Report for August 2021

Report Date
August 2021

Commentary

Programme-wide risk  =  AMBER - Unresolved issues on how to replace legacy UG & PG Degree Finder application - issue escalated to USG and ISG senior leadership team. Current UG & PG  Degree finder tech stack is legacy end-of-life code , and will get very difficult to make any substantial changes going forward,  if there are any external statutory drivers for change

STU265 -  AMBER,    the new eCase system for managing FOI requests went Live on 4-March 2021 -  project closure delayed while the supplier Fivium completes the data migration task

STU267 -   GREEN - new in-year sponsor funded project for Careers service is now in progress , it will move the CareerHub  service from on-premises to  the cloud, and upgrade it to new version v5.4

RAG status at end of Aug 2021

STU RAG Aug-21

 

Actual Spend to end of Aug 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Section Two: Projects Not Started

 

None

 

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

 

Project Info

Project Managers Commentary

STU265 - G-Cloud replacement of FOI Request planning tool

Category:  Compliance

Milestones

Revised milestones:

Stage Milestone Due Date
Plan Go/No go budget approval 21-May-2019
Analyse Product Evaluation 26-Jul-2019
Plan End of Planning 15-Aug-2019
Procure Purchase and payment of replacement tool prior to the end of the financial year. 07-Aug-2020
Build Product Implementation 16-Oct-2020
Deliver Go Live 04-Mar-2021
Accept User Acceptance Testing - Sign Off 10-Mar-2021
Deliver Legacy ColdFusion converted to read-only. 12-Apr-2021
Deliver Migration of Historic Data 17-Sep-2021
Deliver Deployment Sign Off 17-Sep-2021
Close Project Closure 24-Sep-2021
Deliver Legacy ColdFusion Decommissioned 24-Sep-2021

Rag Status: 

AMBER

Report by Alan Donald for August 2021 

 

Achievements

  • On-going support provided to Records Management team after the  eCase  go-live on 3rd March
  • Data Migration brought into TEST environment after a number of iterations

Issues

  • Supplier continuing to work on data migration - most missing cases have been identified and recovered, final batch still to be provided

Next Steps

  • Approve Data Migration in TEST and promote to LIVE
  • Agree SLA/OLA with Production Management
  • Decommission legacy coldfusion application after successful data migration
  • Close project

STU267 - CareerHub migration to the Cloud

 

Category:  Compliance

Milestones

 

Stage Milestone Due Date
Plan Completion of project brief 17-Sept-2021
Deliver Delivery 17-Dec-2021
Close Close 21-Jan-2021

Rag Status: 

GREEN

Report by Sophie Izard for August 2021 

 

 

Achievements in last period

  • The project was initiated at WIS on 6th August 2021

Issues

  • None

Next steps

  • Agree procurement requirements with procurement rep
  • Complete project plan and brief

 

 

CLOSED Projects

 

 

 

STU252 - Worktribe BI Suite Universe - Research Management BI MI Enhancements

Category: Discretionary

RAG Status

BLUE (Closed) 

Report by Jamie Thin 

STU253 - PGR Opportunity Finder

Category: Discretionary

RAG Status

BLUE (Closed)

Report by Geoff Cropley 

 

 

STU257 Privacy Impact Assessment Tool

BLUE (Closed)

Report by Andy Stewart

  • Project closed Dec 2019
  • Closure report

STU258 - Careers - Student Alumni Community Networking Platform

Category : Discretionary

RAG Status

BLUE (Closed)

Report by Richard Bailey 

 

STU260 CAM  Degree Finders - Options Appraisal 

Category:  Compliance

RAG Status:

BLUE (Closed)

Report by Chris Konczak 

STU263 - Options Appraisal for Replacement of INFORMATION REQUEST PLANNING MONITORING TOOL 

Category:  Compliance

BLUE (Closed)

Report by Ken Miller

STU264 - CAM UG & PG Degree Finders Small Enhancements

Category: Discretionary

RAG Status

BLUE (Closed)

 

Report by Chris Konczak

STU266 - UG & PG Degree Finder Options Appraisal

Category:  Discretionary

Rag Status: 

BLUE (Closed)

Report by Kevin Hone 

 

  • Project closed April 2020
  • Closure Report

 

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Programme Status
RAG Status
Overall
AMBER
Has formal escalation taken place?
Yes
Escalated to
Muriel Mewissen, USG & Colleges portfolio manager
RAG Commentary
Programme-wide risk  =  AMBER - Unresolved issues on how to replace legacy UG & PG Degree Finder solution - issue escalated to USG and ISG senior leadership team. Current UG& PG tech stack is legacy end-of-life code , and will get very difficult to make any substantial changes going forward,  if there are any external statutory drivers for change. Replacement of UG/PG degree finder now queued behind the curriculum transformation projects