Report for September 2018

Report Date
September 2018

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary

Progress has continued on the active projects this month, with two closures (COM040 and COM042) planned for early October. Work has continued on COM036, with the performance issues and patching now resolved. This needs to be maintained. COM043 has begun well with the planning stage completed and development work starting. Overall, a healthy picture this month.

RAG Status and Forward Look

Resources

COM Programme - Resources, September 2018

 

 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 sign off 17-Oct-2018
Test build complete 30-Oct-2018
Integration Testing sign off 06-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 

GREEN

Report by Chris Konczak for September 2018

Achievements in Last Period

  • Itelligence have installed the agreed patching to the BI servers (DEV, TEST and LIVE)
  • Performance looks to be resolved as ITelligence noted no issues on all three servers during the patch install and the testing.
  • SSL certificates  updated

Issues

  • None

Next Steps

  • Service Management days to be assigned to the "Agreed Programme Budget" in ASTA
  • Content migration on DEV and TEST
  • BI Launchpad built and configured on DEV and TEST
  • Functional testing on DEV
  • DEV sign off
  • Functional testing on TEST

COM040

JIRA Upgrade

Compliance

Milestones

05-Oct-2018 Closure review Close

RAG Status

Green

Report by David Watters for September 2018

Achievements

  • Deployment signed off by project team

Issues

  • None

Next steps

  • 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 September 2018

Achievements in Last Period

  • Work has continued on the site migration and checking

Issues

  • None

Next steps

  • Continue with site migrations and checking.

 

COM042 GDPR Preparation for Applications

Compliance

Milestones

05/10/18

Project Closure

 

RAG Status

GREEN

 

Report by Emma McNab for September 2018

Achievements

  • Closure report drafted and signed off by key stakeholders

Issues 

  • The previous issue relating to milestone slippage has now been resolved and the closure report has been drafted, signed off and submitted to WIS.

Next Steps

  • Closure report / project close

GREEN: Closure expected to be signed off at WIS on 05/10/18.

 

 

 

COM043 SOA Upgrade to v12

Compliance

Milestones

Planning 28-Sep-2018
Design Review 19-Oct-2018
Build Test and Live Environments 31-Oct-2018
Acceptance Review 31-Jan-2019
Delivery 15-Feb-2019
Deployment Sign Off Review 28-Feb-2019
Close 15-Mar-2019

RAG Status

GREEN

Report by Adam Wadee for September 2018

Achievements in Last Period

  • The planning phase is nearing completion and the project brief will be submitted for approval on 5th October.
  • Preparations have started for the Test and Live environment builds with VMs ordered.

Issues

  • No issues to report. 

Next steps

  • Complete the UAT planning by the end of October.

  • Build the Test infra by mid October.

  • Migrate IDM components by end of October.

  • Start UAT early November.

 

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Managers Commentary

 

 

 

Section Five: Actions/Notes from monthly programme meeting

Project Action / Notes Responsibility    Status