Report for December 2020

Report Date
December 2020

Report by Muriel Mewissen for Gavin McLachlan (Programme Owner) and Stephen Roy ( DTI Portfolio Manager).

 

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

During December, two projects were successfully delivered and closed:

The DTI054 Large Events Platform project is in the delivery phase, focussing on transition to service and BAU. A new project is also being considered to develop further this service by addressing remaining outstanding tasks to fully embed and optimise the Events Air platform. It is expected to be initiated in April.

Therefore, the status of the programme is set to GREEN.

Please note that the project RAG status is following the revised guidelines: A one-page summary of the IS RAG status indicators is available on this page.

 

Programme RAG Overview & Forward Look - December 2020

 

Programme Resource to end of December 2020

 

Section Two: Projects Not Started

Project Programme Manager's Commentary
EventsAir Embed & Optimise A project to embed and optimise the large events platform, Events Air, delivered as in DTI054 Large Events Platform has been approved and plan to start in April 2021.

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

Project Info Project Managers Commentary
DTI054 Large Events Platform

 

Milestones
Target Date Title
12-Feb-2021 BAU Handover
19-Feb-2021 Project Closure

 

RAG Status

AMBER

Report by Chris Lawford for December 2020

Achievements in the Last Period

  • 3-Year Funding, Roll-out model agreed by CIO. To be ratified by ISF finance,
  • Future direction (tactical vs. Strategic) decided. 
  • EventsAir: 7 events run successfully (2 Careers, Business School, 4 SRA).  
  • Work in progress to define and implement EventsAir service wrapper. 
  • Work in progress to define EventsAir roll-out model - managed service and full participation. 
  • Work in progress to define and implement governance model.   
  • Work in progress on payment gateway connection with finance. 
  • Future client engagement underway. Initial discussions held with Digital Curation centre, CAHSS, Vet School, Bayes centre, CMVM 

Issues

  • Progress of Managed Service engagement model.
  • Technical issues encountered during SRA UG Event. Investigation still o/s with supplier 
  • WPM Payment gateway integration - delayed due to P&M resource constraints.  
  • Handover to on-line and digital events service / service mgmt delayed to Feb 2021. 
  • Retention of key skills beyond the project phase.      

Next Steps

  • Progress managed service engagement model.
  • Progress service wrapper
  • Progress large events platform governance model 
  • Progress WPM payment gateway integration
  • Update Project governance.  

Overall, the project is reporting AMBER, pending ratification of of budget by ISG finance & project governance submission. 

DT055 Unibuddy Procurement

 

Milestones

Target Date Title
17-Dec-2020 Project Closure
 
RAG Status

CLOSED

Report by Adam Wadee for December 2020

Achievements in the Last Period

  • Project was formally closed on 17 December 2020
  • The closure report is available to view.

Next Steps

  • None project closed

DTI056 Virtual Visits

 

Milestones

Target Date Title
04-Dec-2020 Project Closure
 
RAG Status

CLOSED

Report by Richard Bailey for December 2020

Achievements in the Last Period

  • Project was formally closed on 4 December 2020
  • Closure report is available to view

Next Steps

  • None project closed

 

Section Four: Closed Projects

Project Programme Manager's Commentary
DT055 Unibuddy Procurement This project was started in Jun 2020 and wass closed on 17 December 2020. The closure report is available to view.
DTI056 Virtual Visits This project was started in July 2020 and was closed on the 4 December 2020. The closure report is available to view.
DTI053 Online and Digital Events Service This project was started in May 2020 and was closed on the 18 September 2020. The closure report is available to view.

 

Programme Status
RAG Status
Overall
GREEN
Has formal escalation taken place?
No

Documentation

Not available.