Covered in this chapter:
•Accepting the final product or service
•Evaluating the project and vendor
•Determining and evaluating the lessons learned
•Creating a final project report
•Archiving project documentation
•Celebrating the project completion and releasing the team
The close phase is the last phase of the project life cycle. Some organizations have elaborate checklists to close a project, but in flat organizations with informal controls, using elaborate checklists can be overkill. Just because an organization is flat, however, does not mean the close phase should be skipped. Properly closing the project ensures ...