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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES

Project Implementation
Review Gate Approval
Template

Version 1.3 ● 30 MAY 2008

NOTE: Please remove this page when creating a Review Gate Approval deliverable.
Texas Project Delivery Framework PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GATE APPROVAL

Using This Template


The companion tool, Review Gate Approval Instructions, provides detailed direction for completing this
template. This and other Framework tools are available on the Framework Web site.

To create a deliverable from this template:

1. Delete the template title page (previous page) and this page.

2. Replace [bracketed text] on the cover page (next page) with your project and agency information.

3. Replace [bracketed text] in the tool header at the top of page 1 with the same project information
as on the cover page.

Note: Please do not remove or modify content in the footer area.

4. Complete the entire template. Each section contains abbreviated instructions, shown in italics,
and tables for entering content. Relevant text from other project deliverables may be pasted into
content areas.

Note: Please do not remove the italicized instructions.

NOTE: Please remove this page when creating a Review Gate Approval deliverable.

DIR Document 40GA-T1-3


TEX AS PRO J EC T DEL I VERY F RAMEW O RK
PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION
REVIEW GATE APPROVAL

[Agency/Organization Name]
[PROJECT NAME]
VERSION: [VERSION NUMBER] REVISION DATE: [DATE]

Approval of the Project Implementation Review Gate indicates an understanding and formal
agreement that the project is ready to proceed to the next project delivery stage. By signing this
deliverable, the agency head agrees that the state should further invest in delivery of the project.

Approver Name Title Signature Date

Agency Head
[Agency/Organization Name] PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GATE APPROVAL
[Project Name] [Version Number] | [Revision Date]

Section 1. General Information


Project Name

Agency

Contact Phone Email Fax

Project Manager Phone Email Fax

Section 2. Review Gate Deliverables


Deliverable Version Agency Head Approval Date

Acceptance to Deploy

Project Closeout Report

Section 3. Review Gate Checklist


Item Question Response

1 Have the business needs used to justify the project remained consistent? Yes  No

2 Does the project demonstrate that it is aligned with business requirements? Yes  No

3 Does the project demonstrate that it meets defined technical requirements? Yes  No

4 Did the project meet planned milestones and deliverables? Yes  No

5 Has the vendor met defined performance requirements? Yes  No

Section 4. Open Issues


Describe any open issues and plans for resolution within the context of formally approving the Project
Implementation Review Gate.

Issue Planned Resolution

Based on
DIR Document 40GA-T1-3 Page 1
[Agency/Organization Name] PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GATE APPROVAL
[Project Name] [Version Number] | [Revision Date]

Issue Planned Resolution

Based on
DIR Document 40GA-T1-3 Page 2