Student liaison details collaboration between ITS and students

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

ConnectCarolina mobile now available in CarolinaGO app

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

Survey: Business Systems Help Desk customers “very satisfied”

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

People are at the heart of ConnectCarolina

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

Tech tip: What happens to legacy systems?

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

Customer case study: Lachonya Williams

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 promises data analytics feast

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

ConnectCarolina go-live: First launch in five years

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

5 ways ConnectCarolina changes how we do business

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