Project Kickoff Task List

This page provides a task list when starting a CommCare project, and these tasks are derived from the implementation plan included in the scope of work. For each task, there is a sub task and relevant artifacts. NOTE: These artifacts/link/documents are templates & references only and specific project documentation created from these resources should be moved to the "Project Documentation" section of the project space. 

Primary Tasks

Completed?

("X" = done)

Sub Tasks

Artifacts, Links, or Relevant Information

(Templates & References ONLY)

Primary Tasks

Completed?

("X" = done)

Sub Tasks

Artifacts, Links, or Relevant Information

(Templates & References ONLY)

1.Review CommCare background materials

 

 

Review CommCareHQ.org website

Reference: www.commcarehq.org/home

 

 

Watch CommCare demo videos

Reference Videos:

 

 

Briefly review the CommCare FAQ

Reference: CommCare FAQs

 

 

Sign up for CommCare - Users free, ongoing support group comprised of other implementers

Reference: CommCare Users Forum

 

 

Orientation meeting

 

2.Design application content & translation (in Excel)

 

 

Review any paper artifacts or relevant health content for the CommCare application

 

 

 

Create high level diagram of application structure

 

 

 

Review excel template with example for describing health content of CommCare module - prior to call

Application Content Excel (Template);

Reference: EXAMPLE Safe Pregnancy Excel Content

 

 

Understand all language requirements (local languages)

 

 

 

Schedule a call to discuss CommCare, process for specing and iterating on prototype, and next steps

 

 

 

Schedule a 1-3 day session of remote collaboration to spec out application. Output is completed excel spec.

 

 

 

Create 1st version of prototype application for demo

 

 

 

 

SHOWCASE 1: Schedule demo of application to relevant stakeholders

For J2ME, Nokia Emulator

For CCODK, Android Screen Capture

 

 

Incorporate feedback of demo and make adjustments to application and protocol documentation

 

 

 

Export "Bulk Translations" file from CCHQ

 

 

 

Send application content to translator

 

 

 

Create final draft of application prototype demo

 

 

 

SHOWCASE 2: Schedule demo of application to relevant stakeholders

For J2ME, Nokia Emulator

For CCODK, Android Screen Capture

 

 

Incorporate feedback into final application prototype (application prototype ready for refinement & iteration stage)

 

3. Procure phones and SIM cards

 

 

Identify phone procurement plan

(searching the 'commcare-fellows' googlegroup is a good place to learn about phone recommendations and limitations)

Reference: Recommended Phones and Choosing a Phone

 

 

Understand need for SD cards.

 

 

 

Place order for phones and related accessories (e.g. SD cards)

 

 

 

Identify network provider

 

 

 

Coordinate purchase of SIM Cards

 

 

 

Phones on the ground (at each site) before on-site application iteration

 

4. Understand the Multimedia requirement and design

 

 

Review our strategy for how we want to use multimedia

Reference: Project Phone Management

 

 

If images are to be used, then come up with list of needed images.

 

 

 

If audio is to be used, then come up with list of needed audio images.

 

5. Identify refinement group of CHWs

 

 

Identify 2-3 CHWs to participate in the application refinement and iteration phase