MIS3504 Spring 2019 – Section 003

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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

What’s due for Class 4 – 2/5/2019

Individual Assignment: Project Scoping

Create a project scope document based on the Modern Electronics / Distribution Warehouse case using the project scope template that can be found on the site under Tools and Templates

Reference the PowerPoint discussion deck posted for Week 3 – Project Scope

Please submit the assignment in hard copy form at the beginning of class on Tuesday evening 2/5/2019

Link to case assignment – Modern Electronics Distribution Warehouse Case

Link to Scope template document

I have posted 2 Project Scope samples under the Tools and Template section, these samples are not related to the case assigned, just wanted to give you a frame of reference when filling out the template

Team assignment due for Class 3 – 01/29/2019

Team assignment due for Class 3 on 01/29/2019

Complete the Team Project Topic template

Use the document to outline two possible project topics by identifying a project sponsor (be specific), a problem or opportunity that the team would like to tackle leveraging an emerging technology.

Please bring a hardcopy to share with me during class next week.

If you have questions please feel free to email them to me.

Week 2 Class Agenda – 01/22/2019

Class Discussion on Core Business Requirements, Project Stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Discussion topics will reference material in chapters 1 and 2 of the text book

Business Requirements and Project Work – Power Point Presentation

Studio work will be a team exercise to evaluate Core Business Requirements and Project Stakeholders  based on a sample case, teams will be required to turn in worksheets and discuss their findings

Case assignment – Warehouse Case – Stakeholder/Requirements

Stakeholder Template

Core Requirement Templates

Review Team Assignment for class