’s WebFocus reporting servers will be taken offline on November 15, 2022. If you need to preserve your Legacy WebFocus reports, we encourage you to save them as PDFs and/or Excel files. To learn more about Data Warehouse training and reporting services, please visit the Cognos Reporting page.  Additional Information: As of July 2021, HRMS […]

Rooji Sugathan Promoted to Assistant Vice Chancellor Data Management and Analytics

Please join us in congratulating Rooji Sugathan in his new role of Assistant Vice Chancellor of Data Management and Analytics, which he transitioned to on July 1, 2022. Rooji has played a number of roles at the University, starting as Assistant Director in University Advancement, moving to Senior Director of Enterprise Applications, then joining the […]

July 1: Dell Warranty Change for Laptops

Washington University Information Technology is pleased to communicate that, starting on July 1, 2022, all new laptops processed through the WashU IT Depot will automatically come with the Dell ProSupport Plus warranty. The new ProSupport Plus warranty will replace the standard warranty pack provided by Dell and will include accidental coverage for drops, spills, and […]