Delivering digital projects
Creative people would rather run a mile than think about processes and methodology. But it's impossible to create a digital project unless you've got some idea of where you're going and how you're going to get there. The four-part process outlined here may get you thinking. Sections include: concept, planning, build and 'run and sustain'. How do you do it?
Project Stage 1: Concept
The first of the four stages is about trying to get a project off the ground. It involves going from the point where the concept is basically ideas in a few people's heads to achieving consensus on the main aims...
Project Stage 2: Planning
The second stage involves turning what you know about the project so far into a plan of action and several specification documents so that work can begin. If everyone has contributed to the content of these documents, they will know...
- Project Stage 4: Run and sustain
- Project Stage 3: Build
- Project Stage 1: Concept
- Project Stage 2: Planning
- Practical: Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
- Practical: Creating a successful marketing strategy
- Practical: Managing risk
- Practical: Disaster recovery plan
- Practical: Writing the project plan
- Practical: Writing the functional specification
- Practical: Five-point plan for successful projects