MIS3504 Spring 2015 Section 3

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Final Team Project Deliverables

Artifacts to be Delivered:  (electronically via email)

Due on Last night of class 4/21/2015

  • Project Scope Document
  • Current State
    • Process Flow Diagram(s)
    • Data Diagrams
    • Business Rules
  • Persona(s)
  • Scenarios
  • Prototype JustinMind file
  • Presentation PPT

Exam 3 Planning – 4/21/2015

Exam 3 planning

The primary material covered in the exam 3 will be on the Design aspects of the course with focus on the topic discussions and exercises reviewed in Classes 8 through 11.

Class 8 – Design

Class 9 – Persona/Scenario/Prototype

Class 10 – User Experience

Class 11 – Reviewing Work

Class 11 – Selling Your Ideas

While the exam will focus on design aspects of the discussions, there will be references to the analysis tools (process flow, data entities and business rules) found in some of the questions and applied in the case portion of the exam.

A review of chapter 6 in the text book and the class discussions on the analysis tools will also be helpful

Class 5 – Process Mapping

Class 6 – Data Mapping and Relationships

Class 7 – Business Rules and Decision Tree

–  Class 12 – Summary  has a general overview of the course and the topics

The exam has three sections: (all multiple choice)

12 question on general knowledge of the above subject areas (mostly on Design Topics)

12 questions based on a case review which is focused on data elements and there application in a mocked up design solution (Report Designs and Layouts will be included in the case material)

16 question on a separate case review which will focused on the identification / evaluation of business rules and their applicability to developing a potential solutions

To prepare for the question pertaining to the two cases in the exam, review previous case work assignments and practice identifying the key process steps, data elements and business rules that would be pertinent to creating a solution

Overall this exam will test you skills in analyzing the information supplied in a case an applying it to a solution

Week 12 Class Agenda – 04/07/2015

Class Discussion;

Overview of key aspects used with analysis and design approaches

Summary of topics that will be included in Exam 3

Presentation Preparation

Team Project Work Session:

For this week the project teams should be prepared to share draft views of the prototype and presentation.

This is a check point review before next weeks presentation.

Team Assignment Due on March 24, 2015

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 – March 24, 2015

Exam 2 will be taken on March 24, 2015  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 backgound information found in chapter 4.  Review of the class disucssions 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 Examples