Report for August 2018

Report Date
August 2018

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary

Progress has continued on the active projects this month. The JIRA project successfully upgraded LIVE without any issues. Some adjustments will be made to the start of year position to cater for unplanned carry over mainly on COM036 and COM042.

RAG Status and Forward Look

Resources

 

 Section Two: Projects Not Started

Project Info     Project Manager's Commentary
COM044 Serengeti Annual Upgrade

Scheduled to start in October 2018

COM045 IDM Database Upgrade
Scheduled to start in December 2018
COM046 Annual Wiki Upgrade
Scheduled to start in January 2019
COM047 Annual JIRA Upgrade
Scheduled to start in June 2019
COM048 Bi-Annual CalSync Upgrade
Scheduled to start in January 2019

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

 

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary

COM036 BI - Business Objects Upgrade

Compliance

Milestones

DEV build complete 15-Oct-2018
Test build complete 30-Oct-2018
Integration Testing sign off 05-Nov-2018
Acceptance Testing sign off 21-Nov-2018
Final delta migration to LIVE 10-Dec-2018
Deploy to LIVE 11-Dec-2018
Deployment Sign Off Review 22-Jan-2019
Closure 29-Jan-2019

RAG Status 

AMBER

Report by Chris Konczak for August 2018

Achievements in Last Period

  • ITI have replace the older VM hosts in the cluster
  • Project replaned and budget signed off for 2018/19
  • SSO review completed, with fixes required, dev tech are assigned.
  • Multi user access testing completed and passed

Issues

  • Project status remains at Amber until we do the performance testing and agree that the issue is resolved.
  • Network switches were to be replaced by end of August 2018, but this has been delayed until October. Advice from production is to begin the performance testing and raise any issues.

Next Steps

Conference call to happen with ITelligence to agree the budget for putting in the service pack, and for any further tasks to remaining to the end of the project.

  • Performance testing and document results.
  • Patch / service pack to be installed
  • Content migration on DEV and TEST
  • SSO fixes
  • SSL certificates to be updated

COM040

JIRA Upgrade

Compliance

Milestones

14-Aug-2018 Build review Build
11-Sep-2018 Deployment review Deliver
27-Sep-2018 Closure review Close

RAG Status

Green

Report by Tim Gray on behalf of David Watters for August 2018

Achievements

  • LIVE updated

Issues

  • None

Next steps

  • Deployment Review
  • Closure

COM041 Decommission legacy Windows hosting

Compliance

 

Milestones

Target Date Title
23-Nov-2018 Migration complete
07-Dec-2018 Closure complete

 

RAG Status

GREEN

 Report  by Tim Gray for August 2018

Achievements in Last Period

  • Committee Intranet site majority are already migrated, these need to be cross-checked.

Issues

  • None

Next steps

  • Continue with site migrations and checking.

 

COM042 GDPR Preparation for Applications

Compliance

Milestones

10/8/18

Project Closure

 

RAG Status

AMBER

 

Report by Emma McNab for August 2018

 

Achievements

  • Closure report drafted

Issues 

  • Milestones for closure slipped due to annual leave and availability of Project Team.  Closure report has been drafted and is ready for submission to WIS.

Next Steps

  • Closure report / project close

AMBER: Closure milestone has slipped due to availability of Project Team.  Project Manager  undertaking review of milestones and closure expected to go to WIS 6/09/18.

 

 

COM043 SOA Upgrade to v12

Compliance

Milestones

Planning 28-Sep-2018
Delivery 15-Feb-2019
Close 15-Mar-2019

RAG Status

GREEN

Report by Adam Wadee for August 2018

Achievements

  • Project initiated and planning meetings held with Development Services, Production Management and Service Management to clarify the project scope and timelines.

Issues

  • No issues to report. 

Next steps

  • Project brief completed and agreed with key stakeholders.

 

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Managers Commentary

 

 

 

Section Five: Actions/Notes from monthly programme meeting

Project Action / Notes Responsibility    Status