Report for January 2021

Report Date
January 2021

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


Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

During January, work continue on the delivery phase of DTI054 Large Events Platform, finaling all aspects of the service with a soft launch scheduled for 15 February 2021.

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 - January 2021


Programme Resource to end of January 2021

NB: The programme budget decreases by 31 days, down from 217 days following closure under budget for DTI055 and DTI056, see PRICCL 4.


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


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


RAG Status


Report by Chris Lawford for January 2021

Achievements in Last Period

  • 3-Year Funding, Roll-out model agreed by CIO. Now ratified by ISG business admin.
  • EventsAir Operations: 9 events run successfully   
  • 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. Business Service Owner, Service Owner, User group lead appointed 
  • Work in progress on payment gateway connection with EventsAir, WPM, Finance. 

Top Issues

  • Progress of Managed Service engagement model.
  • WPM Payment gateway integration - will not be in place by project end due to P&M resource constraints. Workarounds available.      

Key Next Steps

  • Progress managed service engagement model.
  • Progress service wrapper
  • Progress large events platform governance model 
  • Progress WPM payment gateway integration
  • Update Project governance.  
  • Launch Service 15th Feb
  • Close project 19th Feb

Overall, the project is reporting AMBER, pending project governance submission.


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
Has formal escalation taken place?


Not available.