401 Chapter 8 - Evaluating Alternatives for Requirements, Environment, and Implementation
Application Deployment Environment
The configuration of computer equipment, system software, and networks for the new system.
The programming languages, CASE tools, and other software used to develop application software.
The outsourcing of all data processing and information technology to an outside vendor.
Software that is already built and can be purchased as a package.
A complete system solution, including software and hardware, that can be turned over to the purchasing organization.
Request for Proposal (RFP)
A formal document, containing details on the system requirements, sent to vendors to request that they bid on supplying hardware, software, and/or support services.
An evaluation of a system against some standard.