SIRI

Strategic Information Reporting Initiative

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SIRI (Strategic Information Reporting Initiative) is a single authoritative source of institutional information and an enterprise analysis and reporting application. SIRI informs the strategic, managerial, and operational analysis, reporting, decision making capabilities for the university community.

Getting SIRI Help

Help For Contact
Using SIRI SIRI Customer Support
716-645-7474
siri@business.buffalo.edu
Technical Help Getting IT Help From Your Department

Getting Help With Data

Help For Contact
Financial Data Valerie Dennis
716-645-2604
vlb5@buffalo.edu
Employee Data
Amanda Brown
716-645-4429
amandab@buffalo.edu
Procurement Data Alison Meadows
716-645-4521
alisonma@buffalo.edu
Student Data Michael Korona
716-645-1284
mkorona@buffalo.edu

SIRI Dashboards

Review the SIRI dashboards available so you can make the best choice when you apply for access.

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Facilities Related-SIRI Dashboards

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Dashboard Scope Description Audience
Physical Space
Strategic
A inventory of space that tracks its use, assignment, area, etc. for analysis and reporting at local, state and national levels.
Users involved in planning short and long term space needs as well as daily operational needs.

Finance-Related SIRI Dashboards

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Dashboard Function Description Audience
Account Management Managerial This dashboard includes financial data for State, RF and UBF Funding sources. The dashboard targets areas of potential concerns and provides users with a collective view of all of their accounts Functional Users of SIRI (Users who reconcile accounts)
Financial Plan Strategic This dashboard provides inquiry and insight into the campus Financial Plan. It includes both analytic as well as detail reports. Strategic Users of SIRI (Use SIRI to make Financial decisions)
Money Operational 
This dashboard includes transactional financial data for State, RF and UBF funding sources. Tabs included in this area are Fund, Account, Line, Budget Revision, OEC and FTE, IFR fees and Reports. Functional Users of SIRI (Users who reconcile transactions, track payments/balances)
Money Management
Operational Provides CFO's with Financial Operational data at a departmental level. CFO's and Department Heads
Research Expenditures Strategic Provides reports and analysis on direct and indirect research expenditures, as well as indirect cost recovery generated within the organization. CFO's
Strategic Financial Management
Strategic This dashboard includes summary financial data for Faculty Student Association (FSA), Research Foundation (RF), State, and UB Foundation accounts (UBF). The user may select a report category for each of the dashboards (Operating, Non-Operating, Other and all) as well as the ability to filter by the University's Organizational Structure. The Tabs included are Summary, Trend, Unit Profile, Expenditures and Fees.
Strategic Users of SIRI (Use SIRI to make financial decisions)
Travel and Expense Strategic Provides inquiry into personal expenses that have been paid to individuals.  Includes both analytic as well as detail reports and a list of cost approvers.
Functional Users of SIRI (Users who reconcile transactions, track payments/balances)

General SIRI Dashboards

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Dashboard Scope Description Audience
Reports Operational/ Managerial This dashboard is a full listing of all reports for all areas People, Money, Procurement, Student and support tables. You will only see the reports that you have access to. 
All Users of SIRI
Security Operational/ Managerial This dashboard is used to see who has access to what data in Financial and Human Resources. 
This is useful for CFOs and Department Heads
Support Tables Operational/ Managerial This dashboard provides inquiry into data tables that support the reporting and organizational aspects of the data found on other SIRI dashboards. Tabs included in this area are Organizational Structure, State Chart of Accounts and State OEC. All Users of SIRI

Human Resource-Related SIRI Dashboards

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Dashboard Scope Description Audience
Faculty Analysis Managerial This dashboard contains faculty data to manage your area. It includes tenure status, graphs and groupings of gender, ethnicity, age, salary history and classes taught. 
This is useful for the VP/Dean level staff in a department.
Human Resource Strategic This dashboard contains strategic information for future planning. It includes trend analysis for different attributes as well as visual representations of specific populations based on the selected values. Strategic Users for upper level management and senior leadership for assessing the current and future needs of a department or unit. 
MC Discretionary Managerial This dashboard is used for salary increase purposes. It includes all increases over the past 5 years, a break down in the total increase amount per gender and ethnicity as well as all current MC appointment information. 
This is useful for the VP/Dean level staff in a department.
People
Operational This dashboard is used for day to day operations and includes all appointment related information as well as details about specific individuals. 
This is useful for all departmental personnel responsible for HR related transactions.
Staff Analysis Managerial This dashboard contains staff data to manage your area. It includes graphs and groupings of salary grade, title, gender, ethnicity, age and salary history. This is useful for the VP/Dean level staff in a department.
Staff Management Managerial This dashboard is used for informing a department of any action items that need attention within a specified time frame. It is used to assist a department process necessary paperwork in a timely fashion. 
This is useful for departmental HR staff that oversee their departments HR transactions.
UUP Discretionary Managerial This dashboard is used for salary increase purposes. It includes all increases over the past 5 years, a break down in the total increase amount per gender and ethnicity, all current UUP appointment information and a record of all performance programs and appraisals received. 
This is useful for the VP/Dean level staff in a department.

Procurement - Related SIRI Dashboards

Dashboard Scope Description Audience
Procurement Operational This dashboard includes eReq, inventory, procurement and payment data used for day to day operations. Departmental personnel responsible for procurement related transactions. 
Purchasing Strategic This dashboard contains strategic information for future planning. It includes supplier, commodity and department analysis Strategic Users of SIRI (Use SIRI to make Financial and Procurement decisions)

Resource Planning-Related SIRI Dashboards

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Dashboard Function Description Audience
Annual Resource Planning Process Strategic This dashboard provides data views consistent with the budget planning process. Provides summarized views utilized in budget planning materials. Strategic Users of SIRI (Use SIRI to make decisions)
Strategic Resource Planning
Strategic Enhanced high-level reporting to support integrated resource planning and data-driven decision making Strategic Users of SIRI (Use SIRI to make decisions)

Student-Related SIRI Dashboards

Dashboard Scope Description Audience
Student
Operational
This dashboard is a reporting tool to assist in gathering HUB Student data.
Useful for all personnel responsible for student related transactions.
Tuition Revenue Strategic Delivers reports and analysis on gross tuition revenue and state supported credit hours by term, across numerous dimensions including school, residency, resource group and course.
Strategic Users of SIRI (Use SIRI to make Financial decisions)

SIRI Mobile Application

Access to the SIRI mobile app is by request only. Send your request by email to SIRI Customer Support at siri@business.buffalo.edu. The SIRI mobile app is available for use on Apple and Android devices. 

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