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Feb 27, 2018

eRA Vendor Recommendation Made

The eRA Executive Sponsors’ long-awaited decision has been made. The committee accepted the Steering Team’s recommendation to move forward with InfoEd Global in early February. This marked the beginning of NC State’s award negotiation process with the vendor. Following negotiations — barring any unforeseen circumstances — the first phase of the approximately three-year implementation process will… 

Dec 12, 2017

Bulletin Article: NC State Moves Closer to Selecting eRA System

Contributed by: David Hunt Posted in NC State Bulletin December, 7 2017. NC State is close to selecting a vendor for a new electronic research administration (eRA) system that will help faculty and staff navigate the twists and turns of managing a research project. But first university officials want to take two of the competing systems for… 

Sep 12, 2017

eRA Update: From RFP Release to Vendor Selection

Contributed by: Matt Simpson The eRA vendor demonstrations have ended and the implementation stage of the project is fast approaching. Let’s take this opportunity to quickly look back at how we got to where we are now in the eRA timeline. After the RFP was released in May, vendors were given an opportunity to reply… 

Aug 3, 2017

Steering Team Joins Faculty Senate to Talk eRA Project

Contributed by: Jessica Burnette and Jalisa Melton Earlier this year, seven members of the eRA Steering Team joined a bi-monthly Faculty Senate meeting to talk eRA. The Faculty Senate is a group of representatives from each part of the university whose members act as facilitators of faculty participation in the governance of NC State. The meeting… 

Jun 2, 2017

eRA RFP Executive Summary

Contributed by Matt Simpson and Jessica Burnette On April 4, 2017, the NC State Purchasing Department published the official RFP for the new Electronic Research Administration (eRA) system that will replace PINS and RADAR, the systems currently in use. The RFP explained the reasons a new system is required and the purpose and objectives of the… 

Apr 3, 2017

What eRA Requirements Would Training SMEs Like to See? Training Perspectives on the New System

Contributed by Matt Simpson In February, the eRA requirements team held two more focus groups, wrapping up the data collection phase of the requirements gathering process. On February 6, six training experts met to discuss what system requirements are most important to them. Contributions from this group are imperative because they will play a huge… 

Mar 13, 2017

What eRA Requirements are Important from a Business Perspective? Business Operations SMEs describe their Ideal System

Contributed by Matt Simpson In the first month of the new year, the eRA Requirements team continued its effort to determine the needs and desires of various groups on campus that will be affected by the implementation of a new system. A focus group consisting of 13 members involved with business operations met on January… 

Jan 26, 2017

eRA Project Calendar: It’s For YOU!

Contributed by: Jessica Burnette and Kim Dick  Did you know there is a calendar dedicated to eRA Project events? The Project Teams have created a calendar to help you find out about events that are relevant to you throughout the project. The calendar is located on the eRA project site and can be easily accessed… 

Dec 23, 2016

Between Two Directors: An eRA Focused Interview

Contributed by: Jessica Burnette, Sherrie Settle, Justo Torres Justo Torres (JT), Director of Contracts and Grants, and Sherrie Settle (SS), Director of Sponsored Programs, are both members of the eRA Project Steering Team and liaisons between the Team and the Executive Sponsors for the Project. The following is an interview led by Jessica Burnette that…