CIS 470 PROJECT PLAN
Williams Specialty Company e-Commerce Web Site. WSC
1. System Overview
Williams Specialty Company, a small printing and engraving organization, wants a web site developed to enable their customers to enter their order information including but not limited to: Type of job (print or engraving)
Media (clothing, plague, or trophy)
Media catalog number
Content into the print/engraving request database
Billing and payment options
The company also wishes to provide its entire catalogue online and have two sections one for customers with valid contracts, and one that staff with valid employee numbers can enter.
It is understood that this web site is to have the following functions: Creation, modification, storage, and retrieval of order request information. Creation, modification, storage, and retrieval of catalog information. Creation, modification, storage, and retrieval of purchase order information. Creation, modification, storage, and retrieval of user access information. Allows a client to enter an order request into the database. Allows a client to retrieve order request information.
Allows the operations manager to retrieve order information from the database. Allows the operations manager to validate the purchase order. Allows the operations manager to close out the staffing request. Allows a client to update their personal and billing information. 2. Project Development Management
This section will outline the organization, resources and personnel for the project. 2.1. Organization and Resources
The team will be organized with a team lead responsible for the entire team decisions and requirements. Then team will then be split into sections identified as database, website, programming, and testing and quality control. Each of these sections will have a point of contact listed below and will be responsible for the deliverables assigned to that section.
Communications will be handled through emails and the team discussion board with meetings on iConnect or Chat as determined by the Team lead. Deliverables will be handled through the team discussion boards so that all team members can view and comment on each as needed.
Team A will utilize the following resources:
Weekly iConnect meetings
Team threaded discussion area
Team A will use a modified Agile/Scrum methodology to complete deliverables. Deliverables will be exchanged through email, and the Team A threaded discussion area. 2.2. Personnel
Daniel McIntyre- Programmer
Nathan Gruss - Web Development
Catherine Roberts - Testing and Quality Control
Melinda Ahmed – Database and Testing and Quality Control
3. Schedule and Milestones
This section will outline the project schedule and milestones. 3.1. Delivery Milestones and Baselines
3.2. Scheduled Activities, Tasks, and Assignments
4. Risk Analysis
The following are risks associated with this project for Team A: Time
Time will impact the project. If weekly deadlines are not met, we will be unable to move forward onto the next tasks. Also, if the final deadline is not met, we could end up with reduced points earned and will have an incomplete project. We have an 8 week final deadline
Week long deadlines
Solution: Determine a plan of action for when to meet and how to manage team time to stay on track and have deliverables submitted on time. Geographical location
Geographical location is a risk that impacts the project. Having each team member living in different areas poses a risk of not getting everyone together, which could result in gaps of information for project completion. We are a virtual team living in different areas
Solution: Host online iConnect live meetings and utilize the Team A threaded discussion area. Different areas of expertise
Each team member has different areas...
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