February 2017

2/23/17 Update to OBI Grants Management Dashboards and Finance Dashboards

New content and modifications to 14 of the OBI Financial and Grants Management dashboards will be released this evening around 6 p.m. The release is expected to be completed by 11 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.  The changes will be effective Friday, February 24 and the system will be up by 9 a.m.
 
There are 33 features in the release; please refer to the OBI 17.2 (February… Read more about 2/23/17 Update to OBI Grants Management Dashboards and Finance Dashboards

Harvard University FY16 Uniform Guidance Audit

The Harvard University FY16 Uniform Guidance Audit Report has been filed with the Federal Audit Clearinghouse. A PDF version of the report can be found on the Disclosure Statements and Audits page on the OSP website.

Harvard University is required to have a Uniform Guidance audit performed on an annual basis because the University spends more than $750,000. We work with… Read more about Harvard University FY16 Uniform Guidance Audit

Harvard's GMAS Blog - Great Information on OBI, GMAS, and Sponsored Budgets

If you are a member of Harvard's research community, you may be interested in the Harvard GMAS blog, which is a great source for GMAS news and information about tools and features of the GMAS system.

In particular, we recommend checking out a recent guest blogger series on OBI, GMAS, and sponsored budgets by Alison Wellman Smith from HUIT:

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Upcoming Training Opportunity, Overview of Sponsored Projects Administration

 

Date: Wednesday, February 22nd    

Location: Cambridge, CWD, Room 3318

The Sponsored Projects Overview is the foundation of the University Research Administration Training Team’s (URATT) course offerings.  This full day session, offered quarterly, involves facilitation and participants from across the University, covers basic information on Harvard research administration policies, procedures, the award lifecycle, regulatory compliance,… Read more about Upcoming Training Opportunity, Overview of Sponsored Projects Administration

Upcoming OBI Training Opportunities

 

OBI Grants Financial Dashboard Webex

Date and Location: February 9th, Cambridge 1033 Mass Ave, 5th Floor, Room 559 and Online Webex

Description: This Webex will focus on the use and applicability of the Grants Financial dashboard for monitoring financial information on sponsored accounts. Join us to explore this dashboard and address your questions.

To attend this session via webex, please click Read more about Upcoming OBI Training Opportunities