The initiation phase involves project kick-off, review
of requirements, staffing, team building, and setting
up the project charter. This phase commences with iTek’s
The planning phase is ongoing and continuous,
and involves setting up and creating a project management
Project scheduling with milestones,
Resource planning, Risk planning, Quality assurance
planning, Configuration management planning, Stakeholder
involvement planning, Metrics plan including identification
iTek deploys statistical process control for tracking
project metrics. A project management workbook (PMWB)
is internally maintained to track all the tasks, their
productivity, effort, schedule variance, defect density,
review and test efficiency.
The controlling activities are segregated as preventive
and corrective. This involves using past experience,
organizational knowledge base and individual project
management competencies to prevent occurrence of non-conformance.
The closure phase, completes the life
cycle of the project, and involves knowledge dissemination,
end user training, delivery of system/user manuals,
and warranty support.