Cis 517 Project Management Research Paper

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Technical Term Project Paper Your Name CIS 517 IT Project Management Instructor Your Instructor Date Contents Initiating Process 3 Project Planning 4 Executing Process group 7 Monitoring & Controlling Process Group 9 Closing Process 10 Appendix A 11 References 14 Initiating Process Recently my company Big-Proj pitched a presentation for managing projects in line with PMBOK® for Streamline Retail. Streamline Retail was impressed with the presentation and has decided to retain our services for a major data center move. The data center move for Streamline current base of operation is from Suitland, MD the primary data center to the new green facility Technology center in Bowie, MD twenty miles away. This retail…show more content…
The first step is to develop a project management plan. The project management plan will begin with a clear and concise goal “Complete the data center move” with the requirements of managing expectations and minimizing mistakes. We will determine the client’s needs; prioritized goals, delivery details, project timetable, and management strategies. These strategies will be available on the SharePoint site with role-based access control (RBAC) to each portal and will have an overall project view to monitor progress. The SharePoint site will host individual goals and strategies for each specialized team. The executives will not only have weekly updates, but they will have a specific portal on the SharePoint site to monitor the progress of all individual teams and the project as a whole. In addition, the PMs will be able to monitor progress with this aggregated area for the…show more content…
Operations will monitor all communication with network equipment and server equipment. However, operations will not execute anything they are here strictly for monitoring. The network engineers SharePoint portals will have a more detailed breakdown of each task. The network engineers’ main task is the upgrade of routers and switches, configuration of WLANs, LAN configuration, ISDN configuration, and redundancy throughout the network. The downtime with this upgrade and movement is to have little impact on operations. The monitoring system that captures the SNMP traps will be used capture the health of network. The network engineers will also have to work with the data center team and server engineers to ensure proper shutdown of equipment before movement. The server engineers will address the application servers, virtualized servers, storage, and the PC servers. Their task is to ensure redundancy of the applications uptime and availability of resources. The engineers will also have to ensure that there servers are reporting to the monitoring system with their SNMP
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