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Belfast Metropolitan College, Campuses: Brunswick Street, College Square, Millfield, Tower Street, Whiterock, Castlereagh, Titanic Quarter and e3. For Course Inquiries Tel: 028 9026 5265 or E-mail: Central_Admissions@belfastmet.ac.uk

More work discussed for #FEMR @ #allcolleges


#NICIS Managers meeting at #CNI. Main topics discussed were #CDR and the standardisation of curriculum definition in #QLS across #Allcolleges


Disaster Recovery #DR advice provided to #BMC based on strategy deployed for #ABW and #QL for #Allcolleges


Validation set 4b submitted. Awaiting results #DEL #Allcolleges


Request from #BMC to stop a #script and schedule it to resume on the 11th May


Change made to #FEMR to be tested by #SRC for #allcolleges


Help given to #QLP #staffdevelopment @#BMC


#QLP #absentreporting samples sent to #BMC


Software hosting prices presented to #Estates @ #BMC


Few issues raised with validation set 2 in #CDR. #DEL to confirm next step. #allcolleges


Validation set 3 ran for #CDR. #Allcolleges


This years #Bestawards venue and date announced for #allcolleges @http://tinyurl.com/pnnlpep


Posting industrial relations framework within the Further Education (#FE) sector #allcolleges @http://tinyurl.com/oevalbd


Request from #BMC to investigate a #FLU issue.


Working with #nwrc on running #cdr locally @ #allcolleges


Gave a presentation to #BMC on #estates software


Starting work on Validation set 2 for #CDR with view to have completed and signed off by end of week. #Allcolleges


Change made to #FTE in #allcolleges. This allows 22 to be seen on report. #change CR0102


Notification and released notes of #QLP v3.2 SP10 sent to #Allcolleges. Plan is for #UNIT4 to install in week beginning 10 March 2014


Project plan to completion of #CDR agreed with #BSU Management Group. Includes plan to allow local running of #CDR at #Allcolleges


Investigating issue in #BMC where data is going missing.


Query from #BMC regarding #CDR validations


Presentation by #allcolleges on curriculum setup for #MISICT project at #NRC. Objective to establish a common standard and procedure for curriculum definitions.


Validation breakdown sent to #allcolleges from #cdr run carried out on Friday evening.


Successful run of #CDR on the 24th Jan. #allcolleges


#RRQupdates completed for Jan 2014 @ #serc #bmc #nrc


Produce paper on future support of #CDR and #FLU for consideration by #DEL and #Allcolleges


Investgation into failure notifications within the repository server. #CDR #Allcolleges


#CDR set up for #test run this evening. #allcolleges


Working through #FEMR queries @ #allcolleges


Had a meeting with #unit4 to discuss #CNI Customer Analysis Report July01_13 to Oct31_13 for #allcolleges


Change request 85 completed at #allcolleges


Request from #BMC to provide #CDR run


Progression meeting held with representatives from sectoral HR working group on #HRreports #allcolleges


#BestAwards2014 launched ready for applications find out more @http://tinyurl.com/pk87yda #allcolleges #newfeatures


#ChangeRequest 85 submitted to #BSUManagment for agreement. #AllColleges


Code changes made for staff development @ #BMC


#RRQupdates completed for November 2013 @ #allcolleges


Request from #BMC to send #CDR files for academic years, 10/11,11/12,12/13,13/14.


#BMC server move to #E3 campus successful at the weekend


Work carried out for staff development @ #BMC


Request to colleges for their internal process around deceased students. #Allcolleges


Updates to be made to #CDR #Validations based on weekend run. #allcolleges,#DEL


Helping #BMC server move to #E3 campus with #mhance for this weekend


Managed the updated #FLU (and all relevant components) to both #NWRC and #BMC for testing to benefit #allcolleges




Papers created for Thursdays #CDR meeting, showing results from SPSS and Sql #Validations. #allcolleges


#Lync Video Conferencing make available to #allcolleges from #CNI sound/video quality is excellent and the resource also proves useful for cost savings and helps the environment


Request by #DEL to provide start and end dates for academic years in #allcolleges.


#FLU Deployment Testing for #allColleges arranged to be completed by #NWRC and #BMC


Meeting arranged for Thursday the 24th to discuss #CDR validations. #allcolleges


Weekend run of #CDR for academic year 13/14. Run went ok just waiting feed back from #DEL regarding data. #allcolleges


#Flu run completed for 12/13. Few issues regarding validation report but work around put in place #allcolleges and #DEL happy.


