Part 1: Project Plan Inception
In a 5–7-page project plan inception document, you are to:
Develop your hypothetical e-commerce company’s background information.
Refer to this article: Top 10 Largest Ecommerce Companies in the US in 2020, when developing your company’s background information.
This article outlines the major types of e-commerce companies in existence. Use this as a guide when deciding what background information to include about your hypothetical e-commerce company in your project plan inception document.
Document your chosen e-commerce company’s business type, customers, and demographic information.
Describe the key elements of your e-commerce company’s information systems infrastructure.
Develop a high-level block diagram of your e-commerce company’s information systems infrastructure.
Use three sources to support your writing.
Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate.
Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment.
Access the library or review library guides for help with research, writing, and citation.
Part 2: Supporting Gantt Chart
Use Microsoft Project to create a Gantt chart identifying the major and minor tasks, illustrating dependency relationships between activities.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Note the following:
The preferred method is for the project plan inception portion of your assignment to be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
Include a cover page containing the assignment title, your name, your professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
Include a source list page. Citations and references must follow SWS format. The source list page is not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
Create an initial information systems project plan for a new startup company.
Files to submit: Word document, PDF of your Gantt Chart, MPP file from MS Project