Risks, stakeholders and communication planning

Global Information Systems (GIS) has hired you as an assistant to the project manager for its new project implementation of a project portfolio management (PPM) tool. Microsoft Project Online was the selected solution that will provide GIS with project management, work management, and portfolio management capabilities for the enterprise. Using Microsoft Project Online, GIS will be able to effectively initiate, select, plan, and deliver projects while tracking time, budget and effectively managing resources.

This Software as a Service (SaaS) will also provide extensive reporting capabilities using Excel for reporting on all aspects of the project lifecycle based on the current GIS PMO methodology, as well as provide the organization with a standard tool for project portfolio management (PPM).

You are working with upper management to provide details for a proposed project and assisting them with creating a business case to help provide details so that the project may move into the nest steps and be approved by the organization. This project will be delivered three months after approval within a budget of $400.000.00. Once the project is approved you will assist the project manager with additional documents for the project.

Hardware Requirements:

Front-end Web Server- $3,699.00

Application Server: $3,699.00

SQL Server: $3,699.00

Software Requirements:

Database Server (SQL Server) & CAL: $15,000.00

SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise & CAL: $50,000.00

Project Server 2013 Enterprise & CAL: $50,000.00

Windows Server 2012(64-bit) – CAL: $10,000.00

Labor: $250.000.00