project objectives, needs, scope and risks

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Activity 2: Just Right Company – WBS and Responsibility Matrix

Congratulations! Have It Your Way Company has awarded The Just Right Company a new contract worth $250,000, and you have been chosen the sole project manager!

Have It Your Way is a fast-food restaurant company with thousands of franchise organizations all around the country. They desperately need you and Just Right Company to develop their latest software application to run on their local store computers. This important application will help them become more efficient at inventory/supply management and billing functions, which, in the long term, will enable Have It Your Way to continue to meet Wall Street financial quarterly projections, as well as investor expectations.

1.Project Start Date: January 3, 2007

2.Cost: Whatever it takes to complete the project, but keep in mind that your billing revenue cannot exceed $250,000, and you need to make a profit on this contract!

3.Overhead Charges: The rates that The Just Right Company’s internal accounting department charges to your contract are as follows.

a.Eighteen percent (18%) of the billing revenue is charged for any and all lab and testing facilities.

b.Twenty percent (20%) of the billing revenue is charged to your staff members.

4.Project Team Members: You are the Project Manager. The rest of your team is listed below.

Activity primary responsibility support responsibility

development Dan Mike, Bill

support bill Sal

deployment David Sal

design Dan Mark

training David Jen

documentation Mark Jen

testing Amy Jon, Bill

5.All necessary lab and testing facilities are available to your team during this 120-day period.

Your Activity responses should be both grammatically and mechanically correct, and formatted in the same fashion as the Activity itself. If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your response and document in a bibliography using APA style. (A WBS and matrix are required.)( A 4 page response)

Part A Create a work breakdown structure (WBS) similar to the one found on page 117 of the text. Research and include at least two (2) logical subdivisions for each Activity’s Support Responsibility team members.

Part B Create a responsibility matrix, similar to the one found on page 128 of the text. Use each of the names listed under Support Responsibility as a “Primary” for one of your subdivisions and as Support for the other subdivision.

Note: You may use MS Word (organizational chart function, tables, textboxes, etc,) or Excel to develop your WBS and responsibility (relationship) matrix for submission.

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Just Right Company-WBS and Responsibility Matrix

Student’s Name
Institutional Affiliation





This is Just Right Company project that is meant to have a fast-food restaurant company
with thousands of franchise organizations all around the country to develop the latest software
application that will run all its outlets using their local store computers. This essential software
application will help Just Right Company become more efficient at management of their
supply/inventory as well as their billing functions that in turn, will provide Have It Your Way
with the opportunity to continue to meet quarterly financial projections for Wall Street, and
expectations of its investor. Therefore, undertaking this project will enhance the company’s point
of reference in which the customers and the project team will refer to when carrying out the
project (Kerzner, 2017). The development of the software will not only boost profit margin but
also enhance the customers’ experience.
The primary objective of this Just Right Company soft development project is to develop
the latest software application that will run all its outlets using their local store computers. The
project will incorporate the installation of software, hardware and a new network (Bolles,
2012). This task will be carried out to make sure Just Right Company offers enabling customer
environment that will be crucial for the company, customers and staffs. The customers and staffs
will be privileged to utilize the new software application and thereby enhancing their operations
as well as their relationships. Moreover, the software application will include the latest software
application and technologies. Just Right Company, through networking, will be able to interact
with other relevant companies as well as their customers. This way, they will be able to share the
various fast-food restaurant experiences. The process of hospitality will also be enhanced.



The high-performance latest computing platform is a necessity for any company to
address its computerized problems or needs to bridge the unacceptable gaps between available
computerized services and needs (Levine, 2014). It is approximated that by 2030, there will be a
need for 50 times more capability to that of the current HPPC. A result of this, Just Right
Company needs to develop the latest software to satisfy their fast-food need. The Just Right
Company software development project will provide enabling customer environment which will
be beneficial to both the staff and customers. The customers and staffs will be privileged to use
the new software application to enhance their operations as well as their relationships.
The scope of proposed software development will be to allow different provision and
enhancement of new network, hardware, and software application experiences for all members of
Have It Your Way while bringing it up to a standard of a benchmark institution. Moreover, Have
It Your Way with would have an opportunity to do fundraising to increase revenue in aid of
software development, if the funds will not be sufficient. Therefore, the long-term aim is to
develop the latest software application that will run all its outlets using their local store
computers for the next 30 years and beyond. This document will be valid upon its approval. The
deliverables will be as follows Detailed Design – Master Plan, Central Core Accomplishments,
development, support, deployment, design, training, documentation and software testing.



Risk and Risk Register
The risk is any uncertainty that may likely occur before, during and even after the project
initiation while risk register entails mitigation measures, the nature, contingency actions, pre- as
well as post- action scores and weightings that can be taken as a result of the risk occurring
(Levine, 2014, p.31). The project managers, the project team and other stakeholders ...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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