September 2021

Report Date
September 2021

TEL Programme Report compiled by Colin Watt, (IS Apps Programme Manager) for Programme Owner Karen Howie

 

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

Section Two: Projects Not Started

Section Three: Projects In Progress

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects 

 

Section One: Programme Commentary, RAG and Resources Update

 

Projects in Progress:

 

TEL057 Learn Foundations

TEL068 EExams Procurement

TEL076 Support and Guidance for Teams for Teaching

TEL077 Data Retention and GDPR Compliance

TEL078 Datafeed Redevelopment

 

Overall Programme RAG: GREEN

Forward Look and RAG

Resource Summary

Section Two: Projects Not Started

None

Project Info Programme Manager's Commentary
TEL079 (AP12-033) Blackboard Collaborate – MyEd Channel Improvements Due to start 06/09/2021
TEL080 (AP12-035) Upgrade to Learn Ultra Due to start 06/09/2021
TEL081 (AP12-034) CPD Platform Due to start 10/01/2022
TEL082 (AP12-043) Upgrade to QMP Due to start 10/01/2022
TEL083 (AP12-011) Moodle Annual Upgrade Due to start 10/01/2022

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

 

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary

TEL057

Learn Foundations

Discretionary

Milestones:

Phase One: Evaluation Framework Sign Off

29-Oct-2021

Phase Two: Report on measurement against success (D9.03)

29-Oct-2021

Phase Two: Evaluation Baseline Completed (D9.01)

30-Jan-2022

Project Closure

31-Jan-2022

Phase Two: Evidence on Phase One completed - Report Produced (D9.04)

31-Jan-2022

RAG Status: GREEN

Report by Lee-Ann Simpson for Aug 2021

Achievements in the last period

  • Completed analysis for the Phase Three programme of user experience (For UBN).
  • Continued with Phase Three work streams, including:
    • Support and Guidance: Looking at additional support and guidance when using Learning Technology to make the most of each course;
    • Best Practise: Provision of sharing best practise to afford colleagues the opportunity to review other courses that may enhance the delivery of their own course (or in turn, share their best practise for others to benefit from);
  • Continued with the Mapping and Accessibility checks for Schools who have requested support in these areas.
  • Continued with the Learn Foundations Closure Activities.
  • Begun the 'Upgrade to Learn Ultra' initiation activities.
  • Held project lessons learned meeting
  • Hosted the Learn Foundations Academic User Group and Board Meeting.

Issues

No current issues identified.

Next Steps

  • Begin the ‘Evaluation’ work stream – CEQ and Unidesk call evaluation.
  • Continue with the Learn Foundations Closure Activities.
  • Continue with the 'Upgrade to Learn Ultra' initiation activities.

TEL076

Support and Guidance for Teams for Teaching

Discretionary

Milestones:

Closure 12th Nov

RAG Status:

GREEN

Report by Colin Forrest for Sep 2021

Last Month

  • Guidance was published for the start of term.
  • The technical solution was completed and has been running for circa 250 teams from the start of term.

Issues

  • No new issues.

Next Steps.

  • Complete documentation and handover to Production.
  • Document any future developments.

TEL077

Data Retention and GDPR Compliance

Compliance

Milestones:

End of Planning

22/10/2021

Delivery

24/06/2022

Closure

29/07/2022

RAG Status: 

GREEN

 

 

Report by Sue Woodger for Sep 2021

Achievements in last period

  • Project brief is under way and a final version will soon be sent out for agreement.
  • Service Management engagement confirmed. Anything related to either BI reporting or IDM should be Susan Cooke as the named person. There is not a dedicated service manager at present so Susan will manage the work, and bring in others as and when required.
  • Confirmed resource from Software Dev. Peter Pratt will have availability from w/c  18th October

Issues

  • PM took last minute annual leave
  • Brief taking a little longer than expected to confirm scope and resourcing
  • New End of planning date submitted to WIS/ARN 5/10/21 (piccl 1)

Next Steps

  • Get agreement from programme manager on Business Analysis resource
  • Project Brief submitted to WIS/ARN

 

 

TEL078

Datafeed Redevelopment

Compliance

Milestones:

End of Planning

22/10/2021

Delivery

24/06/2022

Closure

29/07/2022

RAG Status:

GREEN

 

Report by Sue Woodger for Sep 2021

Achievements in last period

  • Project brief is under way and a final version will soon be sent out for agreement.
  • Service Management engagement confirmed. Anything related to either BI reporting or IDM should be Susan Cooke as the named person. There is not a dedicated service manager at present so Susan will manage the work, and bring in others as and when required.
  • Confirmed resource from Software Dev. Peter Pratt will have availability from w/c  18th October

Issues

  • PM took last minute annual leave
  • Brief taking a little longer than expected to confirm scope and resourcing
  • New End of planning date submitted to WIS/ARN 5/10/21 (piccl 1)

Next Steps

  • Get agreement from programme manager on Business Analysis resource
  • Project Brief submitted to WIS/ARN

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

 

Project Info Project Managers Commentary

 

TEL070 Moodle Annual Upgrade

Closure Approved 06/08/2021
TEL068 E-Assessment Procurement and Implementation Closure Approved 10/09/21

 

Has formal escalation taken place?

No
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Programme Status
RAG Status
Overall
GREEN
Has formal escalation taken place?
No
RAG Commentary
All in progress projects reporting GREEN. 2 projects starting later than expected, one of which is a concern (TIME).