Report for December 2019

Report Date
December 2019

Programme Commentary

We have had resource challenges this month due to long term absence.  

Work on the individual projects is progressing with much of the work coming towards conclusion.

DTI018 (Continuous Service Improvement APIs) - Pure API and EDW Person API delivered to WS02.  UniDesk API undergoing internal testing.

DTI026 (API Gateway and API Management Tool) - Documentation review ongoing.  Programme board approved for closure.

DTI028 (Infrastructure) - Deliverables regarding security are progressing.

DTI029 (Maturing the service) - Tasks rescheduled for project closure.  Programme board approved for closure.

Programme status is Amber as there have been delivery challenges.

Section Two: Projects Not Started

There are no projects not started.

Section Three: Projects in Progress

Project Info                                                                                   Project Manager's Commentary

DTI018

 

Milestones

Delivery (end of design / build / accept / deploy iterations) 19-Jul-2019
Deployment review 24-Jul-2019
Close 31-Jul-2019

 

RAG: AMBER

 

 

Report for December 2019

Achievements in Last Period

  • Pure API
    • Pure API made available to 3 test individuals in WSO2 for test and sign off.
  • Unidesk API
    • Testing of internal API carried out and issues raised with TOPdesk for clarification.
    • Initial non IS testers identified to test API and access process including user documentation
    • Test user access requested from Dev Tech
  • Person ID resolver API for EDW
    • Resolution work reviewed and carried out.
    • Resolver API made available to user for test and sign off

Issues

  • With UniDesk upgrade on the horizon should we continue to develop the present API.  It was confirmed that the API being developed at present would remain in use during the staggered upgrade and was therefore worth continuing with.

Next Steps

  • PURE API 

    • Completion of testing within WSO2 and signed off.  

  • Unidesk API

    • Test firewall opened for external access.

    • Liaise with Service Team regarding progression through internal Test and prep prior to external testing.

    • Promotion of API from Test to Live.

    • Reschedule project timescales to allow for internal and external testing and sign off.  

  • Person ID resolver API for EDW

    • Completion of testing within WSO2 and signed off.

 

DTI026 API Gateway and API Management Tool

 

Milestones

Milestone Due Date
Acceptance Review 19-Aug-2019
Delivery 20-Aug-2019
Closure 11-Sep-2019

 

RAG: AMBER

Report for December 2019

Achievements in Last Period

  • Documentation with regards delivery of training to be reviewed ongoing and updated where appropriate.

  • Final review of outstanding tasks with Service Management confirm deliverable met.

Issues

Next Steps

  • Documentation with regards delivery of training to be reviewed ongoing and updated where appropriate.

  • Final review of outstanding tasks with Service Management confirm deliverable met.

  • Close project.

 

DTI028 Maturing the API Infrastructure

Milestones

Milestone Due Date
WP 4.1 - Python templates  Done
WP 7.1 and 7.2 Centralised Logging (writing/reporting to logs) 19/07/2019
WP 8 API Standards  Done
WP 6.2 Security Scanning – Dependency Check  Done
WP 6.1 – Security Scanning – ZAP  Done
Approval of API standards and security scanning 11/10/2019
D6 Secure Software Development  Done
Closure 25/10/2019

 

RAG: AMBER

 

Report for October 2019

Achievements in Last Period

  • WP 8 API Standards - reviewed and accepted into the Software Development team standards.
  • WP 7.1 and 7.2 Centralised Logging - review meeting held.  Summary written up and being reviewed prior to sign off.

Issues

  • Final deliverables for WP 6.1 & 6.2 require review workshops and raised at the OGG.  These are scheduled for Jan 2020.  For the purpose of this project they can be taken as signed off after the workshops have been completed.

Next Steps

  • Summary statement on WP 7.1 and 7.2 Centralised Logging to be signed off following review.  
  • Complete security document workshops.
  • Project closure.

 

DTI029 Maturing the API Service

Revised Milestones To Be Confirmed

RAG: AMBER

 

Report for December 2019

Achievements in Last Period

  • Review outstanding tasks with Service Management to ensure all tasks covered.  If still relevant must be addressed prior to closure or raised as an outstanding task.
  • Commence closure Report. 

Issues

  • Existing milestones need updated in response to project review.  Present plan is to review deliverables and their relevance in light of the evolution of the project.  Project will be undertake a controlled closure with outstanding tasks being picked up by the next tranche of the programme.

Next Steps

  • Raise Closure Report and close project.

 

 

Programme Status
Has formal escalation taken place?
No