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Longtime ITS manager provides key leadership to audits

October 8, 2018

This was the first audit of this kind since ConnectCarolina went live in 2013. Guiding ITS through this nine-month audit process, as she has for the past nine years, was Mechelle Clayton. Working closely with Clayton was Kim Stahl, IT … Continued

New Dashboard gives snapshot of grant finances

October 8, 2018

Principal investigators, or “PIs,” have primary responsibility for ensuring their contracts and grants stay on track financially, along with ensuring they comply with all state, federal and sponsor requirements. Robert Sandler, MD The new PI Dashboard lets principal investigators see … Continued

UNC upgrades ConnectCarolina to version 9.2

October 8, 2018

A big reason is that UNC-Chapel Hill’s software provider Oracle requires it to continue providing support. The upgrades are also important for keeping the University’s data secure and ensuring that the University complies with federal and state regulations. ITS completed … Continued

2018 ‘Most’ Lunches celebrate ConnectCarolina users

October 8, 2018

Frances Dykstra, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enterprise Applications, brought back the “Most” Lunches series from a series in 2015. “Most” Lunches recognize the ConnectCarolina users who entered the “most” of a type of transaction such as HR actions or vouchers. … Continued

New tool gets data where it’s needed — fast

October 8, 2018

ConnectCarolina currently supports 684 interfaces with other systems and requests for additional interfaces come in regularly. To meet the workload, ITS needed to simplify and speed its ability to create interfaces. Enter Informatica. Informatica, a new platform-as-a-service, cloud-based data management … Continued

2-Step improves application security

October 8, 2018

Fall 2016 to early winter 2017: 2-Step Verification is required to access online W-2s ConnectCarolina users were introduced to the 2-Step Verification process in Fall 2016 when ITS added the security measure to the W-2 online access. September 18, 2017: … Continued