ITD leverages customized project management tools and templates that extend beyond the standard Project Management Guidebook and Templates.

ITD Customized Templates


The Project Management Guidebook provides a common methodology for managing projects within state government. It is designed to supply enough detail to guide new project managers through the process while still being valuable to those experienced in the field.

Managing Projects

The complete, original Guidebook (in .pdf format) is available for download. The Guidebook is also currently being revised and published in an online format.

Templates are included in the guidebook's appendixes:

The Project Management Oversight Guidebook provides a step-by-step explanation of the process for monitoring and guiding information technology projects with a budget in excess of $250,000. Templates specific to large IT projects include:

Additionally, ITD project managers utilize a series of customized project management templates that contain more detail than the more generic templates found in the Guidebook.

Managing Risk

The Risk Management Guidebook provides a common methodology for managing project risk within state government. Utilizing one common framework improves the state's ability to complete project successfully.

Analyzing Requirements

The Requirements Analysis Guidebook assists decision-makers in eliciting, analyzing, specifying, prioritizing, verifying, and negotiating business functions that a product must deliver and support. The results are captured in a Requirements Analysis deliverable.


Large Project Oversight Templates