Report for October 2018

Report Date
October 2018

Summary

Following progress made during October and discussion with Programme manager , agreed that the project could be set at AMBER due to confirmation of the following:-

  • Technical testing scheduled to commence in Feb 2019 once brocade network project has handed over to service (expected end of Jan 2019) - exact date to be confirmed w/c 05th November
  • UAT activities are starting again under the CSE and CMVM colleges areas - no further work expected under CAHSS until the service can also be tested in parallel
  • Desktop and ENT teams have confirmed availability for mid-January for on-site training from consultants - awaiting confirmation from USD Helpline team

Project will go back to overall RAG status of green once...

  • Brocade dates have been confirmed
  • On-site training dates have been confirmed for all three groups

 

Achievements in Last Period

  • Final training videos generated by Global Knowledge - subtitles added and uploaded to Media Hopper Replay
  • Updated  low-level design (LLD) and technical architecture document (TAD) review in progress by ENT team (75% complete) - expected to complete by end of November
  • Helpline staff have noted they would be willing to take on the support of the service as part of on-going UAT efforts, as long as training has been delivered, associated documentation finalised and OLA agreed - tentative dates issued to team, awaiting feedback
  • PIA has been finalised, with service owner and sponsor for final approvals
  • OLA has been finalised, to be issued for final approval w/c 05th November
  • Engagement with EDINA to provide small number of days effort to create bespoke logo and graphics for the EdWeb site and associated materials - delivery by the end of November.

 

Next Steps (November)

  • Finalise training dates following confirmation from USD team
  • Support CSE and CMVM colleagues with test preparation and execution activities
  • Issue re-baselined project plan
  • Set date for next project board

 

Future Steps (November+)

  • Approval of communications plan - reminder given at project board in August - to be a specific agenda item for next board meeting.

 

Future Milestones

Stage Milestone Due Date
Integrate Dependency: Brocade 10G Network Ready for Technical Testing       01-Feb-19
Accept Technical Testing Sign-Off 01-Mar-19
Accept UAT Sign-off 29-Mar-19
Deliver Deployment of Apps to User Devices -Full Service Live 29-Mar-19
Deliver Sign-off Full Service Deployment 29-Mar-19
Deliver Service Start 15-Apr-19
Close               Closure of Project 03-May-19

 

Project Status
RAG Status
Time
GREEN
Cost
GREEN
Scope
AMBER
Overall
AMBER
RAG Commentary
Project revised as Amber due to plan being re-baselined and progress being made on all of the three main issues this month. Scope will remain amber until commitment from third parties is achieved.
Change Status
Time
No Change
Cost
No Change
Scope
No Change
Overall
No Change
Has formal escalation taken place?
Yes
Escalated to
Maurice Franceschi, DTP Programme Manager
Change Commentary
Plan re-baselined - now targeting 'soft launch' for April 2019.
Activity
Approved budget
122.0 days
Activity this month
6.5 days
Activity this year
23.5 days
Activity to date
145.5 days
Estimate to complete current year
90.0 days
Estimate to complete future years
0.0 days

Project Info

Project
Apps Ed
Code
DTP001
Programme
ITI - Desktop Services (DST)
Management Office
ISG PMO
Project Manager
Gail Devaney
Project Sponsor
Anthony Weir
Current Stage
Close
Status
Closed
Project Classification
Transform
Start Date
29-Oct-2015
Planning Date
29-Apr-2016
Delivery Date
03-Feb-2020
Close Date
04-Nov-2020
Overall Priority
Normal
Category
Compliance