Report for August 2019

Report Date
August 2019

Report compiled by Hilary Shand


Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update


Programme Commentary

This programme is currently compiled of 2 projects DLIB001 & DLIB002. Both projects are pieces of Business Analysis work.


DLIB001 - Digitised Library Workflows Options Appraisal

DLIB002 - Collections as Data

Business Analysis output from both of the above projects has now been provided to the Programme Sponsor, Kirsty LINGSTADT.

Work on detailing the work for the Website amendment's and Digital Scholarship Tools work streams has been slow to progress and required renewed effort in the next phase.

Programme activities regarding benefits identification have been ongoing this month.

User Vision Services have provided their report for the Sponsors consideration. This output has been shared with the Programme Board. Recommendations has been shared with the Discover.ed team for consideration and prioritisation. Feedback regarding Collections.ed warrants further discussion/investigation.


RAG Status

The programme status is currently GREEN. Both projects are progressing. Programme level activities also progressing.


Resource Update


Section Two: Projects Not Started


Project Info Programme Manager's Commentary




Section Three: Projects in Progress


Project Info Project Managers Commentary


Digitised Library Workflows Options Appraisal Project Overview


Delivery-Options Appraisal review


Programme board approval



31-Oct -2019



RAG Status


Report by Sue Woodger for Sept 2019

Achievements in Last Period

  • Final report was completed in August but was not to be reviewed until Sept 4th – see issues
  • A revised report was circulated 30 Sept
  • Suppliers now informed that the Market Research phase has ended


  • The sign off team had been aligned to review the final report on 4 September but project sponsor cancelled the meeting. Project manager spoke to project sponsor in the slot for the meeting and sponsor fed back changes for the report

Next Steps

  • V0.2 of final report to be reviewed on 2 October
  • Either further changes to be made or sponsor to add to next programme meeting board for decisions on next steps





Collections as Data


Plan Planning 01-Feb-2019
Analyse Analysis Output 31-Jul-2019
Deliver Delivery Review 01-Aug-2019
Close Closure 09-Aug-2019


RAG Status


Report by Hilary Shand for Aug 2019

Achievements in Last Period

  • Analysis output provided to Programme Sponsor, Kirsty Lingstadt


  • No new issues

Next Steps

  • Review & consider analysis
  • Circulate output as appropriate
  • Consider next steps and summary of findings


Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Managers Commentary






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Programme Info