Research Foundation Projects

Research Foundation projects are identified in the RF’s Annual Operating Plan and represent the investments that will be made over the next year in support of our Strategic Goals. Projects are governed by the RF project management methodology, which ensures we deliver quality work that meets the needs of our customers. 

FY 2019 Projects

The Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Plan was approved by the Board of Directors on May 9.  The plan is effective July 1. Planned work for the year ahead is provided below, organized by the four strategies of the RF Strategic Plan. The new Strategic Plan will be finalized in January 2019. Check back on this page in the weeks ahead for the Fiscal Year 2019 Portfolio Report, which will include detailed information on the FY 2019 work.

 Table listing Fiscal Year 2019 projects by strategy.

FY 2018 Projects

For detailed descriptions, status, and budget information view the Fiscal Year 2018 Portfolio Report or visit a project web page below.  

SUNY Pre-Award and Compliance System (PACS)

SUNY PACS is a multi-year collaborative project to implement the online "Click Portal" solution to support principal investigators, students, and compliance and research administration staff. It will automate the submission, review, approval, and ongoing management of all major aspects of the research administration and compliance lifecycle. > Read More 

Measurable Continous Improvement (MCI) Project
The Measurable Continuous Improvement (MCI) project will institutionalize a quantitative discipline of continuous improvement across RF functions and processes.  During a three-month pilot, the project team will develop a methodology for measuring continuous improvement at the RF that will be rolled out across all functional areas. > Read More

Web Improvement Program
Beginning in February three distinct projects will feed into a FY 2019 project that will investigate, select, and implement a platform that best meets our operational and public-facing needs. Our goal is a lean and focused presence that provides effective and sustainable functionality; intuitively arranges content that users need to do their jobs; and publicly represents the RF consistent with its mission, vision, and values. > Read More

RF Report Center Upgrade
The RF Report Center is upgrading the underlying software - Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) from version 11G to 12C. > Read More