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GMAS will be unavailable the evening of Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (starting at 7:00 pm) until the start of business on Thursday, February 11, 2021 for Release 1_56.02

GMAS will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 10th starting at 7PM for an upcoming release which includes additional enhancements for the new Outside Activity and Interest Reporting (OAIR) approval, as well as some bug fixes.

Some of the OAIR enhancements include:

  • A new Outside Activity and Interest Reporting (OAIR) approval screen
  • "Generated by" information on the approval list screen
  • Ability to override the OAIR status for approvals associated to non-HUID people
  • Non-HUID indicator on approval statuses...
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GMAS will be unavailable Tuesday, August 11th from 7:00 PM until the start of business on Wednesday, August 12th for release 1_54.3

GMAS has a scheduled release Tuesday night, the 11th, and will be unavailable starting at 7:00 PM until the start of business on Wednesday, August 12th. This release includes enhancements and bug fixes to the International Collaboration and Activity and Cost Sharing approvals, as well as other bug fixes and improvements. 

For full release notes please visit GMAS Release 1_54.3.

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GMAS Unavailable this Weekend for Release 1_53, available on April 27, 2020

GMAS has a scheduled release this weekend. The application will be unavailable starting at 7pm on Friday, April 24th. The new release will be available at the start of business on Monday, April 27th. This release includes a redesign of the cost sharing form and cost sharing approval, a new cost sharing request, new electronic signature for Initials and Renewal, and more. For full release notes please visit GMAS Release 1_53. Read more about GMAS Unavailable this Weekend for Release 1_53, available on April 27, 2020

GMAS Release 1_52 available Monday, November 18th

GMAS has a scheduled release this weekend. The application will be unavailable starting at 7pm on Friday, November 15th. The new release will be available at the start of business on Monday, November 18th. This release includes integration with ESTR, adding project summary to the initial and renewal request entry screen, adding the A21 code at the top of the segment homepage, and more. For full release notes, please visit GMAS Release 1_52...

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Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW) migration and outage, Sept. 20-24

As part of Harvard’s larger move to the Cloud, the Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW) will migrate from the data center at 60 Oxford St., Cambridge to Amazon Web Services (Cloud).

From 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 20th through Monday, September 24, as the migration is in process, the Harvard Data Warehouse will be unavailable.

As a result, certain Financial, Sponsored and/or Human Resource data in GMAS will be stale as of the end of the business day on Wednesday, September 19. GMAS will be brought up to date by 9am on Tuesday, September 25 when the HDW is back to normal...

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FSS Applications Website Moving to HUIT

The FSS applications website used by many people across the University will start redirecting people to a new applications page starting August 20th. Be sure to update your bookmarks for the applications page to huit.harvard.edu/apps/finance now!
 
Below is the formal communication from the Director of Administrative Systems, Enterprise Applications in HUIT. Please share this communication with those you...
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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 Improving visibility...

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