The focus of the final phase is to close the project and hand over the final solution to the organization.

Usually just one iteration.


Project plan

In addition to general refinements the risk and problem lists should be updated.

Iteration plan

Create the initial iteration plan to detail who will be doing what in the iteration.


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Solution architecture

Review and finalize the solution architecture document, preparing to hand it over to the maintenance organization as the development project comes to an end.

Iteration report

Finish the phase with an iteration report that lists achievements and lessons learned.