BSA - 385
October 31, 2011
Frequent Shopper Program, Part I
Smith Systems Consulting has been contracted to develop a Frequent shopping program for the business of Kudler Fine Foods. Smith Systems Consulting was founded in the year of 1984, with only five individuals and has increased in size to become a massive consulting firm, thus being requested to help Kudler Fine Foods, (Apollo Group, 2003, 2004). Kudler Fine Foods is an establishment that was created in 1998 by Kathy Kudler, (Apollo Group, 2009). This document will focus and derive advantages and disadvantages for the project. It will also address how the firm will implement method verification with each development. The first will be the Software Development Life Cycle which means it is a true circle, continuous and never-ending. This will prove to be the disadvantage in itself, a program cannot be created and implemented and not need to be modified. SDLC is the planning, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of a product, (Braude, E. J., & Bernstein, M. E., 2011). Kudler Fine Foods is requesting a frequent shopper program, with SDLC, will prove to be beneficial. The model will plan the program, design the needs, implement the frequent shopper program, test for deficiencies and maintain the program. Maintenance will be such items, as what shoppers will be purchasing more frequent. Create and incentive to bring customers back to Kudler Fine Foods and thus bring more finances to the company. The following will be Unified Software Development Process also is known as “UP,” is the ability to establish methods by “Phases.” In comparison it is similar to SDLC, however it is represented by graphical charts. The modeling is described in phases, design, implementation, deployment, and management, (Braude, E. J., & Bernstein, M. E., 2011). The disadvantage of using UP, is that indeed, there is no benefit...