Case Study :(Cloud computing) Project Paper

Case Study :(Cloud computing) Project Paper

Assignment Instructions

Complete and submit the class Project Paper and Presentation – see details below (25%) Project Paper and Presentation: (Post them under Week 8 Assignment area as a Microsoft Word document (15%) and a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation (10%). You must include at least ten references. Details of the Project: Research and select a topic from your textbook. Prepare a 8-10 page paper in Microsoft Word (counts as 15% of the final grade) AMU approved APA format (see writing expectations in the Policies section) (350 words per page). At a minimum include the following:

· Detailed description of the area researched

· Technology involved in the area

· Future trends in the area

· Example companies involved in the area

· Regulatory issues surrounding the area

· Global implications for the area

· References (minimum of 10)

i. Prepare a 8-10 slide Microsoft PowerPoint highlighting the content from the paper. (Counts as 10% of the final grade) ii. You are only required to submit a final paper and presentation. However, during the previous six weeks, you will be assembling the research paper and presentation. Feel free to post questions or portions of the paper for review at any time as an email to your professor. iii. You may use resources from the APUS Online Library, any library, government library, or any peer-reviewed reference (Wikipedia and any other publicly-reviewed source is not accepted). The paper must by at least 8-10 pages double-spaced, 1″ margin all around, black, 12-point fonts (Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier) with correct citations of all utilized references/sources, (pictures, graphics, etc are extra – allowed but extra for the minimum page count). The title page and references are also required but don’t count in the minimum page count. The PowerPoint of 8-10 slides is a summary of this paper. No new topics, ideas or concepts are introduced in the PowerPoint that is not included in the paper. A minimum of 10 references are needed. The paper will be subjected to checking against plagiarism. iv. The required number of pages do not include title or references pages – although these must be included.

Choose any topic from below:

Week 1: What is an Architecture Practice, and Why Do You Need One?/Why is a SOA So Valuable?/A New Architecture for a New World/SOA and Channels Course Begins

Required Contact Info to Professor

Reading: Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4

*Disc: Forum #1

Week 2: SOA Enterprise Architecture Framework and Methodology/Incorporating Existing Enterprise Architecture Documents and Artifacts into the SOA~EAF Reading: Chapters 5 and 6

*Disc: Forum #2

*Week 2 Assignment

Week 3: Dealing with Purchased or Leased Business Applications/Transforming Governance to Support SOA Reading: Chapters 7 and 8

*Disc: Forum #3

*Week 3 Assignment

Week 4: SOA System Development Life Cycle/Capacity Planning under SOA Reading: Chapters 9 and 10

*Disc: Forum #4

*Week 4 Assignment

Week 5: People Involved in the SOA Process/Leveraging SOA to Decommission, Replace, or Modernize Legacy Business Applications Reading: Chapters 11 and 12

*Disc: Forum #5

*Week 5 Assignment

Week 6: Implementing an Effective SOA Strategy under a Decentralized Business or IT Model Reading: Chapter 13

*Disc: Forum #6

*Week 6 Assignment

Week 7: Assessing the Organization’s SOA Maturity and Developing Your Company’s SOA Business Strategy and Roadmap Reading: Chapter 14

*Disc: Forum #7

I have also attached table of content of the book. – Once you select the topic to write paper ask me for the chapter pdf file.

BOOK: Sweeney, R. (2010). Achieving Service-Oriented Architecture. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.


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