We know you don't always have time in your busy schedule to keep up with the FST project via our regular communication channels, yet you still need to be able to find specific information when you need it. To help you navigate the plethora of FST information and get what you're looking for, we've organized this one-stop station for the info you need.
There's so much more to come! We'll be adding to these resources steadily as the project progresses, so if there's something you don't see here, please let us know so we can add it!
For the Latest Project Information
We post updates every other week to this webpage under the "Key Activities" tab on the navigation bar above. You can choose Workday Financials for the latest on the project in general, or, choose from any of the workstreams you see listed for specifics on those areas of focus.
For a Deep Dive on a Specific Subject
This website has a lot of general information and the latest updates, but you might be looking for anything and everything related to a specific area. In that case, we advise taking a look at both the UVAFinance blog and CommunityHub.
The UVAFinance Blog
On the blog, take advantage of the search feature in the upper left-hand corner to find any articles written on your topic of interest. (Note: general blog topics are also categorized midway down the righthand margin of the page, but as the blog is about UVAFinance as a whole, there's only a general category for "Finance Strategic Transformation," which might not help you much.) The blog is where we share information with a wide UVA audience who has an interest in Finance. Here are some examples of how you might use the blog search:
- Type in "FDM" and receive these results: https://uvafinance.blogspot.com/search?q=FDM
- Type in "Adaptive" and receive these results: https://uvafinance.blogspot.com/search?q=adaptive
Note: You'll usually get our regular "FST Update" posts in your results because they frequently highlight all areas of work; however, you'll also get articles specifically about that search term. Take a moment to scroll through your results and see what sparks your interest!
CommunityHub is a great place to find more information than you can shake a stick at! The ultimate in transparency, the Hub is where we post all meeting slide decks, including those from workgroups, governance meetings, and more. Anyone can post content there, so you'll find articles by workstream leads and project leadership. You might also find interesting content in the questions (and their answers) that users post. The Hub is behind NetBadge; if you find you can't get in, email Brandi Van Ormer for assistance. All content on the Hub is tagged with keywords, making it easy to find what you're looking for. If you need a jump start on getting around in CommunityHub, check out these resources:
Information on the Financial Data Model (FDM)
Create an FDM stream for yourself in the online CommunityHub. The general UVAFinance Community has lots of great information about a variety of FST-related topics, of course. But if you're really looking to hone in on a specific topic, such as FDM, you can create a stream that enables you to have content gathered for you by people and tags you've selected. Here's a link to a Community post with info about understanding feeds. It also includes guidance on how to set up your own stream. There's more info on custom streams available from Jive, the CommunityHub platform. Use the #fdm tag when building your stream, or you can also always search the community with keywords or tags to find content of interest. The FDM Community page can also be your go-to.
Read FDM content in the UVAFinance blog. The blog also has lots of information about the FST projects' different areas. Using the search box in the upper left-hand corner of the bloglanding page, you can find posts related to your interests, such as FDM.
Check out the latest meeting slides. The Fiscal Administrators group and FST Advisory Group get updates about recent project activities. Slide decks from those meetings are posted promptly and are a great source of new information about FDM and other topics.