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ODESSA MOBILE TECHNOLOGY PROJECT

Project Plan

Odessa Mobile

Technology Project

Author: Debbie Whitson

Creation Date: 7/10/03

Last Revised: 7/10/03

Version: 1.0

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION 2

PURPOSE OF PLAN 2

BACKGROUND INFORMATION/AVAILABLE ALTERNATIVES 2

PROJECT APPROACH 3

PHASE X: SECURE EQUIPMENT 3

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 4

BUSINESS GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 4

PROJECT GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 4

SCOPE 5

SCOPE DEFINITION 5

ITEMS BEYOND SCOPE 6

PROJECTED BUDGET 6

RISK ASSESSMENT 7

INITIAL PROJECT RISK ASSESSMENT 8

MILESTONES 11

ASSUMPTIONS 12

PROJECT ASSUMPTIONS 12

CONSTRAINTS 13

PROJECT CONSTRAINTS 13

RELATED PROJECTS 13

CRITICAL PROJECT BARRIERS 13

PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPROACH 14

PROJECT TIMELINE 14

PROJECT ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 14

ISSUE MANAGEMENT 16

COMMUNICATIONS PLAN 17

ATTACHMENTS/APPENDICES 19

APPROVALS 20

SIGN-OFF SHEET 20

INTRODUCTION

Purpose of Plan

The Odessa Mobile Technology Project Plan will provide a definition of the project, including the projectÐ'ÐŽÐ'¦s goals and objectives. Additionally, the Plan will serve as an agreement between the following parties: Project Sponsor, Steering Committee, Project Manager, Project Team, and other personnel associated with and/or affected by the project.

The Project Plan defines the following:

Ð'Ñ"{ Project purpose

Ð'Ñ"{ Business and project goals and objectives

Ð'Ñ"{ Scope and expectations

Ð'Ñ"{ Roles and responsibilities

Ð'Ñ"{ Assumptions and constraints

Ð'Ñ"{ Project management approach

Ð'Ñ"{ Ground rules for the project

Ð'Ñ"{ Project budget

Ð'Ñ"{ Project timeline

Ð'Ñ"{ The conceptual design of new technology

Background Information/Available Alternatives

Debbie: This section should describe the work you have done to date, the choices you had with regard to hardware/software, and an explanation of how you arrived at the decision to use L3 and Tiburon.

Project Approach

This section should outline the way you will roll out the technology, including the highest level milestones.

For example:

Phase I: Secure agreement with vendors (L3 and Tiburon)

Phase II: Order/Install Equipment

Phase III: Install/Test Software

Phase IV: Conduct Hardware/Software Testing

Phase V: Conduct Training

Phase VI: Implement ARS/AFR

Phase X: Secure Equipment

Define the phases in more detail.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Business Goals and Objectives

The business goals and objectives for this project will focus on implementing mobile technology that:

Ð'Ñ"{ Improves officer, firefighter and citizen safety.

Ð'Ñ"{ Facilitates coordination and information sharing both internal and external to the participating organizations.

Ð'Ñ"{ Enhances the ability and effectiveness of staff to perform their jobs.

Ð'Ñ"{ Facilitates coordinated crime prevention and reduction.

Ð'Ñ"{ Provides high levels of data security.

Ð'Ñ"{ Provides an open, flexible, reliable technology base for the future.

Ð'Ñ"{ Facilitates the electronic capture of data at its source.

Ð'Ñ"{ Is easy to use.

Ð'Ñ"{ Eliminate redundant data entry throughout the organization.

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