Technology Center

October 15, 2018

Cycle 89

9/24/2018 – 10/12/2018 Work Complete Applicant Review (90% Complete) Personal application bookmarks in applicant review allow a reviewer to mark applications they want to return to, optionally adding a short note. (Fixed) Applied rules for which Recommender records (from MyGrad) are shown. Hide "withdrawn" recommendations, show recommendations requested and not yet responded to. (Complete) Administrative tool…


September 24, 2018

Cycle 88

9/4/2018 – 9/21/2018 Work Complete We wrapped up and deployed the 2018 Rubric Refresh. User visible changes are highlighted below. This was also a ground up refactor to get the data model in sync with the user interface and to make the rubric data easier to export and better support college reporting needs. Applicant Review…


September 4, 2018

Cycle 86

8/13/2018 – 8/24/2018 Work Complete Appreview (25% complete) Working on 2018 Rubric Refresh. (Complete) Undergraduate application processing checklists. Add workflow checklists to support applicant review for undergraduate programs including an administrative review checklist and a pre-enrollment checklist. Courses (Complete) Display UW quarters & dates configuration in Settings menu. This makes transparent when the system switches…


2018 Rubric Refresh

I will be working on some backlog projects for the Rubric system in Applicant Review during Summer Quarter 2018. Project Goals Export Rubric Data Provide an export that allows user to download a spreadsheet containing all of the scores created using a specific rubric. Better Score Entry Experience Provide a link to view the application file….


August 17, 2018

College Databases Annual Plan 2018-19

Here are the projects we have lined up for the coming academic year: Summer 2018 through Spring 2019. We have an extensive backlog of valuable projects we want to deliver. This means we have to be selective and prioritize. We share this plan to let you know where we are headed, but also to solicit…


August 13, 2018

Cycle 85

Jul 30 – Aug 10, 2018 Work Complete Courses (Complete) Show both actual enrollment and projected enrollment on all offerings. Previously the system looked at time period and showed projected enrollments for future offerings and actual for past. There are workflows where seeing either and comparing the values is interesting. This view also makes the…


July 30, 2018

Cycle 84

July 16, 2018 through July 27, 2018 Work Planned My next major project this summer will be revisiting the Rubric tool in Applicant Review. My goal is to make the tool easier to use and to provide ability to export applicant score data. If you have ideas or questions about Rubrics in Applicant Review, now is a…


July 18, 2018

Cycle 83

July 7 – July 13, 2018 Work Complete Appreview (Fixed) Needs Advisor list was not displaying the newly selected advisor on the table view after user submitted form. Courses (Fixed) Edge case where the instructor summary (shown on offering list table views) was not updating correctly. Hiring Database Hiring database 95% ready for release. We continue…


July 2, 2018

Cycle 82

6/18/2018 – 6/29/2018 Work Complete Hiring The new Hiring database looks about 90% ready for release. The last major features (email, search, respond on behalf) were implemented this cycle and I am working through refinement and bugs. Search is implemented. Search is accessible from any page by clicking magnifying glass icon. Search tool does keyword…


June 18, 2018

Cycle 81

June 4 – June 15, 2018 Work Complete Courses (Feature complete) Course number filter (400 level or below, 500 level or above) is now a standard filter available on most reports in the system. (Fixed) Resolved starting edit on multiple rows in hiring report could update wrong record. (Fixed) Hiring report filters out canceled sections,…


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