Access Control System

990 Words Mar 5th, 2014 4 Pages
Case Study #1: "Access Control System"

Abstract
As the project manager to install an access control system (ACS) in the dormitory of the college, my team will develop a project scope statement that cover all the necessary tasks to completed, along with a timeline to complete all tasks, which the work for each task will be written out. Also, a Gantt chart will be created, that will illustrate the project tasks. Lastly, we will create a system diagram to illustrate all the equipment and connections that are required for this project.

Access Control System
Project Scope:
Install an access control system (ACS) into this small college dormitory. The ACS will automatically unlock the dormitory
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Determine amount of CAT 6 cabling needed.
Run cabling from readers to switch, server, cameras and main computer.
Terminate connections on cabling and connect to equipment
Test connectivity of all connections and recalibrate security cameras.
Loading of all application software on the central host server, software for proximity readers and facial recognition software.
Configure software for the server, readers and cameras.
Load student information, and authorized personnel into database of software.
Load pictures of all students and authorized personnel.
Complete testing of system after installation to ensure system is working according to college’s requirements.
Create backup copy of entire operating system and database.
Conduct training on operation of system with students and authorized personnel. Let students and authorized personnel use the system.
Now we will give a brief explanation of what will be accomplished with each task, then display them in a Gantt chart, then create a system diagram to illustrate all the equipment and connections that are required for this project.
Step one will involve using the existing blueprints of the college dormitory so that we can precisely place the readers at the entrance of the doors, so that they will be easily accessible to attach cabling and other associated hardware. In step…