Systems support activities include responsibility for coordinating the planning, design,
implementation, and documentation of Business and Finance related computer-based information
systems. Systems supported by Business & Finance Support Services (either in full
or in part) include the following:
Banner (Banner Finance & Banner Human Resources): Banner Finance is the University's administrative system containing data related
to accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, equipment, grants accounting,
budget, document processing and financial reporting. Banner HR is the University's
administrative system containing salary budget data; employee demographic, payroll,
& benefit data; account labor & benefit changes, Employee Self Service, and Web Time
Door Access Control: Controls access for interior and exterior doors through stand-alone and network
e~Print: A web-based report distribution and archiving system. This technology reduces or
eliminates the need for central printing of reports. Users can view reports instantly
using their web browser. This application interfaces with the SCT administrative systems
and uses the SCT security logic for controlling access. A list of e~Print reports is available, as is online training.
Geographic Information System (GIS)
ID System: A campus-wide identification system that has two components: Datacard and Blackboard
Datacard is the ID card production system that utilizes digital technology. Card production
is located in 500 Wilder Tower for all students and faculty and staff. The face of
the card has an image of the cardholder, name, Banner UID, library barcode, and relationship
(student, staff, faculty, guest) of the cardholder.
The Blackboard Transaction System is the declining balance and meal plan component
used by Dining Services, Tiger Copy and Graphics, and various copier locations on
campus. There are Account Management Centers in McWherter Library, Tiger Copy and
Graphics, Ball Hall, and the Law Library where copy cards can be purchased or money
may be added to your ID card account. The computerized ID system is also used by departments
to verify eligibility to use a particular facility or attend an event. Visit the Campus Card Web site.
Matrix Imaging System
Prism: Prism is a compensation management system that includes such data as employee information,
salary survey results, organizational stucture, performance ratings, etc. The data
is used to develop salary structures, plan pay increases and research employee information.
Purchasing Card System
SciQuest: The University's online procurement system, known as Tigerbuy.
Touchnet: The University's accounts receivable/cashiering system, which gives students, faculty
& staff the ability to pay fees via TigerXpress and make various purchases online via Marketplace.
workForum: Also known as PeopleAdmin, workForum is the University's system for maintaining position
descriptions and tracking job applicants.
WORQ System: The WORQ system, developed internally with the Division of Business & Finance, tracks
Physical Plant's work order requests and assignments through an interactive connection
to the Mapper system.