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GMAS Release 1_52.3

January 23, 2020

GMAS release 1_52.3 is a bug fix release and will be available at the start of business on Thursday January 23, 2020

The following issues are being addressed:

  • The "submit to sponsor" modal dialog for initial proposals was incorrectly disabled if the button was clicked after scrolling the page.
  • Fixed an issue with OAR approvals getting created incorrectly by continuation requests.
  • Fixed an error when switching the project type from "Billing agreement" to "Basic research"
  • Updated the ESTR IRB approval...
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GMAS Release 1_52.2

December 13, 2019

GMAS release 1_52.2 is a bug fix release and will be available at the start of business on Friday, December 13th.

The following issues are being addressed:

  • Fixed an issue where carryforward revisions would fail if approval questions had not been answered in a prior segment.
  • Fixed an issue where person approvals were not being deleted when a person was removed from a proposal research team.
  • Updated the account list download to use BI Publisher. There are no changes to the download at this time, but future changes can now be...
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GMAS Release 1_52

November 12, 2019

GMAS release 1_52 will be available at the start of business on Monday, November 18th. 

GMAS/ESTR Integration

This release includes GMAS/ESTR integration for IRB approvals. IRB study details will be synced from the ESTR system not in GMAS. The links between IRB studies and GMAS projects happens in ESTR (GMAS link field). Through this linking, the IRB approval in GMAS will now show all ESTR statuses and high level study information. Details of this enhancement include:

  • New nightly job that feeds data from ESTR to GMAS
  • Updated...
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GMAS Release 1_51

September 7, 2019

The September 2019 GMAS release will be available on Monday September 9, 2019.

Changes to Requests

  • Converted the account list for requests to the new GMAS user interface
    • New screen for create/edit shell accounts, including an autocomplete lookup for root
    • Retired functions to create multiple accounts at once
  • Converted the screen to capture request submission
    • Removed unneeded fields for "Date received" and "Date returned to department", simplified data entry...
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GMAS Release 1_50

May 29, 2019

The May 2019 GMAS release will be available on May 31, 2019. The release includes enhancements to comments, fixes for financial deliverables, updates to external organizations, and much more.

Changes to comments

  • Added the ability to allow central users to delete comments
  • Added a new central reviewer proposal comments section to initials and competing renewals.

Changes to the Current and Pending support download

  • Proposed effort is now included for pending projects
  • Pending projects show...
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GMAS Release 1_49

April 8, 2019

The April 2019 GMAS release will be available on April 8, 2019. This release features redesigned proposal budget and research team entry, improvements to the requests dashboard, and a new section for non-federal indirect cost rates.

 

Proposal Budget

  • Viewing and editing budgets for initial proposals  and competing renewals has been completely redesigned and streamlined
    • 18 existing GMAS pages have been consolidated into 2 pages
    • All budget periods are...
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GMAS Release 1_48

December 14, 2018

Executive Summmary

The December 2018 GMAS release will be available on December 14, 2018. This release features a new dashboard for requests and retirement of all Grants.gov related features.

New dashboard for requests

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GMAS Release 1_47

September 28, 2018

Executive Summary

The Research Administration and Compliance Systems team delivered a series of GMAS releases between March and June of 2018 in support of the ITCRB Financial Invoicing and Reporting Strategic Transition (FIRST) project. These releases represent the initial phase of the project and are focused on building features to support sponsor billing, invoicing, and reporting. The second phase of the project was focused on financial transaction monitoring. The September 28, 2018 release included numerous features relating to transaction monitoring. See details below...

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GMAS Release 1_46

March 6, 2018

Executive Summary

The Research Administration and Compliance Systems team delivered a series of GMAS releases between March and June of 2018 in support of the ITCRB Financial Invoicing and Reporting Strategic Transition (FIRST) project. These releases represent the initial phase of the project and are focused on building features to support sponsor billing, invoicing, and reporting. See details below for more information. Visit the...

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GMAS Release 1_45

September 8, 2017

Executive Summary

The September 2017 Grants Management Application Suite (GMAS) release will be available to users on Monday, September 25, 2017. The release includes several major enhancements (details below) and serves as a major milestone in GMAS and HUIT history by moving the application to the Cloud. The move is directly tied to HUIT’s #1...

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