Report for February 2021

Report Date
February 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 February, DTI054 Large Events Platform delivered successfully and EventsAir was officially launched as service on 15 February 2021. It is now available via the Online and Digital Events Service. Project closure is expected next month. We note the following news article EventsAir Platform Live published on 25 February 2021.

The initiation of  DTI057 EventsAir - Embed and Optimise has also been brought forward to March.

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 - February 2021


Programme Resource to end of February 2021

NB: The programme budget increases by 5 days, up from 186 days following a change in budget in DTI054, see PRICCL 5.


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 will start in March 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 February 2021

Achievements in Last Period

  • Project Governance updated and approved by WIS. 
  • Service handed over to on-line & and digital events service & officially launched 15th Feb.
  • Communications completed across a number of ISG news channels + elsewhere.  
  • Platform Governance model implemented: 1st User group meeting held & 1st Governance meeting planned for 4th March.    
  • Input provided to follow-on  "Embed & Optimise" project. 
  • Confirmation of 3-year platform funding from ISG Business Admin. 

Top Issues

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

Key Next Steps

  • Close Project.
  • Handover operational risks


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.