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Unit: 6 - Managing a Succesful Business Project

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STUDENT NAME: FLORIN MICUSTUDENT ID: HE06188UNIT: 6 – MANAGING A SUCCESFUL BUSINESSPROJECTLearners declaration: I certify that the work submitted forthis unit is my own and the research sources are fullyacknowledged.
Managing a successfulbusiness project
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1. Aims and objectives for the organisation.........................................................................1P2. Project management plan including some aspects such as scope, cost, time, quality,communication, resources and risk........................................................................................2P3. Gantt chart and work breakdown structure with time frames and stage of completion...4TASK 2............................................................................................................................................8P4. Small scale research by using qualitative and quantitative 4research method.................8TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................11P5. Analysing research and data by using suitable tools and techniques.............................11P6. Appropriate recommendations as a result of research and data analysis.......................15TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................16P7. The value of undertaking the research to meet stated objectives and own learning orperformance..........................................................................................................................16CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................16REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................17
INTRODUCTIONIt is important and essential for managing the business of a company and it providessustainability in the marketplace.In order to upgrade technology, there is a need to manage aproject in an efficient way. Continental Consulting Limited provides business process re-engineering organization which upgraded its technology eight years ago. It is adapting cloudtechnology that can assists in storing and accessing information in an appropriate manner. Theorganization provides its services to small manufacturing companies to design their workflow.That's why it needs to upgrade cloud technology that supports in productivity. Hence, this reportunderpins goals and objectives of project with project management plan which is required toalign operations and activities (Awais, Ahmad and Manzoor Arain, 2011). In addition, it alsoconsists of Gantt chart and work break down structure that is proceeded by research techniques.Further, this assignment also comprises of research tools and techniques with recommendationsto upgrade cloud technology.TASK 1P1. Aims and objectives for the organisationEvery business should have an aim and objectives that needs to be achieved in a specifictime. It supports a business to grow and gain profitability. Therefore,Continental ConsultingLimitedis upgrading cloud technology but before it pursue, the firm needs to determine an aimand objective. The organization should have knowledge about what they can attain throughupgrading technology. As digital technology brings a revolution in organizations throughboosting up operations and functions within a firm (Bakker and et. al., 2011). Cloud technologyis also a beneficial platform for the firm. The company should know which is the best suitablecloud technique for them, with which they can expand its business activities and manage its workin an efficient way.BackgroundContinental Consulting Limited should understand the core purpose of cloud technologyas there are various techniques that can assist in achieving its goals. There are four kinds of cloudtechnology that are known as Infrastructure as a service, Software as a service, Platform as aservice and Recovery as a service. Each of these cloud services has distinct advantages but RaaSis more beneficial for company. It helps to take backup, archive, disaster recover and this is also1
a single integrated platform. The core focus of the organization is to prevent client's informationand its software from hackers who can misuse their personal information. In addition, RaaS isalso providing data back up so that they can keep information for a long time (Hwang and Ng,2013). Its is also cost effective that can be easily manageable by the firm. Therefore, it can optprivate cloud along with RaaS so that it can manage its operations and maintenance in anefficient way.Through adopting a private cloud, company can easily access required information fromanywhere. Although, it is completely secured with the privacy algorithm and only authorizedmembers of the organization can access firm's information. Thus, RaaS is incorporated withprivate cloud that assists in providing backups, archiving and disaster management to preventloss of data. If in case, data has been lost then it is easy to retrieve lost information with minimalcost. So it is flexible, scalable and reliable to upgrade cloud technology that assists inaccomplishing the aims and objectives of Continental Consulting Limited. The major advantageto adopt private cloud is, that it is owned by a single organisation and it runs the server within itsown data centre. Thus, it is less expensive than public and hybrid cloud. Cloud technology willrender growth opportunities to the business with aims and objectives that are mentioned belowAim : “To analyse the impact of cloud technology on growth of business operations.A case study on Continental Consulting Limited.”Objectives :To identify the concept of cloud technology.To determine the importance of cloud technology to upgrade business operations inContinental Consulting Limited.To analyse the importance of cloud technology in achieving business growth.P2. Project management plan including some aspects such as scope, cost, time, quality,communication, resources and riskIn order to manage a project in an efficient way a project manager needs to emphasizeson various aspects. These elements are plays a crucial role in achieving the aims and objective ofthe company. Therefore, Continental Consulting Limited is upgrading cloud technology that'swhy it needs to appoint a project supervisor who will prepares project report that highlightsmajor phases of project (Kowalkowski, Kindström and Brehmer, 2011). This projectmanagement plan helps them to manage all the task in an efficient way. So that there will no2
discrepancy in actual and estimate requirements of cloud technology project. There are severalessential factors that are going to be include in the project such as cost, scope, time, quality,communication, risk, and resources these are mentioned below -Cost– Funds are the most important asset of any project because all activities andfunctions needs to be managed by money. Continental Consulting Limited needs to purchasesome hardware, software, legal rights to implement cloud technology. Therefore, it needs financethat supports in its operations (Porwal and Hewage, 2013). Money is also required to managehuman resource that will support in its implementation and upgrade. Research is also conductedto identify the needs and requirement of the employees/ customers so that it can be implementedin an effective manner.Cost budget on cloud computing:ParticularsAmount (in €)Capital invested100000Expenses:Activities of research & development25500Expenses of operational activities15600Funds to IT experts21500Maintenance16400Licensing fee6000Closing value15000Scope– Cloud technology has a wide scope in Continental Consulting Limited. Itprovides flexibility as employees can access its information from any place and perform theirtasks. Employees can retrieve necessary information from anywhere and this will increaseorganization's performance and they can complete their work efficiently and this will increasethe organization's performance. This will encourage business activities through focusing onexecution of operations without any technical issues.Time– This is a complex technology that takes a long time for implementation. As ithave to conduct a research to analyse the needs of employees (Ryan and Campbell, 2012). It alsotakes time to embrace other resources like workers, funds, machinery and equipment. Afterscaling all the factors it will take approximately 7 weeks and some days for completion of3
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