Artech's Quality Management System provides an overall guidance to
all software services provided by Artech.
Depending on project characteristics and the nature of the service
being provided, Artech uses specific methodologies that provide
detailed guidelines on the approach to be taken, the activities and
tasks to be performed, the roles and responsibilities of various
players, the techniques to be used and the deliverables to be
Artech's SDLC Methodology
For all projects requiring custom application development, Artech
uses its proprietary Software Development Lifecycle Methodology. The
methodology is based on industry standards and Artech's own
experience of managing software development projects over the last
10 years. Artech will use either a waterfall, an iterative or a RAD
methodology that best meets the requirements and characteristics of
the specific project. The methodology guides and facilitates
development of application software and provides a structured yet
flexible approach to information system delivery.
Artech's Maintenance Methodology
For all projects requiring support on maintenance and enhancements
to an existing application, Artech uses its proprietary Software
Maintenance Methodology. The methodology is based on IT
Infrastructure Library standards and Artech's own experience of
providing software maintenance support. The methodology guides and
facilitates maintenance of application software and provides a
structured yet flexible approach to information system delivery. The
focus is on reducing the software maintenance costs by setting up
streamlined processes and ensuring proper implementation by
monitoring and measuring critical maintenance metrics.
Artech's Testing Methodology
Artech uses its testing methodology on all projects that exclusively
require Artech's testing services or require testing as part of the
full life cycle development service.