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Information Systems Project Management

Write a formal project report for the project sponsor based on the provided project planning documents.

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This report is based on the project plan required by Time Inc. for the implementation of the Timesheet system. It includes Gantt chart, network diagram, milestones, resources table, and project budget.

Information Systems Project Management

Write a formal project report for the project sponsor based on the provided project planning documents.

   Added on 2023-06-07

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Running Head: INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Information Systems Project Management
Name of the Student
Name of the University
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1INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Executive Summary
Timesheet is a useful software based solution for the organizations who are seeking to implement
an efficient time tracking and management system for their projects. Time Inc. is looking to
implement a similar system in order to enhance their time management process in their project.
This report is based on the project plan required by Time Inc. for the implementation of the
Timesheet system.
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2INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Table of Contents
Introduction......................................................................................................................................3
1. Gantt Chart...................................................................................................................................3
2. Network Diagram (Critical Path Diagram)................................................................................10
3. Six Milestones Using SMART Criteria.....................................................................................11
4. Resources Table.........................................................................................................................11
5. Project Budget...........................................................................................................................13
6. RACI Table................................................................................................................................20
7. Risk Identification and Risk Register........................................................................................27
8. Probability / Impact Matrix.......................................................................................................29
Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................31
Bibliography..................................................................................................................................32
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3INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Introduction
Time Inc. wants to enhance their project management streamlining process with more
efficient time management process. Accordingly, they have decided to implement a new
Timesheet system that is a software based solution for efficient time tracking and management.
In this report, a detailed project plan has been developed that can be used by Time Inc.
for the implementation of the Timesheet system.
1. Gantt Chart
The project schedule is shown in the following table.
Task Name Duration Start Finish Predecessors
Project for Time Inc. 104 days Mon 22-10-18 Thu 14-03-19
Board Meeting and
Discussion Regarding
Project
7 days Mon 22-10-18 Tue 30-10-18
Conduct a Survey on the
Existing System
2 days Mon 22-10-18 Tue 23-10-18
Identify Drawbacks of the
System
0.5 days Wed 24-10-18 Wed 24-10-18 2
Identify Modifications and 0.5 days Wed 24-10-18 Wed 24-10-18 3
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Changes to Enhance the
System
Call Board Meeting 1 day Thu 25-10-18 Thu 25-10-18 4
Discuss about the New
Timesheet Software
0.5 days Fri 26-10-18 Fri 26-10-18 5
Consider Advantages of
the Timesheet
0.5 days Fri 26-10-18 Fri 26-10-18 6
Discuss about Possible
Costs of Implementation
0.5 days Mon 29-10-18 Mon 29-10-18 7
Finalize the Project 1.5 days Mon 29-10-18 Tue 30-10-18 8
Milestone 1: Receive
Approval for the Project
0 days Tue 30-10-18 Tue 30-10-18 9
Project Planning 18 days Wed 31-10-18 Fri 23-11-18
Select Team of
Stakeholders
2 days Wed 31-10-18 Thu 01-11-18 10
Create Project Charter 3 days Fri 02-11-18 Tue 06-11-18
Determine Project
Boundaries and Scope
0.5 days Fri 02-11-18 Fri 02-11-18 12
Determine Objectives 0.5 days Fri 02-11-18 Fri 02-11-18 14
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Using SMART Criteria
Determine Appropriate
Schedule for the Project
0.5 days Mon 05-11-18 Mon 05-11-18 15
Determine an Overall
Budget for Implementation
1.5 days Mon 05-11-18 Tue 06-11-18 16
Conduct Feasibility Test
for the New System
2 days Wed 07-11-18 Thu 08-11-18 17
Identify Possible Risks of
the System
2 days Fri 09-11-18 Mon 12-11-18 18
Prepare Mitigation Plan for
the Risks
2 days Tue 13-11-18 Wed 14-11-18 19
Develop Feasibility and
Risk Report
2 days Thu 15-11-18 Fri 16-11-18 20
Develop Final Project Plan
Document
4 days Mon 19-11-18 Thu 22-11-18 21
Submit Both Documents to
Authority
1 day Fri 23-11-18 Fri 23-11-18 22
Milestone 2: Receive
Green Light to Proceed
0 days Fri 23-11-18 Fri 23-11-18 23
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Project Formal Initiation 9 days Mon 26-11-18 Thu 06-12-18
Allocate Duties Among
Stakeholders
2 days Mon 26-11-18 Tue 27-11-18 24
Hire Developer 2 days Wed 28-11-18 Thu 29-11-18 26
Recruit Members for
Development Team
3 days Fri 30-11-18 Tue 04-12-18 27
Conduct a Meeting with
the Development Team
2 days Wed 05-12-18 Thu 06-12-18
Discuss the Project 0.5 days Wed 05-12-18 Wed 05-12-18 28
Discuss the Necessary
Features for the Timesheet
0.5 days Wed 05-12-18 Wed 05-12-18 30
Discuss How the
Timesheet will be Integrated
within the Existing System
0.5 days Thu 06-12-18 Thu 06-12-18 31
Discuss the Feasibility of
the Budget for the Project
0.5 days Thu 06-12-18 Thu 06-12-18 32
Milestone 3: Provide
Green Light to Development
Team to Proceed
0 days Thu 06-12-18 Thu 06-12-18 33
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Project Execution and
System Development
55 days Fri 07-12-18 Thu 21-02-19
Purchase Necessary
Hardware Upgrades
3 days Fri 07-12-18 Tue 11-12-18 34
Purchase Necessary
Software with Valid License
3 days Wed 12-12-18 Fri 14-12-18 36
Subscribe to Necessary
Development Platform
2 days Mon 17-12-18 Tue 18-12-18 37
Start Development of the
Timesheet
2 days Wed 19-12-18 Thu 20-12-18 38
Install Required Features
of the Timesheet
15 days Fri 21-12-18 Thu 10-01-19 39
Testing of the System 5 days Fri 11-01-19 Thu 17-01-19 40
Integration of the
Timesheet with the Existing
System
15 days Fri 18-01-19 Thu 07-02-19 41
Detect Bugs and Other
Issues
5 days Fri 08-02-19 Thu 14-02-19 42
Final Testing of the Entire 5 days Fri 15-02-19 Thu 21-02-19 43
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