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UMUC IFSM300 case 5 assignment




Question;Case;Study, Stage 5: Outline of Next Steps;Before;you begin this assignment, be sure you have read the ?Hometown Deli Case Study?;and the Case Study Projects 1-4.;Outline of Next Steps for the Hometown;Deli;Following;your presentation of your Stage 4 project, the bank has agreed to loan you the;money needed. The next step is to let;your Deli managers and staff know what is coming. The Deli is too small to have a CIO, although;someone (you, perhaps?) may play that role.;The ?process owners? are the managers of the operations at the;Deli. For this assignment, you will;develop an annotated outline that identifies the next steps to implement the;solution described in Stages 2-4, addressing a number of areas such as project;management, system development life cycle, change management, etc.;Purpose of this Assignment;This assignment;gives you the opportunity to apply the concepts of this course to address the planning;development, implementation and on-going management of the technology solution;you have proposed for the Hometown Deli.;This assignment specifically addresses the following course outcome to;enable you to;identify;and plan IT solutions that meet business objectives.Assignment;Using the textbook and at;least one external resource, develop an annotated outline 2-3 pages in length;(no cover sheet), responding to the bulleted items below. Remember to correctly cite and;reference your sources with APA format. Use the Grading Rubric to be sure;you have covered everything. Your;outline should be in Microsoft Word outline format. Submit your paper via your Assignment Folder;as a Word document with your last name included in the filename.;An annotated outline provides the;basic information in full sentences, but in outline form rather than in paragraph;form. In this case, you will address each;aspect of the next steps to be taken to implement your technology;solution. You should provide all of the;important facts, without the expanded discussions used in full papers. Each of the topics in the list below should;be explained as they apply to your proposed technology solution and to the;Deli, using a few sentences for each topic and providing information specific;to your solution.;Your annotated outline should;address the next steps in each of the following areas that the Deli will take;to implement your technology solution;VERY brief;description of proposed technology solution (to set the stage for the rest;of the outline)Project;Management (schedule, resources, deliverables)System;Development Life Cycle (all phases)Change;ManagementEmployee;TrainingLeadership;ExpectationsDefining;SuccessReference(s)The "right" and "wrong" answers have to;do with whether or not you correctly incorporated the course concepts from the;textbook and addressed all areas of the assignment. Your ?next steps?;must be defined specifically for your Hometown Deli, addressing its business;and its environment and your technology solution. Also, you need to do some;external research on at least one aspect of the assignment - your choice - and;incorporate it and cite it in APA format in your response. Use the Rubric below to be sure you have;covered all aspects.;GRADING RUBRIC;Attribute;Full Points;Partial Points;No points;Possible;Points;Points;Earned;Project;Description;Brief;but adequate description of proposed technology solution is provided.;Proposed;technology solution description may be lengthy or inadequate.;Project;not described.;4;Project;Management;The;major aspects of project management are included and are appropriate to the;Deli, and outline demonstrates understanding of course concepts, analysis and;critical thinking.;The;aspects of project management are partially covered and/or are somewhat;appropriate to the Deli, and may be lacking in demonstration of understanding;of course concepts, analysis, and/or critical thinking.;Project;management not included.;8;System;Development Life Cycle (SDLC);The;major phases of SDLC are covered and appropriately aligned to the proposed;solution and the Deli, and demonstrates understanding of course concepts;analysis, and critical thinking.;All;major phases on SDLC are not covered, and/or explanations are not aligned to;the proposed solution, and/or are not aligned to the Deli, may be lacking in demonstration of understanding;of course concepts, analysis, and/or critical thinking.;SDLC;not included.;8;Change;Management;The;strategy for change management is appropriate to the proposed solution and to;the Deli.;The;strategy for change management is somewhat appropriate to the proposed;solution and/or the Deli.;Change;management not addressed.;4;Employee;Training;Employee;training is appropriate to the proposed solution and to the Deli.;Employee;training is somewhat appropriate to the proposed solution and/or the Deli.;Employee;training not addressed.;2;Leadership;Expectations;Leadership;expectations are appropriate to the proposed solution and to the Deli.;Leadership;expectations are somewhat appropriate to the proposed solution and/or the;Deli.;Leadership;expectations not addressed.;2;Defining;Success;Definition;of success for the proposed technology solution is appropriate for the;solution and the Deli.;Definition;of success for the proposed technology solution is somewhat appropriate for;the solution and/or the Deli.;Definition;of success not provided.;2;External;Research;At;least one source other than the textbook is incorporated and used;effectively.;A;source other than the textbook may be used, but is not properly incorporated;or used and/or is not effective or appropriate.;No;external research incorporated.;4;Outline;Format;Outline;reflects effective organization, correct structure, grammar, and spelling;presented in a professional format, references are appropriately incorporated;and cited using APA style.;Outline;is not well organized, and/or contains grammar and/or spelling errors, and/or;does not follow APA style for references and citations.;Outline;is extremely poorly written and does not convey the information.;6;TOTAL Points;40;40;points =10% of final course grade;Points Recorded;(total points x.10)


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