Fuertes Named Executive Director for IT Digital Transformation

Digital Strategy and Optimized Execution Plan among Top PrioritiesMichelle Fuertes has been named Washington University in St. Louis’ first executive director for Information Technology Digital Transformation (IT-DT). Fuertes’ position dually reports to Chief Technology Officer Greg Hart and professor, and founding Director of the Institute for Informatics (I2), Dr. Philip Payne. Fuertes began her role […]

Addressing Meeting Overload: What You Can Do

Submitted by Jennie Franke I’ve been having various conversations (on and off-line) with coworkers, colleagues, friends, and family about meeting overload. It’s in the media because it’s a challenge that a lot of us are having. I wanted to have a pointed discussion with the EA Management team to ensure we were aligned (more or […]

Enterprise Applications (EA): Atlassian Cloud Migration

The Atlassian Cloud Migration project is under way. The first group, IT-related Confluence spaces and Jira projects, has already been successfully migrated to the Atlassian Cloud. Business-related and RIS spaces and projects will migrate from June 15 through June 18, 2023. The project team has begun meeting with space and project owners in Group 2 […]

Message from CIO Jessie Minton: Join Us Wednesday for the Unveiling of ImpacT

At 10:00 a.m. tomorrow we will launch our highly anticipated new IT Strategic Plan, ImpacT, during our monthly IT All Hands meeting. I hope you will join us for this historic occasion. Before that meeting, I invite you to explore our new webpages showcasing this plan and what it means to each one of you. […]

Privileged Access Management (PAM): PM Guard to be Retired – User Action Requested

As part of our Privileged Access Management (PAM) cybersecurity strategy, WashU IT is implementing CyberArk, a patented vault technology used for managing and recording both credential storage and remote desktop access. As part of this plan, WashU IT will migrate its Identity Access Management (IAM) security tool from PMGuard to CyberArk. PMGuard will then be […]

April 3: Atlassian Cloud Migration

The first migration to the Atlassian Cloud will be underway in less than two weeks. IT-related Confluence spaces and Jira projects are scheduled to migrate March 30-April 2. (Business-related spaces and projects and RIS will migrate in late Spring.) The new cloud environment will be available Monday, April 3. Please note that any edits made […]

WashU IT Enterprise Applications Announces New Interim Leader

Craig Named Interim Executive Director of Enterprise Applications for WashU IT I would like to take this opportunity to make you aware of an interim change in our WashU IT Enterprise Applications (EA) structure. I’m excited to share that effective immediately, Mark Craig has assumed the role of Interim Executive Director of EA reporting directly […]

Message from the Chief Information Officer Announcing Interim EA Leadership Changes

Earlier this month Amy Walter was selected from a nationwide search for the role of Deputy Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Clinical, and Medical Education Technologies within WashU IT. This appointment leaves a key leadership position open within Enterprise Applications. Effective immediately, Mark Craig, Senior Director, will serve as the Interim […]

What’s Happening in EUS: Systems and Procedures Changing Name to Systems Support

Effective Monday, February 13th, WashU IT Systems and Procedures will be renamed to WashU IT Systems Support.   “The name WashU IT Systems Support better aligns with the specialized phone support we provide for applications such as Workday, ADIS, RMS, and Learn@Work,” says Lisa Jordan, Assistant Director End User Services, Service Desk.  Systems Support’s functions will remain […]

Enterprise Applications (EA): Accomplishments – January 2023

Submitted by Veleria Boaten Domain Project Title Project Team Implementation Date Lifecycle Management EA-T4 – EA-9855 – Autosys Upgrade Jobs Migration – ADIS Lifecycle Team –Bill Bernickus, Brett Blackwell, Josh Kelahan, Maarten Houthuijzen, Melissa Zarf, Mike Jens, Raj Parihar, Roger Portillo, Tim Souers, Tommy Thompson 11/28/2022 Student Core EA-T3 – EA-12645 – OLLI Fire Marshall […]