In this guest blog post, Brent Comstock, Managing Director of the CarolinaGO mobile app and student body representative to Information Technology Services leadership, discusses the growing collaboration between ITS and Carolina students. Comstock is a UNC-Chapel Hill junior and a … Continued
Welcome back to campus! As many of you know, CarolinaGO (the University’s mobile app) was developed and launched by students in partnership with ITS last year. We are excited to announce that a mobile version of ConnectCarolina is now available … Continued
Change is always difficult, and the consolidation last fall of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Finance, Human Resources and Payroll functions with the existing Student Administration system in ConnectCarolina was one of the biggest technology changes the University has ever experienced. Help Desk … Continued
While still a work in progress, ConnectCarolina continues to improve steadily. In May, the ConnectCarolina team, a collaborative group made up of ITS staff members and representatives from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Finance & Administration department, announced the newest updates made to … Continued
It’s only natural that when we think of the ConnectCarolina project as the October 1 go-live nears that we focus on the software, the technology and the capabilities. After all, it is an integrated management system built on Oracle’s PeopleSoft … Continued
The University still will be able to access historical data from legacy finance and human resources/payroll systems. Most of the legacy systems replaced by ConnectCarolina will be read-only accessible for at least a year to 18 months. Some legacy systems … Continued
In your role as Assistant Dean of Human Resources for the College of Arts & Sciences, how you will use the new ConnectCarolina system? My role has responsibilities that encompass both EPA and SPA personnel issues, faculty, EPA non-faculty, staff, … Continued
ConnectCarolina will enable tremendous reporting capabilities for UNC-Chapel Hill. While ConnectCarolina will provide all sorts of new capabilities upon go-live October 1, one capability is universally captivating campus administrators: reporting. For some, all the reporting that ConnectCarolina and a new … Continued
As the countdown clock clicks down the days, minutes and seconds until ConnectCarolina’s October 1 go-live, it’s easy to forget that this massive, critical project for the University has commanded many years of diligent efforts by hundreds of people across … Continued
Integration UNC-Chapel Hill has relied on different systems for its finance and human resources data—systems that were not integrated with each other and did not speak the same computer language. With the switch to ConnectCarolina in October, all of that … Continued
Frances Dykstra, Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Enterprise Applications, is leading her team and campus collaborators as they prepare to launch a significant new component of ConnectCarolina on Oct. 1. We asked for a sneak peak into the project. How … Continued
In preparation for the October 1 go-live of the finance and human resources/payroll portions of ConnectCarolina, developers, business process owners and campus users tested the system for months before wrapping up the testing phase in August. Collect user feedback … Continued
Title: Change Management Senior Analyst, ITS Enterprise Applications Time with ITS: 4.5 years Personal: Anita was an Air Force brat who lived in Holland and Germany as a kid before settling in Fayetteville, Tenn. She lives in Chapel Hill with … Continued
There will be a scheduled maintenance outage of ConnectCarolina on Thurs., Dec. 19, 5pm to 11pm. More information here: http://ccinfo.unc.edu/system-status/
As part of an effort to increase the security and reliability of Carolina’s information technology resources, ITS is implementing changes to faculty and staff connections to the ConnectCarolina application. The University’s data systems are under constant attack, with millions of … Continued
Click here to learn more about the Feb. 25 ConnectCarolina Town Hall and how you can sign up to attend.
Click here to read more about the ConnectCarolina project as it moves toward go-live of the HR/Payroll and Finance components.
Click here for the February 2013 update to ConnectCarolina’s project phases and timelines.
The initial set of Student Records reports will be introduced to a group of campus users at a meeting on Nov. 15. This marks the first step for the return to self-service reporting, and the repository of reports will grow … Continued
Progress continues on the ConnectCarolina project as the analysis and requirements gathering phase closes, and the design, development and testing phases gear up. With a go-live date of January 2014, here is just a brief look at what the project … Continued