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Texas Project Delivery Framework 

 Project Delivery Framework logo Version 2.8
Revised: August 31, 2013
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Technology projects can be delivered successfully using the Texas Project Delivery Framework (Framework). The Framework consists of five review gates with guidance and tools for each of those gates.

Review Gates  Business
Justification 
Project
Planning 
Solicitation
and Contracting
Project
Implementation
Benefits
Realization
Description Initial review gate for selection and approval of the project. [More about Business Justification…] Planning for both project management and technology-related activities and deliverables. [More about Project Planning…] Development and management of technology solicitations and contracts. [More about Solicitation and Contracting…]
Development, testing, and deployment based on project planning deliverables. [More about Project Implementation…] Final review gate for measurement and evaluation of all project outcomes. [More about Benefits Realization…]
Required
Tools
Business Case
version 2.2

Business Case Workbook
version 2.2

Business Case Checklist 
version 1.0

Business Case Workbook Checklist
version 1.0

Statewide Impact Analysis
version 1.6

Project Charter
version 1.6

Review Gate Approval
version 1.4

Project Plan
version 2.4

Monitoring Report
version 1.8

Review Gate Approval
version 1.4

Acquisition Plan
version 1.9

Contract Amendment and Change Order Approval
version 1.9

Contract Advisory Team Review and Delegation Application (CATRAD)

Technology Addendum - Contract Management Guide (Chapter 2 - Information Technology Contracts)

Review Gate Approval
version 1.4

Acceptance to Deploy
version 1.3

Project Closeout Report
version 1.5

Review Gate Approval
version 1.4

Post-Implementation Review of Business Outcomes
version 1.6

Review Gate Approval
version 1.4

Supplemental Tools   Project Plan       

For more information about the Texas Project Delivery Framework, contact projectdelivery@dir.texas.gov.