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GMAS Release this Weekend

There will be a GMAS release this weekend. GMAS will be unavailable starting at 12AM, April 7th, and will be available again by 7AM, April 9th. This release focuses mainly on FIRST and Subrecipient Monitoring.

FIRST

This release includes the first wave of enhancements for improving and extending the automation for generating sponsored invoices and financial reports directly from GMAS, reducing the reliance on paper for the workflow of preparing and approving financial deliverables, and...

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GMAS Winter Recess Schedule

GMAS will be available during the winter break with the following exceptions:

Please have new account set up requests to your pre-award office according to the following schedules:

  • to OSP no later than 12 p.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017
    • proposals deadlines for OSP can be found here:...
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System to System (S2S) is Getting Retired - January 2018

You may have heard the news that S2S functionality in GMAS is going away. It’s true. As of January 25, 2018, GMAS will no longer support the system-to-system submission of proposals to Grants.gov. We wanted to provide a little background and information about the decision.

Background:​​​​​​​

  • GMAS has supported direct system-to-system (S2S) submissions to Grants.gov since 2007. 
  • The main goals of the original S2S project were to reduce duplicate entry and provide an easier entry and review interface (in 2007 Grants.gov used...
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September 25th Release Highlight - Segment Research Team

As part of the September release scheduled for the 25th, elements of the segment research team and confirming the research team screens are being redesigned. The changes being implemented are the result of input provided by a University wide committee formed to investigate practices related to the entry and tracking of sponsor commitments and to make recommendations for improvement and standardization.
 
In response to requests from the committee, the following enhancements to the segment research team screens have been made:
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September 25th Release Highlight - New Feature on the External Organizations Homepage

As part of the September release scheduled for the 25th, the homepage for External Organizations (non-Harvard organizations) is being converted. There is a new feature included with the External Organizations that allows users to see a list of all of the segments that an organization is associated to. For more information about this new feature, please check out the article, “...

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GMAS Release this Thursday

GMAS will be unavailable on Thursday, July 13th starting at 7pm for another stabilization release. The system should only be down for about an hour. The release will include additional fixes to bugs that were introduced as a result of the May 22nd release. 

  • Fixed bug which incorrectly generated approvals for OAR and COI when TBD Investigator is added to research team
  • Fixed additional bugs related to associating a TBD with an 'Investigator flag' to a proposal
  • Fixed bug which prevented people from being added to...
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GMAS Release this Thursday

GMAS will be unavailable on Thursday, June 8th starting at 7pm for another stabilization release. The system should only be down for about an hour. The release will include additional fixes to bugs that were introduced with the May 22nd release. 

  • Fixed bug on the "Edit proposal information" screen that resulted in the COI approval disappearing.
  • Fixed bug which caused the inclusion enrollment form to map incorrect totals to the PDF preview on system to system proposals.
  • Fixed logic on person email addresses to be more...
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Let us know how we're doing!

GMAS May 2017 Release Communications Survey

Please take a moment to complete a brief survey about how we did communicating the latest GMAS release. Data from this survey will help us determine the best forms of communication for future releases. This link will also be available on the GMAS homepage, but feel free to share this survey link with those in your areas who may not log into GMAS often, or who do not subscribe to this blog.

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GMAS Release this Friday

GMAS will be unavailable on Friday, June 2nd starting at 7pm for a stabilization release. This release will include fixes to bugs that were introduced with the May 22nd release. 

  • Fixed bug to clear all budget amounts on a proposal when validating a grants.gov opportunity after a budget has been entered. 
  • Fixed bug which caused the administrative team to reset when editing proposal information.
  • Fixed a security bug that was preventing users from selecting “Revise to resubmit” from a proposal.
  • Fixed...
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