myGRANT UI Enhancements

Completed UI Related Enhancements Grouped by myGRANT Version

6.0

  • Complete front end redesign to be more user friendly and intuitive
  • Left hand navigation; no tab and show/hide buttons
  • Linear navigation through proposal creation
  • Built-in userguides customized
  • Search as you type for sponsor fields
  • Focused pop-out windows
  • Linear Navigation
  • Added SOLR search for Key Personnel
  • Added ability to notify key personnel to complete certification questions
  • Streamlined lookups and upload process
  • Quick access to proposal tools on every screen

 

5.1.1.14.01.12 (Rice 2.1.7)

  • Sponsor Deadline Date (required) & Sponsor Deadline Type (required) has been moved from the Sponsor & Program Information folder to the Required Fields for Saving Document folder.
  • Elimination of required “Description” field in Proposal Tab.
  • Sponsor Deadline Time field has been added to help ensure timely proposal submissions.
  • Project Summary is defaulted in the Abstract Type.  The field will now be restricted to 1000 characters.
  • The removal of 20 defaulted questions from the Questions Tab.  Smart Questions are asked depending on the supplied data.
  • This new Proposal Summary tab will allow approvers to review the entire proposal in one screen and approve.
  • You will now be able to recall a proposal after it has been submitted for workflow approvals.
  • Total Sponsor Cost fields are now automatically calculated by the system.
  • Delegation of authority tool has been created to offer users to delegate authority.
  • Enhanced routing algorithms have been developed to include PIs and key people approvers automatically in Proposal Development workflow approvals. 
  • Reminder indicating that information will be lost if data is not saved.


3.1.1.13.01.31

  • Lookups for Sponsor, Performance Site and Unit have been improved by adding search engine functionality
  • New ‘Help’ tab was added to myGRANT with links to guides and help documents (this is now the default tab when logging into myGRANT)
  • Proposal Approvers can now add Notes in the Abstracts and Attachments tab while proposal is ‘enroute’
  • Unit search results have been improved by making the order of fields more intuitive (Unit now appears to the left of Parent Unit)
  • Message was improved when user with no permissions attempts to login to myGRANT (the message now gives ORS Helpline contact info)

3.1.1.12.12.13

  • Certification Questions are no longer required for non-UH personnel.
  • Improve Key Person instructions for NIH Multi-PI proposals.

3.1.1.12.08.31

  • Added the ability to use html hyperlinks in myGRANT so direct links to policy can be provided in the certification questions section.

3.1.1.12.08.24

  • Improved sponsor lookup by hiding confusing fields and implementing auto wildcard.
  • Improved performance site lookup by hiding confusing fields and implementing auto wildcard.
  • Required fields in Proposal Custom Data tab are now visible without having to click ‘show’.
  • Future Approvals message (displayed when proposal is submitted) was re-worded to be more intuitive. 
  • Improvements to email notifications; proposal lead unit information and ORS Helpline contact information added to email, proposal due date added to email.
  • Custom Data text box size was increased to improve readability of responses.

3.1.1.12.07.18

  • Removed ability to edit proposal while it is pending approval of ad-hoc
  • Allow ad-hoc approver to return proposal for changes.

3.1.1.12.06.22

  • Made Sponsor Deadline Date a required field in order to guide proposals in a timely fashion.

3.1.1.12.05.26

  • Allow Questions tab to be edited when proposal is ‘returned for changes’.
  • Allow attachments to be deleted when proposal is ‘returned for changes’.
  • Implement validation check after proposal has been resubmitted to prevent errors upon final submission.

3.1.1.12.03.09

  • Allow approvers to view s2s grants.gov forms.
  • Allow users to search for older versions and non-final versions of Institutional Proposals and Awards

3.1.11.12.15

  • Improvements to email notifications, added type of action required to subject line (Approve, FYI, Acknowledge).
  • Renamed ‘Cancel’ button to prevent accidental canceling of documents.
  • Add spacing between action buttons to make it easier to navigate myGRANT on a mobile device.
  • Removed confusing proposal attachment warning message.

3.1.11.12.07

  • Made it possible for users with the proper permissions to submit document even if they are not the initiator.

3.1.11.11.28

  • Removed ‘Disapprove’ button to prevent accidental canceling of proposals.
  • Proposal ‘performance site’ field was renamed to be more intuitive.

3.1.11.11.15

  • Improvements to email notifications, added investigator information to subject line for approvers.

3.1.11.11.01

  • Made it possible for PI to view all their own awards in myGRANT
  • Access to Central Admin and System Admin tabs were hidden in UI.