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Chapter 13 : Acquiring Information Systems and Applications Glossary Terms Agile Development: A software development methodology that delivers functionality in rapid iterations, measured in weeks, requiring frequent, communication, development, testing and delivery Application portfolio : The set of recommended applications resulting from the planning and justification process in application development Application service provider : An agent or vendor that assembles the software needed by enterprises and packages them with outsourced development, operations, maintenance and other services Component-based-development : A software development methodology that uses standard components to build applications Computer-aided software engineering (CASE): A software development approach that uses specialized tools to automate many of the tasks in the systems development life cycle; upper CASE tools automate the early stages of the life cycle and lower CASE tools automate the later stages Continuous application development : the process of steadily adding new computer code to a software project when the new computer on a certain point in time Direct conversion : A systems implementation process approach in which the old
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