CMGT/445 Application Implementation

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CMGT/445 Week 1 Individual: Preparing for System Implementation
CMGT/445 Week 1 Individual: Preparing for System Implementation
CMGT/445 Week 1 Individual: Preparing for System Implementation
CMGT/445 Week 1 Individual: Preparing for System Implementation

CMGT/445 Week 1

Individual: Preparing for System Implementation

Option #1:    945 words!

Option #2:  1,705 words!

Option #3:  1,149 words!

Option #4:  1,006 words!

Option #5:     731 words!

Option #6:     515 words!

Includes (2) Microsoft Project files!

You have been asked to serve as the Project Manager for implementing the Enterprise Business Software application.
Read the Brewton Business Scenario.
Prepare a 2- to 3-page document (700 to 1,050 words) identifying the key stakeholders of the company who will have an interest in the implementation project and who will approve your Week Four implementation plan.
Identify any challenges you anticipate in working with these stakeholders and strategies for leveraging their position within the company, their strengths, and their level of support for the project.
Specify all of the human resources that will be required to implement the application and describe the roles each will play on the project.
Identify computer and network resources that will be required in order for the system to be useable in a production mode of operation.
Prepare a high level implementation plan using Microsoft Project, showing just broad categories of effort that must be accomplished, and the general project timeline required to successfully implement the Business Enterprise Software application. The initial plan will have such major categories as the following:
    • System Deployment Preparation
    • System Documentation
    • Data Conversion
    • System Testing
    • User Training
    • System Startup
You will add the detailed tasks for each category as you work on the subsequent weeks' assignments.
Note: To access the Microsoft Project template unzip the linked file.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Zip your assignment into one file.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.

 

Supporting Activity: How do you deal with change?

Describe how change for an organization or customer is a factor when considering implementing new technology? How do you deal with change?

 

Supporting Activity: Digital World

What makes today's technological environment a Digital World? What is the future of human-computer interactions?

 

 

CMGT/445 Week 2 Learning Team: Implementation Resource Planning Presentation
CMGT/445 Week 2 Individual: Implementation Strategies
CMGT/445 Week 2 Individual: Implementation Strategies
CMGT/445 Week 2 Learning Team: Implementation Resource Planning Presentation

CMGT/445 Week 2

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Learning Team: Implementation Resource Planning Presentation

Option #1:   8 Slides with Speaker Notes! A+ work!

Option #2: 10 Slides with Speaker Notes! A+ work!

Option #3:   9 Slides with Speaker Notes! A+ work!

Option #4: 11 Slides with Speakers Notes! A+ work!

Option #5:   7 Slides with Speaker Notes! A+ work!

Option #6:   7 Slides without Speaker Notes!

Instructions:
Based on the Brewton Business Scenario, outline the implementation resources identified by team members in their individual Week One assignments, prioritize the list, then create job descriptions and develop criteria to evaluate candidates.

Note: To access the Microsoft Project template unzip the linked file.
Learning Teams will provide a 3- to 4-slide PowerPoint presentation to be presented to senior management to gain approval to hire/purchase additional resources for the project. Include the following:
    • List implementation resources (people and hardware) identified by combining team

        member lists, removing duplicates, and determining which resources are most

        critical.
    • Identify the human resources needed for the project. Assume you will need to hire

        people from the outside to fill these roles.
    • Specify the qualifications of human resources, and prepare "help wanted" ads to

        appear in job hunting websites. Each team member will provide two or three ads

        and suggestions of websites where the ads should be posted.
    • Develop criteria for evaluating applicants responding to the ads.
    • Develop criteria for assessing hardware resources to be purchased in support of the

        implementation project.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your PowerPoint presentation.


Individual: Implementation Strategies

Option #1: 1,356 words! A+ work!

Option #2: 1,477 words! A+ work!

Option #3: 1,211 words! A+ work!

Option #4: 1,180 words! A+ work!

Option #5:    842 words! A+ work!

Includes (2) Microsoft Project files!

Using the paper started in Week One, add an additional 3 to 4 pages (1,050 to 1,400 words) describing your strategies for managing the project as follows:
    • Develop a project communication plan to describe how stakeholders and managers

        will be kept informed regarding project progress. This will include the form of

        communication (status reports, meetings, etc.), frequency, and specific project

        milestones that will aid in determining where the implementation stands.
    • Describe the various kinds of documentation that will be required to support the

        future system operation, including both user and technical documentation.
     • Describe the Change Control Process that will be employed on the project to

         properly manage any disruptions to the progress of the project.
    • Evaluate out-sourcing of implementation tasks, using consulting services versus

        performing them in-house, describing the costs, benefits, and challenges associated

        with each option.
Incorporate feedback from your previous assignments.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Update your project plan to include the tasks associated with this week's assignment.
Zip your assignment into one file.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.

 

Supporting Activity: Business strategies with COTS
What are some of the business strategies to consider when implementing commercial off-the-shelf software?

 

Supporting Activity: Internet - Worldwide Digital Divide

Watch the "Internet: Worldwide Digital Divide" video.
How can companies use technology to bridge the worldwide digital divide?

 

Supporting Activity: E-commerce

What are the different types of e-commerce? Should the Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 be abolished? Justify your opinion.

 

CMGT/445 Week 3 Individual: Testing and Quality Assurance
Individual: Testing and Quality Assurance

Individual: Testing and Quality Assurance

CMGT/445 Week 3

 

Includes Everything listed for Week 3! A+ Work!

Individual: Testing and Quality Assurance

Includes Option #1: 1,213 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #2: 1,197 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #3: 1,187 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #4: 1,092 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #5:    748 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #6: 1,817 words! A+ Work!

Includes Microsoft Project file! A+ Work!

Note: This is part three of a four-part implementation plan that will be combined to form the finalized plan in Week Four. It is expected that adjustments will be made in the final version based on the feedback provided in Weeks One through Three.
Using the paper developed in Weeks One and Two, add an additional 3 to 4 pages (1,050 to 1,400 words) describing your user acceptance testing plans for ensuring the Business Enterprise Software performs at an acceptable level. Include the following:
      • Develop a data conversion plan that describes the process of migrating existing

         data to the testing platform.
      • Describe the test environment, including hardware requirements and the personnel

         who will participate in user acceptance testing.
      • Explain the methods and procedures that will be used to conduct the testing, such

         as performance testing, load testing, and/or regression testing.
Incorporate feedback from your previous assignments.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Update your Microsoft Project plan to include the tasks associated with this week's assignment.
Zip your assignment into one file.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.

 

Supporting Activity: Strategic Global Vision

What role does technology have in social responsibility?

 

Supporting Activity: Article Review
Select a recent peer-reviewed article, no more than 1-year old, related to the weekly topic.   Perform a critical review of the article by providing a brief summary and assessment of the article.

 

 

CMGT/445 Week 4 Individual: Employee Training
CMGT/445 Week 4 Individual: Employee Training

CMGT/445 Week 4

Everything listed for Week 4 is Included in Purchase! A+ Work!

 

Individual: Employee Training


Includes Option #1:    791 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #2: 2,052 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #3: 1,181 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #4:    538 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #5: 1,347 words! A+ Work!

Includes Option #6: 1,667 words! A+ Work!

Includes PowerPoint #1: 12 Slides! A+ Work!

Includes PowerPoint #2:   6 Slides! A+ Work!

Includes PowerPoint #3:   7 Slides! A+ Work!

Includes Excel Budget #1

Includes Excel Budget #2

Continuing with the paper developed in Weeks One, Two, and Three, add an additional 2 to 3 pages (700 to 1,050 words) describing your plans for training employees and preparing them for system changeover. Include the following:
     • Develop a schedule of activities to prepare for training and to conduct the training.
     • Describe the resources that will be needed for training, including training materials,

        the training methods to be used, and training schedules for each of Brewton's

        locations.
    • Explain how training can be organized to provide training and keep the business

       operating.
    • Prepare a 4- to 5-slide PowerPoint presentation that will provide general information

       to the company employees about how the startup of the new system will affect

       them and what to expect in each of the stages of deployment.
    • Prepare a project budget itemizing each area of expenditure required to complete

       the application implementation.
    • Describe the proposed implementation project approval process, identifying

       stakeholders who will authorize the project team to go forward with the plan.
Incorporate feedback from your previous assignments.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Update your project plan to include the tasks associated with this assignment.
Zip your assignment into one file.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.

 

Supporting Activity: Commercial Software versus Custom Software

What advantages does commercial off-the-shelf software provide over custom software?

 

Supporting Activity:  Article Review

Select a recent peer-reviewed article, no more than 1-year old, related to the weekly topic.
Perform a critical review of the article by providing a brief summary and assessment of the article.

 

 

 


CMGT/445 Week 5 Individual: Continuing Education
CMGT/445 Week 5 Learning Team: Post-Implementation Support
CMGT/445 Week 5 Learning Team: Post-Implementation Support

CMGT/445 Week 5

Everything listed for Week 5 is Included in Purchase! A+ Work!

 

Learning Team: Post-Implementation Support

Option #1: 1,058 words! A+ Work!

Option #2:    799 words! A+ Work!

Option #3: 1,187 words! A+ Work!

Option #4: 1,061 words! A+ Work

Option #5: 1,481 words! A+ Work!

Includes Microsoft Project file, Visio Diagram, and PowerPoint presentation!

 

Provide a 1- to 1.5-page Executive Briefing describing plans for moving the organization from the current business operating environment to the new one. Include plans for the following:
     • Describe the resources that will be needed for supporting the system during the

        startup period.
     • Define ongoing system maintenance roles and responsibilities (Corrective, Adaptive,

         Protective, Preventive).
     • Describe procedures for evaluating and prioritizing system enhancements proposed

         by stakeholders.
     • Develop procedures for supporting the new system and its users and for applying

         system patches and upgrades.
     • Specify procedures that will be needed for securing data assets.
     • Identify measures to be taken in protecting against security threats from

          unauthorized access of the network.
     • Explain how a Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) and a Business Continuity Plan will

        protect the organization's future operation.

    • Prepare a Visio diagram that depicts the integrated system infrastructure supporting

        the new application.
Zip your assignment into one file.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.

 

Individual: Continuing Education

Option #1: 382 words! A+ Work!

Option #2: 353 words! A+ Work!

Option #3: 220 words! A+ Work!

Option #4: 413 words! A+ Work!
Beyond obtaining your degree, what certifications and/or other continuing education opportunities that are important for you to stay competitive in the job market?
Conduct a search on certification and continuing education opportunities related to your current job or a future job.
Be sure to research the continuing education and credentialing opportunities through the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) with a focus on best practices in software engineering.
Write a 1- to 1.5-page paper describing some continuing education opportunities that could enhance your career. Cite specific examples.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.

 

Supporting Activity:  Interview Techniques

Watch the "Interview Techniques: Ice Breaking and Setting the Stage" video on the student website.                        
What interview techniques do companies employ? From your experience, have you been in an interview when these were used? Describe the differences and the approach to being successful at them.

 

Supporting Activity:  Professional Organizations

Why are professional organizations important to continual learning? What professional organizations benefit both the employee and the employer?