Case Study 2: Application Architecture Due Week 8 and worth 50 points You
> have been tasked with building a payroll program for a large organization
> with offices spread across the United States. The company has one larger
> data center that each office connects to via a wide area network (WAN).
> Write a 3-4 page paper in which you:
> – Explain what type of architecture the new payroll application should
> use and why.
> – Identify what types of technology will be involved in the architecture
> and explain the purpose of each technology.
> – Create a graphical representation of your recommended architecture.
> – Identify and describe any potential ethical issues that could arise in
> connection with the new architecture.
> Your assignment must:
> – Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
> one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
> school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
> – Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
> student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.
> cover page and the reference page are not included in the required
> assignment page length.
> – Include charts or diagrams created in Excel, Visio, MS Project, or a
> freeware alternative. The completed diagrams/charts must be imported
> the Word document before the paper is submitted.
> The specific Course Learning Outcomes associated with this assignment are:
> – Analyze and articulate ethical, cultural, and legal issues and their
> feasibilities among alternative solutions.
> – Use contemporary CASE tools in process and data modeling.
> – Use technology and information resources to research issues in systems
> analysis and development.
> – Write clearly and concisely about Systems Analysis and Development
> topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.
> Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality,
> logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the
> following rubric. Click here to view the grading rubric.