{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Chapter6.2 - Iterative Project Management Lifecycle...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Iterative Project Management Lifecycle Planning Chapter 6 – Overall Project Planning Modified Considerably by your Instructor
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
© 2005 Ivar Jacobson International 2 Iterative Project Management / 03 - Lifecycle Planning Intro To Example: Excerpts from the Vision of The ACME Super ATM Problem Statement The problem of having convenient and secure access to banking balances to withdraw funds, manage accounts or purchase automatically dispensed goods Affects customers of financial organizations and vendors using transactional paper based currency (tickets, paper-based goods etc) Impact: low customer satisfaction and high transaction costs Successful solution: allowa customers access to their assets and the ability to transform them into other forms of paper based currency Product Position Statement For financial institutions and vendors of paper based goods Who own or manage automated teller networks The ACME Super ATM is an automated teller machine That provides lowered cost of ownership and flexible definition of new transaction types and dispensable paper goods Unlike conventional ATM devices and ticket machines Our product utilizes standard computing platforms and component technology to provide a flexible, generic, extensible but low-cost platform for managing customer transactions and dispensing goods
Image of page 2
© 2005 Ivar Jacobson International 3 Iterative Project Management / 03 - Lifecycle Planning Principle 1: Understand the Desired Outcomes Objectives Financial (What is important to our sponsors and senior management) Reduce total cost of supporting teller machines by 50%. Reduce cost of configuring devices to dispense different items. Penetrate new markets (ticket retailing and other paper based goods). Customer (What is important to our users? How do our customers perceive us?) To provide a modular, expandable and customizable platform for ATMs, and ultimately general-purpose “dispenser” kiosks configurable as bank teller (traditional ATM), ticket dispenser, postage dispenser, card charger etc. Process (Are we innovative and ready for the future?) Replace existing systems. Increase availability to 99.9%. Introduce a shared architecture for teller machines. Learning and Growth (What changes in our process will help to add value?) Develop software iteratively. Pilot the Unified Process. Must understand what the project needs to achieve to be successful. Balanced scorecard: provides a good way to summarize desired outcomes for project. Forces project to consider a number of perspectives some of which are often forgotten in planning IT projects. Objectives should be complemented with measures and targets.
Image of page 3

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
© 2005 Ivar Jacobson International 4 Iterative Project Management / 03 - Lifecycle Planning Principle 2: Identify and assess overall risks (This list is incomplete…) Business Risks Market may be too crowded with competitors May not be able to price product aggressively enough to displace competitors Cost to develop may be too high
Image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern