The CU Shared Practices Program (CUSP) is open for 2012 business through Aug 31. Let others know about the good ideas that your department has implemented. Recent additions to the CUSP best practices pool:
Sponsored Project Administrative Check List
Charlotte Klaus, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences-AMC, describes how colleague Jill Rogers developed a checklist to assist principal investigators (PIs). There are many processes that must be accomplished when a PI receives a grant or contract award – and the checklist ensures that critical steps are not omitted.
Let’s catch up with our Reporting Systems staff – Carl Sorenson and Rosen Georgiev – and review recent developments in Cognos:
Gone Fishin’: New FishNet Replacements
The old FishNet query tool will be decommissioned later this fall so FishNet’s financial queries are now being reviewed for conversion to Cognos m-Fin reports.
If you’ve needed the data provided by FishNet’s Pay Detail by Dept ID or Employee ID, please check out these m-Fin replacements (now available in the test environment, Cognos QA) and let Carl know what you think:
Earlier this week, about 1,000 individuals received email notifications of their responsibility to complete the Fiscal Certification or Fiscal Assessment. The process is off to a great start with over 300 completions already recorded.
We’ve had a few questions about the officers listed in the emails so let’s review the roll-up process for the certification and assessment populations. As a reminder, your officer for this purpose is not necessarily the person to whom you report. This is consistent with how the roll-ups have worked in the past.