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Our Mission:

The mission of Enterprise Systems is to support the university by developing, coordinating, and managing application software systems that provide critical information services for university constituents.

Our Vision for Enterprise Systems:

  • Implement applications from an enterprise-wide view to address availability, scalability, security, integration, and software standards
  • Manage a portfolio of enterprise priorities and projects that insures alignment with strategic needs
  • Continually develop and enhance information systems to insure long-term viability of enterprise software investments
  • Collaborate with university faculty, staff, and students to facilitate process transformation
  • Insure that information is accessible while safeguarding against loss, abuse, and corruption

Enterprise Systems Units:

Advancement Applications works closely with the Office of University Development and coordinating functions that involve the alumni of the university.  The Advancement System enables the university to maintain comprehensive information for all Virginia Tech constituencies. The system also fully supports gift and pledge processing, provides campaign statistical analysis, stores extensive prospect information, and tracks cultivation and solicitation activities.

Business Intelligence Services (BIS) is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the Virginia Tech Enterprise Data Warehouse. The data warehouse currently contains financial, human resource, and student data. BIS also includes the development of dashboards, parameter driven reports, and training programs for ad-hoc query access.

Database and Application Administration (DBAA) provides the necessary controls, oversight, performance monitoring, and 24x7 on-call responses for application administration, database administration, web hosting, and filebox services.

Document Management Systems (DMS) provides enterprise technology services for document management, web content management, wiki services, and workflow, as well as software development and support for the Office of Information Technology Acquisitions.

Finance Applications is responsible for the maintenance of the finance system currently being used by the university.  This involves coordinating with the Controller’s Office, Bursar’s Office, Purchasing Office and Office of Sponsored Programs in support of their systems.  Additionally, the team works with users in developing custom reports, creating add-on systems to interface with Banner, and modifying existing forms to enhance the functionality of Banner.

Human Resource Applications systems support Virginia Tech's efforts in recruiting, hiring, and retaining the best candidates for meeting the university's mission and goals.  Moreover, HR systems accommodate unique policies and procedures, helping the university to serve its most important resources, people.  Finally, the Human Resources System enables the university to process applicants; manage personnel, benefits, and positions; monitor compensation, labor relations, and health and safety; administer budgets; and process payroll.

Student Applications supports the university Registrar’s Office and Admission’s Office.  Additionally, they are responsible for supporting the Office Financial Aid.

Web Services and Development (WSD) provides administrative and development support for the enterprise portal (MyVT), content management system (Ensemble), the Ellucian General Person module, system integration processes, and mobile and web applications.


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Enterprise Systems
1700 Pratt Dr.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
(540) 231-7553