Report for March 2019

Report Date
March 2019

Report compiled by  Daniel Emerson (Programme Manager)

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary

 

REPORT for March 2019

 

Key Achievements in Last Period

  • Qlik migration process planned (DTI034).
  • BI Tools Framework (DTI046) almost complete.
  • Agreed re-prioritisation of programme deliverables for DTI047.
  • Begun addressing EDW accessibility issue.
  • Obtained ISC funding to cover Qlik apportioned license cost from last year
  • Agreed programme sponsor for ongoing BI Programme.

Top Issues

  • Accessibility of EDW for reporting, no agreed mechanism in place for desktop clients (affecting QlikView and PowerBI)
  • Issues achieving Single Sign On for Qlik

Key Next Steps

  • Progress DTI034
  • Close DTI046
  • Plan and estimate the revised scope for DTI047 

 

Overall the programme is rated at AMBER.

Issues with Qlik Single Sign On, and need to confirm new programme scope is achievable within budget.

 

Status and Forward Look

Resource Summary

Section Two: Projects Not Started

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary
     
     
     

Section Three: Projects in Progress

Project Info

Project Manager's Commentary  

 

 

 

 

DTI 034 - Qlik Implementation

 

Discretionary

Milestones

13/08/2018 Start

23-Nov-2018      Planning

19-Apr-2019      Delivery

29-Apr-2019      Project Closure

 

Report by Geoff Cropley for March 2019
 
Project is in Execution

Achievements this period

  • Single Sign-on is still under investigation for use in the University environment and is causing project delays
  • As the result of earlier delays with the project a change request has been approved to extend the delivery and closure milestones 
  • User migration process and planning has been defined
  • Testers have been assigned and when SSO remediation is complete, testing can begin 

Issues

  • 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

Issues

  • None

Next Steps

  • Complete functional testing
  • BME completes 'proof of concept' data migration of sample legacy content for existing Qlikview server and desktop users

RAG - Amber

Project delays due to SSO issues

DTI046 - BI Framework

Discretionary

Milestones

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

 

RAG

Green

Report by Geoff Cropley for March 2019

 

Achievements this period

Design for Pilot reporting service is complete.

Issues

None.

Next Steps

Finalise project deliverables and close project.

RAG - Green

DTI 047 - BI Embed and Optimise

 

Discretionary

 

Milestones

Start:                         01/04/2019

End of Planning: 17/05/2019

Delivery:                19/07/2019

Completion:         31/07/2019

Report Date
March 2019

Achievements this period

  • Programme board have agreed a re-prioritisation of deliverables that will significantly impact what is required from the BI Tools embed and optimise activities.

Issues

  • Original scope of this project is no longer aligned with the programme requirements.

Next Steps

  • Re-scope and PICCL the required deliverables as part of planning.
  • Re-estimated dates for end of planning, delivery and completion submitted for WIS 29/03/2019

 

RAG - Amber

 

 

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary