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Information Systems Project Development
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The System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Waterfall Model Well-defined, linear stages of systems development and support. A project life cycle is: A collection of phases that defines: What work will be performed in each phase. What deliverables will be produced and when. Who is involved in each phase. How management will control and approve work produced in each phase. A deliverable is a product produced as part of a project, such as planning documents, hardware or software, or meeting minutes.
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IT Project Development Life Cycle IT- SDLC encompasses: Planning Phase Deliverable = Feasibility Study Analysis Phase Deliverable = Functional Requirements Design Phase Deliverable = Systems Specifications Implementation Phase Deliverable = Operational System
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A Software Development Lifecycle Activities Richard Murch, Project Management: Best Practices for IT Professionals, Prentice Hall, 2001. Fig 5-2, p.61
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The Importance of Management Reviews A project should successfully pass through each of the project phases in order to continue on to the next. Management reviews ( exit points ) occur after each phase to evaluate: The project’s progress likely success, and continued compatibility with organizational goals .
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Who Manages the System Life Cycle MIS Steering Committee Functions Set policy Control the purse strings Resolve conflicts Advantages Executive responsibility Total firm support Projects will be characterized by good planning and control
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Executives MIS Steering Committee CRM Project CAD/CAM Project HRIS Project Marketing Manufacturing Finance Human Resources Credit approval system Project MIS Steering Committee
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Project Initiation Most I S projects address some combination of problems, opportunities, or directives. Problems are undesirable situations that prevent the organization from fully achieving its purpose, goals, and objectives. An opportunity is a chance to improve the organization even in the absence of specific problems. A directive is a new requirement that's imposed by management, government, or some external influence.
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The Project Charter Formally recognizes the existence of a project Issued by a senior-level manager/committee explicit management endorsements Provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities Crucial to project’s success If you do not know where you are going, any road will take you there !!
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The Project Charter An Effective Project Charter: Establishes the overall vision for the project Quantifying expectations Identifying critical success factors Identifies scope of work and project objectives Provides high-level schedule targets Provides an order-of-magnitude budget estimate
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The Project Scope Scope Defines the boundary of the project as precisely as
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course BMGT 407 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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