Flashcards in 5a Client Involvement *** Deck (3):
Describe the involvement of the client when a custom-written computer-based system is being produced for them. (6 marks)
involved at all stages of systems life cycle (1) from initial problem definition to final sign off/evaluation/maintenance (1), provides requirements to team/project manager (1) these form the basis for the new system (1), identifies error/inaccuracies/modifications (1) that need to be completed (1) prior to implementation of system (1)
Describe two consequences of the client not being involved during the analysis and design stages (4 marks)
The requirements analysis will not reflect the client’s needs because the analyst is likely to have misinterpreted what the client wanted and the client may not have put across their needs clearly, The design will not reflect the client’s needs because it will be based upon the designer’s understanding with no feedback from the client.