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UWinsite Guiding Principles

The guiding principles identified below are the key criteria that will inform all strategic decisions regarding UWinsite.

Principle Name


Strategic Alignment

Support the University’s strategic priorities outlined in its Strategic Plan, Strategic Mandate Agreement, and UWindsor 2.0

Institutional Commitment

ERP implementation will be the highest system priority; allocating maximum resources in support of this transformation process, existing systems will be maintained in their current state, other than regulatory or mandated changes

Value Driven Approach

Implement solutions that will minimize costs, enhance service, and maximize value to stakeholders

Access to Information

Make available and disseminate timely, and accurate information to enhance the student, faculty and staff experience while improving institutional decision making capabilities

Sustainability & Continuous Improvement

Provide long term sustainable solutions with focus on continuous improvement

Vendor-Based Solutions

Leverage third party solutions, and expertise to meet and/or exceed stakeholder requirements and expectations


Optimize business process changes to minimize customization of the software solution