First draft sent of Technical Analysis on #absentreporting report for #qlp staff #allcolleges


#RRQupdates completed for October 2013 @ #NRC #SWC #NWRC #SRC awaiting access to #SERC reported firewall problems @ #BMC


Attended event hosted by #JANET on the future of the #NIRAN for #allcolleges


Gave #crystal report training to college hr staff using #QLP@ #BMC


First draft in Technical Analysis on #FEMR exceptions report for #qlp staff #allcolleges


Query regarding transferred students and their outcome to be investigated on behalf of #BMC. #allcolleges


Resolved #FELS query for #BMC


Equality Comission organising a website launch event for students and lecturers find out more @ http://tinyurl.com/nbw2o3p #allcolleges #newfeatures


Attended #CNI organised showcase event highlighting the work of #allcolleges find out more @ http://tinyurl.com/qcy99zd


First draft in Technical Analysis on #FEMR report for #qlp staff #allcolleges


Further progress with #payremit working with #del and #bmc on behalf of #allcolleges Directorate and non-teaching brought to conclusion and now ready to submit for approval to DFP.


Handled query on line managers data and set up within #qlp for #BMC


Update meeting with #DEL and Director of #SRC on #MISOBC in advance of new subgroup being established to progress future of #MIS at #allcolleges


#Payremits submitted on behalf of #allcolleges to #DEL for review and onward approval by DFP. #Payremits completed include directorate (2011-12/2012-13), lecturer (2011-12/2012-13) and Non-teaching (2010-11/2011-12/2012-13).


Delivered First draft of #SAP1 report for #qlp to #qlpusergroup @ #allcolleges


1st of #CDR #Validations recieved. Going to merge and test these with already existing ones. #allcolleges


Good meeting with #DENI regarding teachers #pensions. Final layout to be confirmed before contact made with #JaneSystems . #allcolleges


First draft in Technical Analysis on #SAP1 report for #qlp staff #allcolleges


Doing Technical Analysis on #SAP2 report for #qlp staff #allcolleges


Helping complete #CRM returns for #connected project for #allcolleges


Release notes for #QLP 3.20 SP9 distributed to #Allcolleges. Upgrade due to all sites by 23 September 2013


#Chang request CR0079 agreed by #DEL for #FLU amendments. Change only for suppression of commas from surnames AND fix for #Essentialskills flag. Also to ensure same version is used in #allcolleges and data centre


Collective and successful meeting with #Allcolleges to agree a way forward with the #MISOBC. A preferred option was agreed which should provide an MIS #ICT vision for the next 10-15 years.


Doing Technical Analysis on #SAP1 report for #qlp staff #allcolleges




Working on #Training around training needs analysis for #qlp @ #BMC


Meeting arranged to see DENI next week regarding #Pensions. #allcolleges


Validation document created and sent to #allcolleges.


Clarification provided on #BCDR to #SRC to inform #Allcolleges of future requirements for ICT/MIS in the sector


FAQ reference guide produced for #PayRemit completion and distributed to #Allcolleges


#CDR validations distributed to #Allcolleges for development. This will complete phase 2 of the project thus allowing all statistical returns to be made to #DEL from #CDR from 2013-14


Testing #RRQ files for #allcolleges


Doing some research on coding #training on #qlp for #BMC


#CDR #Validation guide to be created for #allcolleges. #DEL


International Literacy Day is fast approaching find out more @ http://tinyurl.com/mj7vy8x #allcolleges #essentialskills


Working on Colleges NI Qualifications and Unit Report for #DEL #allcolleges


#Change CR0082 accepted. #CDR changes to be carried out ASAP. #Allcolleges


#change CR0082 submitted to #BSUmanagementGroup for approval. #allcolleges


Attended meeting with #SERC with a view to building a business case for the introduction of #signvideo #sharedservices @ #allcolleges #sldd


High level Report submitted detailing the standardisation of processes for #QLP to enable successful execution of absence monitoring reports for #allcolleges


Non-teaching and Directorate #PayRemit information sought from #Allcolleges for periods 2011-12 and 2012-13.


Secure digital certificates renewed for BT data centre to allow secure access for all #Allcolleges to data centre over #NIRAN


Detailed meeting with #DEL and #CDR project group to agree the final list of validations and timescales for phase 2 of the project. #Allcolleges will be involved in assisting with validation development from 9 September 2013


Production of #M-Hance contract summary to inform revised #NICIS contract re-procurement for #AllColleges


Updated #specs submitted to #DEL for approval. #allcolleges


Organised meeting for the sector procurement of Sign Video for the Sector Working Group #allcolleges


Working on a document to analysis #absentreporting for #qlp @ #allcolleges


#Change CR81 completed for #allcolleges.


