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Enterprise Application Services (EAS)

Enterprise Application Services (EAS) provides design, implementation and production support services for enterprise applications and for campus data access and business intelligence systems. EAS has offices in Millard Fillmore Academic Center and Red Jacket, located in the Ellicott Complex, on UB’s North Campus.  

EAS Customers

EAS staff work directly with University campus business and academic offices, software vendors and consultants to provide application and data access services for functional operations and strategic planning and to improve the student experience through the application of information technology.

EAS Methodology

To accomplish this work, EAS staff:

  • Translates business requirements into technical specifications
  • Utilizes programming languages such as Java, Angular/JS, Perl, SQL, JavaScript, and PeopleTools, in both UNIX and Windows environments
  • Utilizes SQL databases including Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL
  • Applies contemporary software development techniques such as Agile and test-driven development
  • Defines quality assurance processes and procedures for our development environments

EAS Services

Custom Developed Software

EAS staff design, develop, implement, maintain and support custom developed software required for UB's business and academic offices.

Examples include:

  • MyUB: UB’s portal is the student, faculty and staff gateway to campus business and academic services. Implemented more than 10 years ago, MyUB was recognized as an early implementer of a portal in Higher Education.
  • UB’s Mobile Application Development Initiative, which provides students, faculty, and staff with access to many of UB applications through their mobile device using Responsive web design, as well as native Apps for both iOS and Android.
  • Workflow application enabling ereq (electronic purchase requisition application) and ePTF (electronic Personnel Transaction Form application).

Support of Vendor Software

EAS staff Integrate, customize, implement, maintain and support vendor software for UB's business and academic offices. EAS also provides consultation and integration services for several Cloud-based applications.

Examples include:

  • HUB: Oracle/PeopleSoft Campus Solutions implementation providing Student Services to students and faculty.
  • UBCMS: Adobe CQ Content Management System implementation for the University’s websites.
  • Emergency notification software: Rave Mobile Safety.
  • Electronic Document Management: Lexmark’s ImageNow for transitioning to an environmentally friendly paperless environment providing business process improvements and better data security.
  • OnCore®:  OnCore is a comprehensive clinical research management system that will support investigators and research staff and administrators by giving them an organizational tool to advance the process of clinical research.
  • IBM® Maximo: Maximo® Asset Management is the enterprise software that allows UB to manage its physical assets and facilities.

Institutional Data Management

EAS staff design, develop, implement, maintain and support UB's Operational Data Store and Data Warehouse for distributed data access, decision support and reporting on campus.

Examples include:

  • SIRI (Strategic Information Reporting Initiative)
  • Blackboard Analytics

Application Integration

EAS staff perform application integration services with applications external to UB.

Examples include:

  • SUNY and NYS system interfaces
  • UBlearns
  • Many cloud-based applications

Access Administration

EAS staff administer access to enterprise systems and data sources, and ensure data security and integrity within these systems.

Database Administration

EAS staff provide database support and data administration for UB's enterprise-wide applications.

Standards Establishment

EAS staff define, document and enforce enterprise application development standards, templates and processes based on industry best practices and professional guidelines.

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