Planning and producing a successful program initiative like this one requires the time and energy of a diverse set of partners across the university. The individuals noted below are only a small fraction of people who will be involved from each school, college, institute and division. Everyone will be needed to make this effort successful.

Executive sponsors

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Lois Brooks

Position title: Chief Information Officer & Vice Provost for Information Technology


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Rob Cramer

Position title: Vice Chancellor of Finance & Administration


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Program administration

Program administration oversees the daily momentum of the ASP initiative, including communications, budgetary updates, and project management of the work.

Name Role
Anand Vangipuram Program Director
Scott Nachazel ERP-Integrations Assistant Director
Dan McHugh Project Manager
Tom Jordan Lead Architect
Whitney Jacobson Communications
Teresa Regge Cybersecurity
Susan Dyke Cybersecurit
Lynnette Gerstner Budget

Business analyst team (BA)

The BA team identifies campus ancillary systems, works with the Administrative Transformation Program (ATP) to gather enough information for them to determine if a system (or part of a system) can go into Workday, and determines next steps for systems that will not be transitioning into Workday.

  • Tamra Dagnon
  • Suzanne Broadberry
  • Joe Goss
  • Jill Hietpus
  • LeAnn Leahy
  • Steve Ray

Platform team

The Platform team leads the effort to enable systems to operate in a modernized way when Workday goes live. They provide tools and platforms (e.g. low code/no code) that will be needed to make the appropriate transition, to Workday or other solution.

  • JJ Du Chateau
  • Steve Devoti
  • Mark Field
  • Laura Grady
  • Brendan Herrick

Data lake team

This team assists in the effort to provide ancillary systems with a source of HR and finance data separate from Workday databases. They coordinate with Enterprise Analytics Platform (EAP) and Office of Data Management & Analytics Services (ODMAS) on developing this repository that can be used for both operational and analytical purposes for UW–‍Madison.

  • Tim Doyle
  • Al Kantor

Integrations team

The Integrations team is responsible for developing the integration methods that campus ancillary systems will use to interact with HR and Finance data in Workday. These are the sub-teams that make up this workstream.
Project Manager: Dan McHugh

Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) team

This team manages the integration between systems and applications.

  • Sowmya Shankar
  • Pat Roe
  • Betty Thompson
  • David Ward
  • Jerome Watson

ASP Application Programming Interface (API) team

This team will develop the initial Finance application programming interface.

  • Brian Keen
  • Jen Ahlstrom
  • Robert Merrill
  • Curt Hefty
  • Michael Hilty
  • Tim LaBonne
  • Greg Waldoch

Enterprise Integration Application Programming Interface (EI API) team

This EI API team is responsible for Person API and coaching the ASP API team on API development.

  • Jon Terrones
  • Jared Kosanovic
  • Bud Kostic
  • Mike Hall
  • Shrey Shrestha
  • Wes Szamotula

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