CMGT 445 Week 1 Individual Assignment Preparing for System Implementation
Instructions: You have been asked to serve as the Project Manager for implementing the Enterprise Business Software application. Read the Brewton Business Scenario. Prepare a 2- to 3-page document (700 to 1,050 words) identifying the key stakeholders of the company who will have an interest in the implementation project and who will approve your Week Four implementation plan. Identify any challenges you anticipate in working with these stakeholders and strategies for leveraging their position within the company, their strengths, and their level of support for the project. Specify all of the human resources that will be required to implement the application and describe the roles each will play on the project. Identify computer and network resources that will be required in order for the system to be useable in a production mode of operation. Prepare a high level implementation plan using Microsoft® Project, showing just broad categories of effort that must be accomplished, and the general project timeline required to successfully implement the Business Enterprise Software application. The initial plan will have such major categories as the following:
- System Deployment Preparation
- System Documentation
- Data Conversion
- System Testing
- User Training
- System Startup You will add the detailed tasks for each category as you work on the subsequent weeks' assignments. Note: To access the Microsoft® Project template unzip the linked file.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Zip your assignment into one file. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your ZIP file of this week's assignments.
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