The purpose of the project acceptance form is to formally indicate that he project or phase of the project is now complete. In a summary form, it captures the key project summary information (final budget, effort and start and finish dates, a list of deliverables, and indicates closeout contracts. It becomes a primary communication vehicle to indicate that the sponsor accepted the deliverables and is formally closing the project down. It would also be used if the project were to be delayed, postponed or cancelled.
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Recognize and document lessons so that future project teams do more of the successful things and less of the unsuccessful things.
This deliverable will help you write a plan to cover how products or services will be operated and maintained after your project is implemented.
When a project is complete, it can be very useful to revisit the project in its entirety to understand if it actually met the original goals and objectives that it was initiated to do. The post-implementation review template provides a direction and focus for the project manager or anyone else leading the review through an organized process.
A lessons learned log is a useful document to track lessons learned as the project is progressing. Instead of reaching a lessons learned session and trying to remember back to the lessons learned over the project lifecycle, lessons learned can be captured as the project progresses ensuring none of them are missed. The actual lesson, its context, who identified it, and other information, can be captured immediately allowing for easier recollection.
For whatever reason, your project is now finished. Now you need to get a few things down on paper for posterity. This report describes the reasons for project closure, the activities needed to bring the project to an orderly close, an oveview of the project, lessons learned and recommendations for future projects.
Implementation has taken place. Now it's time to ask your client as well as your project team some burning questions: What worked well? What could have been done better? What recommendations do you have for future projects?
Undertaking a project evaluation and review during or after completion of a project helps you improve how you undertake and manage projects.
This basic project sign-off sheet includes basic information about the project and appropriate sign-off fields.
The job is done, and the client is about to sign off to accept the custom software work you and your project team have provided. Get that signature on this form.