Nalysis, Critique and recommendations/ Remddies Regarding the project
Phase II work breakdown:
Step 1. Read the remaining timetable of news reports from May 15, 2002-December 8, 2006. Links are provided below in
Table 2: Phase II Readings. (You are also free to perform additional research on NMCI if you wish.)
Table 2Phase II Readings
Article Date Article Title and URL
May 15, 2002 Delays, technical problems plague Navys intranet program
May 16, 2002 EDS: Despite report, NMCI projects on track
May 16, 2003 SEC Checking EDS Navy Contract: Computer services companys troubled outsourcing pact for the Marines catches the eye of regulators. html
March 3, 2004 SEC probes EDS US Navy deal 200709/sec-probes-eds-usnavy-deal.htm
June 28, 2004 NMCI officials press for big changes
September 16, 2004 U.S. Navy, EDS Modify NMCI Contract
December 8, 2006
DOD Needs to Ensure That Navy Marine Corps Intranet Program Is Meeting
Goals and Satisfying Customers
Step 2. Based on the NMCI project information you obtained, analyze and critique the NMCI project in terms of:
o its handling of estimating
o its handling of quality
o its handling of communication.
Step 3. Explain the challenges EDS faced in each of these areas, if, how and why they went off track, and how EDS might have managed these areas to prevent or minimize the problems.
Step 4. Create the Phase II deliverable.
Phase II Deliverable:
A 4-page report that presents an analysis, critique and recommendations/remedies regarding the project management areas of estimating, quality and communication as they apply to NMCIs performance.