Information Systems homework help.
MIS 431- Project management Course
The purpose of this project is to investigate factors associated with IT project management.
There are two deliverables for this project (submission deadline week 12):
1. Project presentation. 2. Final report describing the project design and implementation.
A. Project Teams
You have to work with a team (each team consists of 3 students). All students in
a team are working on the same project. All team members must take part in all
project activities, although responsibilities may be divided so that different
members take lead in different activities. But, no activity should be done
exclusively by a single person. While the volume of work of each group member
on each project component may not be equal, their contribution to the overall
project should equal out.
B. Project report
For this deliverable, every team is expected to submit a document describing
The report should contain the following: Every report must have a cover
. the course title,
. group number,
. project title,
. submission date, and
. all team-member names.
The second page of each report must detail the breakdown of individual
contributions of each team member to the project.
The rest of the report must contain the following sections:
1. Project Definition; Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of your system.
Suggest three (3) specific reasons why you would recommend that system over the other.
Suggest three (3) efficiencies that an organization would gain from using it.
Identify the main Project Stakeholders.
2. Project Planning and Analysis Identify Project organization Charter.
Identify project scope statement (Identify and prioritize your business Needs).
Create FULL project work breakdown structure (WBS).
Gantt chart for controlling project schedule.
A list of prioritized risks (part of a risk register)
Is It Feasible At This Point To Implement your System That Can Meet your Critical Needs?
3. Project Closing: Apply one software-development method (linear, cyclical, or blind of the two) of
project management to achieve the benefit of both models with respect to your own
Build your project network diagram after reviewing your activities and determine dependencies among them.
Apply Critical Path Method (CPM).
Apply PERT chart.
Identify Risk plan and Lessons Learned.
4. References: List all the references (books, journal/conference papers), web pages (include URL and
webpage title) that have been used in the project.
C. Project and Presentation
For this deliverable, every team is expected to give a live presentation for their project. The project
presentation will be held during a class period. Each ppt shall last no more than 15-min. All team
members should attend the presentation. I will assume that the absent students were not involved