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

IT Response Center featured on UNC News

This article is republished with permission from UNC News.   When students first arrive on Carolina’s campus, the Information Technology Response Center (ITRC) braces for what’s to come. Sometimes it’s simple, helping a customer set up their computer. Other times, … Continued

Fall welcome message from CIO Chris Kielt

Dear Carolina community, Welcome – and welcome back – to all of our students, faculty and staff members. As we prepare to start the new academic year, I’d like to tell you about a few important technology-related resources and services … Continued

ITS launches new and improved website

Welcome to the new, redesigned ITS website. Launched on August 18, the new look represents months of work to better serve our customers. The new site features: A clean, modern design that is easier to use and navigate Icon-based design … Continued

Pervasive campus Wi-Fi initiative

Following on the heels of the recently-completed ResNet Wi-Fi Upgrade, ITS Communication Technologies is now beginning a 42-month project to provide pervasive Wi-Fi coverage within all remaining campus buildings. Inasmuch as less than 35% of campus within-building space presently has … Continued

Carolina residence halls welcome Wi-Fi

With support and encouragement from the Residence Hall Association, ITS and University Housing and Residential Education completed the Wi-Fi expansion in half the scheduled time for the project. The departments completed the work in early 2014 instead of at the … Continued