Practical coursework: The coursework has two elements. A design and implementation of a small database, and design and implementation of a spreadsheet model. No specific brands of software are required to be used, but typical examples would be Excel for spreadsheets and Access for databases. A student can equally use other software, for example the free to download open source desktop software available, including Apache OpenOffice https://www.openoffice.org/ or LibreOffice https://www.libreoffice.org/. two seperate documents are required, refer chapters 2, 18 and 19 on attached document
You will need to browse through this list of top professional organizations related to the IT industry which grant specific certifications: • Association of Computer Engineers and the Association of Computer Engineers and Technicians (ACE – ACET). No date. ACE – ACET. https://www.ace-acet.org/ • Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI). No date. No title. https://www.bicsi.org/ • CompTIA. No date. No title. https://www.comptia.org/ • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC). No date. GIAC Certifications: The Highest Standard in Cyber Security Certifications. http://www.giac.org/ • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). No date. No title. http://www.iapp.org/ • The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. No date. No title. www.isc2.org • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). No date. No title. http://www.isaca.org/ • The Open Group. No date. The Open Group: Making Standards Work. http://www.opengroup.org/ • Project Management Institute (PMI). No date. No title. https://www.pmi.org/ Please respond to the following in a substantive post (3/4–1-page): • Select three of these organizations that are most relevant to your Software Engineering goals. • Explain the purpose and focus of your three selected organizations. • Describe how joining and participating in these three organizations could help you begin your career as a Software Engineering. Be sure to provide full citations and references
1. What are the principal problems with multi-tier software architectures? Explain how a microservices architecture helps with these problems. 2. Imagine that your software includes a feature that can automatically create a contents list for a document or book. Propose tests that you might develop to test this feature. It is described by the following user stories: ***As a user, I want to automatically create a contents list for my document that includes all of the headings that I have marked up in my text. ***As a user, I want to be able to identify elements of a contents list and mark these up at different levels. 3. Explain how the use of Git and a shared public Git repository simplifies the process of managing open-source development when many developers may be working on the same code. Justify your response.
This week was all about project management. We looked at the goals and objectives of project management, project phases, and life cycles and scheduling. Use the Internet or Basic Search: Strayer University Online Library to do research on the difficulties of project management success. Find an example of how a project failed miserably and an example of how a project succeeded. Share one example of each. Then answer the question: Why is it important for you as a business professional in your chosen field to know project management?
Overview This is the fifth and final course project deliverable in the series of five sequential assignments in this course. You are continuing on in your role as the CTO of a hypothetical e-commerce start-up company of your design. You are now in the final stage of the project plan development. You will leverage all previous deliverables and integrate them into one document that will serve as the project’s statement of work. Your goal is for the start-up company’s executive team and the venture capital group to approve and fund your project. The detailed project plan is necessary to accomplish the monumental implementation task. The executive team and investors, however, are only interested in an executive summary in the form of a 10–15-slide PowerPoint presentation. As a result, you are required to create a compelling PowerPoint presentation, supported by the detail in your project plan, which convinces the executive group that your solution is optimal. This assignment consists of three parts: Part 1: Comprehensive Project Plan You will create an 8–10-page final comprehensive project plan. This document will distill down the most salient points from each of the four previous course deliverables into one integrated, cohesive comprehensive project plan that persuades investors of the recommended approach. **Critical Note: Do NOT simply combine the previous four assignments into one 30–50-page document. Instead, your task is to: -Review each of the four previous assignments. -Select the most critical information from each that investors need to know to make an informed investment decision. -Summarize the information you selected. -Ensure that the selected information flows from one section to the next in a cohesive and compelling fashion. Part 2: Executive Presentation You will create a 10–15-slide compelling executive presentation that convinces the start-up company’s executive team and potential investors to invest in the company. Your recommended solution is the one that can grow this $5 million dollar e-commerce start-up company into a $30 million dollar company within the next two years. Part 3: Updated Final Gantt Chart You will use Microsoft Project to update the supporting project Gantt chart begun in your first course project deliverable. *You are not creating a new Gantt chart, only updating the one you created in the previous assignment to produce the final project Gantt chart to include all major and minor tasks necessary to execute the project. Note: *You are to create or assume all necessary assumptions to successfully complete this assignment. *You must submit all three parts as separate files to the assignment area. Label each file name according to the appropriate part. Instructions Part 1: Comprehensive Project Plan You are to write a comprehensive 8–10-page comprehensive, final project plan in which you: 1. Describe the project’s goals, objectives, scope, and control measures. 2. Relate the value of the proposed solution to the competitive advantage that information technology will afford the e-commerce company. 3. Provide a rough estimate of the entire project’s cost, including hardware, software, and labor. *The work you did to create the bill of materials in the fourth course project deliverable will help you with this. 4. Use three sources to support your writing. *Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate. *Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment. *Access the library or review library guides for help with research, writing, and citation. Part 2: Executive Presentation You are to create a 10–15-slide executive PowerPoint presentation to persuade potential investors to invest in your e-commerce start-up company. In your presentation you are to: 5. Illustrate the concepts from your 8–10-page comprehensive project plan in an executive presentation. 6. Create bulleted speaking notes to the executive board in the Notes section of your PowerPoint presentation. Note: *Create or assume any fictitious names, data, or scenarios that have not been established in this assignment for a realistic flow of communication. *Consider including images, graphics, charts, tables, etc. in your presentation to increase audience engagement. Part 3: Updated Gantt Chart Use Microsoft Project to update the previous Gantt chart to produce the final project Gantt chart to include all major and minor tasks necessary to execute the project. Formatting This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Note the following: Comprehensive Project Plan *The preferred method is for this portion of your assignment to be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. *Include a cover page containing the assignment title, your name, your professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length. *Include a source list page. Citations and references must follow SWS format. The source list page is not included in the required page length. Executive Presentation *Use a readable size font (24 points or above) on your slides. For your slide notes, the preferred method is to use Times New Roman font (size 12), single-spaced, with one-inch margins on all sides. *Include a title slide containing the assignment title, your name, your professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The title slide is not included in the required number of slides. *Include a source list slide.
For the purpose of this discussion, assume you are a newly minted Chief Information Officer (CIO) at an organization. The company you have joined does not have a history of adhering to project management best practices. Please respond substantively to the following (3/4–1-page): Recommend to your Chief Executive Officer (CEO) a strategy and process to develop project management standards for the organization even though it has been operating without these types of standards in the past. Explain the main reasons that the strategy and process you are recommending will be effective.