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Homework answers / question archive / Case Study #2 (Using Agile Approach – Relocation Project) Project description: You are hired by the SCM Faculty Coordinator to move “stuff” of six SCM faculty from their old offices on the 3rd floor (Hyland Hall) to their new offices on the 4th floor (Hyland Hall)

Case Study #2 (Using Agile Approach – Relocation Project) Project description: You are hired by the SCM Faculty Coordinator to move “stuff” of six SCM faculty from their old offices on the 3rd floor (Hyland Hall) to their new offices on the 4th floor (Hyland Hall)

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Case Study #2 (Using Agile Approach – Relocation Project)

Project description: You are hired by the SCM Faculty Coordinator to move “stuff” of six SCM faculty from their old offices on the 3rd floor (Hyland Hall) to their new offices on the 4th floor (Hyland Hall).

  1. Items include books, computers, printers and other miscellaneous items. Furniture such as desks, cabinets and bookshelves are not to be moved.
  2. Unlimited boxes are available.
  3. Unpacking boxes is not part of the project.
  4. Offices on the 4th floor are move-in ready.

Office

Estimated number of boxes

Preferred deadline -

Handover of new office to the client

#1

10

12:30 pm

#2

10

1:30 pm

#3

10

2:30 pm

#4

5

11:00 am

#5

5

10:00 am

#6

5

9:00 am

Tasks and estimated task times are as follows:

Packing and labeling boxes - 6 minutes per box

Loading boxes on dolly - 1 minute per box

Moving loaded dolly (1 trip) from 3rd floor to 4th floor - 25 minutes.

Unloading boxes into new offices - 1 minute per box

Moving empty dolly (1 trip) from 4th floor to 3rd floor - 15 minutes

Cleaning old offices – 10 minutes per office

Sprint meetings (face–to–face)15 minutes per meeting

 

Work package #1: Pack/label boxes in old office and load boxes on dolly.

Work package #2: Clean old office.

Work package #3 (in sequence): Move loaded dolly to new office, unload boxes in new office and return dolly to 3rd floor).

Story point for Work package #1: 

Story point for Work package #2: 5 points per clean office

Story point for Work package #3: 4 points per box

NOTE: The following sources can provide definition and description of concepts/terminology used in Agile Approach:

  1. Agile Handbook, Taymor E. (available in Module: Agile Approach and Scrum Framework in CANVAS).
  2. The Scrum Guide, Schwaber K. and Sutherland J. (available in Module: Agile Approach and Scrum Framework in CANVAS).
  3. Agile Practice Guide, Published by Project Management Institute, 2017, https://www.pmi.org/pmbok-guide-standards/practice-guides/agile.

 

 

Strategy #2

  1. Hyland Hall opens at 5:30 am and closes at 7:30 pm.
  1. Work hours: Starts at 6:00 am; Ends 30 minutes after all offices are handed over and all old offices are cleaned.
  1. Lunch break: 11:30 – 12:00
  2. Spring time-box: 3 hours

Sprint #1: 6:00 - 9:00

Sprint #2: 9:00 -12:00

Sprint #3: 12:00 - 3:00

  1. Sprint meetings:

Sprint #1 meeting: 6 – 6:15

Sprint #2 meeting: 9 – 9:15

Sprint #3 meeting: 12 – 12:15

  1. Definition of DONE: When new office is “handed over” to the client.
  2. Two dollies (capacity 10 boxes per dolly) are available.
  3. Dolly is “parked” on 3rd floor. Dolly needs to be returned to 3rd floor.
  4. Person #1 –Work sequence: For each office, Work package #1 PLUS Work Package #2 PLUS Work Package #3.
  5.  Person #2 – Work Sequence: For each office, Work package #1 PLUS Work Package #2 PLUS Work Package #3.

 

 

 

#2) COMPLETE TABLES BELOW FOR STRATEGY #2. (12 points)

 

NOTE: Determine a Work sequence of Offices that will result in improved effectiveness and efficiency (compared to Strategy #1).

 

Person #1 – Work Sequence (Office #): TO BE DETERMINED BY YOUR GROUP

Person #2 – Work Sequence (Office #): TO BE DETERMINED BY YOUR GROUP

Person #1 Schedule:

Office #

Work package #1

 Start time

Work package #1 Finish time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Person #1 Schedule:

Office #

Work package #2

 Start time

Work package #2

 Finish time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Person #1 Schedule:

Office #

Work package #3

Start time

Work package #3 Finish time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Person #2 Schedule:

Office #

Work package #1

Start time

Work package #1 Finish time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Person #2 Schedule:

Office #

Work package #2

 Start time

Work package #2

 Finish time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Person #2 Schedule:

Office #

Work package #3

Start time

Work package #3 Finish time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Completion (DONE) statistics: (Effectiveness)

Office #

Preferred deadline -

Handover of new office to the client

Office “DONE”  time

Delay in handover of new office

(hours: minutes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labor statistics (Efficiency)

Worker

Time Worked

Idle Time

Total time

Utilization (percent)

 

Person #1

 

 

 

 

Person #2

 

 

 

 

 

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