DoE is a diverse organisation with the largest workforce in the state. In numbers, it oversees over 1,300 schools, 100,000 workforce individuals, 550,000 students and 450,000 Parents & Carers. It includes all levels from Early Childhood to High School (i.e. K-12).
The Digital Learning Project (DLP) is a multi-million initiative aimed to deliver a Learning Management Eco-System to over 1 Million current and future digital learners’ users. The DLP main objective was document, release and assess a complex Invitation to Offer (ITO) of global Supplier responses, setup a Standing Offer Arrangement (SOA) and assess/decommission existing 19-year-old legacy components and integrate with the new Cloud-based components. The final outcome was an LMS Ecosystem available to all Public Schools across the state.
o Manage the project End to End
o Setup the initial Project Board and Terms of Reference (ToR)
o Manage the progress of the project including the establishment of performance indicators
o Recruit the DLP Team including the roles of: Enterprise Architect, Technical Manager, Test Manager, Test Analyst, Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Organisational Change Manager, Change Analyst and HR Project Manager and Officers
o Produce strategies to ensure communication, change management and action plans
o Collaborate, liaise and negotiate with internal stakeholders, including project sponsors, Directors, Project Board members and other DoE staff, also external project stakeholders
o Workshop management with hundreds of Subject Matter Experts from all the DoE areas to document the functional and non-functional requirements
o Setup an SOA and make it available to Whole-of Government, TAFEs and Universities
o Plan deployment to 1,300 Schools over a 3 years timeframe
o Acting as an escalation point for risks and issues throughout the project and actively manage these, including, reporting, mitigation and rectification strategies
o Follow PMO, Prince2, MSP and Agile guidelines.
- Client: Queensland Department of Education
- Date: 2020
- Category: Learning Management System, Project Management,