Software Project Survival Guide

Survival Check for Chapter 12

Beginning-of-Stage Planning  

  • Planning is conducted at the beginning of each stage for that stage’s activities.
  • Stage planning includes requirements review, detailed design, coding and code reviews, test case creation, user documentation updates, in-stage defect correction, technical coordination, integration and release, risk management, project tracking, and other important activities.
  • The project team creates a set of miniature milestones to aid in tracking progress throughout the stage.
    • The list of miniature milestones does not include all activities.
    • The project is not actually tracked against the list of miniature milestones
  • The project manager adopts a hands-on approach to the project itself.