Resolved Issues List

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Resolved Issues as of April 4, 2016

ModuleDescriptionComments/
Work-around
Resolution Date
AwardSystem performance is slow on large structuresWorking on changing large structuresJune 29, 2015
AwardCurrent and Pending report may contain some awards where award amount is double the actual award. May 29, 2015
AwardSpecial characters included in the award title are being saved as garbled text. May 19, 2015
Award /
Award Budget
Time and Money screen is currently turned off because it is displaying confusing information.Data is correctly displayed on the Award screenMay 29, 2015
Award /
Award Budget
Search result fields do not display dollar amounts. (This issue is still outstanding although the time and money issue has been resolved.)Data is correctly displayed on the Award screenJune 29, 2015
Award /
Award Budget
When you select Close at the bottom of the screen, it navigates to the System Admin pageSelect Home to go back to the Home pageJune 29, 2015
AwardThe NOA (Notice of Award) restates the AO field with the PI information.This information on the NOA is ignored.September 24, 2015
Email NotificationsEmail notification "All Proposal Persons Certified" sent when not all certifications are completeIn PD ❯ Summary Submit screen, PI’s Certification completion can be verifiedFebruary 8, 2016
Email NotificationSubaward email notification is sent whenever there is an update to the Award, but not necessarily an update to the SubawardThis message is generated anytime an update to the Award occurs, even if there are no updates to the Subaward. The technical team is working to resolve this issue so in the future, email notifications re: Subaward will only be sent when the Subaward is actually updated.June 25, 2015
NIH Modular Budget with Subs & AllocationLA for the Subaward line item Sub F&A – Subject to MIT F&A is being brought into the Modular Budget Consortium IDC Cost lineManually adjust the Consortium IDC Cost line in the Modular Budget to remove the LA and request only the Sub IDC amount.February 8, 2016
Proposal Development - COI disclosureIn Prop Dev ❯ Key Personnel, when you select the "COI Disclosure Status" button it lists all personnel even if they are not required to complete a disclosure and it identifies the status as "Not Disclosed" even when according to certification responses a proposal disclosure is required and not yet complete.Confirm SFI identified on the Summary/Submit tab. The page will display a message identifying individuals that have identified SFIs.May 5,2015
Proposal DevelopmentFor Proposal types Change/Corrected, Resubmission and Budget-SOW Update the search function on the Original Proposal ID field is not working.From the KC Home screen, Search for Institutional Proposals, note the Inst. Proposal #, then return to the proposal and manually type the Inst. Proposal # into the “Original Institutional Proposal ID” field.May 14, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentFor Proposal types Renewal, Supplement, etc. the search function on the Award ID field is not working.From the KC Home screen, Search for Award, note the KC “Award ID,” then return to the proposal and manually type the number into the Award ID field.May 14, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentDLC User trying to delete an “In Progress” proposal will produce an Incident Report. May 21, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentCan't create a parent in a hierarchy if there are narratives/attachments in the child.Put the narratives/attachments in the parent.May 5, 2015
Proposal Development UR calculations when F&A Rate type is MTDC and UR Rate Type is FUNSN, or when F&A Rate type is FUNSN and UR Rate Type is MTDC. KC detailed budget is not calculating UR correctly for some cost element (including Equipment and Tuition) with Budget Setting rate combinations above.The workaround is to prepare the budget on excel/word and upload in proposal, then enter UR amounts in Budget Summary. OSP CA will review/approve proposal, then work with the KC Data Team to correct the IP record as needed.February 8, 2016
Proposal Development Attachments When opening the Details pop up for an Attachment and click Save, it may appear that all attachments have vanished and number of attachments listed on the tab may show 0 rather than true numberThis is a display issue; Attachments are not deleted and do not need to be re-uploaded. To enable viewing again, navigate to Proposal Basics, then back to the Attachments section. If that doesn’t work, try closing proposal and reopeningJune 10, 2015
Proposal Development - Proposal Routing and Approval When a proposal is returned by OSP to an aggregator for corrections and then the proposal is re-routed, the KC system is requiring the Dean Level Approver to approve the proposal twice before moving on to OSPDean Approver may approve proposal twice to move proposal to the next Approver stopSeptember 11, 2015
Proposal Development - Proposal Routing and ApprovalIf proposal is created in a subunit of Dept unit, Dept Level Approver approves proposal, but it does not go to Dean/OSP for review.Dept Level Approver will need to approve the proposal twice, before proposal will route to Dean/OSP. Or Dept may approve once and contact kc-help@mit.edu to move proposal to the next Approval stop.July 2, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentUR calculations when F&A Rate type is TDC or MTDC, and UR Rate Type is FUNSN. KC detailed budget is not calculating ur correctly when either TDC or MTDC is used as the F&A Rate Type, and FUNSN is used as the UR Rate Type.The workaround is to prepare the budget on excel/word and upload in proposal, then enter UR amounts in Budget Summary. OSP CA will review/approve proposal, then work with the KC Data Team to correct the IP record as neededJuly 29, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentPI Status for non-Faculty with an appointment that qualifies for PI status (such as Senior Research Scientist) is incorrectly showing up on the Summary/Submit screen with a warning that they don’t have PI status.The routing is working correctly, it is just a display issueMay 12, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentWhen copying a proposal the organization and location information defaults to MIT, instead of copying the locations that were in the original proposal.Re-enter the appropriate organization and location information in the new proposal.June 29, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentIf proposal is returned to DLC and another Aggregator re-routes proposal, KC may need original Aggregator “approval” before moving proposal to DLC approval map. February 8, 2016
Proposal DevelopmentAttachments do not always display on the Summary/Submit screen.Go to the Attachments tab and then go to the Summary/Submit screen and they will be displayed (it needs the refresh).February 8, 2016
Proposal Development BudgetDollar values are not formatting correctly (missing commas). June 29, 2015
Roles DBWhen Authorizer selects KCOS Category then clicks on “Lookup Qualifiers” they get a blank popup.Authorizer can manually enter the 6 digit KC Unit Number in the Qualifier Code field.June 23, 2015
Award ❯ EDS Project Documents PageAward Attachments are not being pulled in to the EDS Project Documents page and cannot be viewed there.Award Attachments can be accessed through the Award Module ❯ Notes & Attachments ❯ Attachments instead.May 29, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentWhen submitting a S2S renewal proposal, there is an error validation for "revision" which prevents the user from routing the proposal.On the S2S Opportunity screen, select "Revision Type = Other" and enter "none" in the required text fieldMay 29, 2015
Proposal DevelopmentThere is occasionally a "save" problem if an Aggregator has more than one role on a proposal.Aggregators already have all the rights they need, remove any additional roles on the Access screen.May 12, 2015
Multiple ModulesCertain support information (i.e. contacts) are duplicated or misplaced in the KC module May 13, 2015