Each year the Q2 Forecast and Budget-Final data is pushed to Harvard’s Data Warehouse (HDW), around March and June, respectively. The data is sent by month for each account string and it has been rounded to the nearest dollar. Now, since February 28, the data is rounded to the nearest cent. The following table is an example of how the data for one 33 digit string could look in HUBS, and then how it would look in the HDW before and after the enhancement. One can see in the example that the enhancement provides for more precise totals in HDW reports and queries:
Release 3.8 is a maintenance release which includes an operating system upgrade and the latest system patches and updates. HUBS, which includes Smart View, will be unavailable all day on Thursday, December 1, until the start of business on Tuesday, December 6,for the installation of the release. Due to the complex nature of the installation, a buffer has been built into the plan; should HUBS become available sooner than Tuesday morning an email will be sent to users notifying them that HUBS is available for their use. Read more about HUBS Release 3.8 is coming December 6th, includes workday outages
The HUBS Team has been working closely with the Office of Financial Strategy & Planning to develop an on-line workbook for multi-year plans. The design, development and testing phases for this initiative took place during the spring and summer months, resulting in a new workbook that was delivered to users this month. The new workbook is a Smart View Planning workbook and it provides users with the option of uploading their data directly into the multi-year database in HUBS. For more details about the multi-year effort please see the release notes at: Read more about HUBS News
HUBS Release 3.6 is coming next week. HUBS will be unavailable during the installation of the release which begins at 8:00pm on Friday, May 20. HUBS will remain unavailable until noontime on Saturday, May 21. The HUBS Team will send an email to users confirming HUBS availability on Saturday. Read more about Reminder: HUBS Release on Saturday May 21
You may have heard a rumor that HUBS is being upgraded and it’s true. The upgrade will bring a new look and feel to your Planning Application, but the same forms, business rules and reports that you use today will still be there. In other words, there will be no new or changed business processes due to the upgrade. Read more about A HUBS Upgrade is Coming November 9th
HUBS will be unavailable beginning at 8pm on Friday, March 20 until the start of business on Monday, March 23 for installation of Release 3.3. While this release is mostly technical in nature, it includes a few user-facing enhancements. Please see the Release Notes for more information.
Server maintenance activities will be performed on the HUBS servers during the last weekend in May. HUBS will be unavailable Saturday, May 31, and Sunday, June 1. Should the maintenance activities be completed earlier than expected, an email will be sent to users letting them know that HUBS is available. Read more about HUBS Outage the Last Weekend in May & the HUBS Wiki