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November 27, 2018

Cycle 92

11/13/2018 – 11/20/2018 This cycle we did some tuning on the Hiring Database (NARF) in preparation for broader implementation in January. The NARF online web tool will replace the paper NARF and HPR forms for short term hiring requests. Work Complete Courses (Fixed) Fixed Enrollment Threshold emails were not being sent. Fixed system was incorrectly…

November 13, 2018

Cycle 91

10/29/2018 – 11/9/2018 Work Complete Appreview (Fixed) Save and Delete buttons were not being displayed in modal windows in Rubric edit. Person (Complete) Added an authorization request form. This will allow person database to track contacts for person authorization and to more precisely expire authorizations. For now authorization request form will be completed by Paul…

November 2, 2018

Cycle 90

10/15/2018 – 10/26/2018 Work Complete Applicant Review (Complete) Personal application bookmarks can be removed from the bookmark list view. Expanded bookmark note field to 100 characters, automatically truncate longer input. (Fixed) Score counts and averages were not being correctly updated since recent Rubric updates. This showed up as 0 values on the "Enter Decisions using…

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 Hide "withdrawn" recommendations, show recommendations requested and not yet responded to.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…

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