Items marked with * are required for large projects
Determine the Size of IT Projects
Used to determine the size of an IT project, and the people, responsibilities and project management required.
Recommended Activities by Project Size
This matrix outlines activities to be conducted for projects of varying sizes and whether those activities are required or optional.
Terminology used in IT Projects at OSU.
Project Data Sheet (PDS)*
Used to define the parameters (goals, resources, timeline, deliverables, etc.) of a project.
Used to define responsibilities and logistics (who will do what, decision-making approach, reviewing expenses, communication, etc.) of a project.
Support and Communication Planning
Used to assess support, training and communication needs and create plans from those needs
Simple Communication Plan
Used to list to whom, when, how often and what you will communicate
Simple email Template for Status Updates
Used for sound-bite email updates to stakeholders, sponsors and other interested parties
RACI Chart Template
For clarifying roles and responsibilities when multiple groups or organizations are involved
Project Completion Checklist
Checklist of responsibilities, documentation and deliverables to confirm or assign when ready to close a project
Project Overview Presentation
Powerpoint template for describing a project in progress
Sample Survey Questions for Project Retrospective Review
Questions to ask when reviewing a project