D1.1 - QUALITY ASSURANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN (Publishable Summary)
The purpose of the ICTFOOTPRINT.eu Quality Plan is to facilitate co-operation and collaboration in the project by defining guidelines and procedures to be followed for project specific documentation and communication. The document provides partners with a point of reference and a common understanding of methods and procedures, with particular emphasis on the contractual obligations towards the European Commission. Adherence to the guidelines outlined in the document will result in a reduction in project overhead and most importantly, an increase in the quality of work carried out. All ICTFOOTPRINT.eu partners should be aware of this document, understand and use the processes, suggestions and procedures that are specified. This plan covers many activities of the project by defining procedures concerning different managerial aspects of the project, including outreach and communication activities. The ultimate objective of this Quality Plan is to serve as tool for consistent use by project participants to ensure concrete and quality results in line with the work plan the ICTFOOTPRINT.eu project is committed to achieve.