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Using the Continuing Case: Personal Trainer, Inc. case study found in your module resources, you will create a systems requirement checklist to be submitted as a Word document. To complete the assignment, describe your approach to this task, specifically regarding how a systems analyst transposes information into requirements. Consider in your document the problem of incorrect interpretation of a requirement. Is this normal? Describe how iterations of requirements can help resolve incorrect interpretation.

For additional details, please refer to the Module Three Homework Activity Guidelines and Rubricdocument.


Please read the case below and rubrics and guidelines attached.


Continuing Case: Personal Trainer, Inc.

Personal Trainer, Inc. owns and operates fitness centers in a dozen Midwestern cities. The centers have done well,and the company is planning an international expansion by opening a new “supercenter” in the Toronto area.Personal Trainer’s president, Cassia Umi, hired an IT consultant, Susan Park, to help develop an informationsystem for the new facility. During the project, Susan will work closely with Gray Lewis, who will manage the new operation.

Background

During requirements modeling for the new system, Susan Park met with fitness center managers at several PersonalTrainerlocations.Sheconducteda seriesofinterviews,reviewed companyrecords,observedbusiness operations,analyzedtheBumbleBee accountingsoftware,andstudiedasampleofsalesandbillingtransactions.Susan’s objectivewas to develop a listofsystem requirements for the proposed system.

Fact-Finding Summary

  • Atypicalcenterhas300–500members,withtwomembershiplevels:fullandlimited.Fullmembershave access to all activities. Limited members are restricted to activities they have selected, but they can participateinotheractivitiesbypayingausagefee.Allmembers havechargeprivileges.Chargesfor merchandise and services are recorded on a charge slip, which is signed by the member.
  • Attheendofeachday,cashsalesandchargesareenteredintotheBumbleBeeaccountingsoftware, whichrunsonacomputer workstationateachlocation.Dailycashreceiptsaredepositedinalocalbank and credited to the corporate Personal Trainer account. The BumbleBee program produces a daily activity report with a listing of all sales transactions.
  • Attheendofthemonth,thelocalmanagerusesBumbleBeetotransmitanaccountsreceivablesummary to the Personal Trainer headquarters in Chicago, where member statements are prepared and mailed. Members mail their payments to the Personal Trainer headquarters, where the payment is applied to the member account.
  • TheBumbleBeeprogramstoresbasicmemberinformation,butdoesnotincludeinformationabout member preferences, activities, and history.
  • Currently, the BumbleBee program produces one local report (the daily activity report) and three reports that are prepared at the headquarters location:a monthly member sales report, an exception report for inactivemembers andlatepayers,andaquarterlyprofit-and-lossreportthatshowsabreakdownof revenue and costs for each separate activity.During the interviews, Susan received a number of “wish list” comments from managers and staffmembers. For example, managers want more analytical features so they can spot trends and launch special promotions and temporary discounts. Managers also want better information about the profitability of specific business activities at their centers, instead of bottom-line totals.Several managers want to offer computerized activity and wellness logs, fitness coaching for seniors, and various social networking options, including e-mail communications, fitness blogs, Facebook, and Twitter posts.Staffmembers wantbetter waystohandleinformationaboutpart-timeinstructorsandtrainers, andseveralpeoplesuggested usingscannableIDcardstocapturedata.

IT 510 Module Three Homework Activity Guidelines and Rubric Using the case study Continuing Case: Personal Trainer, Inc., you will create a systems requirement checklist with text descriptions included for each entity below, to be submitted as a Word document:      Outputs Inputs Processes Performance Controls (i.e., security) To complete the assignment, describe your approach to this task, specifically regarding how a systems analyst transposes information into requirements. Consider in your document the problem of incorrect interpretation of a requirement. Is this normal? Describe how iterations of requirements can help resolve incorrect interpretation. Rubric Guidelines for Submission: Homework Activity Module Three should follow these formatting guidelines: 2–3 pages, double-spacing, provides 3–5 examples of each checklist entity, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and citations in APA. Critical Elements Approach Interpretation Articulation of Response Proficient (100%) Each section of the requirements checklist is substantiated with a brief explanation to demonstrate how to resolve translation issues Explains how iterations can assist in resolving incorrect interpretations Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization Needs Improvement (55%) Explanations required in requirements checklist insufficiently demonstrate how to resolve the translation issues Insufficiently explains the use of iterations in correcting inaccurate interpretations Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas Not Evident (0%) Does not provide explanation for the sections within the requirements checklist Does not address incorrect interpretations and/or does not explain the benefits of iterations Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas Earned Total Value 40 40 20 100%
IT 510 Module Three Homework Activity Guidelines and Rubric Using the case study Continuing Case: Personal Trainer, Inc., you will create a systems requirement checklist with text descriptions included for each entity below, to be submitted as a Word document:      Outputs Inputs Processes Performance Controls (i.e., security) To complete the assignment, describe your approach to this task, specifically regarding how a systems analyst transposes information into requirements. Consider in your document the problem of incorrect interpretation of a requirement. Is this normal? Describe how iterations of requirements can help resolve incorrect interpretation. Rubric Guidelines for Submission: Homework Activity Module Three should follow these formatting guidelines: 2–3 pages, double-spacing, provides 3–5 examples of each checklist entity, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and citations in APA. Critical Elements Approach Interpretation Articulation of Response Proficient (100%) Each section of the requirements checklist is substantiated with a brief explanation to demonstrate how to resolve translation issues Explains how iterations can assist in resolving incorrect interpretations Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization Needs Improvement (55%) Explanations required in requirements checklist insufficiently demonstrate how to resolve the translation issues Insufficiently explains the use of iterations in correcting inaccurate interpretations Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas Not Evident (0%) Does not provide explanation for the sections within the requirements checklist Does not address incorrect interpretations and/or does not explain the benefits of iterations Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas Earned Total Value 40 40 20 100%

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School: UCLA

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Running head: SYSTEMS REQUIREMENT CHECKLIST

Systems Requirement Checklist
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SYSTEMS REQUIREMENT CHECKLIST
Introduction

System requirements are a set of elements that a computer requires for it to function
accordingly. They include computer software and hardware. System requirements may differ
from one computer to another due to the specific role of the machine. Networks are designed to
suit the needs of the user. A list of system requirements is essential because it shows what is
needed to create a computer that serves the needs of the user (Bahill & Madni, 2017).
Inputs
The first requirement of the computer will be the input. The input functionality will
facilitate the storage of information in the machine. Input devices will be attached to the
bumblebee accounting software. The input functionality will facilitate entering information into
the computer. It will also enable the user to key in commands and instructions. The data that gets
fed to the machine will get converted from a binary form into a language that that computer can
understand (Bahill & Madni, 2017). All the payments made by a non-member will get easily
stored in the system for financial reports. The input devices needed include a scanner, mouse,
and keyboard. Members of staff will be able to key in information regarding cash sales and
charge sales in the bumblebee accounting software.
Processes
All the data fed to the computer require...

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