April 2021

Report Date
April 2021

(Draft) 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Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects 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

TEL063 Lynda.com upgrade to Linkedin Learning

TEL068 EExams Procurement

TEL070 Moodle Annual Upgrade

 

 

Forward Look and RAG

Resource Summary

Section Two: Projects Not Started

None

Project Info Programme Manager's Commentary
  All projects in plan now started
   

 

Section Three: Projects in Progress

 

Project Info Project Manager's Commentary

TEL057

Learn Foundations

Discretionary

Milestones:

Phase One: Evaluation Framework Sign Off

29-Aug-2021

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

30-Sep-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: AMBER

Report by Lee-Ann Simpson for Apr 2021

Achievements in the last period

  • Continue Phase Three programme of engagement.

  • Continue Phase Three programme of user experience.

  • Continue with Phase Three workstreams, including:

    • Support and Guidance: Looking at additional support and guidance when using Learning Technology to make the most of out 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);
    • Template: Final decisions made on the next iteration of the template with the 3rd iteration of the template created and shared with all partner Schools.
  • Supported the Learn User Base Navigation (UBN) Project with user experience activities - pulling from the work undertaken by Learn Foundations in Phase One and Phase Three
  • The UBN project was aligned under Learn Foundations governance structure.
  • Recruitment for the 12 student interns began.
  • One additional School confirmed they would take the Learn Foundations approach in 2021 - now 22 out of 24 Schools and Deaneries are partnering with Learn Foundations.

Issues

  • Project has been reduced to Amber due to the recruitment freeze imapcting two core project team members being mitigated. 

Next Steps

  • Continue Phase Three programme of engagement.

  • Continue Phase Three programme of user experience.

  • Continue with Phase Three workstreams, including:

    • Support and Guidance: Looking at additional support and guidance when using Learning Technology to make the most of out 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);
    • Student Recruitment: Recruitment of student interns across the summer of 2021 to support with the delivery of the project.
    • Template: Final decisions to be made on the next iteration of the template in preparation for the Phase Three build being created.
  • Support the Learn User Base Navigation Project with user experience activities - pulling from the work undertaken by Learn Foundations in Phase One

TEL068

EExams Procurement

Compliance

Milestones:

 

Execute Procurement - Evaluation Complete 25-Jun-2021
Execute Procurement - Contract Signed 30-Jul-2021
Design Single Sign On Design 13-Aug-2021
Accept Acceptance Sign Off 27-Aug-2021
Deliver Soft Launch Delivery (SSO Integration) 03-Sep-2021
Deliver DSOR 10-Sep-2021
Execute Data Migration - QMP users 24-Sep-2021
Close Closure

RAG Status

Amber

 

Report by Colin Forrest for Apr 2021

April 2021

Last Month.

  • The restricted process kicked off at the start of the month.
  • We have now closed the initial part where candidate companies are whittled down to 5.
  • The ITT was also published this month.
  • Evaluation will begin once all companies have completed their returns.

Issues.

  • No major issues, although the team, are monitoring the workload of evaluators as we progress through the process.

Next steps.

  • Evaluation begin on the 27th of May and runs through June.

TEL070

Moodle Annual Upgrade

Compliance

Milestones:

Stage Milestone Due Date
Build Build Sign off 13-May-2021
Integrate Integration Sign off 27-May-2021
Accept Acceptance Sign off 30-Jun-2021
Deliver Deployment to LIVE 12-Jul-2021
Deliver Deployment Sign off 21-Jul-2021
Close Project Closure 06-Aug-2021

RAG Status

GREEN

 

Report by David Watters for Apr 2021

Achievements this period

  • Business analysis work by LTW staff and Applications signed off
  • System analysis and design completed
  • Build of new DEV environment finished
  • Project plan tweaked to include additional infrastructure tasks

Issues

  • Need to upgrade database identified - project will need to include additional time for this

Next Steps

  • Upgrade to be applied to DEV
  • LTW colleagues to undertake initial testing in DEV
  • TEST environment, with upgrade/data/plugins to be completed and made available for testing

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects

 

Project Info Project Managers Commentary

TEL064

Moodle Upgrade

Closure Approved 14/08/20

TEL063

Lynda.com upgrade to Linkedin Learning

Closure Approved 26/03/21

 

Has formal escalation taken place?

No
Programme Status
RAG Status
Overall
GREEN
Has formal escalation taken place?
No