Managing a Telecom Project


Added on  2019-09-25

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Managing a Telecom ProjectThis assignment consists of two (2) sections: a written project plan, and a Gantt chart that is created through the use of MS Project. You must submit the two (2) sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.Due to your extensive ability and knowledge of project management, you have been promoted as a senior project manager for a national telecom organization. For this role, you will be responsible in managing the launch of a new telecom service that will attract new customers. This project will require:Updating cloud-based systems that interface with customers. This effort requires programmers to update databases and Web interfaces that will include new telecom service details.Performing billing configurations to financial information systems. This effort includesmodifying the back-end programs that calculate billing and financial reports data and include new telecom service rates.Providing training on the new service for the company’s customer service staff. This effort includes developing an online training manual, conducting training for customer service staff, and updating an internal Website with a Frequently Asked Questions section for new telecom service.Your job is to assist in the development of each described deliverable.Your team is composed of three (3) Web-based developers, one (1) databasemanager, one (1) network specialist, two (2) technical trainers, and one (1) technical writer. They are devoted to operational management duties 30% ofthe time. One of the Web-based developers has recently joined the team andhas minimal experience with configuring cloud-based systems.The service product launch must be completed within six (6) months. Upper management is available to supply the necessary funding required to complete this project.Section 1: Written Project PlanWrite a ten to twelve (10-12) page paper in which you:1.Select a project management framework / methodology that could be used to develop this project and ensure that project objectives are met. Provide the rationale for your selection.2.Evaluate the possibility of using agile project management for any deliverables of theproject.3.Develop a WBS that meets the project scope. Provide details at the activity level for the efforts required to achieve each deliverable. Note: WBS must be in indented format as shown in Figure 5.5B in Chapter 5 of the text.4.List all possible resources that would be required for completing this project. Assign resources to each activity. Describe each resource’s role and the level of experience each activity would require.5.Utilize estimation techniques to generate estimates of costs, resources, and durations for each activity. Determine the constraints that must be observed and the basis for each estimate.

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