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Close-out

The purpose of this phase is the careful, orderly and systematic removal of a site from operational or published status to archived/offline/deleted status.

 

Description

This section describes the various activities and actions associated with the end of the lifecycle for a web site. These activities include communications with the site’s audience, technical actions related to suppression of the web-site itself and it’s contents, the filing of reports on the closeout, as well as the planning and follow-up of the various closeout actions.

 
 

Quality Assurance/ Evaluation criteria

  • End-of-site closeout report (save the report in the site/project management file/site for purposes of knowledge sharing)

 

 
 

Pre-requisites/Inputs

  • Decision and date to take site out of production
 
 

Resulting (possible) Outcomes/ Deliverables

  • Site archived
  • Project history, lessons learned, etc.
 
 

Work Guidelines and references