Presentation on theme: "Capita 2012 Further and Higher Education National Conference – 02 May 2012, Stratford-upon-Avon 2013/14 - Preparing data collection systems for Funding."— Presentation transcript:
Capita 2012 Further and Higher Education National Conference – 02 May 2012, Stratford-upon-Avon 2013/14 - Preparing data collection systems for Funding Simplification Rich Williams Head of the Data Service
Data Service Blueprint Strategic Replatforming Project – 2011/12 –To incorporate the move to a single ILR into the data collection process Rollover – 2012/13 Data Collections and Funding Transformation - 2013/14 –to improve the efficiency of data collections activities, make them more cost-effective in time for the large sector-wide policy changes expected in the academic year 2013/2014 Systems: –LIS –OLDC –LARA What is DCFT? Where is SRP?
Data Collections and Funding Transformation Drivers Preparation for Funding Simplification Introduction of flexible/compliant architecture Timelines Scoping – Dec 2011 to Mar 2012 Development – Apr 2012 to Sep 2012 Testing and Implementation – Oct 2012 to Dec 2012 Dependant on priority, time and budget
2013/14 - DCFT LIS Core functions retained (e.g. validate ILR data, calculate funding, derived variables and reports) Re-architecture, replacing existing technology Modular design approach Web services Enhanced user interface Improved amalgamation functionality Integrate POL features with migration facility? OLDC SharePoint 2010 – improve provider experience (Portal) Enhanced data collection capability Web Content Accessibility Guidelines compliant (AA) Improve flexibility using OPA and file processing performance Migrate from Oracle to SQL Offline client with dial home capability LARA New website – we’re going to want to know what you actually want to see Much faster – we’ve reorganised the back end processes, funding details should come through the system a LOT faster Status – you’ll be able to track where learning aims are in the system
Following our 2012 FE Data Conference we have gauged provider input for 2013/14 data collection systems Categorise and prioritise Provider input Dependant on priority, time and budget
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