This paper discusses a mapping of the phases, launch steps, and artifacts from
projects to the
Gate Model, which is a common
approach for making business decisions on projects.
An analysis is made of items in the Gate Model checklists which are addressed well in TSP projects,
as a result of the launch/relaunch processes and the team-working processes of TSP.
It builds somewhat upon the paper
"Combining Models for Business Decisions and Software Development"
published in Sept. 2002 (and later excerpted in the Nov. 2002 issue of
by other members of the Swedish