New System Development

System development is similar to packaged system implementation in that a company increases its risks by outsourcing the entire project, even if it plans to have the vendor provide ongoing support of the system. To ensure that the company retains internal knowledge of the system, it may want to use a combination of staff augmentation and selective outsourcing as outlined above for packaged system implementation. In this scenario, IT would typically retain responsibility for all strategic decisions. Working with its customers, it would define the requirements of the new system. It might outsource portions of the development, including the writing of detailed specifications, coding, and unit testing, while retaining overall project schedule responsibility.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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