Working with #BMC on #QLP queries


Approval of #Change CR0081 has been granted, will be added to #allcolleges asap.


Results from #CDR test from the 25th of July have been recieved from #DEL. Anomolies to be looked into. #allcolleges


Check out JP McManus All Ireland Scholarship Scheme Update for #AllColleges @http://tinyurl.com/mthtvzm


Check out Student Life Supplement in the Irish News promoting #AllColleges #newfeatures


Check out Exam results Supplement in the News Letter promoting #AllColleges #newfeatures


Promoting #CNILearningSupportHub for #AllColleges in Belfast Telegraph #newfeatures


Check out Student Life Supplement in the Belfast Telegraph promoting #AllColleges #newfeatures


Check out FE Focus Supplement in the Belfast Telegraph promoting #AllColleges @ http://tinyurl.com/lartuzy


Finalising working with #Ofqual based on #rrqreqdoc to fix problems with #rrqupdates around the topic of #RRQ for #NRC #SWC #SRC #NWRC #BMC #SERC #DEL


Attended #NICIS re-contract options meeting. Putting #NICIS contract scope with #M-Hance together for #Allcolleges information


#M-Hance agree to #Lync test with #Allcolleges during August


Scheduled run of #CDR. #AllColleges


Confirmation from #NIRAN of continued support to #Allcolleges. Support in future will be from #JANET


Advised of #JANET briefing for #Allcolleges on 18 October 2013 at Stranmillis College


Glad to be back at work to support #Allcolleges and #DEL


Request for meeting with #DENI regarding changes to college submissions. #Allcolleges


List of differnces from last #CDR to be investigated. #DEL. #AllColleges


#CDR meeting to analyse results from previous run. #AllColleges


#Change 80 to be submitted to #BSUManagment fro agreement. # DEL. #AllColleges


Meeting in #DEL to show progress on #DELManual. #AllColleges


Request from #DELto investigate the current log shipping process and report back. #AllColleges


#CDR review from run the took place in May. Agreement to run again to see if issues/discrepancies have been reduced. #AllColleges.


#PensionsWorkingGroup invited #JaneSystems over to dicuss the best use of the system and to ask for issues to be looked and with possibilty of enhancement. Main ares of discussion where RTI, Employee Ref. #AllColleges


#Change 100 submitted to #BSUManagment fro agreement. # DEL. #AllColleges


Discussion with #BMC #Curriculum with regards to discrepancies being produced from the #CDR


Correspondance with #DENI regarding new requirements from #Allcolleges. Information proved and meeting to be scheduled.


Meeting with #DEL regarding the handover of the #CDR project to myself. Ongoing issues and to do's where dicussed and also where we were sitting with regards to completion of phase 1. #AllColleges


#Handover of Ronans workload. #AllColleges


Helping to host #BestAwards #AllColleges


Final prepartiond for #Bestawards #AllColleges


Meeting in Armagh City Hotel regarding finishing touches for #BestAwards #AllColleges


Meeting to discuss and make list of things to do for #BestAwards #AllColleges


asked by local business to source information that would help them gain an apprentice from one of the 6 colleges for a year. #AllColleges


Asked to assist #BMC with progressing #SSRS #Reports with in colleges.


Meeting in #BMC with staff regarding #recording and #reporting on #TrainingandDevelopment.


Meeting with #JaneSystems regarding #PensionReport went well. #BMC explained what is needed and #Janesystems have agreed to come up with a number of solutions.


Marketing budget returns sent to #DEL on behalf of all Colleges #NRC #SERC #NWRC #SRC #SWC and #BMC


#RRQupdates completed for April 2013 @ #NRC #SWC #NWRC #BMC #SERC awaiting access to #SRC


Good meeting today with #BMC on #NICIS with future work around #ESTATES #WEBSITE #CRM


The #BESTAwards finals day has been announced, find out more at http://tinyurl.com/c5lepuc #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC #NewFeatures


Change request CR0078 for amendments to the #CDR output has been implemented and tested. #DEL #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC


Held a workshop with the #MarketingWorkingGroup on providing draft budget returns to #DEL with planned delivery on the 15th of April for #NRC #SERC #NWRC #SRC #SWC and #BMC


Created and sent draft proposal for Pension Report to #JaneSystems on behalf of #NRC #SERC #NWRC and #BMC


Conference call set up with #JaneSystems regarding the development of a Pension report for #BMC #SERC #NWRC #NRC


