Phase Zero is a pre-project exercise in understanding the desired outcome, potential problems and viability of a proposed project. This is a checklist of generic topics that may need to be covered in an interview
A checklist of things that should be in place before the project begins.
A document that lists the things that should be in place when we move from planning to starting work in the project.
Questions to ask during a software reference check
List of things to consider for infrastructure in a new software installation.
Some of the things to be tested in various forms of software testing.
A checklist of things to review before you go live with new software.
A checklist of questions that might be applicable to your PIR
A few tips for interviewers.
Some tips around negotiating.
Useful article on different approaches to estimating a software project. Also check out author’s web site