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Post-Mortem Form For Technical Documentation

After you have finished your software project, you helps to review what worked in the project and what areas could be fix next time around. In IT, this is referred to as the post-mortem.

You can use this form for post-project analysis. This form evaluates the software development project on several criteria:

1. General Process

2. Stage-Specific

3. Control-specific

The control-specific portion is used to evaluate several control mechanisms:
  • Communication
  • Risk management
  • Contingency planning
  • Scheduling
  • Status reporting
  • Issue resolution
  • Change control
  • Approval to proceed/Stakeholder involvement
  • Staffing

Post-Mortem Analysis

Post Mortem Analysis  
Project:
Date of Meeting:
Customer Name:
Implementation Complete Date:
Project Manager:  
Project Phase:  
Attendees:  

 

Category Verification Y/N N/A Explanations/
Lessons/
Learned
Process, General Were standard templates and deliverables used?      
  Were all templates of value in this project?      
  Which tools or techniques were not used?      
  Were there organizational obstacles that made it difficult or impossible to use any part of the process?      
Stage-Specific Was the Justification Stage completed successfully?      
  Was the Planning Stage completed successfully?      
  Was the Activation Stage completed successfully?      
  Was the Control Stage completed successfully?      
  Was the Evaluation Stage completed successfully?      
Control-Specific Were communications adequate in all activities?      
  Was risk controlled adequately?      
  Was an adequate contingency plan created?      
  Did the project meet all original scheduled milestones/deadlines?      
  Was project status reported according to plan?      
  Were all issues resolved in a timely manner?      
  Did the change control procedure work adequately?      
  Did the project receive all the necessary approvals to proceed in a timely fashion?      
  Was the project staffed appropriately?      
Was quality of the product or services adequate?

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