efacs Overview - Huron Consulting Group

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Efacs Demonstration and Presentation
April 30, 2014
YOUR MISSION | OUR SOLUTIONS
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Introduction
Facilities & Administrative Cost Recovery Services
Successful negotiations at 10 of the top 30 research universities
Senior Leadership
Jim Carter
Carrie Hurney
 Managing Director
 Senior Director
28 years of experience
− 6 years at Huron
16 years of experience
− 11 years at Huron
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Functional Team
Paul Nacon – Subject Matter Expert
 Wendy Meister - Director
 Margaret O’Donnell –Director (part-time)
 Kari Kelly- Manager
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Kevin Korinek - Manager
Darryl Lim - Manager
Patrick Muzin – Manager
Nicholas Schulte – Manager
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Ben Bjorlo - Associate
Sherry Lu - Analyst
Aris Ringas - Analyst
Technical Team
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Riyaz Omran – Director
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Ali Waqas– Associate
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Naveen Vuppala- Associate
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History of Efacs
 Efacs now entering it’s fourth year of use
• Released version 1.0 in March 2011
• Currently using version 2.2
– Includes O&M double stepdown
– Includes Utility effective square footage allocation
 Efacs is currently used by 30 institutions
• Submitted and negotiated in all regions
• Used by both ONR and DCA institutions
 Efacs annual user’s conference
• Second annual user’s conference will be held May 21-22nd in
Chicago
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efacs Overview
Technology
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The efacs solution offers a web based solution that can support concurrent users
The data miner query tool provides instant access to all data in the system
The efacs solution doesn’t require any client side software or plugins
Web access to the system makes efacs available from any computer
The efacs solution provides direct integration with university authentication systems
Huron provides robust and reliable hosting services and support through our SaaS
offering
With efacs you get instant upgrade capabilities and a dedicated technical support team
Relational Database
Oracle, MySQL, DB2, SQL Server
Payroll Data
Web & App. Server
(Apache, Tomcat)
Data Warehouse
(Optional)
Data Request
Page Response
Data Response
Page Request
Space Data
Computer
Financial Data
Cost Share
Data
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efacs Overview
Functionality
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Complies with A-21 methodology and the DCA review guide
Instantly displays new allocation results based on user defined changes
Permits the user to model different scenarios using the same source data
Provides a logical flow that follows the rate development process
Easy data load process using standard excel files
Allows the user to load multiple files at one time
Simplifies data standardization between data files uploaded to efacs
Allows the user to create custom queries for analysis
Streamlines standard format for submission of the F&A cost rate proposal
Allows the user to upload and store other file types (such as word documents)
for easy inclusion in the final proposal download
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System Demonstration
Demonstration
Screen Shot -efacsTM
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Efacs pricing – discussion schedule
Outsource
Summary
Huron is responsible for the
preparation ,submission, and
negotiation of the proposal.
Subscription
A subscription is a fixed
length of time that
provides access to efacs.
The system resides on
Huron servers.
Hosting Fee
$0
$0
Annual
Subscription
cost
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Training
N/A
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Training – on
going cost
N/A
$250 per hour Technical
and $200 functional
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Efacs Space
Quick Overview
Screen Shot –efacsTM Space
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Clients include:
• More than 95 of the top 100 research universities
• Nine of the top ten largest healthcare systems
- ranked by Modern Healthcare
• Eight of the top ten largest Children’s hospitals
• Many of the premier academic medical centers
© Huron Consulting Group Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Huron is a management consulting firm and not a CPA firm, and does not provide attest services, audits, or other engagements in accordance with the AICPA's Statements on Auditing Standards.
Huron is not a law firm; it does not offer, and is not authorized to provide, legal advice or counseling in any jurisdiction.

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