Subject Matter Experts
Members of these groups provide special knowledge, insights, and services needed by the project. Unlike team members who participate for the life of the project, subject matter experts (SMEs) participate only when specifically needed. This may be on an ad hoc basis or as part of a project working or advisory group.
Working groups will share in defining high level requirements, review prototypes, and participate in testing and review test result
Advisory groups provide advice about policy and process issues as appropriate.
Some application development projects require consultation with the technical architects to ensure that design specifications are aligned with the overall application architecture. The technical architects also play a critical role in recommending the development methodology that should be followed