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					                                            TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES




Project Implementation
 Review Gate Approval
                                                                Template

                                                          Version 1.3 ● 30 MAY 2008




NOTE: Please remove this page when creating a Review Gate Approval deliverable.
Texas Project Delivery Framework                           PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GATE APPROVAL




Using This Template
The companion tool, Review Gate Approval Instructions, provides detailed direction for completing this
template. This and other Framework tools are available at www.dir.state.tx.us/pubs/framework/.

To create a deliverable from this template:

    1. Delete the template title page (previous page) and this page.

    2. Replace [bracketed text] on the cover page (next page) with your project and agency information.

    3. Replace [bracketed text] in the tool header at the top of page 1 with the same project information
         as on the cover page.

         Note: Please do not remove or modify content in the footer area.

    4. Complete the entire template. Each section contains abbreviated instructions, shown in italics,
         and tables for entering content. Relevant text from other project deliverables may be pasted into
         content areas.

         Note: Please do not remove the italicized instructions.




            NOTE: Please remove this page when creating a Review Gate Approval deliverable.


DIR Document 40GA-T1-3
                              T E X A S P RO J ECT D E LI V E R Y F R AM E WO R K
                    PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION
                     REVIEW GATE APPROVAL




                              [Agency/Organization Name]
                              [PROJECT NAME]
                VERSION: [VERSION NUMBER]                         REVISION DATE: [DATE]

   Approval of the Project Implementation Review Gate indicates an understanding and formal
   agreement that the project is ready to proceed to the next project delivery stage. By signing this
   deliverable, the agency head agrees that the state should further invest in delivery of the project.




Approver Name         Title                           Signature                                Date

                      Agency Head
[Agency/Organization Name]                                       PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GATE APPROVAL
[Project Name]                                                                     [Version Number] | [Revision Date]




Section 1. General Information
 Project Name



 Agency



 Contact                                   Phone                 Email                            Fax



 Project Manager                           Phone                 Email                            Fax




Section 2. Review Gate Deliverables
 Deliverable                                                          Version            Agency Head Approval Date

Acceptance to Deploy

Project Closeout Report




Section 3. Review Gate Checklist
 Item      Question                                                                                 Response

   1      Have the business needs used to justify the project remained consistent?                      Yes   No

   2      Does the project demonstrate that it is aligned with business requirements?                   Yes   No

   3      Does the project demonstrate that it meets defined technical requirements?                    Yes   No

   4      Did the project meet planned milestones and deliverables?                                     Yes   No

   5      Has the vendor met defined performance requirements?                                          Yes   No



Section 4. Open Issues
Describe any open issues and plans for resolution within the context of formally approving the Project
Implementation Review Gate.

 Issue                                                       Planned Resolution




Based on
DIR Document 40GA-T1-3                                  Page 1
[Agency/Organization Name]            PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GATE APPROVAL
[Project Name]                                          [Version Number] | [Revision Date]




 Issue                           Planned Resolution




Based on
DIR Document 40GA-T1-3       Page 2