Report for December 2018

Report Date
December 2018

Report compiled by  Daniel Emerson (Programme Manager)

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary




Key Achievements in Last Period

  • Progressing Qlik Implementation (DTI034).
  • Progressing BI Framework (DTI046).

Top Issues

  • Accessibility of EDW for reporting, no agreed mechanism in place.

Key Next Steps

  • Resolve Qlik installs on DTI034
  • Progress DTI046
  • Revise objectives and/or timing for DTI047 
  • Agree the programme brief for ongoing BI/MI activity.


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 December
Project is in Execution

Achievements this period

  • Initial install of DEV and TEST down by supplier Softcat on behlf of BME
  • URL names agreed with project sponsor


  • Some short term resource conflicts on Dev tech lead (Alister Webb) have slowed down request of certificates for new URLS

Next Steps

  • UoE Dev tech team complete 'on-premises' server set-up  / re-work tasks for DEV / TEST & LIVE
  • BME do Qlikview and Qliksense installs in DEV & TEST ( Done) , plus any re-work / changes
  • 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 - Amber

Some unresolved issues with DEV and TEST installs

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 December 2018


Achievements this period

The development of the Technical Strategy for BI Tools Service is underway.



Next Steps

Complete the Development the Technical Strategy for the BI Tools Service.

Design and Pilot the reporting 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.