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GMAS release 1_50 available on Friday, May 31st

GMAS will be unavailable starting at 6PM EST on Thursday, May 30th for a scheduled release. It will be available again for start of business Friday, May 31st. Highlights of this release include:

  • Changes to comments
  • Changes to the current and pending support download
  • Updates to financial deliverables 
  • Addition of the edit dates button on the proposal homepage
  • A new funding instrument type
  • Bug fixes, and so much more

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GMAS Stabilization Release - April 15th

GMAS will be unavailable starting at 7PM on Monday April 15th for a stabilization release. It will be available again no later than 8AM on Tuesday April 16th.

The stabilization release includes the following:

  • Refactoring of segment revision to prevent timeout errors on large projects
  • Default the IDC rate to null instead of 0% on the new budget entry screen for initial and competing renewals
  • Correction of a navigation issue from the edit budget screen to direct to the proposal homepage
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New Screen for Entering/Editing Interfaculty Involvement (IFI) in GMAS for December Release

In the GMAS release scheduled for December 14th, an enhanced “Edit interfaculty involvement” screen will be available from all requests. The enhanced screen includes the same functionality as the old screen, but also includes some exciting enhancements.

1. More than one interfaculty department and PI can be added from one screen 

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GMAS Release 1_47 (outage 9/28 6PM to 10/1 8AM)

Transaction monitoring is coming to GMAS!

A release is scheduled for this weekend. GMAS will be unavailable starting at 6PM Friday, September 28th and will be available by start of business Monday, October 1st. This release includes enhancements for transaction monitoring in GMAS (which replaces FRAP), bug fixes and enhancements to financial deliverables, and more.

For more information about the release, please visit the following:

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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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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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