CHAPTER 1 Project Initiation
Initial System Request
CHAPTER 2 Project Management
The Planning Phase is the fundamental two-step process of understanding why an information system should be developed and creating a plan for how the project team will develop it.
The deliverables from both steps are combined into the project plan, which is presented to the project sponsor and approval committee at the end of the Planning Phase. They decide whether it is advisable to proceed with the system development project.