NOVA Digital Transformation
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, better known as NOVA, is a renamed institution that is currently undertaking deep transformations. Since February 2017 it is a Public Foundation and from this moment it started a transformation of processes of its 11 departments so they can use a single tax number and still maintain their autonomy and specific function.
Since there were several systems in each department, NOVA need to acquire a global and integrated solution in order to avoid the multiple costs of licensing, maintenance, integrations and management.
NOVA was seeking for a technological leap in its organization. The target was to balance the way of processing information with flexibility and respect for the differences of each department, spread around Lisbon area. Other objective was to normalize the proceedings and real-time management indicators for the administrative figures of each department and the whole foundation. The ultimate goal was to provide the University with an evolutionary and flexible system that was compatible with its Digital Transformation and leverage their competitive position in Higher Education global market.
Apart from the various ERP systems, there were several other applications that the new ERP had to be integrated.
Additionally, to this process there was the need to unify processes and proceedings and a change in the administrative and financial management model.
The solution includes thee modules: Human Resources, Financial and Logistics and Assets Management + Project Management. The main features were:
- Access control and management
- Automation of information processing
- Export of statistical data
- Production of management indicators
- Help fields on the various forms
- Full integration of information