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INDEX

CONTACT & DISTRIBUTION
REVISION HISTORY
QUALITY CONTROL
Development Methodology
Change Control
Audit
INSTALLATION PLAN
Purpose
Installation Requirements
Implementation Approach
Implementation Procedures
TEST INSTALLATION
DATA CONVERSION TEST
SYSTEM INTEGRATION TEST
USER TRAINING
LIVE INSTALLATION / DATA CONVERSION
Contingency Plan
BACK-UP PROCEDURES
RESTORING DATA FILES
RESTORING PROGRAMS
Retirement of Legacy Systems
SCHEDULING RETIREMENTS
BACKING UP LEGACY SYSTEM
REMOVAL OF LEGACY SYSTEM
Schedule
APPENDIX A  - SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
APPENDIX B  - GLOSSARY

CONTACT & DISTRIBUTION

REVISION HISTORY

Date of Revision Revised By Description of Revision Affected Modules

QUALITY CONTROL

Development Methodology

For the purposes of this project, we are using a simplified Project Life Cycle, the details of which can be found at http://www.cratchit.org/dleigh/plc/plc-index.htm.

Change Control

Detail the change control plan in two contexts:
  1. The context of changes to the SPECIFICATIONS and DESIGN.  These should be discouraged severely and made as difficult as possible to encourage up-front thinking.
  2. The context of change control for documentation, source, and resources.  List how revision control will be accomplished, where the revision control is located, who has access, etc.

Audit Plan

How do we know we did a good job?  Testing and Peer Review should be addressed here.

INSTALLATION PLAN

Purpose

Describe this document. Overview of the system.  You've noticed by now that this document is not designed to be used with an end-user point and click type install, but is geared toward a more technically oriented scenario where conversion of an existing complex system is an issue.

Implementation Requirements

Describe the people and resources required for installation of the system. Include the following:

PEOPLE

TOOLS

HARDWARE

SOFTWARE

OTHER

Implementation Approach

High -level overview of the implementation plan.  Describe what is to be accomplished.

Implementation Procedures

Do what makes sense for your installation.  Add or remove steps as appropriate.

Contingency Plan

BACK-UP PROCEDURES

RESTORING DATA FILES

RESTORING PROGRAMS

Retirement of Legacy Systems

SCHEDULING RETIREMENT

BACKING UP LEGACY SYSTEM

REMOVAL OF LEGACY SYSTEM

Schedule

High-level schedule of implementation.

APPENDIX A  - SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

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APPENDIX B  - GLOSSARY

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