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Project Overview

Project Description

Pivotal Expert is a fun social networking platform which helps entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality, by easily providing them relevant student developers who are looking for opportunities to gain real world developing exposure and vice versa.

Objectives

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Motivation

The goal for Pivotal Expert 2.0 is to integrate social networking features and provide student developers with a clear list of achievements that they can unlock to improve their personal profiles and increase their technical experience.

The goal of Pivotal Expert 2.0 is also to create a personal Return-on-Time (ROT) view that will help student developers better keep track of and better understand where they earning the greatest compensation for their time spent on projects. And finally, the team will develop the features and business model to support the crowd-sourced evangelization and adoption of Pivotal Expert globally.

Storyboard Video

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Improved project management skills
    1. Resource allocation
    2. Managing expectations
    3. Collaborative behavior
  2. Better understanding of software development
    1. Development of a ‘live’ project
    2. Using new work process: Scrum
    3. Working on an existing project to improve and build up features
  3. Acquire better business sense
    1. Understanding business dynamics
    2. Analysis of critical data
    3. Bringing value to users
  4. Client management skills
    1. Delivering value to client
    2. Collaborative with external party
    3. Meeting client needs
  5. Creative problem solving
    1. Problem solving techniques
    2. Gaining different perspectives
  6. Understanding social networking domains
    1. Building of a social platform
    2. Using other SNS to generate traffic
  7. Conflict resolution skills
    1. Soft skills
    2. Prioritization of issues


Deliverables

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Project Management

*Schedule & Milestones

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*Metrics

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*Features Delivered

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*Risks

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Technical Applications

Development Technologies

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3RD-Party Implementations

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Collaboration Tools

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Progress Digest

Minutes Repository

May 2011

Meeting Type Meeting Minutes
Normal
Supervisor Nil
Client Nil


June 2011

Meeting Type Meeting Minutes
Normal
Supervisor Nil
Client Nil


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