So not only Situation normal All F***ed Up, but also Hey, Not Our Fault!
Canadian uni blames users, 'isolated technical problems' as new Workday system fails to pay 700 temps on time
Montreal's McGill University has left 150 temporary workers unpaid as it struggles to iron out technical problems and user training following the introduction of a new Workday HR and payroll system. At one time the new cloud-based system, which went live in August 2020, left 700 workers facing delayed payments. The Canadian …
Friday 30th October 2020 05:56 GMT YetAnotherJoeBlow
"There are no issues with McGill's payroll system as a result of the transition to Workday," a spokeswoman said in a statement."
"Approximately 150 of these new hires are still pending in Workday, with the result that pay and access to some university systems continue to be delayed."
"An additional 700 of these new hires had experienced an initial delay in pay, which had been corrected, she admitted."
"Investigation of the cases indicates that about half of them are attributable to isolated technical problems and/or to patterns of misunderstanding or repetition of certain errors by users."
Translates to It has a shite UI - No one can figure it out.
And this an institute that teaches. The takeaway from this is - see how you handle mistakes - shift the blame. Ok students next subject.
Friday 30th October 2020 11:41 GMT IGotOut