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FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

 

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BSA 375 Week 1 Individual: Agile Principles
Resource: Principles behind the Agile Manifesto

Create an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that summarizes the Agile Manifesto. 

Present at least two points of praise (i.e. Agile principles you believe are positive/productive). 

Present at least two points of criticism (i.e. Agile principles you believe are negative/counterproductive). 

Contrast the Agile principles with the typical software development practices found in the traditional Waterfall methodology. 

Investigate recent professional or academic research regarding the effectiveness of the Agile methodology. 

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your presentation.

Format your PowerPoint® speaker notes according to APA guidelines.

Submit your presentation as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® file to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 2 Learning Team: Information Gathering Techniques
Consider the following fictitious scenario:

A large chain restaurant hires your team as consultants.  The restaurant executives are launching a new marketing campaign that guarantees customers receive their food within 20 minutes or they receive a free dessert.  They believe they can use their IT software systems to assist with this marketing campaign, but need guidance.  They have hired your team to gather information from the restaurant employees and managers to see where improvements can be made.

Prepare a survey/questionnaire that your team will give to all restaurant employees and managers about process improvements.

Prepare a list of interview questions your team will ask senior restaurant employees about process improvements.

As a team, write a 1- to 2-page executive summary that analyzes and explains the survey/questionnaire and the interview questions you have created. 

Determine how these information-gathering tools will find answers the executives are seeking.

Format your summary according to APA guidelines.

Submit your summary, the questionnaire, and the interview questions as one Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 2 Individual: Process Modeling
Resource: Appendix 7d, "Business Process Modeling".

Using Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Microsoft® Word, or a drawing program of your choice, drawa diagram/model of a business process with which you are familiar.

Write a 1- to 3-page paper that describes the business process. 

Describe the diagram/model.

Propose improvements to the business process.

Draw a revised process diagram/model that reflects the improved business process.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

Submit your paper and the two diagrams/models as one Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 3 Learning Team: Section 508 Compliance
Resources:  Section 508 Website, including Subpart B

As a team, prepare a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that explains Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 

List several of the technical requirements placed on software applications (§ 1194.21) and web-based applications (§ 1194.22), then explain the purpose each serves.

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your presentation.

Format your PowerPoint® speaker notes according to APA guidelines.

Submit your presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint® file to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 3 Individual: Designing Forms
Resource: Ch. 10, "Designing Forms and Reports".

Design two forms for a new software application or business web app that will collect data from its user.

Draw these two forms.  You may use free tools, such as Pencil Project, Microsoft® Paint, Mockabilly (and many others) to create the mock-up interfaces; or you may draw the new forms on a piece of paper and then, take a picture of it.

Include the two forms in your Microsoft® PowerPoint®.

Prepare an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that explains the purpose of the new forms (e.g. what data are being collected, why, what will it do with this data, etc.). 

Describe how these new forms meet usability standards. 

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your presentation.

Format your PowerPoint® according to APA guidelines.

Submit your presentation as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® file to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 4 Learning Team: Testing and Installation
Resources:

Ch. 13, "Systems Implementation" from the beginning of the chapter through to "Planning Installation."
Lynda.com® video: Foundations of Programming: Software Quality Assurance with Aaron Dolberg.
As a team, prepare a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that lists and explains the types of software testing approaches.

Explain why testing software is important. 

Incorporate information from "Foundations of Programming: Software Quality Assurance" to support your presentation.

List and explain the methods for installing software. 

Conclude with a recommendation for your preferred software installation approach; explain why you believe this is the best approach to install software.

Format your PowerPoint® according to APA guidelines.

Submit your presentation as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® file to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 4 Individual: Internet Systems Technologies Paper or Podcast
Resource: Ch. 12, "Designing Distributed and Internet Systems".

Businesses and organizations are focusing on developing Internet systems to provide value to their customers and staff.  There are many software technologies available to internet systems development teams including; SOAP, HTML, JSON, XML, CSS, ASP.NET, Objective C, php, JAVA™, Python, Ruby, AJAX, Swift™, AngularJS, Bootstrap, jQuery, R, and many more.

Choose an option below to complete this assignment:

Option One:

Write a 4-page paper that compares and contrasts at least three Internet systems development software technologies. 

Explain why an Internet systems developer might choose one technology over another technology. 

Explain how these technologies can bring value to the business or organization.

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your paper.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

Submit your paper as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Option Two:

Record a 5- to 6-minute podcast (an audio recording) that compares and contrasts at least three Internet systems development software technologies.

Explain why an Internet systems developer might choose one technology over another technology.

Explain how these technologies can bring value to the business or organization.

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your assertions and conclusions.

Record an introduction to your podcast that includes the elements of an APA title page. 

At the end of the podcast, provide the listener a list of your academic and professional references, conforming to the same APA guidelines of a written assignment; (Have fun with this; record your own introduction music, if you choose, or do something entertaining and creative).

Submit your podcast as an MP3 file using the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 5 Learning Team: Team Retrospective
Resources: Lynda.com® video:  Agile at Work: Getting Better with Agile Retrospectives with Doug Rose.

Using the ideas and practices from the Agile at Work: Getting Better with Agile Retrospectivesvideo, hold a team retrospective. 

Reflect and discuss how your team worked together through the assignments and activities during this class.

Prepare a 5- to 8-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that identifies at least two areas in which your team worked well with one another, identifies challenges your team faced, and proposes specific actions that can be taken for improvement.

Submit your team retrospective as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® file to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 

BSA 375 Week 5 Individual: Training and Support Paper or Podcast
Resource: Ch. 13, "Systems Implementation", from the "Documenting the System" section to end of the chapter.

Choose an option below to complete this assignment:

Option One:

Write a 3-page paper that explains the importance of training and support after software is implemented. 

Describe the methods whereby training materials can be delivered to the users of the software system. 

Explain the ways in which software can be supported after it is implemented/released.

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your paper.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

Submit your paper as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Option Two:

Record a 5- to 6-minute podcast (an audio recording) that explains the importance of training and support after software is implemented.

Describe the methods whereby training materials can be delivered to the users of the software system.

Explain the ways in which software can be supported after it is implemented/released.

Incorporate additional research or academic information to support your assertions and conclusions.

Record an introduction to your podcast that includes the elements of an APA title page. 

At the end of the podcast, provide the listener a list of your academic and professional references, conforming to the same APA guidelines of a written assignment.

Submit your podcast as an MP3 file to the Assignment Files tab.

 
 
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