By Mark McCormack, Senior Director, Analytics and Research at EDUCAUSE
In 2016, Baylor University leaders had identified a number of challenges with its collection of disconnected and patchwork systems, including individual departments that had devised their own solutions and processes. Locking arms, university leaders from human resources, information technology (IT), research and procurement departments developed a strategic and coordinated approach to align their systems across functional units, thereby launching its digital transformation journey to achieve real, measurable change.
In collaboration with Huron, Baylor completed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, successfully reducing the number of payrolls and optimizing spending through procurement while beginning the process of modernizing its chart of accounts. This enterprise technology implementation is part of Baylor’s long-term plan to improve the staff, faculty and student experience.
Read more in this case study from EDUCAUSE to find out how university stakeholders collaborated with their own staff, Huron and Oracle to transform processes, driving efficiencies and creating a culture of continuous improvement.