Report for November 2018

Report Date
November 2018

Report compiled by  Daniel Emerson (Programme Manager) for Alex Carter (Programme Owner)

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary




Key Achievements in Last Period

  • Continued work to define the ongoing BI/MI programme going forward, and giving a clearer focus to this programme within that.
  • End of planning achieved: Qlik Implementation (DTI034).
  • End of planning achieved: BI Framework (DTI046).
  • Withdrawn ‘Developing the BI Community’ (DTI031).

Top Issues


Key Next Steps

  • Write the programme brief for ongoing BI/MI activity.
  • Progress DTI034 and DTI046


Overall the programme is rated at GREEN.



Status and Forward Look

Resource Summary



Section Two: Projects Not Started

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary
DTI047 Embed & Optimise  Initiated. Planned Start Jan-19  
 DTI048 BI Search Space  Planned Start Apr-19  

Section Three: Projects in Progress

Project Info

Project Manager's Commentary  






DTI 034 - Qlik Implementation




13/08/2018 Start

23-Nov-2018      Planning

06-Mar-2019      Delivery

29-Mar-2019      Project Closure


Report by Jamie Thin for November
Project is in Execution

Achievements this period

  • End of Planning approved by Project Sponsor and other stakeholders
  • Revised milestones and increased budget approved
  • Project Brief , milestones and revised plan published to Projects website
  • Conf call held with supplier to walk through UoE tech tasks before BME can do Qlik installs in DEV & TEST


  • Some short term resource conflicts on Dev tech lead (Alister Webb) will slow down initial install by BME

Next Steps

  • UoE Dev tech team complete 'on-premises' server set-up tasks for DEV / TEST & LIVE
  • BME do Qlikview and Qliksense installs in DEV & TEST
  • UoE and BME work together to set up SSO (Shibboleth)
  • UoE and BME complete build of LIVE service
  • UoE completes integration testing and UAT
  • BME completes 'proof of concept' data migration of sample legacy content for existing Qlikview server and desktop users
  • BME advise on config and data set-up for Qliksense ( new product to UoE)

RAG - Green

End of Planning delayed due to unavailability of previous Project Manager and change of Project Manager

DTI046 - BI Framework



Plan End of Planning 16-Nov-2018
Deliver Develop the Technical Strategy for BI Tools Service 31-Jan-2019
Deliver Design and Pilot Reporting Service 28-Feb-2019
Deliver Complete Delivery of BI Communications Plan 29-Mar-2019
Close Project Closure 19-Apr-2019




Report by Geoff Cropley for November 2018


Achievements this period

Project end of planning has completed.  A review of the scope and deliverables was completed and agreed with the key stakeholders and a PICCL was produced to reflect the revised scope and timetable.



Next Steps

Develop the Technical Strategy for the BI Tools Service.

RAG - Green



Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary
DTI031 - Develop the BI Community Withdrawn - will be met with an appropriate comms plan, a means of raising and responding to queries as outlined by Service Management for ongoing BAU, and regular sessions for key users to input into the ongoing development and maturing of our BI capability.