One Corporate System (OCS)
is a cross-center CGIAR initiative designed to develop a common, automated, and INTEGRATED operational support system for: 
Project management, 
Human resources, 
Finances and other administrative functions. 
It is a center-driven approach, conceived through a collaboration of forward-thinking finance directors and others across multiple CGIAR centers. The process from conception to development has engaged an even wider group of committed individuals across nine CGIAR Centers and the Con
sortium Office.

What's New in UNIT4 Business World

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What's New

  • CGIAR OCS wins an award! UNIT4 recognised 12 organisations for their implementation of UNIT4 products in 6 categories. CGIAR was nominated and came runner up to UNOPS in the category “Special Achievement”. OSU submitted ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2016, 2:33 AM by Caroline Nzui
  • UNIT4 Advisory Council for non-profit organisations CGIAR attended the inaugural Advisory Council meeting for non-profit customers. UNIT4 has setup 4 Advisory councils based on vertical sectors of their customer base. The other councils are ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 1:39 AM by Caroline Nzui
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Latest from Centers

  • CIP to grow potatoes on Mars By Ton Dobbe (Unit4), Carlos Varela (CIP) and Joel Ranck (CIP)Carlos Varela (Chief Information Officer) and Joel Ranck (Head of Communications) from the International Potato Center (CIP) had the ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 6:01 AM by Caroline Nzui
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  • ICARDA implements request for system change in OCS By Ahmad Al-MouslyJust like the other Centres, the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) OCS technical team receive different requests for support which include ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 6:08 AM by Caroline Nzui
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  • Business intelligence at IRRI By Marco VanderbergThere is a growing demand for business analytics and data visualizations from OCS. The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) began evaluating third party data visualization tools, and ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 6:09 AM by Caroline Nzui
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  • Continued Enhancement at WorldFish By Patric LimWorldFish Head Office conducted a Finance Leadership Workshop on 9-12 August 2016 with a focus on financial management and capacity building for managers. The OCS team ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 6:09 AM by Caroline Nzui
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OCS in action

What are people saying?

  • A word from the ICRAF OCS team Linus is the ICRAF OCS Project Manager.Francis has been the Finance and Logistics process expert for ICRAF OCS.Ernest is also the Finance - Planner, project costing and billing process expert for ICRAF OCS.
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 1:31 AM by Caroline Nzui
  • ICRAF Management on OCS Listen to what ICRAF Board has to say about OCS.
    Posted Nov 10, 2014, 1:07 AM by Caroline Nzui
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OCS Newsletters

  • CGIAR One Corporate System (OCS) Newsletter June 2017 vol 4 Editorial: Business World On Spring 2016 UpgradeCongratulations to WorldFish, World Agroforestry Centre, AfricaRice, ICARDA and the System Management Office who have now upgraded to Business World On Spring 2016 ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2017, 5:59 AM by Caroline Nzui
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Operations Support Unit (OSU) News Board

  • UNIT4 Connect 2016 - Amsterdam Keynote and product related presentations from the conference are available on the OCS GDrive. The video streams from the conference are available on the UNIT4 web site.  Structural changes and ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 1:54 AM by Caroline Nzui
  • Introducing Amazon Workspaces for the OCS Environment. The OCS Operational Support Unit has released the Amazon Workspaces for OCS users. Amazon mentions that WorkSpaces is a managed desktop computing service in the cloud that allows customers to ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2015, 6:28 AM by Caroline Nzui
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