Option 1: Offshore Outsourcing Project Management

You are the project manager for a software development project. An offshore outsourcing firm will develop the software. What would you do during project initiation for an offshore-outsourced project that you might do differently for a project developed by your in-house resources? For example, how would your communication plan or project charter change? Write a 2- to 3-page paper describing your project initiation approach for each development alternative.

Include a title page and reference page. Make sure your paper follows APA style according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements. Use two CSU-Global Library resources and/or outside, credible academic sources other than the textbook, course materials, or other information provided as part of the course materials. You may not use Wikipedia for any CSU-Global assignment. For this assignment, a credible source is defined as:

  • A scholarly or peer-reviewed journal article
  • A newspaper article
  • A trade or industry journal article, publication, or website, including those from trade organizations

Option 2: Work Breakdown Structure for Mobile Application

You have been asked to create the WBS for a new mobile application to be developed in-house. Your in-house developers have never built software like this before. In a 2- to 3-page paper, describe your process for developing a baseline project plan for this new effort. Which roles and resources will you use to develop your first project plan draft? How will you validate your selection and ordering of tasks? How will you organize the plan to be responsive to the learning and maturation that will occur as your team’s development effort evolves?

Include a title page and reference page. Make sure your paper follows APA style according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements. Use two CSU-Global Library resources and/or outside, credible academic sources other than the textbook, course materials, or other information provided as part of the course materials. (You may not use Wikipedia for any CSU-Global assignment.) For this assignment, a credible source is defined as:

  • A scholarly or peer-reviewed journal article
  • A newspaper article
  • A trade or industry journal article, publication, or website, including those from trade organizations
 

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