Tutorial I - Applying IT Methodology to Project Initiation

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Project manager, business or operational manager, software developer, software tester, member of a PMO, member of a governance panel, quality assurance team member, or anyone in the IT department


Every project starts somewhere - this session discusses the factors associated with project initiation and startup. This can be accomplished through leveraging the following methodology deliverables - business case, detailed requirements, high level design, project charter, project roles, testing strategy, and user acceptance (UA) test plan. The purpose and utility for each of these deliverables will be discussed during this tutorial.


  • Learn the significance of "defining/establishing" a formal project
  • Recognize the need to identify and define project roles and resources
  • Understand the importance of initiating the software development and software testing lifecycles early in the project

Online 2/15/2017
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