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Overview • Sponsor • Jackson Parish Heritage Museum • System Acquisition Strategies • In-House Development • Packaged Software • Outsource Development • Cloud Computing • Implementation Plan • InTech’s Recommendation • Implementation Plan Chart • Project Review • Updated Work Plan
Jackson Parish Heritage Museum Project Sponsor Project Name: Preserving History Project Sponsor: Jan Barnes Department: Museum Management Organization Name: Jackson Parish Heritage Museum
System Acquisition Strategies • In-House Development • Packaged Software • Outsource Development • Cloud Computing
InTech In-house development
In-House Development • InTech • A group of students from Louisiana Tech University • Acquired various systems development skills throughout the Computer Information Systems curriculum • Four members of the group possess work experience in the Information Systems field
In-House Cost Benefit Analysis • Hardware cost –Totaling $1,979.98 ($1,420 Desktops + $379.99 Printer + 179.99 Networking Equipment) • System Development – 500 hrs @ $50 per hour totaling $25,000 • In-House IT Employee - $39,000 a year
Scores – In-House Developmentby InTech • Score of 364/500 • Excelled in: • Business Process Familiarity • Limited by: • Development Costs • NPV
DonorPro and Vernon Access Package Software
Package Software Vernon Access Vernon Systems is at the forefront of information management in the museum and gallery context. • In business since 1985 serving hundreds of museum all over the world. • Vernon Systems have won several awards, including the 'Most Successful Export Software Award' in New Zealand's Computer Software Awards. • Vernon Access does the accession process, manages loans and events, classify items and track the item location.
Package Software DonorPro TowerCare Technologies’ DonorPro Software is a complete system that assists in donation processing and donor management. • Founded in 2002 Tower care posses a unique blend of expertise in technology, business, strategic sales, and customer care and the passion to create solutions that make their nonprofit clients successful • It allows the user to manage and track all constituents, such as donors, members, volunteer, employees and prospects. • It allows user to send the notifications and newsletters to the members.
Packaged Software Cost Benefit Analysis • Hardware cost – Same as in house (Totaling $1,979.98) • Software cost • Vernon access - $950 • DonorPro - $1,650 • DonorPro Licensing Fee – $2,100 Per year • Service fee – Software support from Vernon ($345), and Contracted IT Support Tech Fee(10 hrs/month @ $20/hr) totaling $2,745 Yearly.
Scores – Package Software • Score of 474/500 • Excelled in: • Technical Familiarity • Familiarity with Business Processes • Scalability • Net Present Value • Development Cost • Limited by: • Security
Business Technology Group (BTG LLC.) Outsourcing
Outsourcing • Business Technology Group (BTG LLC) • A Ruston-based company that provides technology solutions for local businesses • Software Development • Managed Hosting • IT Help Desk/Support • Application Service Provider • Aaron Paul – Point of contact
Outsourcing Cost Benefit Analysis • Hardware cost – 10% more for Desktops ($1,562 vs. $1,420 In-House) • System Development – 300 hrs @ $90 per hour totaling $27,000 • Service fee – 150 hrs @ $80 per hour totaling $12,000
Scores – Outsourcing by BTG • Score of 376/500 • Excelled in: • Technical Familiarity • Security • Limited by: • Development Costs • Familiarity with Business Processes • Support of Management
MemberClicks Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing • MemberClicks • An integrated website and membership management solution • In Business Since 1998 to over 1500 Organizations • Full Support Team from Setup • Offsite Application and Data Hosting • Online Forms & Registration • Payment Processing with PayPal
Cloud Computing Cost Benefit Analysis • Hardware cost – Same as in house (Totaling $1,979.98), however no extra hardware cost for additional storage • System Development for Accession System– 170 hrs @ $50 per hour totaling $8,500 • Service fee – Free Support from MemberClicks and Contracted IT Support Tech Fee (10hrs/month @ $20/hr) totaling $2,400 Yearly
Scores – Cloud Computing by Memberclicks • Score of 463/500 • Excelled in: • Technical Familiarity • Scalability • Limited by: • Development Costs
InTech’s Recommendation InTech’s Recommended Acquisition Strategy Weighted Scores Reasons Why?
InTech’s Recommendation Reasons why the other acquisition strategies wouldn’t be viable options In-House Outsourcing Cloud Computing