Project Process

Proposed

An initial idea or request is presented for consideration.

Approved

IT will assign a project manager, and a project team will be formed. The next step for an approved project is either Research/Analysis or Planning.

Research/Analysis

More information is needed to determine the scope of the request. A Business Analyst may be utilized to gather requirements or prototyping may be necessary to facilitate the project. At the end of this phase, a Project Charter should be completed.

Planning

The project team develops a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) and determines Level of Effort (LOE).

Implementation

The project team performs the work to complete the project. This phase likely includes design, development, testing and deployment.

Warranty

A defined period of time, following deployment of the project into production, where the project team remains assigned to the project to address any issues that may arise due to the deployment of the project.

Completed

The project has been completed.

Canceled

Work on the project has been permanently stopped with agreement between the project sponsor, the project team and IT.

Hold

Work on the project has been temporarily stopped with agreement between the project sponsor, the project team and IT.

External Delay

Progress on the project is delayed by factors/entities outside of IT's control such as customer testing, vendor issues, etc.


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