MIS3504 Spring 2019 – Section 003

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Week 7 Class Agenda – 02/26/2019

Class Agenda:

  • Turn in Team Project Scope Document Revision
  • Turn in Individual Data Analysis case assignment
  • Review Swim Lane Process flow case assignment
  • Wrap-up on Data Analysis discussion
  • Class discussion on business rules
  • Review Individual assignment on business rules
  • Team exercise on decision diagram

What is due for Week 7 – 2/26/2019

Individual Assignment:

Data Analysis Case:  Solutions-Plus Client Project Data Analysis

The Deliverables:

Use the ERD Blank Excel Template to:

  1. Create a Glossary of terms from the case
  2. Identify all the data entities that the Solutions-Plus Client Project Case will need.
  3. For each entity, identify all of the attributes that must be collected.
  4. Indicate the relationships between the different entities.

Use the tool of your choice (Excel template ERD Tab, Google docs, MS Access, Word, or Sketch on Paper) to create an ER or Schema Diagram to demonstrate the relationships graphically

Team Assignment:

Revised Team Project Scope based on follow class discussion:

  • In the third paragraph of the scope document’s problem statement, be sure to include the specific deliverables outlined in the Team Project Deliverables section of the class web site.
  • Review and adjust the project scope Objectives to ensure they are written as a measurable set of metrics in which your teams proposed solution can be evaluated against.
  • Please have an updated copy of the Scope document ready for review.
  • Please email me a soft copy of the Scope document of the updated document  as well

What is due for Week 6 – 2/19/2019

Individual Assignment:

Swim Lane Process Flow

Develop a Swim lane process flow based on the Discount Auto Parts – Sales Order, located on the class web site. You may use one of the two Swim Lane templates  (Excel / PowerPoint) also located on the site or other templates found on the internet.

Exercise: draw the sales process described in the sales order case

  • Actors – Who are all of the people/departments involved?
  • Actions – What are the steps they perform in the process?
  • Sequence – Map the process in sequence using the swim lane method.

Please submit the assignment in hard copy form

Week 5 Class Agenda – 2/12/2019

Turn in the individual JustinMind Prototype Introduction Lab

Turn in draft version of the Team Project Scope Document

Review Project Scope Assignment

Class Discussion on Process Flow Mapping

Review of Individual Process Mapping Case assignment due Class 6 – October 2, 2018

Studio work will be focused on a team exercise to develop a process map

Exam 1 scheduled for second half of class

Exam 1 Summary

Exam 1 will be given on Tuesday evening 2/12/2019 during the last 60 minutes of the class.

The exam will cover material in:

The four Class lecture PowerPoint Presentations:
Class 1 – Introduction to Business Analysis
Class 2 – Requirements and Stakeholders
Class 3 – Scoping a Project
Class 4 – Eliciting Requirements

Reading material found in the Seven Steps Text book
Chapter 1, 2, 3, 4

Exam will be comprised of (about) 40 questions, all multiple choice with 3  sections:

General questions from all four class discussion areas listed above

A section of questions associated with sample project scope document

A section of questions associated with a sample case focused on the project stakeholders, responsibilities and objectives

What is due for Week 5 – 02/12/2019

Individual Assignment:

Complete the JustinMind Prototype Introduction Lab

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

JustinMind Prototype Introduction Lab 1

Team Assignment:

Develop and initial scope document for your team project topic

Use the project scope template (same as the individual assignment)

Link to Scope template document

Bring hard copy to class for review

Email a copy of the scope document to slsnite@temple.edu