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Lecture 5

IST 352 Lecture 5: IST 352 M003 Corsello 9-20-16

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Information Studies
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IST 352

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find more resources at IST 352 | September 20, 2016 Identifying and Selecting Systems Development Projects Where Do New Projects Come From?  Functional Areas (customer)  Development Area  Laws and Regulations  Top Management  End Users  Stakeholder Groups (Councils) Introduction  Project management (PM) may be the most important aspect of systems development.  Effective PM helps to ensure o The meeting of customer expectations. o The satisfying of budget and time constraints.  The nature of projects has changed from custom development to implementing packaged software and data warehousing.  PM skills are difficult and important to learn. Managing the Information Systems Project  Project o A planned undertaking of related activities to reach an objective that has a beginning and an end  Project management find more resources at find more resources at o A controlled process of initiating, planning, executing, and closing down a project  Project manager o A systems analyst with a diverse set of skills—management, leadership, technical, conflict management, and customer relationship—who is responsible for initiating, planning, executing, and closing down a project  Deliverable o The end product of an SDLC phase Deciding on Systems Projects  System Service Request (SSR) o A standard form for requesting or proposing systems development work within an organization o Here – “Team Dynamic”  Feasibility study o A study that determines whether a requested system makes economic and operational sense for an organization – is it possible? Phases of Project Management Process  Phase 1: Initiation  Phase 2: Planning  Phase 3: Execution  Phase 4: Closedown PM Phase 1: Initiation  Assess size, scope and complexity, and establish procedures.  Establish: o Initiation team o Relationship with customer find more resources at find more resources at o Project initiation plan o Management procedures o Project management environment and workbook o Project charter Project Charter  A short document prepared for the customer describing project deliverables and outlining the work required to complete the project  There is software that helps you create this  Elements: o Title and authorization date o Project manager name and contact information o Customer name and contact information o Project start and completion dates o Key stakeholders, roles, responsibilities o Project objectives and description o Key assumptions o Signatures of stakeholders  These are important – it checks understanding PM Phase 2: Project Planning  Define clear, discrete activities and the work needed to complete each activity. Tasks include: 1. Describing Project Scope, Alternatives, and Feasibility 2. Dividing the Project into Manageable Tasks 3. Estimating Resources and Creating a Resource Plan 4. Developing a Preliminary Schedule 5. Developing a Communication Plan 6. Determining Project Standards and Procedures 7. Identifying and Assessing Risk 8. Creating a Preliminary Budget 9. Developing a Project Scope Statement 10.Setting a Baseline Project Plan Planning Detail
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