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The purpose of this partnership project is to allow the University of Edinburgh (UoE) Museums, the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Library of Scotland (NLS) maintain established and grow new relationships through developing and delivering off-site and offline engagement with the dementia community and those with learning disabilities, for whom digital is not a solution.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
July 2022 GREEN 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

The University of Edinburgh research infrastructure has been following a plan to move from a “big bang” 5 year large scale investment cycle to an annual rolling replacement cycle.

An aim of this approach is to minimise disruption to research activities (ie removing regular wholesale replacement of the compete infrastructure – which causes considerable disruption due to the large scale changes involved and the concentration of work on the system and change into a single period.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
January 2022 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
December 2021 GREEN 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

As requested via Heads of Schools in the Bayes Steering Group meetings, the Bayes Education team is working with Business Development Managers in some CSE Schools to bring in industry dissertation projects for MSc students. As the process for projects is different in each School, a coordinated approach from Bayes to bring in interest from companies and match to the relevant Schools. 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
March 2021 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

GOFCoE (Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence) was created to drive the adoption of open finance, and will be one of the initial use cases for the EIDF (Edinburgh International Data Facility).  GOFCoE need secure hosting of, and managed access to, sensitive reports (UK commerce and industry financial performance) in a manner that EIDF cannot currently provide.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
August 2021 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

This project was proposed in response to the DDI SFC Beacon Open Call for “COVID-19 Response & Accelerating Economic and Social Recovery in Edinburgh & South East Scotland” projects.    The proposal was submitted on 11/12/20 and was approved by DDI on 16/12/20.  

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
August 2021 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

The UniDesk SaaS procurement and migration has proved more complex and time consuming than anticipated. As a result of the protracted contract negotiations additional pressure was put on the migration timeline and meant that the scope was restricted to the migration of the TOPdesk application to SaaS. The outcome is that the UniDesk national service and its members remain dependent on infrastructure based at Edinburgh which were not possible to remove ahead of the migrations due to complex dependencies, resourcing, and timing. 

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
January 2022 GREEN 100.0 days 95.3 days 3.3

The LibSmart II project will deliver the second in a suite of online library and information literacy courses, the aim of which is to ensure that every student has access to resources to enable them to be digitally capable for their study and research. Both courses are designed to be delivered wholly online and available and relevant for all students across the whole University.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
September 2021 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0