Report for May 2020

Report Date
May 2020

 

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 May, only a small amount of effort was done across the remaining ongoing projects.

MVM308: Research computing induction is on track to deliver and close next month.

MVM314: SEBI - Data Collection and Modelling continues to be affected lack of staff availability due to disruption from the current Novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

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 - May 2020

 

Section Two: Projects Not Started

No additional project has been identified to start this session.

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

MVM305: Flexible Server hosting  - RAG Status: SUSPENDED

Report by Muriel Mewissen

Achievements this period

  • None, project is currently suspended

Next Steps

  • Status to be reviewed in 2020 Q3.

MVM308: Research computing induction - RAG Status: GREEN

Report by Susan Ridder-Patrick

Achievements this period

  • Milestones revised to complete launch communications and closure
  • Launch communications issued to CMVM staff, CMVM HR and IAD.

Issues

  • None

Next Steps

  • Closure

MVM311: CMVM Data Storage Strategy - RAG Status: SUSPENDED

Report by Muriel Mewissen

Achievements this period

Next Steps

  • Unsuspend Project
  • Finalise  closure report
  • Close Project

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

Report by Colin Watt

Achievements in Last Period

  • TAD being reviewed for handover to Production.
  • OLA drafted but not reviewed due to resource conflicts (PM availability, DevTech / Production). 

Issues

  • Completion of support arrangements and closure delayed due to availability (PM / Production Management for OLA) and DevTech (for TAD updates and handover). Significant additional PM effort was required on SMI022 and SMI024 in May to ensure completion of contracts on those projects.
  • PM to pick up on OLA with Head of Production and agree with SEBI team.

Next Steps

  • Agree support arrangements for MSSQLServer (OLA).
  • Close Project.

 

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

Project Info Project Manager's commentary
MVM302 Compute and High Performance Compute strategy This project was started in August 2016 and was closed on the 28 April 2020. The Completion Report is available to view.
MVM316: Fragile X Registry website This project was started in August 2019 and was closed on the 17 April 2020. The Closure Report is available to view.

 

Section Five: Programme Meeting Minutes

Date Comments
29 May 2020 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - May 2020
28 April 2020 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - March & April 2020
27 February 2020 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - February 2020
13 January 2020 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - January 2020
11 December 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - December 2019
20 November 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - November 2019
4 November 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - October 2019
20 September 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - September 2019
24 August 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - July & August 2019
24 June 2019 Programme Review Monthly Meeting - June 2019
Programme Status
RAG Status
Overall
GREEN
Has formal escalation taken place?
No

Programme Info

Documentation

Not available.