#SSRS training last week by colleges and the #BSU....hoping to upgrade the reporting system soon and add value to the reporting services in the data centre for all colleges. #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC #NewFeatures


Went through a number of detailed options with #Ofqual based on #rrqreqdoc to fix problems with #rrqupdates around the topic of #RRQ for #NRC #SWC #SRC #NWRC #BMC #SERC #DEL


Fixed some #AMS problems for 12/13 acad year @ #BMC


Its Climate week find out more at http://tinyurl.com/b26bb7n with #BMC running a number of events to combat climate change #newfeatures


See the current #FoundationDegree promotion campaign supported by the Foundation Degree Stakeholders group at http://tinyurl.com/c865cmq #NWRC #NRC #BMC #SERC #SWC #SRC #DEL #UU #QUB #OU #NewFeatures


#SSRS training course organised and confirmed for #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SRC and #SWC at BT Tower on 11 and 12 March 2013. This training was approved by the #BSUGroup at the February meeting.


The #AllIrelandScholarshipScheme has been launched for students @ #NRC #SWC #SRC #NWRC #BMC #SERC find out more @ http://tinyurl.com/c2q7stj #newfeatures


Attended a meeting with #DEL and #Ofqual on new #rrqreqdoc to fix problems with #rrqupdates around the topic of #RRQ for #NRC #SWC #SRC #NWRC #BMC #SERC #DEL


Notification to #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SRC #SWC #SERC of CPI (Consumer Price Index) support cost uplift for 2013/14 in line with #NICIS contractual arrangements with #MHance


Request made by #BMC to ask College MIS Managers to vote for two #Enhancements on the #QLs enhancment web site.


Set up #AMS routine for 12/13 acad year @ #BMC


Resolved a query in #QLP for HR team @ #BMC around Gen Codes on training records


Read all about the launch of the #CNILearningSupportHub @ http://tinyurl.com/cf97mag promoting Learning support @ #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC #DEL #NewFeatures


Initial responses from #DEL on #CDR testing indicate positive looking results #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC


#FLU and #CDR ran successfully from the datacentre for all colleges over the weekend #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC #DEL


Assist #BMC with Freedom of Information Request for #QLP payroll details of contract start/end dates and renewal time.


#rrqupdates completed for February 2013 @ #NRC, #SWC, #SRC, #NWRC, #BMC awaiting access rights into #SERC


#ChangeRequest CR0075 to allow #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC access to #CDR output file approved


#CDR extract changes - colleges to receive output 8th Feb lift #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC #DEL


#CDR extract changes - colleges to receive output 8th Feb lift #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC #DEL


Meeting with #Momentum discussing how to integrate #coderdojo workshops to #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC


Attended #NICISswg meeting with #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC


#SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC updates provided to #NICISswg - next meeting 8 March 2013


Analyse #FLU files from #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC to gauge impact of standard withdrawal identification method (1/9th rule)


#BMC Have requested and #QLSupdate to populate all the internal email address' using the student ID and the college domain.


Meeting with members of #SRC #SERC #BMC Learning Support Teams to process #CNILearningSupportHub


Meeting with members of #SRC #SERC #BMC Learning Support Teams to process #CNILearningSupportHub


#QLP upgrades starting this week - give us a call to discuss new features #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC


#QLP upgrades starting this week - give us a call to discuss new features #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC


Service review meeting with M-Hance #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC


Supplier quarterly support meeting with #M-Hance. Discuss #QLP upgrades, #CDR support, #FLU changes for 2013, Support calls made by #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC


Service review meeting with M-Hance #BMC #NRC #NWRC #SERC #SRC #SWC


Meeting with members of #BMC Marketing and Learning Support Team to process #CNILearningSupportHub


Meeting with members of #BMC Marketing and Learning Support Team to process #CNILearningSupportHub


Meeting with senior staff @ #BMC to discuss #BMCWebsitePhase2


Attend #BMC web meeting advising on business case for web services in the future


Meeting with senior staff @ #BMC to discuss #BMCWebsitePhase2


Conference call with Trevor Carson regarding #E-ILP and what support #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC have for the product


Attended #Archibus - Web Demonstration with #estates team @ #BMC


Attended Curriculum Directors meeting at #BMC with representatives from #SWC #SRC #NWRC #SERC and #NRC on behalf of #CNI


Event manage #FSB Awards at Waterfront Hall for #SRC #BMC #SERC #SRC #SWC and #NWRC


Working with #BMC on estates requirements for #Archibus


Working with #BMC on estates requirements for #Archibus