Report for August 2018

Report Date
August 2018

Report compiled by Chris Lawford (Programme Manager) for Alex carter (Programme Owner)

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Programme Commentary

Key Achievements in Last Period

  • EDW Implementation project closed.  
  • BI/MI Analysis tool-kit project closed.
  • EDW Embed & Optimise project in planning phase.  

Top Issues

  • Confirmation of EDW budget for 18/19.
  • ETL Implementation requires a project manager, not due to start until Sept.

Key Next Steps

  • Complete project planning phase for Embed & Optimise
  • Enter planning phase for ETL Implementation

Overall the programme is reporting GREEN.

Status and Forward Look

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Resource Summary

Section Two: Projects Not Started

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary

Section Three: Projects in Progress

Project Info

Project Manager's Commentary  

DTI005 - ETL Tool Implementation 



02-APR-18           Project Start

31-JUL-18           End of Planning

TBA                        Project Delivery

TBA                       Project Closure   



Report by Chris Lawford for August 2018 


Awaiting the assignment of a replacement Project Manager in order to complete planning phase. 

Achievements in Last Period

  • SOW for 1st 2 phases of project agreed with implementation partner and PO issued. This is in anticipation of the project resuming in Sept.
  • New PM due to start 3rd Sept.   


  • Planning delivery late, due to lack of PM.

Next Steps

  • On-boarding of new PM.
  • Execute planning and architectural option phases with implementation partner. 
  • Complete internal planning.

The project is reporting a status of AMBER, due to the delays in the planning phase.




DTI019 - BI/MI Analysis Toolkit 







Report by Sue Woodger for August 2018


  • Project closure was submitted to WIS on 2 August but was withdrawn as PM was asked to send the document out to reviewers. The comments that would come back were to be actioned under BAU. Comments all came back by week beginning 27 August and Service Management gave their approval to close the project.
  • Project was submitted to WIS for closure 29 August and was approved


  • None

Next Steps

  • None- closed


DTI021 - EDW Embed & Optimise 




RAG: Green

Report by Lee-Ann Simpson for August 2018



  • Requirements to be prioritised to allow for re-scoping;
  • Project planning completed.




  • Keystore required in order to complete the Data Encryption at Rest.  As this has not been created before within the UoE, this will require additional investigation time.


Next Steps 


  • Progress with Objectives and Requirements as per project brief


Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

DTI003 Withdrawn

DTI004 ETL Procurement has now been closed. 

DTI006 EDW Implementation has now been closed. 

DTI019 BI/MI Analysis toolkit has now been closed. 

COM029 Proof of concept project has now been closed. 

DTI022 Business Engagement has now been closed.