The Administrative Information Services group of the IT Department has the responsibility for all administrative applications and corporate data at CERN, covering the following services:
Business areas for which the group is responsible include:
Following a strategy to provide a unique, coherent and integrated environment for all applications, tools, and documentation, virtually all functionality is provided through a Web interface.
All applications are based on the ORACLE RDBMS. Server side software is fully installed on a SUN/UNIX environment.
The main objective is to provide CERN with a set of integrated and reliable corporate Information Systems. AIS strongly supports the sharing of information with non-corporate or non-administrative applications to ensure the availability and sharing of coherent, reliable, comprehensive and accurate data.
AIS supports a large integrated suite of off the shelf application packages covering Finance, Purchasing, Human resources, Payroll, Logistics, Warehouse management, Sales, Distribution, etc. In addition AIS designs and develops software to cover areas such as Workflow, Electronic Document processing, Budget management and Project management where the current market offer does not match CERN requirements.
The AIS business map will give you a comprehensive 's view of AIS coverage of Administrative Business Processes.
User support is handled via the AIS Support service.
Currently AIS group is composed of six sections:
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