Application Design and Development Service

This service provides expertise to design and develop new applications, or significant new functionality for existing applications, within application development environments that have been adopted by the Polytechnic.

More information about the applications supported by Technology Services can be found in the Business applications register.

Service Provisions :

Application design and development services are generally associated with major upgrades and new application services and are expected to be conducted as a formal project.

This service includes:

  • Technical advice to business areas, Business Analysts and project managers regarding requirements.
  • Liaison with technical specialists (including Solution and Enterprise Architects) regarding architecture and infrastructure changes or requirements.
  • Significant customizations and upgrades to third party applications through vendor tools and API's.
  • Design and development services associated with new in-house custom built applications.
  • Unit testing and quality assurance of development work.
  • Performance and load testing by negotiation.

Please note this service does not include:

  • Project management and Business Analysis services associated with delivery of new applications and functionality.
  • User acceptance testing.
  • Training of application users in new applications or functionality.
  • Funding of significant infrastructure changes associated with enhanced functionality.
Service Owner :
Technical Owner :
  • Team Leader, Research and Teaching
  • Team Leader, SMIS Services
  • Team Leader, Enterprise Systems
This service is available for:
  • Business application owners
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Affiliates
Service offerings and variations: Not applicable
Funding model Full cost recovery
Service cost Cost recovery through projects.
Review dates: No review dates are currently set.
Service conditions, support and availability:
  • Subject to resource availability.
  • Assumes that projects are fully funded.