ESSA Project Request Form
Request a technology based project requiring ESSA resources. Form allows you to upload an attachment to provide more information.
Project name. Overall outcome desired.
Process Owner (MPP)
Manager who owns the business process, provides key decisions, approves project goals and requirements. (Sponsor)
State Business Problem
Describe the current process that needs improvement.
Who is impacted & how are they impacted?
Who is impacted by the current process and who stands to gain from an enhanced process. (Key Stakeholders)
What is technology solution or outcome expected?
Goals of project request. Indicators of project success. It is helpful if ranked by order of most important to least. (High level requirements)
Whys is this being done? Required? Compliance? Customer Service? Major inefficiency? (Business Case)
Considerations & Dependencies
Requires funding? Cross functional resources or approvals needed? Events to consider? (ie Open House)
Identify any potential risk to the project. (i.e : Employee resistance, skill set scarcity, major events, etc)
Requested Due Date & Why
Analyst Support Requested
Financial Aid Analyst
Multiple (Clarify in Additional Notes)
Functional Expert(s) who will work with analyst?
Supplemental information. (ie Metrics/Measures, etc)
What is plan to Communicate change(s)?
What is Communication Plan? (To Stakeholders)
Post Operational Support Plan
Who will maintain project after implementation?
Any additional documents to consider and review to help clarify project request.
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