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IT 270 Saudi Electronic University Work Breakdown Structure Questions

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I need an explanation for this Software Development question to help me study.

1-What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for a project? Explain various approaches for Developing WBSs.

2-Consider the following project network diagram:



The black circle before Task A means Start, after Task J means Finished. The number associated with Task name represents the duration of the task (e.g. I 4, means the duration of the task I is 4).

Based on the above diagram, answer the following questions:

  • List all the paths in the above network along with respective lengths.
  • Calculate (ES, EF, LS, LF) of the following tasks shown on the table below?
  • Which tasks have Non-Zero flsoat time?

Task

ES

LS

Task

EF

LF

G

A

B

C

H

J




3-Not every project is a six Sigma project. What makes a project a potential Six Sigma

project?

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College of Computing and Informatics Assignment 2 Deadline: Thursday 26/3/2020 @ 23:59 [Total Mark for this Assignment is 5] Student Details: Name: ID: CRN: Instructions: • • • • • • • • • • You must submit two separate copies (one Word file and one PDF file) using the Assignment Template on Blackboard via the allocated folder. These files must not be in compressed format. It is your responsibility to check and make sure that you have uploaded both the correct files. Zero mark will be given if you try to bypass the SafeAssign (e.g. misspell words, remove spaces between words, hide characters, use different character sets or languages other than English or any kind of manipulation). Email submission will not be accepted. You are advised to make your work clear and well-presented. This includes filling your information on the cover page. You must use this template, failing which will result in zero mark. You MUST show all your work, and text must not be converted into an image, unless specified otherwise by the question. Late submission will result in ZERO mark. The work should be your own, copying from students or other resources will result in ZERO mark. Use Times New Roman font for all your answers. Question One Pg. 01 Learning Outcome(s): Question One CLO4: What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for a project? [0.5 mark] Explain various approaches for Developing WBSs. [1.5 mark] Recognize the key issues during the IT project management procedures and describe the best practices in IT project management processes. 2 Marks Question Two Pg. 02 Learning Outcome(s): Question Two 2 Marks Consider the following project network diagram: CLO7: Develop a comprehensive project plans for estimation, scheduling, communication, resource management, procurement, risk and quality. The black circle before Task A means Start, after Task J means Finished. The number associated with Task name represents the duration of the task (e.g. I 4, means the duration of the task I is 4). Based on the above diagram, answer the following questions: a. List all the paths in the above network along with respective lengths. b. Calculate (ES, EF, LS, LF) of the following tasks shown on the table below? Task c. ES LS Task G A B C H J Which tasks have Non-Zero flsoat time? EF LF Question Three Pg. 03 Learning Outcome(s): CLO5: Apply the strategies for managing change and for assuring quality. Question Three 1 Marks Not every project is a six Sigma project. What makes a project a potential Six Sigma project? ...
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College of Computing and Informatics

Assignment 2
Deadline: Thursday 26/3/2020 @ 23:59
[Total Mark for this Assignment is 5]
Student Details:
Name:

ID:

CRN:
Instructions:












You must submit two separate copies (one Word file and one PDF file) using the Assignment Template on
Blackboard via the allocated folder. These files must not be in compressed format.
It is your responsibility to check and make sure that you have uploaded both the correct files.

Zero mark will be given if you try to bypass the SafeAssign (e.g. misspell words, remove spaces between
words, hide characters, use different character sets or languages other than English or any kind of
manipulation).
Email submission will not be accepted.
You are advised to make your work clear and well-presented. This includes filling your information on the cover
page.
You must use this template, failing which will result in zero mark.
You MUST show all your work, and text must not be converted into an image, unless specified otherwise by
the question.
Late submission will result in ZERO mark.

The work should be your own, copying from students or other resources will result in ZERO mark.
Use Times New Roman font for all your answers.

Question One

Pg. 01
Learning
Outcome(s):

Question One

CLO4:

What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for a project?

Recognize the

Work breakdown structure is used in project management to accurately define and

2 Marks
[0.5 mark]

key issues during
the IT project

organize the scope of the project. The most commonly used approach for developing

management

the work breakdown structure is a hierarchical approach, this approach breaks tasks

procedures and
describe the best
practices in IT
project
management
processes.

into deliverable tasks that are measurable and more objective. The other reason for
developing the work breakdown structure is helping to assign responsibilities,
monitoring the project ad resource allocation. The WBS breaks tasks into achievable
units such that the project team at any time are aware of is to be accomplished at any
given time for every deliverable. WBS also allows for cost estimation, risk and time...

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