Case 6 Essay

635 Words Oct 13th, 2012 3 Pages
• 1. Look over the scope statement (PE Figure 4-1). If you were an employee at Petrie’s Electronics, would you want to work on this project? Why or why not?
I think I would because it seems like a great project. It will benefit the company greatly and be a fun and easy project. There is a great team to back it up as well.
• 2. If you were part of the management team at Petrie’s Electronics, would you approve the project outlined in the scope statement in PE Figure 4-1? What changes, if any, need to be made to the document?
I would approve this. It has great information about the project and everyone backing it up. It shows what the purpose of the project is and it would benefit the company. There would be a good return on investment
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• • 6. If you were assigned to Jim’s team for this project, when in the project schedule (in what phase or after which activities are completed) do you think you could develop an economic analysis of the proposed system? What economic feasibility factors do you think would be relevant?

I think the right time for an economic analysis is after the production of the system. Once the system is in place, you could take a look and see how people are reacting to it and how much return customers you get back. This can show you the cost of making the software verses how many return.

• • 7. If you were assigned to Jim’s team for this project, what activities would you conduct in order to prepare the details for the baseline project plan? Explain the purpose of each activity and show a timeline or schedule for these activities.

I think this can be done in planning. There should always be a baseline when creating a project. This would be the goal that you are trying to reach in order to consider this successful. Without this, you would not know when this is improving verse a failure.

• • 8. In Question 4, you analyzed the risks associated with this project. Once deployed, what are the potential operational risks of the proposed system? How do you factor operational risks into a systems development plan?
One risk is that employees might not understand and will not enroll people correctly. One way to overcome this is to make the program

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