Report for January 2019

Report Date
January 2019

 

Report by Muriel Mewissen on behalf of David Perry and Anthony Davie (MVMRes Programme Managers), for Charles ffrench-Constant and Paul McGuire (MVMRes Programme Owners), Sheila Fraser (MVM Portfolio Manager) and Catherine Elliot (MVM Portfolio Owner)

 
Distribution:
  • Institute IT meetings / Service Review meetings.
  • College Research Support Network (RSN) meeting.
  • College Research Committee
  • Excerpts taken into CSG report

 

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Commentary

During January, progress was made in  MVM302: Compute and High Performance Compute Strategy and MVM311: CMVM Data Storage Strategy. Planning remains delayed in MVM308: Research computing induction due to low availability of business stakeholders and PM.

Two projects remain suspended:

The overall status of the MVMRes programme is 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.

 

Forward Look - January 2019

 

Section Two: Projects Not Started

Project Programme Manager's Commentary
MVM309 Scientific administration process enhancements To be started in March 2019

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

 MVM302: Compute and High Performance Compute Strategy - RAG Status: GREEN

Report by Barry Horne

Achievements this period

  • V1 draft of the strategy document has been created
  • Summary of survey data has been created
  • Documents handed to Sheila Fraser for review

Issues

  • Only 20% of my time is spent working for CMVM, which is not exclusive for this project

Next Steps

  • Awaiting feedback to determine next steps.

MVM305: Flexible Server hosting  - RAG Status: SUSPENDED

Report by Barry Horne

Achievements this period

  • None, project is currently suspended

Issues

  • New PM to be recruited

Next Steps

  • Status to be reviewed when new PM in post (March 2019)

MVM308: Research computing induction - RAG Status: AMBER

Report by Paul De'Ath

Achievements this period

  • Lack of progress due to limited access to stakeholders and low of PM availability this month.

Issues

  • Limited PM and key stakeholder time this month.
  • Handover to another PM is being considered

Next steps

  • Agree handover to new PM
  • Finalise project brief, confirm new milestones, review and update all risks

MVM311: CMVM Data Storage Strategy - RAG Status: GREEN

Report by Geoff Cropley

Achievements this period

  • Service migration process complete
  • Project delivery is underway with template produced for Storage Service Strategy

Issues

  • None

Next Steps

  • Review Data Policy Management

MVM314: SEBI - Data Collection and Modelling - RAG Status: SUSPENDED

Report by Colin Watt

Achievements this period

  • No report provided

 

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info

Project Manager's Commentary
MVM315: REACH

This project was started in July 2017 nd was closed on the 21 December 2018.  The Completion Report is available to view.

MVM306: Network IT improvements

This project was started in April 2017 and was closed on the 28 September 2018. The Completion Report is available to view.

 

Section Five: Programme Meeting Minutes

Date Comments
29 January 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - January 2019
21 November 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - November 2018
30 October 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - September 2018
27 September 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - August 2018
24 July 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - July 2018
4 July 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - June 2018
23 May 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - May 2018
26 April 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - April 2018
29 March 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - March 2018
8 March 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - February 2018
5 February 2018 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - January 2018

 

 

Programme Info

Documentation

Not available.