Trans LAN Project Trans Systems is a small information system consulting firm located in Meridian, Louisiana. Trans has just been hired to design and install a local area network (LAN) for the city of...

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Trans Systems is a small information system consulting firm located in Meridian, Louisiana. Trans has just been hired to design and install a local area network (LAN) for the city of Meridian’s social welfare agency. You are the manager for the project, which includes one Trans professional and two interns from a local university. You have just finished a preliminary scope statement for the project (see below). You are now brainstorming potential risks associated with the project.

.1. Identify potential risks associated with this project. Try to come up with at least five different risks.

2. Use a risk assessment form similar to Figure 7.6 to analyze identified risks.

3. Develop a risk response matrix similar to Figure 7.8 to outline how you would deal with each of the risks. 236 Chapter

7 Managing Risk

PROJECT SCOPE STATEMENT

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

To design and install a new local area network (LAN) within one month with a budget not to exceed $90,000 for the Meridian Social Service Agency with minimum disruption to ongoing operations.

DELIVERABLES∙

Twenty workstations and twenty laptop computers.

∙ Server with dual-core processors.

∙ Two color laser printers.

∙ Windows R2 server and workstation operating system (Windows 10).

∙ Migration of existing databases and programs to new system.

∙ Four hours of introduction training for client’s personnel.

∙ Sixteen hours of training for client network administrator.

∙ Fully operational LAN system.

MILESTONES

  1. Hardware January 22.

2. Setting users’ priority and authorization January 26.

3. In-house whole network test completed February 1.

4. Client site test completed February 2.

5. Training completed February 16.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Workstations with 17-inch flat panel monitors, dual-core processors, 4 GB RAM, 8X DVD+RW, wireless card, Ethernet card, 500 GB hard drive.

2. Laptops with 12-inch display monitor, dual-core processors, 2GB RAM, 8X DVD+RW, wireless card, Ethernet card, 500 GB hard drive and weigh less than 4½ lbs.

3. Wireless network interface cards and Ethernet connections.

4. System must support Windows 11 platforms.

5. System must provide secure external access for field workers.

LIMITS AND EXCLUSIONS

1. On-site work to be done after 8:00 p.m. and before 7:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday.

2. System maintenance and repair only up to one month after final inspection.

3. Warranties transferred to client.

4. Only responsible for installing software designated by the client two weeks before the start of the project.

5. Client will be billed for additional training beyond that prescribed in the contract.

CUSTOMER REVIEW

Director of the city of Meridian’s Social Service Agency

Answered Same DayApr 08, 2022

Solution

Jose answered on Apr 09 2022
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1.0 Introduction
Most of the companies are giving more importance to local area network. LAN helps the companies to became more productive and it also helps the companies to provide customized services to the customers. Companies in US considered LAN as a tool for accessing different business applications and information. LAN also helps the companies for transfe
ing the files and it also helps for creating shared files. In this research paper we are analysing the potential risks associated with the implementation of LAN in Trans Systems.
2.0 Body
While implementing LAN the companies have to manage certain challenges and problems. Now we can analyse the five different risks related with the implementation of LAN.
2.1 Potential Risks Associated with the Project
2.1.1 Privacy Violations
Local area network is subjected to privacy violations, LAN administrator can easily access the files and personal data and it also provides the option for the outsides to hack the information (Loo et al 2022)
2.1.2 LAN Maintenance is Not Easy
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