Initial Postings: Your initial post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook must be the primary source utilized and listed in your reference section (and properly cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion. This means that they support the material from the textbook. Do not use other sources to substitute for or replace the textbook.
Provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:
- The project manager and sponsor need to act in the best interest of which three constituencies?
- Describe how to use project documents to help a team progress through the stages of development.
- Describe each method of decision making a project team may use. Using examples, tell when each is most appropriate.
Your post must be substantive and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. Postings must be in the student’s own words – do not provide quotes!
Your initial post should be at least 500+ words and in APA format (using proper paragraph structure, sources cited within the body of the main text and Times New Roman with font size 12).
This week our topic shifts to working with data. In this week’s discussion post, please note a system that you work with frequently that has a major data component. Note the type of data, how the data is managed and maintained, and any other important factors regarding the data in the system.
In response to peers, ask questions that you’d like to know about the systems they mentioned in their initial post. Also, determine if there are any ethical or other regulatory considerations regarding the system they selected.
When replying to peers, note your opinion on their thoughts. Add your thoughts and continue the conversation regarding the languages (Python, SAS, R, and SQL) and other visualization tools as well.
Minimum of 300 words, checked with Grammarly, use and cite a reference, respond to two peers with at least 100-word responses.
Complete the following assignment in one MS word document:Chapter 8 –discussion question #1-4 & exercise 4Chapter 9- discussion question #1-5 & exercise 3When submitting work, be sure to include an APA cover page and include at least two APA formatted references (and APA in-text citations) to support the work this week.All work must be original (not copied from any source).
- Week 5: Discussion 1Create a discussion thread (with your name) and answer the following question:Discussion 1 (Chapter 8): Excel is probably the most popular spreadsheet software for PCs. Why? What can we do with this package that makes it so attractive for modeling efforts?Note: The first post should be made by Wednesday 11:59 p.m., EST. I am looking for active engagement in the discussion. Please engage early and often.Your response should be 250-300 words. Respond to two postings provided by your classmates.There must be at least one APA formatted reference (and APA in-text citation) to support the thoughts in the post. Do not use direct quotes, rather rephrase the author’s words and continue to use in-text citations.
- Week 5: Discussion 2
Week 5: Discussion 2Create a discussion thread (with your name) and answer the following question:
Discussion 2 (Chapter 9): What are the common business problems addressed by Big Data analytics? In the era of Big Data, are we about to witness the end of data warehousing? Why?Note: The first post should be made by Wednesday 11:59 p.m., EST. I am looking for active engagement in the discussion. Please engage early and often.Your response should be 250-300 words. Respond to two postings provided by your classmates.There must be at least one APA formatted reference (and APA in-text citation) to support the thoughts in the post. Do not use direct quotes, rather rephrase the author’s words and continue to use in-text citations.