3 Part 3: V-Modell Reference Tailoring

3.4 Project Types

3.4.1 System Development Project (Acquirer)

Description

This project type deals with V-Modell projects on acquirer side, i.e., during the project a request for proposal must be prepared and a supplier must be selected based on the offers. This supplier is responsible for system development and delivers a system, which must be accepted by the acquirer. The mandatory and optional process modules for this project type are depicted in Figure 5. The »Decision Gates of the possible »Project Execution Strategy for this »Project Type are listed in Figure 6.

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Figure 5: Relations between the »Process Module for the Project Type »System Development Project (Acquirer)

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Figure 6: Decision Gates of the Project Execution Strategies Available for Projects of the Type System Development Project (Acquirer)

Possible project type variants:

Project (Acquirer) with One Supplier, Project (Acquirer) with Several Suppliers

Process Modules to be used:

Specification of Requirements, Configuration Management, Delivery and Acceptance (Acquirer), Problem and Change Management, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Drafting and Conclusion of Contract (Acquirer)

Project characteristics to be determined during tailoring:

Security (Acquirer), Life Cycle Cost Management, Project Measures, Off-the-Shelf Products