Monthly Archives: March 2018
Team Project Future State Views:
Draft copies of your team’s Future State analysis depicting changes to the As Is current state based on the potential solution.
- Swim Lane Process flow Diagram
- Data Diagram
- Key business rules / Decision tree (may not have changes)
Revisit the current state deliverables with any adjustments to reflect the impact of the teams proposed solution
JustinMind demonstration on the creation of a solution scenario
Team submission of draft persona(s) and scenario(s) , please turn in hard copy and send soft copy via email
Exam 2 taken during the second half of class
Individual grades have been posted in the grade book for the Business Rules / Decision Tree assignment, total points for the assignment was 15
Draft views of your team’s User Persona(s) and Scenario(s)
Use the persona template found on the web site to describe the typical user(s) that will be engaged in the project solution. Depending on the project solution there may be more than one persona.
Create a draft outline of scenario(s) that the user will work thought as it pertain to the project solution. The scenario(s) tell a story as to how the user interacts with the solution, there many be one or more scenarios needed to tell the story. For the initial draft of the scenario(s) you may create a simple document or PowerPoint slide that outlines the steps and decisions in the form of bullet points.
Exam 2 will be taken on October 21, 2017 during the last hour of class
The Exam will primarily focus on the analysis tools outlined and demonstrated in class discussions 5 – (Process Mapping), 6 – (Data Mapping and Relationships) and 7 – (Business Rules and Decision Trees) and the respective individual case assignments.
Key topic areas covered in the exam will be: Process Flows, (Swim Lane), Data Analysis (Entity Relationship) and Business Rules (Decision Tree).
Chapter 6 in the text book specifically covered the analysis tools with addition background information found in chapter 4. Review of the class discussions posted on the web site and follow up case assignments will serve as good study aids. The Software Requirements Memory Jogger also has examples of the analysis tools and the their components.
Case Solutions can be found on the web site page: Case Assignment Solutions
Exam will be structured as follows:
Section 1: A range of general knowledge multiple choice questions pertaining to the use and structure of the analysis tools discussed and demonstrated in the case studies
Section 2: A Case study that included various diagrams and business rules in which you will be asked identify potential issues or conclusions. All questions will be in multiple choice form for this section of the exam.
Number of exam questions will range between 30 – 40
Turn in case assignment due for JustinMind Introduction Lab2
Review Case assignment for – Business Rules/Decision Tree
Class Discussion on Persona – Scenario – Prototype
Exam 2 Review
Team Project As Is deliverable review
Individual grades have been posted in the grade book for the Data Analysis Case: Solutions Plus, total points for the assignment was 15
Draft copies of your team’s As IS analysis defining the current state of your project topic
- Swim Lane Process Flow Diagram
- Data Diagram
- Key Business Rules / Decision Tables / Decision Tree
The goal for this portion of the project is to use the analysis tools we reviewed in class to depict the current state of the problem / opportunity that the team has chosen to pursue. Your team will have an opportunity to make adjustments to the documents and include the final copy as part of the final project submission.
You may submit the draft documents to me at the end of class via email or in hardcopy form, please bring a printed copy of the documents to class or a laptop to present the documents in a peer team review session. This will be a exercise where teams pair off to share each others findings and give feedback.
Complete the JustinMind Prototype Introduction Lab2
Due on 3/20/2018
Turn in a hardcopy print out at the beginning of next class
Lab can be found under the Assignment Case Material section of the website
Turn in the individual case assignment due for Decision Tree Case Study
Review Case assignment for Data Analysis – Case
JustinMind demonstration of linking screens and review of individual assignment
Class Discussion on Design and Team Exercise
Team Project time to work on As Is analysis and deliverables