Requirements Analysis and Solution Design
Deliverables Signed-off Requirements Definition, Proposed Solution Architecture
OpenCloud consultants can participate in Workshops, reviews and interviews led by the client to finalise and prioritise the scope of requirements and the solution architecture, and to agree these with the client.
Deliverables Signed-off Project Plan
OpenCloud will manage delivery of all OpenCloud project deliverables. The OpenCloud Project Management service includes status reporting and regular steering meetings.
Deliverables Project-specific software developments, documentation, test specifications
OpenCloud can develop new Applications or Resource Adapters based on client-defined requirements. The Development process comprises design, coding and comprehensive unit and system testing using OpenCloud's agile development methodology.
Deliverables Installed and configured software products and any custom software components, ready for integration into the client environment
OpenCloud can carry out installation onsite, or assist the client in this activity. This includes configuration of the system profiles and cluster setup.
Deliverables OpenCloud can produce and deliver to the client a test specification covering the agreed solution requirements and an automated test suite.
Following delivery of the platform and application software to the client and throughout the solution-, integration- and acceptance-testing, OpenCloud can provide support for deployment and testing activities through the identification, investigation, and resolution of problems and issues.
Deliverables Training courses, materials
OpenCloud will provide technical training for the client's development and support staff, and Train-the-Trainer services to enable end-user training of operator staff to be carried out
OpenCloud's Design Mentoring service provides technical coaching to students after classroom training has been completed to reinforce and build on the skills learned in the classroom. The objectives are to deepen the skills of the project team and ensure the effective transfer of learning from the classroom to the job.
Skills Transfer to Client
OpenCloud Consultants practice skills and knowledge transfer at every stage, to enable Client staff to maintain applications and develop and deploy future applications on Rhino.