A work product is an output of a project. They are the lowest level of project work that are individually estimated, budgeted, assigned, executed, measured and controlled. Work products include both tangible things such as infrastructure installations and intangible things such as presentations. The following are illustrative examples.
RequirementsFunctional and non-functional requirements. In many cases, requirements are collected and refined by a team of business analysts assigned to a project and delivered to stakeholders for sign off.
Market ResearchMarket research such as a voice of the customer study may be included as a work product for a product development project.
DesignA software design document completed by a software architect or lead developer.
Technical ComponentThe code for a single web page or transaction.
Engineering DesignThe design of a part for a machine.
ConstructionCompleting the framing for a house.
InstallationInstallation of equipment such as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for a building.
ConnectionThe connection of a building's electrical system to the grid.
InspectionA safety inspection at a rocket launch site that is required before launch.
TestingAn iteration of a regression testing cycle that produces a test report and defect documentation.
DataInput or migration of data.
ProcurementProcuring materials for a manufacturing process.
TrainingA training session for users of a new system.
Sales CollateralsA brochure for a new product.
The smallest unit of project output that is estimated, budgeted, assigned, executed, measured and controlled.
Tangible and intangible outputs of a project.
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