Technical Overview for “Functionals” (Kuali-eze…It’s a Foreign Language!). James Smith, University of Arizona Barbara Sutton, Cornell University. Agenda. What’s the Point? Acronyms Tech Talk Concepts Infrastructure Flexibility Confused?. What’s the Point?.
James Smith, University of Arizona
Barbara Sutton, Cornell University
It helps to understand, “just a little…”
How many K-Acronyms?
K: The Projects (4.x)
K: The Infrastructure - Rice (5)
K: The Councils & Miscellaneous (6)
*currently being restructured into a new Kuali Rice governance model – more to come on this in the future!
Non-K: The People
Non-K: The Terms
What do these have in common with Kuali?
What else do we use?
OJB - Object Relational Bridge vs.
JPA – Java Persistence Architecture
ERD - Entity Relationship Diagram
to your chart?
DD - Data Dictionary
Custom Document Searches
account A? Or, look at all the changes to the attributes of account A?
AKA - Rice
KSB - Kuali Service Bus
KEW - Workflow
KEN - Notification
KNS - Kuali Nervous System
Everything looks and feels the same, and my
developers are fast!
Infrastructure components unique to KFS
KIM - Identity Management
Access to code for customizations
Works with either; MySQL is free!
Should we use CAS or Shiboleth to log users in?
Create workflow to meet your needs
Create business rules to meet your needs
Create unique business elements to meet your reporting
and routing needs
Who can initiate documents, see or edit certain fields, see
an SSN instead of **********, inquire on certain tables…
Lookups = valid values from within an e-Doc
Doc Search = actual transaction or document that affected the system
Page-level online help on every screen in KFS
Stand alone User Guide also available
Options for filters, display fields, labels, etc. and e-mail notification
Q & A