Impact

Priority and Funding

  • IS Applications project priority - 'Normal' - pending a request to increase this to 'Highest' subject to agreement from Project Sponsor and Head of Project Services
  • Funding - core funded (100 days)

 

Dependencies

  • External supplier of eFinancials (Advanced) for ongoing access to application and data
  • Subject matter expertise within Finance for audit and enquiry, including access to prior actual audit and enquiry data requests
  • People and Money Phase 3 (Finance) Implementation to confirm 'cutover' date for Finance data
  • The P&M programme has a 'historical data roadmap'.  This project will need to liaise closely with the P&M programme to ensure alignment.
  • Continued support for business use of component applications such as Serengeti and Business Objects (BI Suite) - for BI Suite this has been confirmed for existing use
  • Historic Data Store project (FIN138 - IS Applications) which has a Finance element
  • Serengeti upgrade project proposal being approved for 21/22 session - confirmation by end of 20/21 session
  • Finance Data Mart projects (DTI050)
  • REF projects

 

Lessons learned from previous projects

  • Ensure user acceptance testing requirements, including appropriate timescales, are discussed with Finance colleagues at the outset of the project

 

Project Risks

Ref Title Initial Risk Current Risk Management Approach Risk Owner
1 Insufficient resource or resource conflict for IS Project Services staff GREEN GREEN Reduce Ben Armstrong
2 Insufficient resource or resource conflict for IS Production Management and Development Services staff GREEN GREEN Reduce Suran Perera
3 Insufficient resource or resource conflict for Finance staff GREEN GREEN Reduce Craig Henderson
4 Insufficient project budget AMBER AMBER Retain Craig Henderson
5 Insufficient resource or resource conflict for P&M staff GREEN GREEN Reduce Geoff Endersby
6 Insufficient time to implement infrastructure upgrades AMBER AMBER Retain Craig Henderson
7 Scope cannot be agreed GREEN GREEN Reduce Craig Henderson
8 Serengeti and Business Objects decommissioning or unsupported GREEN GREEN Retain Susan Cooke

 

Project Info

Project
eFinancials Component Infrastructure Review for Audit and Enquiry-related Data
Code
FIN137
Programme
Finance (FIN)
Management Office
ISG PMO
Project Manager
Ben Armstrong
Project Sponsor
Craig Henderson
Current Stage
Close
Status
Closed
Start Date
22-Jan-2021
Planning Date
26-Feb-2021
Delivery Date
25-Jun-2021
Close Date
30-Jul-2021
Overall Priority
Normal
Category
Compliance

Documentation

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