Standard Reporting – How Standard are Sponsored Projects Reports?

Standard Reporting – How Standard are Sponsored Projects Reports?

“I’m interested in getting some reports out of your office.” If you’re in charge of data and reporting for a Sponsored Programs Office, has there ever been a more anxiety-provoking statement? What do they want to know? How reliable is the data I have? Am I capturing...
Confidence. Peace of Mind. Safety and Security.

Confidence. Peace of Mind. Safety and Security.

ISO 27001 Certification Delivers Them All Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty …” While we’re all proud here at Evisions to receive ISO (International Organization for...
Tips to Combat Declining NIH Award Success Rates

Tips to Combat Declining NIH Award Success Rates

It’s no secret that NIH proposal acceptance rates have declined significantly since the turn of the century, -14% from 2001 to 2016 to be exact. (NIH Databook) Additionally, NIH budgets have remained fairly constant, averaging $30.18 Billion from 2008-2015 with 2010...
Taking the Research Administration Market to the Cloud

Taking the Research Administration Market to the Cloud

ISO 27001 Certification Leads the Way Information technology (IT) is continually evolving and is also transforming other markets that are driven by IT. Networked systems and back-office technologies were once viewed as merely business tools, but are now recognized for...
5 Tips for Surviving the Next Big Proposal Deadline

5 Tips for Surviving the Next Big Proposal Deadline

1. Eat Lunch Let’s face it. It’s a miracle on a normal day to eat lunch away from your desk, let alone out of the office. And, now that you have a big deadline fast approaching, of course there’s no chance you’re considering leaving your desk for anything remotely...
Reflections on Research Administration

Reflections on Research Administration

At Evisions, we understand the amazing yet thankless work that research administrators do on a daily basis. If it weren’t for them (and the great researchers they serve, of course) we wouldn’t benefit from many of the societal and scientific advancements that enhance...
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