(employee ID): Unique identification code for an individual associated with the University.
A commitment to pay for goods and/or services reflected in a budget (i.e. purchase order commitment).
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: A single, integrated business solution that works across an entire organization. The primary elements of the solution are multiple software applications, or modules, that provide specialized functionality within a single, integrated operating environment that makes use of data in a database that is shared among the modules. At Columbia University, the Finance business area is the focus of our ERP effort.