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SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman

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• Identify several system conversion strategies. All Rights res . • Describe the systems construction implementation phases in terms of major tasks.SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Chapter Sixteen Systems Construction & Implementation • Explain the purpose of the construction and implementation phases of the systems life cycle. • Identify those chapters in this textbook that can help you actually perform the tasks of systems construction and implementation. • Describe the systems construction and implementation phases in terms of your information building blocks. roles. inputs and outputs. Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. • Explain several application program and system tests.

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Systems implementation is the delivery of that system into production (meaning day-to-day operation). All Rights res . installation.SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman What Is System Construction and Implementation? Systems construction is the development. and testing of system components. Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies.

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SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Tasks for Completing The Construction Phase • Build and Test Networks • Build and Test Databases • Install and Test New Software Package • Write and Test New Programs Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights res .

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it is the testing of an isolated subset of a program. In other words. In other words. it is the testing of an entire program. Systems testing is a test that ensures that application programs written and tested in isolation work properly when they are integrated into the total system Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies.SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Levels of Testing Stub testing is the test performed on individual events or modules of a program. Unit or program testing is a test whereby all the events and modules that have been coded and stub tested for a program are tested as an integrated unit. All Rights res .

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Tasks for Completing The Implementation Phase • Conduct System Test • Prepare Conversion Plan • Install Databases • Train Users • Convert to New System Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights res .

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Tasks for Completing The Implementation Phase Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights res .

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Installation Strategies • Abrupt cutover • Parallel conversion • Location conversion • Staged conversion Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights res .

All Rights res . It is an extensive test that addresses three levels of acceptance testing: verification testing. Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. and audit testing. validation testing.SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Systems Acceptance Test A systems acceptance test is a final system test performed by end-users using real data over an extended time period.

Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights res . Validation testing runs the system in a live environment using real data.SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman Systems Acceptance Test Verification testing runs the system in a simulated environment using simulated data. Audit testing certifies that the system is free of errors and is ready to be placed into operation.

III. b. Terminal/keyboard familiarization. Reference manual (for nonbeginners). The manual system (a detailed explanation of people’s jobs and standard operating procedures for the new system). B. Irwin/McGraw-Hill Copyright © 2000 The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights res . Error messages. 1. Getting started. Introduction II. Lessons C. Appendixes A. The computer system (how it fits into the overall workflow). a. First-time end-users.SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN METHODS 5th Edition Whitten Bentley Dittman An Outline For A Training Manual Training Manual End-Users Guide Outline I. 2. Manual A.