Project Management is the overarching discipline utilized in the Polk County IT organization for the acquisition, and maintenance of software intensive systems covering the full range of life cycle activities from cradle to grave. The project management approach generally adheres to the macro-view of best practices principles for project management using the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
Polk County IT follows the gated project management model. The projects are divided into 5 phases (Initiate, Solution Scoping, Design & Develop, Implementation and Closing). All projects within PCIT will be managed in accordance to the Project Life Cycle.
The charts below depicts the Project Life cycle and the Solution Delivery Methodology adopted by Polk County IT.
IT Project Life Cycle
IT Delivery Model
IT Solutions Delivery Methodology
The figure below depicts the IT Projects Organizational Chart: