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Authority Manager is a web application that serves as a central location for Stanford managers to grant system privileges to employees to perform administrative tasks in University systems.

Business Intelligence and Reporting:  Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition offers a full range of reporting and analysis tools, including interactive dashboards, ad hoc queries, financial reports, and search.

Cayuse 424 is the system-to-system solution Stanford and 150+ peer institutions use to prepare and submit federal applications to the portal. If a funding announcement advises the use of Workspace and/or, prepare the application in Stanford's Cayuse 424.

eCertification is the system used to electronically document Task Manager monthly review of sponsored project expenditures as well as PI quarterly review and certification of project and cost sharing expenditures.

eProtocol is a protocol management system that is used to submit, review, and approve research protocols for projects that involve research on human subjects, recombinant DNA molecules; human stem cells; human embryos or their derivatives; laboratory animals; infectious or biohazardous agents; radioactive isotopes; or ionizing, ultraviolet laser, and/or microwave radiation.

The Faculty Academic Staff Appointment (FASA) is Stanford's web form system for academic appointments.

The Faculty Financial Inquiry Tool (FFIT) is a self-service website used to manage University financial resources.  FFIT reports fund balances and allows drill-down to transaction details for active accounts and funds.

Stanford Oracle Financials is the core of Stanford's Accounting System, allowing the University to conduct and manage its financial affairs.

The Outside Professional Activities Certification System (OPACS) is the system used by faculty and senior key personnel named on NIH or NSF proposals or awards to disclose a conflict of interest, conflict of commitment, or to complete the annual certification of compliance with Stanford's Policy on Conflict of Commitment and Interest.

The Pre-Approved IDC Exception List is a list of non-profit sponsors that have an official written and publicly disclosed indirect cost policy limiting indirect cost recovery as a condition of the program or funding opportunity.  This list is maintained by the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research.  To request a sponsors to be added to the list, contact: dor_research_compliance_group [at] (.)

The Stanford Electronic Research Administration System (SeRA) tracks the stages of the research project life-cycle from initial proposal to award closeout enabling investigators and staff to manage their projects.