Software Project Survival Guide SPSG Home | Resources by Chapter | Resources by Subject Agenda for the Planning Checkpoint Review The Planning Checkpoint Review should focus on the following topics: Is the original product concept still viable? Will it be possible to develop a product that matches the project’s vision statement? Is the business case for the software still justified when the updated, more accurate cost and schedule estimates are considered? Can the major risks to the project be surmounted? Have users and developers been able to agree on a detailed user interface prototype? Is the User Manual/Requirements Specification complete and stable enough to support further development work? Is the Software Development Plan complete and adequate to support further development work? What is the estimated cost of completing the project? What is the estimated schedule for completing the project?