Bmis 351 design project | Computer Science homework help
SYSTEMS DESIGN PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS
For your final assignment in this course, you will create a project using the requirements outlined
below. You may use your own place of business (preferred) or an existing business that will allow you
to perform these exercises. Answers such as “Yes” or “No” are not sufficient to respond to these
“Intimate Expressions” provide a romance concierge service for its clients. This can be anything
from providing a romantic interlude at the client’s home or booking a romantic getaway in the Islands.
Although the business formally launched in October 2013 they have been assisting clients for a little
over a year. They are on a manual system and just recently installed a website to attract clients. They
have contracts with vendors (restaurants, bed and breakfast, hotels, etc) that they use in creating their
romance interludes for their clients. There is no database to track clients etc. This is a small business
with only a few staff members.
( Text Used: Systems Analysis & Design with UML Version 2.0 An Object Oriented Approach 4th
Dennis, Wixom, Tegarden)
Final Project Requirements
Create an entire SDLC process that will bring added value to a business. Use of the following is
1. Planning Phase
a. Identify the project—what is it supposed to do?
b. Determine the methodology to be used; describe, in detail, why you chose this
c. Define/determine business requirements and describe the techniques you will use to
gather this information
2. Analysis Phase
a. Describe how this project will bring added value to the business. This should be in the
form of an actual presentation outline, such as one would read while doing a Power
Point presentation to the Board
a.i. Determine who the key players are
a.ii. Describe any known or possible issues that might arise as to why the project will
not be approved
b. Along with the outline, prepare a Use Case diagram for the new system—ensure you
consider staffing, budgets, training, maintenance, etc.
3. Design Phase
a. Determine the hardware and software requirements
a.i. Will the existing infrastructure support the project?
If not, describe in detail what will be needed.
a.ii. Is new hardware required?
a.iii. Is new software required?
If new software is required, how will it be obtained?
Is the existing database adequate?
b. Create the Project work plan, complete with (projected) timelines using a Gantt chart.
4. Implementation Phase
a. Describe how the system is to be implemented; Phased? Turn key? Mirrored? Parallel?
b. Describe why the implementation you chose is the best for this project.