Profitability 1
December 15, 2017
Aphasia
December 15, 2017

Project Time, Cost and Scope Management ASSIGNMENT
At times, a project manager must evaluate proposals from identified vendors and make decisions based on the project budget and schedule. It is essential to determine how the organization will determine the best response to the proposal’s individual vendors
You have been asked to evaluate the customer service add-on the vendor offered while still in negotiations for this project (Project: Enhancement of New Billing System), The add-on will cost $25,000 and take an additional 4 weeks to install. Your manager has asked for your opinion. The project is tracking along per schedule and budget.
What do you need to consider before saying yes or no? Prepare a memo for your manager outlining how either decision would affect the project and factors
that need to be discussed and agreed to by various stakeholders involved in the project.
Assignment Guidelines:
In 1,250?1,500 words, address the following:
? What do you need to consider before accepting or denying the vendor proposal? Explain.
? How would your decision affect the overall project?
? Consider budget, schedule, and resources.
? What stakeholders would need to be involved in this decision-making process? Why?
? What important factors would need to be discussed and agreed upon by the various stakeholders involved in the project? Explain.
? Use correctly APA style formatted references of solid academic quality for your resources and use correctly formatted APA style in-text citations to your references to substantiate your information and positions as well as to give credit to other author?s work.

ASSIGNMENT 2
System Security Certification and Accreditation
The CIO is concerned with the number of security controls that they must implement for the database. She wants to know if all the controls have to be implemented all at one time or if a phased approach can be used. Luckily, you know about the priority codes assigned to each control, which are explained in the NIST 800-53 Rev 4, Appendix G. Explain this process along with the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) process to the CIO. Don?t forget to illustrate how this relates to the Continuous Monitoring (Step 6: Monitor) Phase of RMF.

The project deliverables for week 4 are as follows:
? Update the Case Study Report title page with new date and project name.
? Update previously completed sections based on instructor feedback.
? The NIST 800-37 RMF (continued) Section:
? Explain the priority codes assigned to security controls
? Explain the POA&M process and how it relates to Continuous Monitoring
? Be sure to update your table of contents before submission.
? Document needs to be formatted per APA Guidelines

 

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