IT3355 Unit 1 Assignment (August 2019)

Unit 1 Assignment

Project Scope

Preparation

To prepare for this assignment, first complete the required practice lab and unit discussion, as both will help you with the assignment.

Search the Internet and the library to find recent articles or books on the topic of IT projects and project scope. You will need at least three articles or other resources to support your work in this assignment. You may use the resources provided in this unit, but must include resources from your own research as well.

Next,? you will need to choose an organization that will be the basis for all your course assignments. You should choose an organization you are currently working for, have worked for in the past, or one you would like to work for in the future. The organization should be relevant to your professional goals and have a global presence, as this will make your assignments more meaningful for you.

Instructions

Because the enterprise network is the communications backbone of an organization, it is important to carefully consider all aspects. Completing each step of a project such as the one in this course, will help you explore established protocols and strategies to design a secure, reliable enterprise network.

Prepare a project scope document in which you:

Describe the organization. Be sure you provide enough information to support the project scope.

Describe the project and project goals.

Explain the role of each of the main stakeholders in the project.

Create a high-level requirements network diagram or map that shows geographic locations, organizational functional areas, and network connections between locations.

Visio or a graphical drawing tool of your choice may be used. Note: Microsoft Visio is provided for your use via MS Imagine. See the Microsoft Software section in the Unit 1 studies for more information.?

Export the diagram to an image and include in the Word document, or copy and paste into Word document.

Develop a project timeline/outline that aligns with the network engineering life cycle stages.

Given the global nature of the organization, describe the international and cultural concerns that must be addressed.

The assignment you submit should be approximately 4–?5 pages in length, including the diagram or map you create. Be sure your document is professionally written, free of errors, and that your citations and references follow APA guidelines