Report for July 2018

Report Date
July 2018

Achievements

  • The second student focus group took place on 7th June, with eight student participants representing a range of academic disciplines and levels of study.
  • Six student usability testing sessions took place on 13th and 21st June.
  • Work has commenced on collating the results of the focus groups, usability testing and staff survey and writing the final report.

Issues

  • As previously reported, the Student Surveys Unit/Ethics Committee denied permission to distribute the online survey to students by any method.   This had a significant impact on the original scope of the project, as it was not possible to collect survey data from one of the main target groups.

Next Steps

  • Completion of project report.

Budget Information

  • Student Intern Salary: £1,289
  • 17 x £20 payments for focus group participants: £340 **
  • 6 x £20 payments for usability testing participants: £120  **
  • 4 x £25 book vouchers for survey prize draw: £100

Final Project Spend: £1,849

** The payments for the student focus groups and usability testing sessions were incorrectly coded to 871000TIAINO, instead on 877000TIAINO.

Project Status
RAG Status
Time
GREEN
Cost
GREEN
Scope
AMBER
Overall
GREEN
RAG Commentary
As previously reported, the Student Surveys Unit/Ethics Committee denied permission to distribute the online survey to students by any method. This had a significant impact on the original scope of the project, as it was not possible to collect survey data from one of the main target groups.
Change Status
Has formal escalation taken place?
No
Activity
Approved budget
0.0 days
Activity this month
0.0 days
Activity this year
0.0 days
Activity to date
0.0 days
Estimate to complete current year
0.0 days
Estimate to complete future years
0.0 days

Project Info

Project
DiscoverEd Improvements
Code
ISI031
Programme
IS Innovation - IS Corporate (ISI)
Management Office
ISG PMO
Project Manager
Gordon Andrew
Project Sponsor
Gavin McLachlan
Current Stage
Close
Status
Closed
Start Date
01-Dec-2017
Planning Date
n/a
Delivery Date
n/a
Close Date
29-Jan-2019
Overall Priority
Normal

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