//Questions to ask a New Project

This is a list of questions to ask a new project that is required to be delivered on an existing Interwoven platform.

The idea with asking these questions is to get an immediate feel for size, benefits and risks of the project and then to help set the clients expectations on timescales, budgets and quality of the deliverable.

– What date do you need to deliver the project?

– Who is the end customer for the project?

– Who will sign off the project for the business?

– Who will assist with testing?

– Who will assist with the requirements document?

– Is there more than one business unit involved?

– Is this a new website?

– Is a change needed to the CMS Service Level?

– Is there any 3rd Party Integration?

– Is there any integration with backend systems?

– Can we have a content freeze?

– Are Web Site analytics required?

– Are page Redirects required?

– Are there any additional CMS Support requirements?

– Is there a requirement for multi-language support?

– Do we need to create or update branches?

– Do we need to create or update workareas?

– Do we need to create or update deployments?

– Do we need to create or update data capture forms?

– Do we need to create or update presentation templates?

– Do we need to create or update components?

– Do we need to create or update workflows?

– Do we need to create or update menu items?

– Do we need to create or update users or groups on the servers?

– Will content need to be regenerated?

– Will content need to be migrated?

– Do we need to create or update a cron job?

– Is this a global code change or specific to a project?

– What other technical teams are involved?

– What is the availability of the other technical teams for the dates?

– What dates will we need to raise Change Requests on?

– Which team will own the project once it is in Production?

By |2008-07-11T16:48:38+00:00July 11th, 2008|Project Management|0 Comments

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