Notifying the winner of the award;
Reviewing the subcontractor’s project plan;
Assuring that technical reviews occur as scheduled;
Assuring that satisfactory project statuses are received;
Escalating problems as necessary;
Assuring adherence to all aspects of the contract.
SQA: SQA group, project manager.
Checking that all reviews are being held and documented;
Confirming usage of required templates;
Completing tables showing findings.
SCM: Project manager, SQA
Determining what work products should be under configura-
Establishing the work-product repository;
Assisting with a version control naming scheme;
Assuring that baselined products are entered properly into the
Monitoring changes to baselines for accuracy;
Assuring stakeholder notification of baselining and rebaselining.
It is expected that the person responsible for process improvements is
the most knowledgeable about the processes themselves and all related
templates and checklists. Because of this, that person may have a major role
in documenting the requirements, writing the project charter, creating the
WBS, and so on. It will be important to assist the person responsible for
each of these tasks, rather than doing them for him. He will not learn them
without assistance; neither will he learn them if the tasks are done for him.
Because much of this work must be done at the start or early part of the
project life cycle, it is obvious how it can be challenging for one person,
especially if she is also the project manager. While the project plan is being