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11/07/2016 Update - enhancements and bug fixes

posted Nov 7, 2016, 7:36 AM by Cynthia Sylvester

Below is a list of the bug fixes and enhancements that accompanied the go-live of Gifts. 

Bug Fixes:

·       Deliverable notifications have been fixed and will be sent according to the schedule selected for each individual deliverable.

·       Sponsor Comments will now display correctly for all company profile records.

·       The activity ‘Request Additional Advance’ will be displayed in the history of the award.

Functionality of particular interest to Resource Analysts (RAs):

·       The activity ‘Edit Proposal RAs’ will enable updating of the primary proposal RA in addition to selecting or removing additional RAs for the proposal.

Functionality of particular interest to Contracts Officers (COs)

·       The ‘Request DOE Signature’ activity now provides an option to edit the Reconciliation Sheet before submitting it to BSO for signature on an award or modification.

·       CEC transmittal letters have been added to the ‘Create Transmittal Letter’ activity.

·       Non-federal transmittal letters have been updated per IPO specifications.

·       The transmittal letters for Other UC and UCB have been combined into a single option for UC.

eSRA Notifications are improving 

Award Notifications: We incorporated 9 enhancement requests to all (approximately 16) award notifications.  While some changes are specific to individual notifications, here are some generalizations you will see:

·        Subject lines have changed: 

o   to indicate 'Information only' or 'Action for ___'

o   to include the  project ID

·        The standard language in the body of the notification has changed:

o   to move comments and attachments to the top for greater visibility of customized portion of the email

o   to include the sponsor's name 

o   to include reminders about needing VPN when outside the LBNL network if action is required for the PI or Division reviewer

o   to remove references to 'OSPIP'

 

Award Modification Notifications: We are incorporating 13 enhancement requests to modification notifications.  We completed the remaining 25%.  While some changes are specific to individual notifications, here are some generalizations you will see:

·        Subject lines have changed: 

o   to indicate 'Information only' or 'Action for ___'

o   to include the modification type

o   to specify the award and modification #

·        The standard language in the body of the notification has changed:

o   to move the comments and attachments to the top for greater visibility of the customized portion of the email

o   to include the sponsor's name 

o   to include reminders about needing VPN when outside the LBNL network if action is required for the PI or Division reviewer

o   to remove references to 'OSPIP'

o   to add a link to the modification workspace (in addition to the link to the award)

If you have any questions, please email eSRAHelp@lbl.gov.

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