Launch PAD (Project Assessment Dashboard)

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Launch PAD Project Assessment Dashboard
Architecture & Design Transition to Support

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Status Color Criteria:
Red Yellow Green Blue No Status Indicates a critical threat to the execution/deployment capability of the project Indicates a potential threat to the execution/deployment capability of the project Indicates a healthy status in support of the execution/deployment capability of the project Indicates a status of complete toward the execution/deployment capability of the project No status is available to determine the status of the execution/deployment capability of the project

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Sample Project

Summary Status

Architecture & Design

Transition to Support

Change the categories to your area of interest or expertise.
Development Work Environments

Sample Launch PAD Project Assessment Dashboard

November 26, 2004

Requirements

Stakeholders

Critical Issues
Training

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Planned Action

Schedule

Funding

Staffing

Task 1 - Planning & Initiation

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• Scope: The project definition is in flux due to collaboration questions.

• Scope is in question, and recent delays • Many of the project requirements and create risk to the project's viability as a schedule are delayed to facilitate stand-alone. collaboration.
The Launch PAD • Task two requirements cannot be fully • PMT review is in progress and encourages the definition of defined until the full scope of the opportunities for collaboration are a possible solution to every project is clarified. being explored. The Feasibility problem identified • Collaboration and development may be • Additional resources must be assigned hindered without additional resources. for project continuation, perhaps from other projects or project partners.

Type a description of the reason for any • Scope: The scope of the project has R G R R Y G Y G – G – – – grown to the broader scope of work category labeled red or yellow. management and accounting. • Staffing: FTE staffing is not sufficient for the baseline schedule, and one of Click to select a the two SMEs has left the project. different category • Schedule: The baseline schedule still status color. reflects a stand-alone project and cannot be updated without Project Changing the category Mgmt. Team approval. color automatically • Requirements: The requirements changes the highergathering process is progressing level Summary Status. slower than expected and will not complete on schedule. Use the Task/Project Groups to manage stages in a project or Task 3 - Execution & Control multiple projects, and add more • Scope:sets as needed. undefined. Task 3 scope is G G Y G G G – – – – – – – May range from stand-alone to Enterprise-wide integration.
Task 2 - Requirements Definition Task 4 - Close-Out

• The current schedule does not reflect • The schedule should be updated to an executable plan if collaboration with reflect the impact and work-arounds the AR project is required. considered. • Requirements are a critical path item impacting RFP. Collaboration may negate the impact of this delay. • Additional Requirements staffing and a collaboration plan (or plan to remain stand-alone) must be initiated.

• Task 3 cannot begin until the scope of • The PMT pending decision will the project is finalized and Task 2 determine the scope and direction of requirements are defined. the VMS Project.

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• Funding: Task 2 Delays have create an • Task 4 efforts will not be complete with • Non-critical staff may be reduced in expected budget overrun in Task 4. currently-allocated funding. Sponsor Task 3 and 4 to free-up the needed approval and funding is required. funds.

Status Color Criteria:
Red Yellow Green Blue No Status

Re-define the Status Color Criteria to fit your Indicates a healthy status in support of the execution/deployment capability of the project needs and audience.
Indicates a critical threat to the execution/deployment capability of the project Indicates a potential threat to the execution/deployment capability of the project Indicates a status of complete toward the execution/deployment capability of the project No status is available to determine the status of the execution/deployment capability of the project

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Summary Status

Architecture & Design

Transition to Support

area of interest or expertise.
Development Work Environments

Requirements

Stakeholders

Critical Issues
Training

Potential Impact

Planned Action

Schedule

Funding

Staffing

This report presents the Project Manager's assessment of project readiness for release, including deployment and transition to support. Make additional copies of the

Testing

Scope

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Modify the gray cells below to change the way each Project or Task calculates a Green, Yellow, or Red status. Assessment Logic Overall Red if a row has 2 or more Reds Form Overall Yellow if a row has 2 or more Yellows, or at least 1 Yellow AND at least 1 Red Overall Green if row has 1 or more Greens, or more than 0 Blues and no Yellow or Red overall status. Logic

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Bryant Haines Bryant Haines Chief Executive Officer www.KineticITS.com
About Bryant Haines is the Chief Executive and Chairman of the Board at Kinetic IT Systems, Inc. He has over 13 years professional experience in government and private sector work. Bryant is a professional IT project manager and systems engineer with an impeccable record for exceeding expectations. His second greatest joy is being the chief executive of his own consulting firm; creating success in the truest terms. He has been awarded the highest performance rating three years in a row among 100,000+ colleagues, and has broad experience in government and business project management. He enjoys applying his drive, knowledge, leadership and partnerships in the service his company and his clients.