Database Design Proposal Coursework: Analysis (Coursework Sample)
In reference to your Database Design Proposal: Proposal Outline, provide a narrative analysis of the customer and user needs by defining the customers and users as well as describing their individual needs. Information to consider includes:
1) What types of information or data would the users of the proposed system like to have compiled. What would this data provide evidence of or answer? Provide specific examples.
2) What kinds of reports would the users of the proposed system like to be able to generate.
3) What is the feasibility of the proposal? Do you think the proposal is feasible or possible? Why or why not? What possible problems or barriers do you foresee? Are there any specific assumptions which need to be made?
The assignment may be completed in the form of question answer (Q/A) format or an outline.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.Design Proposal: Analysis
Less Than Satisfactory
100.0 %Module 5 Rubric: Database Design Proposal: Analysis
30.0 % Project/Plan Analysis
Analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the customer and user needs is poorly presented. Suggestions, considerations, and improvements for the project are missing.
Superficially evaluates the customer and user needs. Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic concerning considerations, improvements, and suggestions. Some sources have questionable credibility.
Surface level evaluation of the customer and user needs is present. Presents minimal justification of claims. Logically, but not thoroughly, provides considerations, improvements, and suggestions for the project. Sources used are credible.
Analysis is direct, competent, and appropriate for the customer and user needs. Plan improvement suggestions and ideas are supported. Most sources are authoritative.
Thoughtfully analyzes the customer and user needs, demonstrating a deep understanding of the impact the project will provide. Clearly and convincing presents suggestions in a distinctive and compelling manner for plan considerations, improvements, and solutions. All sources are authoritative.
15.0 % Project/Plan Feasibility
Significant information is missing from the budget or the budget is not provided. Does not clearly specify in the budget how funds will be used. Projected costs in the budget are unrelated to the implementation of the project.
Presents a broad general explanation of the budget. Projected costs in the budget do not reflect realistic amounts for implementing the project. At least half of the criteria below is present: Addresses the costs for personnel, equipment, and related costs
Addresses most areas of the budget, but lacks some details. Gives a general explanation of how the budget funds will be used. Projected costs in the budget do not reflect realistic amounts for implementing the project. The majority of the criteria below is present: Addresses the costs for personnel, equipment and related costs.
Contains a comprehensive outline of the budget. Explains how the funds will be used. Projected costs in the budget are reasonable. Addresses the costs for personnel, equipment, and related costs.
Contains complete budget information. Explains in detail how the funds will be used. Projected costs in the budget are reasonable Provides detailed and convincing budget narrative justifying costs. Addresses the costs for personnel, equipment, and related costs (consultation, database access, etc.)
25.0 % Project/Plan Ability
Abilities of the database are either not present or not evident to the reader.
Fails to paint a clear picture of the abilities of the database. Omits major elements and is disorganized.
The primary elements and key points of the abilities of the database are present, but the information is cursory and lacks depth.
Describes the abilities the database will have to offer the user and customer. Details are present.
Clearly and convincingly presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner to what abilities the database will have to offer the user and customer. Details and examples are incorporated abundantly.
15.0 % Comprehension
Content is incomplete or omits most of the requirements stated in the assignment criteria.
Content is incomplete or omits some requirements stated in the assignment criteria.
Content is complete, but somewhat inaccurate and/or irrelevant. Research is inadequate in relevance, quality, and/or timeliness.
Content is comprehensive and accurate, and rationales are clearly stated. Research is adequate, timely, and relevant, and addresses all of the issues stated in the assignment criteria.
Content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive; rationales are clearly stated. Research is adequate, timely, and relevant, and addresses all of the issues stated in the assignment criteria.
10.0 % Language Use and Audience Awareness (includes sentence construction, word choice, etc.)
Inappropriate word choice and lack of variety in language use are evident. Writer appears to be unaware of audience. Use of "primer prose" indicates writer either does not apply figures of speech or uses them inappropriately.
Some distracting inconsistencies in language choice (register) and/or word choice are present. The writer exhibits some lack of control in using figures of speech appropriately.
Language is appropriate to the targeted audience for the most part.
The writer is clearly aware of audience, uses a variety of appropriate vocabulary for the targeted audience, and uses figures of speech to communicate clearly.
The writer uses a variety of sentence constructions, figures of speech, and word choice in distinctive and creative ways that are appropriate to purpose, discipline, and scope.
5.0 % Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.
Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.
Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.
Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
100 % Total Weightage
Database Design Proposal – Analysis
Your Institution of Affiliation
December 14, 2017
1 What types of information or data would the users of the proposed system like to have compiled. What would this data provide evidence of or answer? Provide specific examples.
In the database schema provided, the main entities included are (1) doctor, (2) medication, (3) patient, (4) insurance, and (5) diagnosis CITATION Bar11 \l 1033 (Bardale, 2011). Mainly, these are chosen in order to cater for an easier access to information relating to the medical history and financial capability of the patient. In the proposed flowchart, the entity for the patient is directly linked with those of diagnosis, medication, and insurance. This is mainly preferred so that healthcare provider could create a personalized allopathic treatment which would not compromise the quality of service, but still be affordable for the patient themselves. Aside from this, the author of this paper also believes that by making these entities easier to access, the physicians and the nurses could provide a care that is “evidenced-based”. Aside from the healthcare providers, another importance of the schema provided is that it could also allow the patient to view data concerning his medication, diagnosis, and the kind of insurance that he/she has. Therefore, this relational model does not only cater for providers but even for patients if they wanted to do so.
2 What kinds of specific reports would the users of the proposed system like to be able to generate.
In using this schema, the users of the proposed system (both providers and patients) would be able to access their information regarding the status of the treatments in different forms. On one hand, the patient could see all his personal information in a tabular form that would consists his diagnosis, the medications that he needs to take, and his insurance status. Particularly, the patient's end would also include specific data such as the price of his medications, the generic name, as well as other alternatives for these generic medicines. On the other hand, on the healthcare provider's end, the physician, nurse, and/or administrator could easily see the diagnosis posted by the primary physicians, the kinds of treatment that were done and needs to be done to the patient, the coverage and other details relating to healthcare insurances, as well as the medication that were prescribed by the doct
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