This assignment consists of two (2) sections: a business requirements
document and a project plan. You must submit both sections as separate files
for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the
section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create
and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this
Procuring quality business requirements is an important
step toward the design of quality information systems. Completion of a
quality requirements document allows user needs and expectations to be
captured, so that infrastructure and information systems can be designed
properly. Your company, which is a data-collection and analysis company that
has been operating less than two (2) years, is seeking to create a
repository for collected data beyond standard relational databases. Your ten
(10) terabyte data warehouse is expected to grow by 20% each year. You are
mindful of data warehousing best practices which will aid you immensely in
your requirements gathering effort. Using the requirements document provided
in the course shell, you are to speculate on the needs of the company. You
must consider current and future requirements; however, assumptions should
be realistic and carefully considered.
Section 1: Business
Write a four to six (4-6) page original business requirements document for
the project plan using the template provided. Note: The template is provided
under the Additional Resources in the Student Center tab of the online
Describe the project including the following:
Describe and define the scope of the project.
Speculate as to how to control the scope.
Identify possible risks, constraints, and assumptions.
Describe the relationship and integration between systems and
infrastructure. Note: Database and Data Warehousing, Analytics, Interfaces
and Cloud Technology, and Infrastructure and Security should be
Speculate upon potential outsourcing or offshoring needs.
Identify and justify the necessary resources including staffing that are
Define relevant terms that will be used throughout
Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page
and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
Section 2: Revised Project Plan
Use Microsoft Project to:
Update the project plan from Project Deliverable 1: Project Plan Inception,
with three to five (3-5) new project tasks each consisting of five to ten