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Software Project Closure

20.1 Introduction

Projects are temporary in nature. Every project must have a specific start date and end date. Projects are initiated for a specific outcome and when it is delivered, it comes to an end. This ‘end’ is a process in itself and is formally referred as project closure. Closing processes discuss the steps necessary for completing project, phase, contract and describes different techniques to enact those steps. Closure procedure of the project begins after the client has accepted all the project deliverables. One key benefit of project closure is to ensure that the project have met expectations and another is to collect and document lessons learned and best practices, so the project team can incorporate ...

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