Project Planning


Preliminary Requirements Gate

  • Determine if we are ready to move into the Preliminary Requirements Phase.
  • This is part of the project governance process.
  • Project Charter and Project Management Plan
  • Plan for Preliminary Requirements
    1. Review Project Charter and PMP for completeness and accuracy.
    2. Review the plan for the next phase.
    3. Review Issue, Risk and Action logs for any significant problems.
    4. Get authorisation from the Sponsor and IT Management to move to the next phase .
  • Agreement from IT Management to move to the Preliminary Requirements Phase

Before moving to the next phase, IT Management should review the work undertaken in this phase to ensure it is complete and accurate. They should give written sign off to the project - or potential project - to move to the next stage.

Gating Authority Form to sign off before moving to the next phase. It should already exist and be signed off for previous phases.
Readiness Assessment A document that lists the things that should be in place when we move from planning to starting work in the project.

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