Of UCF's five key goals, three are internationally-oriented. Mikel Etxeberria Alustiza is the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives, Technology and Infrastructure for the UCF Global division, which is responsible for facilitating and monitoring the experiences of the University's international community. UCF Global strives to achieve this by providing access to high impact, international experiences across the UCF and global community. Its commitment to excellence in partnership, innovation, and services ranges from enhancing study abroad initiatives, promoting global competence, to bringing highly qualified international students to the campus. The Initiative also embraces the English Language Institute, a marquis initiative of UCF, which provides high-quality English language programs for international students and professionals.
As a result of having a platform that was neither flexible or user friendly, UCF Global turned to business process management to improve the English Language Institute's application and admissions process. Recognizing the confidentiality of the information that the University needed to handle, the goal was to find a solution that was friendly enough for students to use in the admissions process — and that was scalable and robust enough to process applications in a timely manner. Seeking to create new workflow driven applications, without writing code, was a major requirement.
As a result of issuing an RFP, several companies were short-listed and evaluated. The desired solution would, among other requirements, be: 1) A .Net-based application, 2) Provide on-premise hosting, 3) Integrate with LDAP and provide federated identity, and 4) Be 100% web-based. With a strategy driven by the business with the support of IT, UCF chose Process Director.
"We wanted to use the infrastructure we had while acknowledging that we needed a new system. With Process Director we were able to design, implement, train staff and create our applications in less than one month on average," observed Etxeberria Alustiza. "And while it's important to release the first workflows in a timely manner, when they are up and running, the ability to make changes in a timely manner is equally important."
"It is always a pleasure to work with innovators who are committed to transformation and customer engagement," stated Jay O'Brien, CEO of BP Logix. "UCF has established aggressive goals for growth and achievement — and we are pleased to be a partner in their growth and expansion."
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