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Subject: RE: New Project Costing
Thread ID: 395500 Message ID: 395559 # Views: 66 # Ratings: 2
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: Databases, Tables and SQL Server
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:18:43 PM         
   


> Hello Experts
>
> Today i got call from one of the my Clint, he asking about Material Management System
> He given me the flow of work, how he want to do, systematically
> Then ask me quote for same one
> So I am attaching his requirement
> may be You (Experts) already developed such type of systems
> They need back-end MySql
> Can u guide me , what should quote for this work
>
> Thanks in advance
>
>
> https://www.foxite.com/uploads/bf789d08-d700-4e61-9edc-fd21e2e8b8ca.rar


Hi,

I took a look through the check PowerPoint presentation.

Looks to me like a full blown Inventory Control system with approval processes
wrapped up in it as well.

Material acquisitions and also looks like shipping and delivery requirements
involved in this as well.

For me if I got this Power Point presentation I would first ask,
"What parts of what is in the Power Point presentation is deemed to be also
part of the inventory control system?"

I would first sit down with the client and simply go through each point and
check off if that feature is to be included in the new system.
Purchase orders mentioned several times.... does this client have an existing
inventory PO system or purchase orders including in part of their current
accounting system, or is this a feature they want included in the inventory
system? YOU GET MY DRIFT HERE, RIGHT NOW YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW MUCH OF WHAT
IS TO BE GOING IN THE NEW SYSTEM!

Then after all of the items for the new system have been clarified, what
technology is this to be on? I see no mention in the presentation of such
things as:
- Desktop applications
- Thin-client technology
- Web based deployment
- etc.

For me facing such a project I would probably lean toward a web enabled application
probably written in C#.
Sounds like a vast cross-mix of users and department are going to be into this system
and then you have that entire approval thing that really is not full explained as to
if this is going to be in the system with forwarding of requests via emails to the
appropriate approver or a paper shuffle and manual sign off outside of the inventory
software. These kinds of details have to be 100% nailed down.

If everything mentioned is part of the inventory control system and it turns out
to be web and I was using C# I can well see 4-5 months of development work ahead
of me and another month of beta testing. So I very roughly would be ball parking
such a project at about 6 man months for one developer.
My estimate is very ruff based upon the limited understanding of everything involved.

Quick math brings such a ruff estimate between 900 and 1000 hours.

Pete "the IceMan", from the Great White North of Canada.
www.marathongriffincomputers.com

ENTIRE THREAD

New Project Costing Posted by prasanna kunder @ 1/15/2014 2:29:19 PM
RE: New Project Costing Posted by David Mustakim @ 1/15/2014 3:01:08 PM
RE: New Project Costing Posted by Pete Sass @ 1/15/2014 9:18:43 PM