INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT
Lucy is the project manager for SportsToday Company. Her project is to lead a team to develop a web-based application that allows customers to visit the corporate website and search for shoes, clothing and bags based on several factors such as size, style, color, price and brand. Throughout the project, Lucy has periodically, tested the cumulative work to see how the project is progressing. With just a few days to the project date, the application developers report that the project is complete, and the website is ready for users.
Of course, Lucy wants to experience the application before the management and the others see the results. Lucy open the website and successfully did some few searches. She then discovers that she cannot search for a combination of factors for each item such as size, colors and brands.
Based on the scenario above:
a. Develop an action plan for Lucy to do first to rectify the problem. Justify your answer. [10 Marks]
b. Outline what Lucy could have done earlier in the project to avoid this problem. Discuss your answer [10 Marks]
c. Propose what should Lucy do if the developers report that the rework can be done but it may take two weeks to complete. Justify your answer. [10 Marks]
d. Recommend what Lucy can report to the management about the project. Elaborate your answer. [10 Marks]
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