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Title: How a CRIS can drive improvements in information management
Authors: Clements, Anna 
Reddy, Helen 
Keywords: research information management
current research information systems
research assessment
CERIF
University of St Andrews
Issue Date: 3-Jun-2010
Publisher: euroCRIS
Source: "Connecting Science with Society - The Role of Research Information in a Knowledge-Based Society": Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems (2010)
Series/Report no.: CRIS2010: 10th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems (Aalborg, June 2-5, 2010)
Conference: CRIS2010 Conference 
Abstract: This paper describes how the introduction of a CRIS (Current Research Information System) at the University of St Andrews and its use in UK research assessment has highlighted inefficiencies in information management and has led to a programme of improvement based on enterprise architecture principles and practices at the University. The conclusion from our experiences so far is that because the CRIS connects information from many areas of the University (Researchers, Human Resources, Student Records, Finance, Projects, Library, Knowledge Transfer) both culture and organisational structures are as important as technical infrastructure in ensuring the full benefits of a CRIS are realised.
Description: Includes conference paper (9 pages) and presentation (16 slides) delivered at the CRIS 2010 Conference in Aalborg, Denmark.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11366/339
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