A means of measuring system performance by having it perform a set of well-defined tasks. May be used to compare performance between systems.
Predefined reports in the application’s menu structure where end-users can access programs to generate reports. Information in the reports can be used to answer important or commonly recurring questions.
The degree to which capabilities or needs of technologies work coincide with other technologies or in-house expertise.
The ease with which the functionality of a system can be extended or modified to meet growing needs.
The ability of a data system to work with other systems within or outside an organization.
The conditions under which a system will run. Examples include number of users, available technologies, intensity of use.
Reports, data, graphs, and other information products that can be obtained from a system.
A collection of technologies a system needs to operate: the computer operating system (Window/Linux), database management system (e.g. Oracle), programming language, and a Web server on Web-based systems.
Rules that specify how to determine whether inputs are valid, how data are used and managed, and how outputs are generated.
A specification that contains a functional description of the system and important technical characteristics.
The aspects of a computer system that can be perceived by the human user, and the commands and mechanisms used to control its operation and input data.
Software program that allows you to access Web pages on the Internet (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator).