Application Support

Defines the roles, policies, standards, and application development methodologies required to support the various customized and purchased applications throughout the County. Disciplines for this domain cover the automation of the workforce, promote group productivity, and provide a set of reusable application components. Application production roles work with the development of application methodologies, technology standards, and technologies that define how applications are designed and how they cooperate. It defines how those applications are documented and maintained. The Application Engineering discipline provides criteria, approved methodologies, and technologies that optimize the use and reuse of application components. The domain includes strategies for the retention of legacy knowledge and the phase out or upgrade of legacy systems. Application technology areas address:

  • Business Rules
  • Development Tools
  • Coding Standards
  • Component Object Repositories
  • Custom Systems
  • Enterprise-wide solutions
  • N-Tiered Architecture