Grants

New MyResearch integration already reducing administrative burden

A new integration between Workday and MyResearch that launched July 12 has already helped reduce administrative burden for WSU staff involved in grant management, including departments. Since launching, more than 30 new awards have been created automatically using the integration, contributing to the elimination of over 45 hours of manual data entry. According to an […]

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New MyResearch integration reduces administrative burden

A new integration between Workday and MyResearch, which launches July 12, will reduce administrative burden for WSU staff involved in grant management, including departments. This new integration will make award setups more efficient, letting WSU researchers focus more on research. This integration provides a single point of intake for grant information, reducing the confusion and […]

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Grant reporting improvements

We’ve made a lot of progress on grant reporting work since the fall listening sessions. Here are some of the highlights: Removed Workday security roles that were no longer relevant, such as Award Analyst Formed a workgroup to tackle issues such as reports loading slowly Continued work on an integration between MyResearch and Workday to […]

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New integration makes award set-up faster

The integration connecting Workday with MyResearch will be fully functioning by July 12, 2022. This new integration will make award setups more efficient, relieving administrative burden, and letting WSU researchers focus more on research. Prior to the integration, it took an average of about 2 weeks for SPS to fully set up an award from […]

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June reporting updates

Here are modified reports for the month of June. Report Modifications Human Resources CR HCM Employee Snapshot Expected End Date and Actual End Date are now included as columns in this report. These are from the hourly or salary compensation plan for the worker’s position(s). These dates are not returned for other compensation plans (e.g., […]

Categories: Workday

Second phase of award setup integration kicks off

Work continues on the integration between MyResearch and Workday that speeds up award setups and ensures consistency between the two systems. The first phase of the integration launched in April. It automates creation of award header fields, award schedules, and award role assignments. Since May, the integration is averaging setting up 15 awards per week. […]

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Award Analyst role successfully removed from Workday

As reported previously, we completed removing the Award Analyst security role from Workday this week. Why did we remove this role? The Award Analyst security role was assigned at the award header level in Workday to give visibility to all award lines in reports. It had to be assigned to each individual award, which was […]

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Grant managers invited to Modernization office hours

Grant managers are encouraged to bring their questions about reports to a series of office hours with members of the Modernization grants team.  Office hours will be offered at the following dates and times: June 9, 11 a.m.-noon June 16, 1 a.m.-noon June 23, 11 a.m.-noon June 30, 11 a.m.-noon Questions about office hours? Submit […]

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Issue Update: Don’t change PCard transactions with grant worktags after approval

Known Issue: Changing a PCard transaction that has grant worktags after it’s been approved causes imbalances in revenue and expenses. WSU has submitted a case to Workday, and they are actively working to resolve this glitch. We will post additional updates as we know more. Estimated Time to Resolution: Unknown. Details: As reported previously, we’ve learned that when […]

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Removing Award Analyst role from Workday

After successful testing with the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, we’re proceeding with removing the Award Analyst security role from Workday. This will streamline security roles and reduce administrative burden in Sponsored Programs Services (SPS). We are targeting May 31 for complete removal. Why remove the Award Analyst security role? The Award Analyst security […]

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