Staff Plan should also include the skills and knowledge required. Using the same example:
100% to 25% 100% to 50% 50% to 100% Declines 100% to 25% 100% % Req. 05/05 04/05 Java, Oracle, Production Environment Production Support 05/05 04/05 Test Management Tools Tester 05/05 01/05 Java, Oracle Developer Internal Resource preferred (no contract resource) 05/05 01/05 Requirements, modeling, logistics. Business Consultant IT Background preferred 05/05 01/05 Experienced PM 5 yrs+ Project Manager Comments To MM/YY From MM/YY Skills & Knowledge Role
Project Sponsor John Smith Provides the overall sponsorship role including monitoring of the project progress, resolution of escalated issues and support for resource needs.
Functional Mgr Adele Johnson Provides final sign-off on the project deliverables, and resolves any major business issues arising during the project.
Bus. Contact Tammy Jones Resolves business issues arising during the project.
Tech Analyst Gilles Randerson Provides input from a technical perspective.
Proj Mgr/ Bus Anal Karen Jackson Provides project management for the project, and business analysis support.
Designer/developers Sam Hope Provides analysis, design and development Tom Merry of programs to re-format the files to match target system requirements, does unit testing, supports user acceptance testing
Quality Assurance Joan Planter Provides quality assurance support for the Tom Dyce project.
Key tool for documenting the role and responsibility assignments
Serves as a communication tool so all participants understand “who does what”on the project
May be developed for various levels or groups within a project:
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (example) R–Responsible A–Approve C-Consult I–Informed A R Acquire resources A C C C R Close Project I C C R C/I Quality Control C R C C/I Construction A C R R C Develop requirements I C C C R Create Project Plan Sponsor Funct. Mgr Tech Lead Bus. Lead Project Mgr
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (class exercise) R–Responsible A–Approve C-Consult I–Informed Provide printing services to instructor Complete Course Evaluation Provide weekly lecture/tests Complete weekly readings Mark tests Write tests Create course lessons Office Staff Cont. Ed. Supervisor Students Instructor