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IN.8. Has user acceptance been formally agreed to, as appropriate, according to schedule?
For example, if stand-alone processing locations are being installed on an independent
basis, each location should sign-off its acceptance of the system.
IN.9. Ensure that all vendor provided system software installation passwords were changed
at the time of installation.
IN.10. Has an installation Stage Status document been prepared and released?
Verify that it contains at least the following:
actual resources used to date, compared to plan, with reasons for variance.
actual milestones achieved to date, with reasons for variance.
updated budget and reasons for any changes.
updated schedule and reasons for any changes.
updated cost/benefit analysis
IN.11. Verify actual resource use in source documents.
IN.12. Verify that the updated budget and schedule are in keeping with the updated
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IN.13. Verify the updated cost/benefit analysis against the cost/benefit analysis from the
previous stage and from source documents.
IN.14. Determine that the updated cost/benefit analysis has taken into consideration the
human resource impact requirements.
IN.15. Whether the accuracy and completeness of the Installation Stage Status document and
agreement with it has been acknowledged by the appropriate level of user and by Data
VII POST-INSTALLATION STAGE (PO)
Work during this stage consists of examining the project performance and
system performance against the original project documentation of system
cost/benefit and project cost and time schedules. A period of settling in is
normally allowed between Installation and Post-Installation audit. The audit
team could be changed at this point to maximize objectivity. Thus, project
reviews are important after system installation to assess the success of the
systems development process and to identify any differences in control design
and control operation Audit objective: To establish that the system operates in accordance
with the design objectives and other measurement criteria, and project
costs/benefits have been achieved. PO.1. Whether a formal post-installation review has been undertaken and the results
reported to management.
PO.2. Has a Post-Installation report or similar do...
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