Standardizing Annual Reporting with Ithaca College

When implementing faculty activity reporting, “it’s important to develop a system that works for everybody,” said Danette Ifert Johnson, vice provost for academic programs at Ithaca College. Though the College didn’t set out to standardize its annual reviews, careful listening and collaboration across departments and schools ensured that its new campus-wide annual report meets the needs of all disciplines while also minimizing complexity. Here, Ifert Johnson shares the process Ithaca College used to reach consensus and streamline annual reporting. Continue reading “Standardizing Annual Reporting with Ithaca College”

Multiply FAR Efficiencies With Workflow

The right faculty activity reporting solution makes collecting and reporting information on faculty accomplishments and impacts vastly more efficient. In fact, Activity Insight’s promise is “Capture data once, use it infinitely.” So instead of digging through file cabinets and ring binders for the same information—again—faculty enter data once, building a body of information tailored to your university’s known reporting requirements. And that data can be queried, so if the media or a legislator call looking for a particular bit of information, it’s just a few clicks away. Now, you can multiply the efficiencies of faculty activity reporting by digitizing your processes with the new Workflow Module for Activity Insight. Continue reading “Multiply FAR Efficiencies With Workflow”

Embrace the Benefits of Digital Workflow

If you’ve ever made an online purchase, you’ve experienced the benefits of a digital workflow. After a small amount of account setup, you add items to a virtual cart, make payment and receive updates right up to the time your order arrives on your doorstep—a great leap in efficiency and convenience compared to the old system of filling out a catalog order form or calling an 800 number.  Best of all, once you complete the initial setup, you can make purchases again and again without re-entering anything—just select your items and click “order now.” Wouldn’t it be great if faculty annual reviews and promotion and tenure could be as easy and efficient? Now they can, with the Workflow Module for Activity Insight. Continue reading “Embrace the Benefits of Digital Workflow”