What is the purpose of a control gate?
Specific questions for closing a phase-end "gate"
- Has the last phase in fact been completed?
- Has a phase end report been prepared?
- Are the results of the last phase consistent with the plan?
- Are the phase deliverables acceptable in terms of quality?
- Have any of the project assumptions changed?
- Indeed, has the need for the project changed?
- And is the project still viable?
- If not, are shutdown procedures in place?
- The idea is to prevent uncontrolled run on