Click -Communications Plan Template - to download Word document
A communications plan, after the establishment of risk and issue processes and procedures, is the next most important set of processes and procedures to get established if you want to give your project the best chance of success.
Please click “Programme Dashboard Template” to get your free excel download.
If you are new to Programme Management and wondering how you are going to report progress to your sponsor /steering group then look no further. This template produces a one page quick reference report on the status of a programme containing a number of projects.
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One of the most important project documentation milestone to achieve on any project, has to be the sign-off of a Test Strategy document. This typically contains the testing methodology and acceptance criteria, vital if you want to define the end point for a project and the starting point for maintenance and support to begin.
If your running a software house, getting a clear end to a project is one of the keys to profiatable software development.
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These logs have been updated and improved as of 14/10/08 and now include an automatic risk & issue mitigation /resolution overdue date indicator. This means that for each risk /issue the sheet calculates how many days overdue from any given target resoltuion /mitgation date as compared with the current date. This kind of feature comes into its own when used in conjunction with our new Project Status Report due out later today IT Project Status Report.
These template logs contain some content from a real project so that you can get a feel for how to use them as part of an effective set of risk and issue management processes.
If you are wondering how to make risk and issue management work for you then I suggest you read the following How to make risk and issue management work ?
I recently carried out some searches via Google to see if I could find a high grade downloadable IT Project Status Report template. To my dismay all I could find were mostly one-page Word documents with a few headings, poor formats and little if any useful content. Many seemed a far cry from what I would call a ‘best practice’ template, capable of informing and impressing stakeholders.