4.6 System Deployment

System software development, architecture design and hardware configuration represent the foundation of CHART II. Building an effective and efficient CHART system upon this firm foundation requires a deployment methodology that emphasizes strong planning, testing of system components individually and the system as a whole, and detailed training and documentation.

The CSC/PBFI Teamís familiarity with MDSHA and intimate understanding of desired system performance allow us to structure a deployment methodology tailored specifically for MDSHA. The goal of the deployment effort is to turn over to MDSHA the keys to a smooth-running system.

The following sections detail our deployment methodology.