Getting Data Into the System

  • Requiring Significant Dates

    The reports run using Faculty Success rely on the dates entered for each activity record. Leaving dates blank for a record can result in that record being unexpectedly included or excluded on reports. Therefore, at least one significant date must be entered on every activity record. What's a significant date? Records in Faculty Success generally have date f...

  • Changing the Record Owner for a Linked Record

    By default, our system configuration allows users to share a record, ensuring your faculty don't have to submit the same record, multiple times. By default the record owner is whoever first created the record and our system only allows the record owner to edit said record. For a more complete overview of these settings, please refer to the article User Reference. If you...

  • Copying Data for a User from a Previous University

    Overview Watermark is able to migrate a user’s data who has come from another university using Faculty Success. To request a transfer of data submit a General Work Request with the following detail: Faculty name Name of the previous institution The username for their new account in your system We will then confirm with the administrator at the other institution that i...

  • PasteBoard

    The PasteBoard enables you to copy up to 4K (4,000 bytes) of text from another document, such as your vita in Microsoft Word, and paste it into the PasteBoard. After you have pasted text into the PasteBoard, you can then select text from it, click-and-hold on the text you selected, and drag it into a system field to paste it into that field. As long as no more than 4K o...

  • Session Timeouts

    Users who log in to Digital Measures will be automatically logged out after 90 minutes of inactivity. Unfortunately, this setting is not customizable.  Prior to a log out session due to inactivity, a five-minute warning prompt is displayed. FAQ Q: How does your authentication method factor? A: If the user has portal or shibboleth authentication, their session could time...

  • Unicode Compliance

    You may copy and paste special characters – such as Greek or Latin characters, accent marks or other diacritical marks – into Digital Measures from another source, as long as they are Unicode-compliant. Unicode is an industry-standard set of characters that allows computers to consistently represent and manipulate text expressed in any of the world's writing systems. Fo...