Glossary of Terms

Term

Definition

BICS

Business Intelligence Cloud Services (replaced by Oracle Analytics Cloud)

Note: The KU Financial Systems Transformation project team originally planned to implement Oracle's Business Intelligence Cloud Services (BICS) solution. In spring 2017, the FST Leadership Team determined that Oracle Analytics Cloud would better meet the needs of the KU community. Learn more...

CFR

Consolidated Financial Reporting

COA

Chart of Accounts

Concur Travel and Expenses

CRP1

Conference Room Pilot 1 was a Proof of Concept conducted over a five week period with test scripts being executed by KU project team members.  This was a walkthrough of delivered FITC functionality using KU data and it allowed the KU team to confirm the functionality provided by each module which was tested.

CRP2

Conference Room Pilot 2 will be an Integration Test confirming that each piece of the application interacts as designed and that all functionality is working.  The KU project team will be responsible for executing the test scripts and certifying that the integration testing is complete.

FITC

Financials In The Cloud

HITS

Highstreet IT Solutions – our FITC partner

OAC

Oracle Analytics Cloud (replaced BICS)

Note: The KU Financial Systems Transformation project team originally planned to implement Oracle's Business Intelligence Cloud Services (BICS) solution. In spring 2017, the FST Leadership Team determined that Oracle Analytics Cloud would better meet the needs of the KU community. Learn more...

P2P

Procure to Pay module in Financials in the Cloud

PA

Performance Architects – our PBCS and BICS partner

PBCS

Planning and Budgeting Cloud Services

Steamlyne Pre-award System
UAT User Acceptance Testing

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FST Project Overview Videos

The KU IT Training Team has created two videos to help explain this complex project.

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Town Hall Videos

The FST Project Team held a series of town hall meetings focused on each new system, as well as an overview town hall meeting for Deans, Directors and Department Chairs, and an overview for Principal Investigators.

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