Appendix F. Project Artifact Templates

This appendix presents the starting templates for a set of software development project artifacts and those templates customized for a single project. All the templates are derived from one of the IEEE standards cited. The IEEE, PMI, and SEI have done an enormous amount of work to provide software project managers with starting points for documenting their projects. No plans have been presented in this practitioner's guide that do not have a base template originally built by one of these organizations. The project manager's goal has to be to turn out the best possible product within the budget provided. Reuse of previous work is an admirable trait in project managers. None need “reinvent the wheel” when it ...

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