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Higher education conference features eight Boise State presentations

The 2022 Alliance conference, presented by the Higher Education User Group will feature eight presentations from Boise State employees. The conference, March 13-16 in Seattle, is an event for networking, information sharing and professional development related to student, finance and human resource technology systems used in higher education.

The following presentations from Boise State were selected for the event:

    • The Art of Managing Change: Brooke Barton and Gorane Stormoen of the Office of Continuous Improvement will present on change management and ways to incorporate change management techniques in big and small projects.
    • Capacity Planning: A Fresh New Approach: Mike Chambers and Brooke Barton of the Office of Continuous Improvement will share the Boise State method of managing capacity planning pain points including balancing technical tools with productive and realistic conversations with team members.
    • Leading process improvement projects in a virtual setting: Gorane Stormoen and Natalie Nation of the Office of Continuous Improvement will discuss how they plan and manage virtual process improvement efforts in a structured way to achieve deliverables.
    • 1098T Best Practices – A Boise State Perspective: Diane Donald and Krissy Hamilton from Student Financial Services will share their process for creating and distributing 1098-T forms for Boise State students.
    • Testing HCM on the Cloud: Lessons Learned: Mike Chambers, Holly Buckel and Brooke Barton of the Office of Continuous Improvement will present on Boise State’s experience adapting test plans, communicating with end users and improving the testing process leading up to implementing Human Capital Management on the cloud. Having learned some lessons along the way, they’ll talk about how testing and team member engagement might improve in the future.
    • Restructuring the Academic Advising Report for Effective Querying: Susan Dennis from the Registrar’s office will discuss how their team has setup the Academic Advising Report to be able to correctly connect the requirements and requirement groups to a student’s catalog, and then accurately pull that data from the database.
    • Customer Relationship Management Birds of a Feather: Brian Bolt from the Office of Information Technology will share what works in the world of constituent relationship management.
    • Go-Begin! A story of ERP/HCM in Oracle Cloud, and Boise State’s most recent chapter in its digital transformation: Jason Fairman from the Office of Information Technology will share Boise State’s experience with transitioning to Oracle Cloud as it relates to change and project management, campus involvement, process design, sustainability and governance.