Week 3 Individual Assignment
University of Phoenix Online
CIS Project Management
Riordan Manufacturer is an organization that manufactures global plastics from several locations throughout the United States and one location in China. The locations within the United States are in Albany, Georgia; Pontiac, Michigan; and San Jose, California. The China location is in Hangzhou. Riordan Manufacturer was created and established by Dr. Riordan in1991.
Riordan Manufacturing is in the process of updating its Human Resource department and would like to integrate their existing variety of tools in use today into a single integrated application to be used by all locations. The Human Resource department as of this date does not properly function in ways to suite all locations for compatibility. During Riordan’s expansions of locations they failed to integrate software and hardware for useful compatible communications within and throughout all physical locations. Also, during Riordan’s integration they failed to make sure that the network infrastructure was setup properly for the entire organizational communication of all incoming and outgoing transactions. Furthermore, they failed to make sure that all of its organization’s operating systems were compatible to each other and kept up to date. In addition, they failed to make sure that all of the organizational hardware and software were compatible and up to date as well and able to communicate with each other. The failure to maintain, isolate, and update these problems had drastic affects within the organization and its Human Resource System’s efficient way of communicating and processing of information.
The implementation of the project can and will be successful, but there are risk that come alone with the completion of a project as this. One risk is finding compatible software and hardware that will be comparable to the existing network infrastructure. Riordan does not want to completely...