Report for March 2021


Report by Muriel Mewissen for Sheila Fraser (MVM Portfolio Manager) and Catherine Elliot (MVM Portfolio Owner)
and Jim Nisbet (MVMBUS Programme Owner), Philippa Burrell (MVMLAT Programme Owner) and Charles ffrench-Constant (MVMRes Programme Owner)

Portfolio Commentary, RAG and Resources Update


During March, a new project was started in the MVM Learning and Teaching (MVMLAT) programme:

This takes the number of ongoing projects up to 13, with one project remaining suspended this month.

The monthly reports for the programmes are available below:

Please note that the project RAG status is following the revised guidelines: A one-page summary of the IS RAG status indicators is available on this page.

Proposals were submitted to the ISG 3 Year Planning to adress:

  • continuing effort to support Practique, PathCAL/EROS & Labyrinth replacement,  and Student Voice.
  • new activities to review Windows server End Of Life and Delegated Access to Grouper.
Key Risks & Issues
Risk Comments
Issue 48 and Risk 2 Covid Outbreak Ongoing risks around resourcing (furloughed staff) and budget continue to impact our programmes of work.
Issue 54 and Risk 3 Reduced capacity of MVM IT Team to support new projects MVM IT Team have lost several FTE of capacity due to various reasons. This is preventing staff to engage with project work.


IS Apps Resources to end March 2021

NB: The chart below only shows IS Apps resources.

CMVM had a budget of 150 ring fenced days for 20/21 which has been allocated as such, see PRICCL 51:

19 days remain to be allocated


Forward Look - March 2021