ICAA4233A Determine and apply appropriate development methodologies

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From the official document:

"This unit defines the competency required to apply traditional and non-traditional systems development methodologies."

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You can read more about this unit on the National Training Information Systems Official document for ICAA4233A.

This unit forms part of the following qualifications:


How this unit will help you[edit]

After learning and applying the skills required by this unit you'll be able to demonstrate your skills in:

ELEMENT PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Determine and select appropriate methodology for a given activity
  1. Determine and define subject activity
  2. Define criteria for selection of development methodology
  3. Review and evaluate a range of traditional and non-traditional system development methodologies
  4. Select appropriate system development methodology to suit the activity
2. Apply the selected development methodology
  1. Create an initial project plan to guide developmental processes
  2. Identify appropriate task types according to development methodology
  3. Clearly describe and articulate tasks types
  4. Define appropriate control structures that need to be created during task type execution
  5. Associate each task type with a set of input/output parameters
  6. Identify resources to support methodology selection
  7. Apply appropriate methodology to solve tasks
  8. Monitor project flow and record effectiveness against project plan
  9. Review and document opportunities for improvement, lessons learned and recommendations for future projects
  10. 0Submit results to appropriate person for approval
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Grading[edit]

If you are demonstrating this unit as part of a formal course, you might find that the unit is graded (meaning you can not only demonstrate your competence, but can also gain a credit or distinction). Your facilitator may already have set criteria that your college uses. If not, here are some ideas for possible credit/distinction activities that you can discuss with your facilitator:

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Notes and discrepancies[edit]

  • The concepts in this unit seem to be out of the scope of the Cert IV in Websites... they're more about development methodologies for software/system development. Perhaps this unit would be more appropriate in the diploma.