Report for October 2018

Report Date
October 2018

During October,

Current project activity is progressing to plan, with the Kx Infrastructure Upgrades project completing the planning phase.

Discussions are now underway to determine the most appropriate IS department to undertake the project to host the ACE VOIP messaging server 


Forward Look 

Resource Position 


Section Two: Projects Not Started


The scheduled projects for 2018-19 are:


Project Info Programme Managers Commentary


Salto Door Access


Planning: February 2019

Delivery: t.b.c.



This project has been declared as part of the annual planning process  for 2018-19


- On the availability of the ACE technical lead

- will require input from IS Applications Development Technology and IS Applications Production Management

Section Three: Projects in Progress


Project Info Project Managers Commentary


Kx Infrastructure Consolidation

Category: Discretionary

Sponsor Funded



Milestone Due Date
Design Sign-Off 02-Nov-2018
Sign-Off Build of Test Webservers 07-Dec-2018
Sign-Off Build of Live Webservers 14-Dec-2018
Go-Live with new Webservers 11-Jan-2019
Sign-off build of Test Database server 25-Jan-2019
DSOR new Webservers 25-Jan-2019
Sign-off build of Live Database servers 15-Feb-2019
Go Live with new Database servers 22-Feb-2019
DSOR for new Database servers 08-Mar-2019
Project Closure 15-Mar-2019

RAG Status: Green  

Report by Andy Stewart  for October 2018

Achievements in the last period

  • Project planning phase completed
  • Technical Architecture Document has been updated and circulated
    • feedback received from ACE technical team
  • New Test webservers prepared and handed over to the supplier to complete the build
  • Test strategy document has commenced
  • Project Governance
    • scheduled weekly project team meeting teleconference calls
    • scheduled monthly project governance teleconference calls


  • Technical Architecture Document has been updated and circulated
    • no feedback received from KSL technical team

Next steps

  • Complete build of  new Test Webservers
  • Complete test strategy
  • Complete UAT on the new Test webservers
  • Commence build of new Live webservers


Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects


Project Info Project Managers Commentary


Section Five: Programme Risks

Date Updated Risk Ref. Programme Risks RAG Status Risk Owner
04/11/18 7 Completion of Programme Activity within 2018-19 Green Andrew Stewart
04/11/18 8 Programme Management budget for 2018-19 being exceeded Green Andrew Stewart

Section Six : Programme Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the programme meetings since July 2018 can be located on the Accommodation Catering and Events SharePoint site







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