Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Spring 2015


Richard Sperry

Course Title

Project Management

Course Number

ETM 545/645


Investment, Inc. is in the financial services industry that have licensed broker dealer who sell investments to clients. Investment Inc. is currently evaluating a new software platform to support its broker dealers in order to improve operation and to have better insight into their business. Currently, they use four system in order to get the information that is required to manage their operations. After evaluating systems in the marketplace, Investment Inc. has contacted the sales department to generate proposal for the system that would be compared with other vendors. The proposal will be evaluated under their internal evaluation procedures and the preferred vendor would be notified by July 6, 2015. The Project plan is due by June 8, 2015 along with additional documents. The additional documents requested were recent SSAE audit report, Business continuity policy (BCP) procedure document, web application assessment for the SaaS performed by an independent 3rd party, Certificate of current cyber security insurance and summary of coverage, Network penetration testing results for SaaS network perimeter performed by an independent 3rd party, Incident response and escalation procedure, and background check procedures for employees and contractors.


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