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Application Development Methodology

Policy Code: 
Effective Date: 
March 10, 2004
Revision Number: 
Last Reviewed: 
September 24, 2013


To ensure applications are developed consistently, are maintainable, and are recoverable.


Agencies or vendors providing application development shall have an established methodology.


To develop applications following a pre-defined and proven course of action to obtain the intended result.


To all executive branch state agencies and institutions excluding the institutions under the control of the board of higher education with respect to academic and research uses of information technology.


A software solution that accomplishes one or more business processes.
Established Methodology
A predefined set of practices, procedures and rules used to develop applications in a logical manner.



The office of the State Auditor will report each instance of non-compliance to the Legislative Information Technology committee.

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