Enterprise Applications provide faculty, staff and students with applications that assist them in their day to day activities on campus. The primary goal of the Enterprise Applications Group is to provide the support required to operate the Ellucian Banner Application System for Appalachian State University. EA offers broad assistance for application operations and are responsible for determining standards and best practices, as well as application security. Responsibilities include Advancement, Financial Reporting, Human Resources and Payroll, Financial Aid and Student Business Applications.
Director of Enterprise Applications
ALFAA – Alumni, Financial Aid, and Auxiliary Services
ALFAA is responsible for Banner Financial Aid, Banner University Advancement, and supports various academic and administrative departments. These departments include: Institutional Research, Food Services, ASU Post Office, Housing, ESS, Health Services, International Studies, and Registrar's Office with a myriad of applications including Medicat, Digital Measures, CampusLogic, Reeher, iModules, StudioAbroad, Tutortrac, and Advisortrac, and JumpForward.
DASH/BARS – Database and Banner Administration, Reporting and Support
The Database and Banner Administration Group (DASH) is responsible for the implementation, administration and support of the Banner ERP System and the Oracle databases and applications servers that support Banner. The DASH group
is also responsible for the implementation, administration and support of Oracle and MS SQL Databases that support Degree Works, Information Analytics, ODS and various other campus applications. The Banner Administration and
Reporting Group (BARS) is responsible for Banner user maintenance and security. BARS also provides application administration, support and security for WebFocus, ODS, AppWorx, Docuware and various other campus applications.
Data Control Services
Data Control Services is responsible for many different services that support the University. Data Control Services is responsible for monitoring and managing the AppWorx, Banner Job Requests, Banner Security Requests, e-Print systems, and Docuware user creation. They also process Duplicate PIDM and Username Change requests as needed.
FAST – Financial Applications Support Team
The Financial Applications Support Team (FAST) supports Banner Human Resources, Banner Payroll, Employee Self-Service, Banner Finance, Finance Self-Service, AIMS Parking and Traffic, Yo-Mart, Intellecheck, Form Fusion, and other
applications. They help support the Business Systems group, the Controller’s Office, Payroll, HRS, Health Promotions, Parking and Traffic, Institutional Research, the Physical Plant, the Central Warehouse, and other campus departments.
STAAR – Student, Admissions, and Accounts Receivable
The Student Application Group (STAAR) is responsible for Banner Student (including all Student Records, Registration, Student Accounts, Student Self-Service, Transfer Articulation, and Accounts Receivable for Students), Slate integration with Banner Admissions, Faculty Self-Service, Advisor Self-Service, Degree Works, and Student Orientation. The Student area supports projects for all Academic Departments, College Offices, Advising, Orientation, UNC System applications (including Residency and UNC Online) and other student support departments, such as the Bookstore and Student Health Insurance.