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A word from the ICRAF OCS team

posted Mar 18, 2015, 11:27 PM by Caroline Nzui   [ updated Mar 19, 2015, 1:31 AM ]

Linus Kabutha, Financial Information Systems Manager

Linus is the ICRAF OCS Project Manager.

Francis Kinyanjui, Corporate Finance Manager

Francis has been the Finance and Logistics process expert for ICRAF OCS.

Ernest Gatoru, Budget & Corporate Finance Manager

Ernest is also the Finance - Planner, project costing and billing process expert for ICRAF OCS.

ICRAF Management on OCS

posted Sep 12, 2014, 8:25 AM by Caroline Nzui   [ updated Nov 10, 2014, 1:07 AM ]

Listen to what ICRAF Board has to say about OCS.

Board Chair message to ICRAF staff on OCS

Ms Hilary Wild, Vice Chair ICRAF Board

Chair of the Programme Committee, Prof Olavi Luukkanen

posted Jun 11, 2013, 3:30 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Jun 11, 2013, 3:34 AM ]

“Many of us find change sometimes to be difficult, but when we look at the OCS and what it’s designed to do—it’s an investment worth making.” -Robert Zeigler, IRRI Director General

It will liberate us from 50 years of legacy

posted Nov 15, 2012, 10:14 PM by Unknown user

"I look forward to OCS because it will liberate us from 50 years of legacy. With OCS, we will 
emphasize simplicity over bureaucracy." -Marco van den Berg, IRRI Chief Information Officer

OCS, improving our processes over time

posted Nov 6, 2012, 12:01 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 6, 2012, 12:01 AM ]

"Will OCS solve all our paperwork frustrations overnight? Probably not, but it is a huge step in the right direction and, better yet, it will enable us to continue improving our processes over time." Sarah Beebout, IRRI Scientist, Soil Chemistry

OCS will allow us to have information at our fingertips

posted Oct 7, 2012, 10:57 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 23, 2012, 6:40 PM ]

"The One Corporate System will finally allow us to have at our fingertips information about finances, expenditures, staff involvement, reports, and other project information that is managed in one coherent and integrated system. No more separate and unconnected files and bits and pieces of information and software that science managers need to fit together each time updated information is required."
Bas Bouman, GRISP Director

OCS, a truly integrated system

posted Jul 18, 2012, 3:28 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Jul 18, 2012, 3:34 AM ]

"We can look forward to a truly integrated system among three very important support systems at IRRI:
Finance, Project Management and Human Resources." Corinta Guerta, Director for External Relations

OCS will reduce time spent on paperwork

posted Jul 15, 2012, 8:38 PM by Unknown user

"We are eagerly awaiting OCS. We believe it will reduce the amount of time we in HR spend on paperwork, allowing us to spend more time with people." Fiona Farrell, IRRI Human Resource Services Director

OCS will save me time!

posted Mar 2, 2012, 7:31 AM by Tania Jordan

"OCS will save me time doing the things I don't want to do, so that I can focus on the work I do want to do"

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