Technology Center

April 15, 2019

Cycle 101

4/1/2019 – 4/12/2019 Work Complete Applicant Review When an Application is deleted system checks if that Application was only reference to a Person record. If if was the only reference the Person record is deleted also. If it was not the only reference (person had other applications, is a student, is a college employee) the…


April 1, 2019

Cycle 100

3/18/2019 – 3/29/2019 Work Complete Work continues toward Deleting Application Data. This cycle I implemented some tools to help Institutional Research team code records for the application warehouse and did refactoring of the warehouse data model. We want the warehouse vetted and settled before we begin the historical delete process. Applicant Review (Complete) Forms for…


March 18, 2019

Cycle 99

3/4/2019 – 3/15/2019 Work Complete Applicant Review This cycle was focused on building out our Application Data Warehouse data set in preparation for Deleting Application Data. (Complete) Red Flag, both short tag and note, are included in CSV spreadsheet downloads. (Fixed) Reviewer recommendation now correctly saves and refreshes the current view. When a review entered…


Deleting Application Data

Related to COE Applicant Review database. We are implementing a purge process that will delete old application data from the Applicant Review database. This follows the UW Record Retention policy. Application records will be deleted the quarter after an applicant applied to start a College of Education program. For example if an applicant applied for…


March 14, 2019

Cycle 98

2/29/2019 — 3/1/2019 Work Complete Appreview (90%, awaiting owner approval) Add Decline Note to Applicant Review detail page. This is a paragraph text field where COE faculty and staff can record information about why an applicant declined our admission offer. This field is meant to supplement the Grad Schools structured survey with unstructured feedback gathered…


Cycle 97

2/4/2019 – 2/15/2019 Work Complete Courses Changed the definition of “Evening Class” to courses that start at 4:30 PM or later for the meeting view report. The hover title on that report shows actual meeting times. Hiring (Complete) Once a request gets Department Approval changes must be submitted through HR contact. This will ensure that…


Cycle 96

1/22/2019 – 2/1/2019 Work Complete Hiring (Complete) New header and menu. Move menu button to far left and W logo to far right. This new layout works more intuitively and improves accessibility. (Complete) Allow four decimal places in budget split field. This is the same precision allowed in UW Workday. (Complete) Open approvals can be…


Cycle 95

12/27/2018 – 1/18/2019 Work Complete Applicant Review (Complete) Displays applicant preferred name entered in MyGrad application. (If there is conflicting data from UW Student preferred name and MyGrad Applicant preferred name, student preferred name is displayed.) (Complete) Capture additional fields from MyGrad application into local database. Theses are largely demographic fields to support IR reporting….


Cycle 94

12/10/2018 – 12/21/2018 Work Complete Appreview (Complete) Bookmark note length is extended to 100 characters. When user enters more than 100 characters an error message is displayed warning that their input will be truncated. (Complete) Remove Scholarship review inputs from reviewer recommendation form. Scholarship review is now handled in a separate process and we want…


March 8, 2019

March 2019

COE Drupal editors’ interface was updated with a new, cleaner theme. Fields with a purely administrative function have been hidden from editors to decrease clutter and increase usability. The updated COE Technology center site has been launched. COE Drupal site simplification: Consolidated redundant content types: CME, L4L, EPSC, Smart all now Basic Page content type…


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