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Special output forms or procedures; report/output distribution
Emergency fix procedures.
IM.5 Check whether the accuracy and completeness of the required manuals and outputs
have been acknowledged by the appropriate level of user and by Data Processing
IM.6 Check whether the required manuals and outputs been reviewed by all members of the
Project Team and have they signified acceptance? Note any conditional acceptance
for follow-up in later stages.
IM.7 Check whether parallel processing is used to support the implementation of highly
complex or high risk application systems?
IM.8 Check whether a Test Report has been prepared and released (consisting of system
testing, integration testing, hardware and component testing, procedure testing, load
and stress testing, tuning and performance testing, user acceptance testing and finally
pilot testing of the total system to avoid any unexpected system failure. Specific
technology acceptance tests should include inspection, functionality tests and
IM.9 Verify that the test report covers at least the following, both for program and system
testing, and for volume and operational testing:
reasons for any testing not completed
follow-up action taken where required as indicated by test results
IM.10 Check whether the accuracy and completeness of the Test Report have been
acknowledged by the appropriate level of user and by Data Processing management.
IM.11 Has the Test Report document been reviewed by the Steering Committee/Sign off
Authorities and have they signified acceptance? Note any conditional acceptance for
follow-up in later stages.
IM.12 Whether the status of the project compared to the budget and schedule contained in
the Detailed Design Stage Status document has been addressed.
IM.13 Has an Implementation Stage Status document been prepared and released. If so,
verify that it contains at least the following:
actual resources used to date, compared to planned, with reasons for variance IT Audit Manual Volume III 85 IT Audit Manual
actual milestones achieved to date, compared to planned, with reasons for
a road map for the Installatio...
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