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Project, service and people news from Applications Division.

Sound, Camera, Action . . .

Increasing project engagement through video
A project funded by the CIO's Innovation Fund has begun to deliver news stories from IS Applications in video form.

7 things about...Derrick Matheson

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The latest in a new series of informal staff profiles. 7 questions: 4 about the person's work life and 3 about them outside work. Get to know the IS Applications team a little better!

Push for leaner energy consumption

A project to determine the strategic direction the Estates Department will need to record energy consumption in the University has just been completed.

Project Assurance delivers mail for less

The University's mail exchange relay system service, which pushes mail to Office 365, has been upgraded to reduce the risk of support issues with mail flow.

7 things about...Eva Barrett

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The second in a new series of informal staff profiles. 7 questions: 4 about the person's work life and 3 about them outside work. Get to know the IS Applications team a little better!

College portfolios under one roof

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Muriel Mewissen has been appointed Portfolio Manager for the three Colleges until 31st January 2017. This will be the first time that we've had the same Portfolio Manager for the three Colleges.

Sprint to Success

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Mairi Fraser and Bruce Darby recently led a seminar reflecting on why and how the first EdWeb codesprint was organised.

Annual Production Management report

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Production Management oversee a wide range of services across the University including a large number of key ones. The annual report states the position of our service; covering availability, achievements and challenges.  

Future proofing our work

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Starting in November, teams in IS Applications will be working with our business partners to identify projects that are eligible for centrally allocated funds as part of our 3-year planning cycle. This work is for the 2017/18 to 2019/20 round.

Support for Innovation Projects

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54 projects have been approved for this years CIO Innovation Fund and Tim Gray from Project Services has been appointed as Programme Manager to support their delivery.