Essay Business Analysis - Solution Assessment
PART 1 – SOLUTION ASSESSMENT 1. Case study
The following is a fictitious case study of a central bank that intends to either develop a real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system for the settlement of large-value, interbank payments in the country in-house, or purchase an off-the-shelf solution. The example used in this case study is an evaluation of a vendor’s reply to a request for proposal.
2. Assess proposed solution 2.1 Assess the value delivered by the proposed solution(s) or the actual proposal
The acceptance criteria were compiled during internal requirement elicitation work sessions with representatives from the different departments in the bank. These criteria were then weighted based on …show more content…
The rating system that was used is as follows: Category | Rating | Compliance | Full compliance | 3 | The proposed solution is fully compliant now. | Partial compliance | 2 | The proposed solution does not fully support this requirement and the vendor does not currently have any intention to provide the requirement. The solution does, however, provide an alternative approach. | Planned compliance | 1 | The proposed solution does not support this requirement now, but the vendor plans to deliver the required functionality in a future release. | Non-compliance | 0 | The solution does not support the requirement and it is excluded from the proposal. |
From the assessment it is clear that Vendor A solution is the preferred solution based on the organisation’s requirements. 3. Allocate requirements
The following requirement allocation is outlines the different components and versions of the product. The table provides a high-level overview of the solution components, and the table links the acceptance criteria outlined in 2 above to the planned releases of the system.