The first draft of our plan for central IT systems development for 2015-18 is now available.
A new Microsoft platform held on a supportable network with automatic backups of system data to deliver the Election Count system, has been deployed. The existing database version was in urgent need of replacing as it was unsupported, and the risk of the system failing had increased significantly.
We have started a new project to rationalise and upgrade our Windows-based web hosting service.
A project to remove HTBN from centrally managed systems and their ouputs, eg reports, has been started.
Software patches have been successfully deployed to the eFinancials suite of applications, to ensure the compatibility of those applications with a new version of Java which is to be rolled out to all University desktops.
The implementations of the Real Time Information (RTI) and Auto-enrolement (AE) HMRC processes have introduced a high volume of manual effort each month. Payroll and Pensions have to resolve historical data errors and manually include statutory payments.
This article was published on Dec 22, 2014