Organisation

Methodology Compliance

 

Methodology Stage

Standard Stage Sign-Off

Project Approach

Planning

Approval by Project Manager, Project Sponsor and IS Applications Management Team (WIS)

Standard

Business Analysis

Peer Project Analysis Review (PPAR)

Complete

System Analysis & Design

Peer Project Design Review (PPDR)

Agile

Build

Peer Project Build Review (PPBR)

Agile with incremental product releases

Integration

Peer Project Integration Review (PPIR)

Agile with incremental product releases

Acceptance

Acceptance Sign-Off Review (ASOR)

Agile with incremental product releases

Deployment

Deployment Sign-Off Review (DSOR)

Agile with incremental product releases

Closure

Closure Review and Approval by Project Manager, Project Sponsor and IS Applications Management Team

Standard

 

Resources

Resource Estimates

 

Original Estimate

Revised Estimate

Reason for Revision

IS Applications Staff Resource

1000

Note 666 days will be spend in 2013/14 where the majority of the development will be completed for an initial site launch in July 2014.

Support Group Staff Resource

2110

Note that 850 days will be spent in 2013/04 this covers core project team members and editors for testing and post migration tasks.

College Staff and Student Resource

450

An estimated 50 days in 2013/14

Hardware Software and Service Costs

£107.7k

£35k for infrastructure

£36k for Consultancy

£36.7k for MYSQL licenses (3 years)

Post Project Resource Estimates

Original Estimate

Revised Estimate

Reason for Revision

IS Applications Staff Resource

 

 

 

 

 

Support Group Staff Resource

 

 

 

 

 

College Staff and Student Resource

 

 

 

 

 

Hardware Software and Service Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dedicated Project Team?

Yes, for further information please see additional information section below.

 

Out of Hours Working

No out of hours work is expected during the development. However depending on the migration process, some out of hours work maybe required.

 

Additional Information

Project Team

This project will be delivered using the Agile project methodology as developed by IS Applications.

A core team consisting on 3 developers, technical lead, business analyst and project manager will be delivered from IS Applications. UWP will deliver a product owner, UX designer, information architect, QA/tester and senior editors, graphic design representative to the core team as required during the development iterations. Other non-core members will be brought into the core team as and when the development and testing requires. It is planned to release a client at regular intervals though out the development phase. The prioritisation of the user stories will be undertaken by UWP lead by the product owner in collaboration with developers to advise on technical dependencies between user stories.

 

 

Development Iteration Structure

Each development iteration will have duration of 3 weeks with the core team members co-located for 3 days per week from Tuesday to Thursday. The plan for each iteration is shown below:

With co-location three days per week Tuesday to Thursday this willl give the following meeting plan:

Iteration DayWeek DayMeetingDuration
1Week 1 Tuesday
  • Prioritisation meeting (only once per release)
  • Start of Iteration
  • 1 hour  
  • 1 hour
2Week 1 Wednesday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • UX Meeting
  • 15 minutes
  • 2 hours
3Week 1 Thursday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • Iteration Planning
  • 15 minutes
  • 1 hour
4Week 2 Tuesday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • 15 minutes
5Week 2 Wednesday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • Iteration Planning
  • UX Meeting
  • 15 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 1 hours
6Week 2 Thursday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • 15 minutes
7Week 3 Tuesday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • 15 minutes
8Week 3 Wednesday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • UX Meeting
  • 15 minutes
  • 3 hours
9Week 3 Thursday
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • End of Iteration Review
  • 15 minutes
  • 1 hour

A review of the iteration structure will be held after iterations 1 and 2.

 

 

 

 

 

Project Info

Project
New University-wide Web CMS
Code
UWP006
Programme
Z. ISG - University Website (UWP) (Closed)
Project Manager
Tim Gray
Project Sponsor
Dawn Ellis
Current Stage
Close
Status
Closed
Start Date
31-Jul-2013
Planning Date
n/a
Delivery Date
n/a
Close Date
22-Jan-2016
Category
Discretionary