Strategic Information Reporting Initiative (SIRI) is a single authoritative source of institutional information and an enterprise analysis and reporting application.
If you are working remotely or just need to access SIRI from an off-campus location, use the UB virtual private network (UBVPN).
SIRI informs the strategic, managerial, and operational analysis, reporting, decision-making capabilities for the university community.
UB takes the safe and responsible use of institutional data very seriously. Get access to data through SIRI by completing a request form and getting your department's approval.
Use the UB virtual private network (UBVPN) to log into SIRI from off-campus.
The current version of SIRI runs on Oracle Business Intelligence. Find the browsers certified with OBIEE 18.104.22.168.0.
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|Google Chrome||19+, 25+, 30+|
Review the SIRI dashboards available so you can make the best choice when you apply for access.
|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.|
|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||Operational ||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)|
|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|
|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. |
|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. |
|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||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)|
|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 ||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) |
Review step-by-step instructions and video tutorials to learn how to use SIRI.