Appendix O

Software Implementation WBS Example

This example illustrates a generic WBS that could be applied to range of different software development projects by suitable customization, especially at the lower levels. As such it is a WBS Template. The deliverables include overhead work, such as “Administration”, intermediate deliverables, such as “requirements approvals”, tangible end products, such as “configured software” and services such as “training”. Not all WBS Elements are decomposed to the same level of detail, for example, “Go Live”. These could be decomposed further in the context of a specific project. This WBS example is shown below in two formats. The first is the standard outline format, the second top-down tree structure view ...

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