Complete Harassment Prevention Training in Workday by April 12th 

All WashU employees have been assigned annual harassment prevention training in Workday, which must be completed by April 12. The course was developed by Skillsoft, a leading expert in compliance training. Contingent employees are not required to complete the training.       Warning: some employees might find the simulated photos or exercises to be distressing. The subject […]

Staff Recognition and Awards: Please nominate your peers

Distinguished Honor Awards  nominations are open and being accepted until 5 pm CT, Friday, March 15th. Explore the categories under Universitywide, Central Fiscal Unit (CFU,) Medical School, and Danforth Campus School awards and consider nominating your peers or leaders for these prestigious honors.  Staff Recognition Awards this year will return to an in-person component. Staff with […]

Pause to technology purchases and projects involving student data

As we approach the start of the complicated go-live year for  Workday Student, we are asking that schools and units pause the purchase of new technologies or the start of new technical projects that involve student data. This pause is temporary but necessary to ensure no negative impacts to our transition to Workday Student. Further, we […]

Optimizing Healthcare Delivery through IT: Insights into Clinical and Research Information

In this ImpacT video installment, WashU IT highlights how we are streamlining clinical workflows, driving groundbreaking research initiatives, and delivering world class patient information. Optimizing Healthcare Delivery through IT: Insights into Clinical and Research Information explores the world of clinical information, connecting Information Technology to patients at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM). In collaboration […]

WashU IT Hub – Changes coming to 4480 Clayton

Some changes are coming to our 4480 Clayton office space that will impact the layout and location of WashU IT departments.  In alignment with our IT Operating Model and due to the current space being underutilized, the decision has been made to consolidate WashU IT’s office space at 4480 Clayton. A research trial for the Mallinckrodt Institute for Radiology (MIR) will also be moving into […]

Message from the CIO: The path to achieving FY24 Goals 

Now that the new year is in full swing, I’d like to take this opportunity to share  the progress we are making on the achievement of our FY24 goals . We will continue updating the FY24 progress document to reflect our ongoing status.  Guided by the success statements outlined in ImpacT, our IT Strategic Plan, we are […]

New WashU IT Chief of Staff Melinda Schmidt starts February 26th

Effective Monday, February 26th, Melinda Schmidt will join WashU IT as the new Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff to CIO Jessie Minton. Schmidt will assume the role currently held by Russell Sharp who is retiring in the coming months after 5 years of service. Sharp will help ease Schmidt’s transition over the next […]

Check out Gartner Office Hours and available resources 

Soon you will notice a meeting invite on your outlook calendar to attend Gartner Office Hours. This is an optional meeting. You can choose to attend or not based on your interest and availability.  Providing you with the meeting link will help you be aware of these office hours opportunities and the topics. Additionally, a […]

Securing Tomorrow: A Journey into Information Security Excellence

WashU IT’s Strategic Plan, ImpacT, aims to enhance decision-making by leveraging data through literacy, analytics, quality, and accessibility. Over four years, we’ll advance technology to boost WashU’s competitive edge and transform how we teach, learn, and innovate.   In this ImpacT video installment, we explore the multifaceted world of cybersecurity. Chief Information Security Officer, Chris Shull […]