Appendix A. Example Project Infrastructure Decisions

THESE SAMPLE QUESTIONS may be useful in drafting your own list. There are many more questions here than any single project would ever find useful, so only select the critical few decisions that will really make a difference. After many projects, you will probably find that you have given attention to most of these questions.

Planning Questions

Project Initiation

  • Who is the sponsor of this project? What is the stated business purpose of the project?

  • How will the project charter be developed? Who will write it?

  • Who will review and approve the project charter?

  • How will the initial project scoping be defined and documented?

  • Who is responsible for validating the proposed initial project scope?

  • What departments, ...

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