Report for February 2019

Report Date
February 2019

Report compiled by  Daniel Emerson (Programme Manager)

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary


REPORT for February 2019


Key Achievements in Last Period

  • Progressing Qlik Implementation (DTI034).
  • Progressing BI Framework (DTI046).
  • Continuing to define ongoing BI Programme.
  • Begun addressing EDW accessibility issue.

Top Issues

  • Accessibility of EDW for reporting, no agreed mechanism in place.
  • Unresolved EDW issues, Service Management gaps, and unknown legacy QlikView migration effort require scoping and re-prioritisation of programme deliverables.

Key Next Steps

  • Progress DTI034
  • Progress DTI046
  • Change scope and timing for DTI047 


Overall the programme is rated at AMBER.



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 Geoff Cropley for February 2019
Project is in Execution

Achievements this period

  • Installation of Dev, Test and Live have been completed
  • Single Sign-on is under investigation for use in the University environment
  • Supplier delays and the complexity of the Single Sign-on model will require a PICCL to be raised to move the delivery and closure milestones 


  • None

Next Steps

  • Functional testing to be undertaken
  • BME completes 'proof of concept' data migration of sample legacy content for existing Qlikview server and desktop users
  • Develop and implement Single Sign-on for Qlik

RAG - Amber

Project delays due to resource constraints

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 February 2019


Achievements this period

The development of the Technical Strategy has been completed.

Design for Pilot reporting is underway.



Next Steps

Commence pilot reporting.

Complete the the delivery of the communication plan.

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.