For most organisations, implementing major projects involves the buy-in and co-ordination of a number of internal and external parties. IDEAS! overarching framework revolves around managing these relationships, typically between the Business Units, IT&T and various Partners.
Successful projects typically move through five major phases of the development lifecycle:
Defining the business goals and requirements
Clarifying the roles, responsibilities, expectations, risks and deliverables
for each of the parties involved.
Architect, develop and test the application.
Ensuring the smooth uptake of the application and associated roles,
responsibilities and processes.
Continuous, managed improvement of the overall system.