Cobwebb Project Process

We treat every project with a proven methodology for delivering successful projects enjoyably.

We have defined and refined over hundreds of project deliveries. We continue to review and improve our process based on internal and customer feedback.

Please have a look at the diagram and definitions of each of the 14 stages below.

Process Stages

  • Procurement
  • Development
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Go Live
  • Support

The 14 stages and 4 milestones are described below:

PROCUREMENT PROCESS:

  • QUALIFY – The technical and financial viability of the solution is investigated
  • DEFINE – The solution is defined, test plan agreed and service estimate is complete
  • PROPOSE – The solution is proposed and confirmed to be a best fit
  • APPROVE – The solution is signed off by the customer
  • PROCURE – Financial and legal terms are completed

MILESTONE: Procured – The scope of the solution has now been agreed by all parties and the development stage can begin.

DEVELOPMENT PROCESS:

  • INITIATE – The development and delivery timeline, UAT start date, Go Live date and final specifications are all confirmed. Responsibility for the project is officially transferred to the Professional Services Team
  • DEVELOP – The solution is developed
  • DOCUMENT – End-user documentation is completed base on specification
  • DELIVER – The solution is delivered into the customer’s test environment

MILESTONE: Delivered – The solution has been developed to the specification and delivered to the test environment of the customer.

UAT (User Accepted Test) PROCESS:

  • SHOW AND TELL – A show and tell of the solution is given to the customer. Responsibility for the project is officially transferred to the customer.
  • USER ACCEPTANCE TEST – Full testing of the solution is performed by the customer, fully supported by Cobwebb, in line with the test plan. The solution is signed off as meeting the specification.

MILESTONE: AcceptedThe solution has passed the test plan and has been confirmed to meet the specification.

GO LIVE PROCESS:

  • PROMOTE TO LIVE – The solution is promoted to live. A ‘Live Test’ is performed.
  • REVIEW – An opportunity for quantitative analysis of the project KPIs and for stakeholders to give feedback on lessons learnt and a chance to celebrate the achievement.

MILESTONE: Live – The solution is now fully operational.

SUPPORT PROCESS:

  • WARRANTY SUPPORT – Behaviour not in line with the specification is rectified.
  • MAINTENANCE SUPPORT – The solution is maintained in a stable state.

Show and Tell

A Show and Tell of the solution is given to the customer

Responsibility for the Project is officially transferred to the customer

User Acceptance Test

Full testing of the solution is performed by the customer, fully supported by Cobwebb, in line with the Test plan.

The solution is signed off as meeting the specification.

Accepted Milestone

The solution has passed the test plan and has been confirmed to meet the specification.

Promote to Live

The solution is promoted to live

A ‘Live Test’ is performed.

Review

An opportunity for quantitative analysis of the project KPIs and for stakeholders to give feedback on lessons learnt.

Also a chance to celebrate the achievement.

Live Milestone

The solution is now fully operational.

Warranty Support

Behaviour not in line with the specification is rectified.

Maintenance Support

The solution is maintained in a stable state.