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Oracle Change Initiatives

The following are projects and groups formed to approach various ways to improve the functionality and user experience of UC Merced's Oracle-based financial management systems.

Oracle Data Integrity Project (ODIP)

Consistent information across UC Merced various financial system is the goal of the Oracle Data Integrity Project (ODIP). The project, launched in November 2021, involved staff in several Division of Finance and Administration units working to identify and reconcile out-of-balance accounts and projects. Learn more

Procurement Task Force

The group has held several meetings in fall 2021 to hear about hands-on experiences with the Oracle system and determine back-end improvements that can increase system efficiency and decrease turnaround times for requisitions.

Oracle Access Workgroup

In early November, the Division of Finance and Administration and the Office of Research and Economic Development teamed up to identify system and process improvements. Key initiatives include a revamped project financial report to better support business needs. There also is a new third-party integration with iLab to support core facilities recharge, scheduled for late calendar year 2022.