In your own words, discuss the following questions:
A) What is the role of the project manager?
The role of a project manager is extensive work. Project managers
collaborate with project sponsors, project t
Why do you think schedule issues often cause the most conflicts on projects?
In project management, there are numerous challenges throughout the
project cycle. According to the book and throug
Why do you need a good WBS to use project management software? What
other types of software can you use to assist in project scope management?
Systems, processes, and data are link very tight.
As a project manager, the individual will have to interpret important information
about their project under their management such requirements, ideas, facts,
solutions, and cost. A project mana
Discuss some of the examples of poor quality in information technology
projects presented in the What Went Wrong? section. Could most of these
problems have been avoided? Why do you think ther
What items should a communications management plan address? How can a
stakeholder analysis assist in preparing and implementing parts of this plan?
Project management has ten knowledge areas.
How can you use Project 2010 to assist in project human resource
In project management, projects can be executed very efficiently from the
use of best practices, tools, and technol
What makes information technology projects different from other types of
projects? How should project managers adjust to these differences?
All projects are dynamic different, especially in dif
1. What five questions typically are used in fact-finding? What other question does the
Zachman Framework include? Is the additional question important? Who performs each
of the procedures within the system? What is being doin
HW PG. 99
CHAPTER 3 QUESTIONS:
1. Write the script for a one-minute explanation of basic project management concepts?
Project managers have a few concepts they use to stay on top of their projects. To begin
they will create a project
Lesson 1 Self and Peer
1. What is information technology and why is it important? Suggest three fictitious
headlines that might be added to figure 1-1.
Information technology is the combination of hardware, software a
LESSON 2 DISCUSSION:
The main purpose of a mission statement is to show what the goal or agenda is for the company.
Every companys mission statement is written to make it clear what they are trying to achieve as
an organization not on
Briefly discuss what is a stored procedure, and why is it particularly useful? Give an example.
As mentioned in the textbook, A stored procedure is a named collection of procedural
and SQL statements (p.368). Stored procedures are stored in the database a
Discuss what is a subquery, and what are its basic characteristics? Provide at least one
A subquery is based on the use of the SELECT statement to return one or more values to another
query, but subqueries have a vast variety of uses. The first q
Briefly explain what is a strong (or identifying) relationship, and how is it depicted in a Crows
A strong relationship is when an entity is existence-dependent on another entity and inherits at
least part of its primary key from that entity. It
Under what circumstances are composite primary keys appropriate? Briefly provide at least one
Composite primary keys are useful and appropriate in two scenarios:
As identifiers of composite entities, in which each primary key combination is allow
What is a recursive relationship? Provide at least one example.
Basically, a recursive relationship is one where an entity is related to a similar entity. A recursive
association connects a single class type (serving in one role) to itself (serving in ano
What is a subtype discriminator? Given an example of its use.
A subtype discriminator is the attribute in the supertype entity that determines to which subtype
the supertype occurrence is related. It is common to show the subtype discriminator and its val
Examine and briefly discuss When a table in BCNF is?
BCNF (Boyce- Codd Normal Form). Boyce-Codd Normal Form (BCNF) is one of the forms of
database normalization. A database table is in BCNF if and only if there are no non-trivial
functional dependencies o
Research Assignment 1
How many records does the file contain? How many fields are there per record?
The File Structure for Problems contains seven records. Each record is composed of 5
fields: PROJECT_CODE, PROJECT_MANAGER, MANAGER_PHONE,
Business Rules: (From assignment)
An INVOICE is written by a SALESREP. Each sales representative can write
many invoices, but each invoice is written by a single sales representative.
The INVOICE is written for a single