Like the trusty and flexible swiss army knife, the OmniStar COTS product suite, is a highly adaptable ‘Commercial-of-the-shelf’ (COTS) research solution from F1 Solutions. This leading-edge solution delivers end-to-end research management and includes OmniResearch, OmniGrants and OmniEthics.
1000 plus, configurable features: OmniStar is a powerful SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) platform which is designed to manage every aspect of a research project. ; from planning to evaluation, and integrates every stage of the process to provide complete lifecycle transparency and accountability. This gives you unparalleled benefits. Audit reports can be generated with just a few clicks. Business intelligence lies at your fingertips. Project progression is clearly visible on screen through dashboard reporting. And information can be accessed and provided to management and auditors just minutes after it is requested. It is highly adaptable for virtually every organisation use case and includes more than 1000 configurable features and a powerful graphical workflow designer framework, comprehensive and insightful reporting all wrapped up in a modern and clean user interface. By design Omnistar empowers business users to implement functionalities and tailor processes to comply with complex regulatory requirements. It accommodates the needs of a wide range of research organisations, from universities to governments at all levels, hospitals administrators and private research firms to multinational research organisations.
OmniStar Configuration Management: In the ‘as-a-service’ world we live in everything from software to TV on demand offers users the flexibility to personalise their experience. The ability to adapt and tailor the solution for clients is of significant importance to the strategic direction and competitive advantage of OmniStar. It is common place for clients to want to tweak or ﬁne-tune the solution to suit them better for a variety of reasons, e.g. to align more closely to their business processes, introduce further eﬃciencies via increased automation. We are continually looking for ways to further enhance the product and introduce additional functionality that is common across clients to reduce costs and effort.
In OmniStar, we define configuration as any function or feature that exists in the current version that can be adjusted using configuration, pre-existing settings or scripting to suit the requirements. To provide this flexible capability, several methods exist. These include: