Pro-ENBIS Summary of Actions

Remaining activities

Who?

Deadline

Status as of April 04

Work Package 1: Design of Experiments: Work Package Leader Henry Wynn

Published Articles in the Popular Press: Agreed priority for Work Package 1

All in WP 1

Henry Wynn to co-ordinate

December 2003

Completed

Industrial Visits – Strategy for targeting industries needs to be established

All

Ongoing

To be discussed fully in Ljubljana

Transfer of budget from LSE to Matforsk: to facilitate a workshop to be held at Matforsk in May 2004. Rationale for the workshop and estimated budget required by the Project Officer

LSE/UNEW and Matforsk

May 2004

Budget transfer from LSE now exceeds 20% therefore contract amendment is required. Currently being actioned by RAS at UNEW. However EACH partner is being contacted to grant permission in writing

Workshops/Industrial Visits/Journal Case studies/paper articles published – Deliverables met

   

None outstanding. Further workshop to be held at Matforsk in May 04

Work package 2: Data Mining/Data Warehousing: Work Package Leader Wim Sendon

Workshops: to establish link from home page of workshop venue to the project web page

Co-ordinator

ASAP

Links to relevant web pages have been made

Transfer of budget from Eurandom to Ahlemeyer Stubbe Data Management to facilitate Data Mining Workshops. Rationale for the workshop and estimated budget required by the Project Officer

Eurandom/UNEW/AAS

Jan 04

Relevant documentation has been sent to the EC. Payment for delivery of workshops has been agreed and submitted with YR2 cost statement

Workshops/Industrial Visits/Journal Case studies/paper articles published – Deliverables met

   

None outstanding

Work Package 3: General Statistical Modelling, Process improvement and Control: Work Package Leader Tony Greenfield

Process Simulation Material: to be circulated to the Pro-Enbis group on CD Rom: Co-ordinators to provide postal address of all PE members

UNEW and T Greenfield

Dec 03

Actioned Dec 03

Published Journal Articles: To raise profile

T Greenfield

Ongoing

To discuss at next project meeting in Ljubljana

Workshops/Industrial Visits/Journal Case studies/paper articles published – Deliverables met

   

None outstanding

Work Package 4: Reliability, Safety and Quality Improvement: Work Package Leader Maria Ramalhoto

E-library: ideas for progress and elaboration

Maria Ramalhoto

Ongoing

To pursue

Industrial Visit Scheme involving discussion and recommendations made in 2 papers from the Barcelona conference (available in CD ROM): A report from these 2 papers to be drawn up and utilised in the rationale for industrial visits

Maria Ramalhoto

TBC

To pursue

Translation of article by Rainer Gob into English (software available) Meropi to send unfiltered translation to Rainer who would circulate to the group

Meropi Paneli/Rainer Gob

Dec 03

Actioned and circulated

Case Studies/workshops/paper articles - Deliverables met. 1 Industrial visit to complete by month 30

All in WP4

June 04

1 industrial visit to be carried out

Work Package 5: Discovering European Resources and Expertise: Work Package Leader Shirley Coleman & Lesley Fairbairn

Milestone 5.3 Establishing a database of learning materials

UNEW

June 04

Near completion to be uploaded to the project web page in the near future

Establish a list of European industrial statistical expertise

UNEW

Dec 04

To be completed Dec 04

Establishing a pool of European expertise

UNEW

Dec 04

To be completed Dec 04

Work Package 6: Drafting and initiating Further Activity: Work Package Leader Shirley Coleman & Lesley Fairbairn

Milestone M6.3 List of potential partners for a European Measurement Audit System.

6.1 List of potential partners for a European Training Network – met

6.2 List of Partners for European Business to Business Mentoring Scheme – met

UNEW

Dec 03

Uploaded onto Project web site at WP6 Results

Work Package 7: Management Statistics: Work Package Leaders Ronald Does and Irena Ograjensek

Research Topic " What is the contribution of Statistics to Management Processes in Organisations" Ronald to clarify how the research topic would be explored during the rest of the project (what action will be undertaken)

Ronald Does

Ongoing

To clarify at Ljubljana meeting in April 04

Invited expert Soren Bisgaard to be invited to the Ljubljana meeting and invited to hold a workshop/seminar on Six Sigma: Irena would contact, Lesley would request other specific costs budget to be utilised up to a maximum allowed, Irena to detail costs to Lesley

Irena Ograjensek/Soren Bisgaard/Lesley Fairbairn

Mar 04

Soren agreed to hold workshop and attend meeting. Costs ascertained and request made to the EC to utilise OSC budget

Workshops/Industrial Visits/Journal Case studies/paper articles published – Deliverables met

   

None outstanding. Further workshop & seminar to be held at Ljubljana April 04

Work Package 8: Report on the State of the Art in Industrial Statistics

Guidelines for Chapters to be Circulated by Shirley.

Shirley Coleman

Jan 04

Group circulated and contributions invited – feedback has been very positive. To be discussed in Ljubljana

Mid Term Assessment Report/Year 2 Report and Cost Statements

Lesley Fairbairn & All

Jan 04

Submitted Jan 04. Awaiting feedback/comments from the Project Officer end on Mar 04

Second Management Report

Lesley Fairbairn & All

June 04

To be submitted in June 04

Final Report and Compilation of published papers

UNEW

Dec 04

To be submitted month 36+2

Administrative Actions from Mid Term Assessment Meeting

Template for overview and monitoring of the Industrial Visits/Workshops/Papers and Journal Articles to be utilised (and tailored to our specific requirements) Template sent by Meropi Paneli 8th Aug 03.

UNEW

Dec 03

Templates uploaded to web site and completed.

Questionnaire developed & supporting Reports and PDF and URL’s posted to web

Summary of deliverables carried out to date and those outstanding for the Remainder of the Project on Work Package by Work Package basis

UNEW

Jan 03

Summary posted to web site Jan 03 and sent to accompany Mid Term Report

Consortium to produce recommendations/guidance to improve the choice, preparation and realisation of industrial visits. Aiming at a harmonised approach and its implementation in the future industrial visits.

All Partners and Members

Ongoing

To discuss in full at the Project meeting to be held in Ljubljana in April

A strategy and criteria to be developed for:

  • The selection of activity sectors and of targeted audiences
  • The preparation and delivery of industrial visits and workshops
  • The content and targeted readers of the publications produced

All Partners and Members

Ongoing

To discuss in full at the Project meeting to be held in Ljubljana in April

Publications – to clarify decision at meeting. Project Officer requested hard copies to be sent with Progress Reports. However in cases of published journals the journal holds the copyright. Suggestion to cite exact location of journal/ISBN or ISSN and Volume/ed no. with copy of abstract onto project web site

All Partners and Members

UNEW

UNEW/Meropi Paneli

UNEW would clarify with EC