Build

 

Staff in  colleges and schools regularly raise the issue  that performance of UG/PG Admissions is unsatisfactory during the peak period (Jan – March).  The performance problems measurably impact on their ability to process applications to the stated deadlines with their budgeted resources.  The business objectives cannot currently be fulfilled without overtime, goodwill and luck.

 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 GREEN 120.0 days 162.0 days 23.0

Build an enterprise level Qlikview/Qliksense capability. 

The university has invested in an enterprise level deal with Qlik to include Qlikview and Qliksense products, as part of project DTI033. 

The intention is to install on-premise, with suitable environments that match our needs. 

We will use a 3rd party supplier (BME)  to help us design, test and install the infrastructure.    We intend to migrate existing Qlikview services to the new server as part of the project. 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 AMBER 115.0 days 46.0 days 27.0

This project will deliver an upgrade to the IDM database. The database is currently on physical Oracle 11g infrastructure, and Oracle will withdraw extended support for 11g at the end of 2020.

This project will look to move this onto the physical Oracle 12c infrastructure with an analysis to take place to ascertain if it possible to move to the new virtual machines on the metro stretched cluster

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 GREEN 81.0 days 7.5 days 72.0

This project will deliver twenty small enhancements to the UG and PG Degree finders using the PHP / Yii framework. The enhancements have been collated together and are a combination of bug fixes and usability enhancements that are required to recruit UG & PG Students, and to compete effectively with our HE peers in the UK and internationally.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 AMBER 50.0 days 0.0 days 29.0

Scheduler Upgrade

This project is to provide the implementation plan and process to bring the upgraded cluster batch scheduler which was identified and purchased in RSS033 into service with minimal disruption to users.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 AMBER 119.0 days 60.0 days 59.0

Accounting and Monitoring into Operation

This project is to extend and implement the accounting and monitoring developments made in RSS035.

The project will provide a fully operational Service that will provide:

  -  Detailed User Monitoring Dashboard/s for different Stakeholders (Requirement dependant)

  -  Detailed System Monitoring and Dashboard/s for the RSS Systems Team

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 GREEN 185.0 days 61.9 days 123.1

Storage Manager Operational Transition

This project will take the updated and improved Storage Manager code created in RSS035 and create the back-end connections and scripts that are required to link the new code to the RSS systems.

This will allow the new code base to be used in parallel with the existing system to verify correct behaviour.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 AMBER 171.5 days 54.4 days 117.1

The project aim is to assist the CSCE to further develop the already existing Project Marking Tool so that it serves a wider audience and can be rolled out to other schools in the college.

At the end of the project the Lessons Learned report and Follow-On Actions report will help to identify areas of improvement which will assist the college with any future developments that require collaboration.

 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 GREEN 60.0 days 31.5 days 31.4

Project initiation approved by SAS Board 9/3/18 and WIS 23/3/18. Project details in approved PID/Brief.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 AMBER 191.0 days 221.0 days 5.0

The Enterprise APIs Programme is delivering an easy-to-use API framework that enables software developers across the University to build flexible user-facing systems quickly, securely, and at lower cost.  The delivery of APIs is supporting improved working across functional areas, and will allow corporate data to be used more effectively, and by different applications across the University.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
February 2019 RED 142.0 days 98.3 days 43.7