Division of Information Systems
Division Director: Dorothy Aronson
Deputy Director: Daniel A. Hofherr
OIRM's Division of Information Systems administers the agency's sophisticated technological infrastructure, providing the hardware, software, and support systems necessary to manage the agency's grant-making process and to maintain advanced financial and accounting systems.
DIS STAFF LOCATOR
Search or browse the division staff by Organization or Alphabetical
Listing in the OIRM Staff Locator pages.
The Administrative Systems Branch provides systems development, database management, and related services for the administrative systems within the agency.
The Customer Support and Assessment Branch provides office automation software product research, user support, and Help Desk activities.
The External Systems Branch manages the operational activities of the FastLane Program and other university-NSF-agency-industry activities.
The Infrastructure Services Branch provides management and technical support for central systems operation and distributed systems planning.
The Research Directorate Systems Branch provides systems development, database management, and related services for applications that primarily support the research directorates within the agency.
The Security, Architecture, Policy and Plans Branch provides coordinated support for agency wide information technology initiatives in the areas of security, enterprise architecture, policy and plans, investment planning and management, and responds to information technology and information management requirements specified in Federal law, guidance and regulations.
A project developed and implemented by the Division of Information
Systems, FastLane is an
electronic system of administering scientific research grants, educational
fellowships, and a host of other interactive functions. It was chosen
in 1996 as the first Federal government project to win a coveted
National Information Infrastructure Award (NII).
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