This page presents a running history of BOSMAC versions, their release dates, and summaries of the changes made. If you are using BOSMAC07(the updated version on the Web) then you are using the latest version of BOSMAC.
Released October 3, 2007
BOSMAC07 must be placed in a folder named bosmacfiles. This folder can be anywhere.
BOSMAC07 converts only those IDIS reports downloaded to C:\IDISDATA\IDISDATA
New user interface - floating "navigator" and menu windows. .. Just keep on clicking....
Hold mouse pointer over buttons - without clicking - to see what they do
IDIS "Reports manager " - "CONVERTED" and "ALL IDIS Reports" buttons.
New integrated HELP/Readme file
More robust and user friendly
Folder named BOSMACFILES now required - BOSMAC07 must be placed in this folder
BOSMACFILES folder can be located anywhere on computer
All BOSMAC reports (Text and EXCEL) will automatically be saved to the BOSMACFILES folder
Displays menu of all converted IDIS reports (.xls files) in BOSMACFILES folder from which user can select one or all for processing.
Process multiple grantees simultaneously for some reports
PR03 "completeness" test - good tool for CAPER review
New Public Service and ADMIN Cap tests - "bullet-proof" logic
Jobs "compliance" test
Timeliness report / Program Income test
HOME 120-day completion test by activity
View both text and spreadsheet in same file
Former BOSMAC WORD
Now "integrated" into BOSMAC07
Formats all IDIS reports, including the new PR73, 77, 78, & 79 Performance Measurement Reports