Questions on Software System Implementation

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Q2 What is the total cost of the project? How much of the total cost are labor costs? How much are Capital costs? Q3 What is (are) the critical path(s) in the project? How would you assess the level of risk in the project? Q4 What is your opinion on the potential for the project to be completed on time? What recommendations would you make to upper management in order to improve the likelihood of the system being completed on time for the holiday season?
Q1 What is the projected availability date of the software system?
The project was to be started on May 25, 2003. Exhibit 5 shows all the tasks to be done. The planning would have to take into account leveling factors such as resources, delay, budgeting, etc. as well as estimating efforts for each of the tasks. The project scheduling in Exhibit 9 outlines this. The overall project, including leveling, was estimated to take 127 days.
May 2003 had 30 days; June 2003 had 31 days; July and August each had 31. September had 30. The project's end date when the new system is slated to be launched is September 30, 2003 (since one also has to take into account the last 5 days of May)
Q2 What is the total cost of the project? How much of the total cost are labor costs? How much are Capital costs? All the resource costs had been identified excepting those of the software developers. The resource rates are mentioned in Exhibit 7. The Exhibit merely shows labor costs…
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