Full Live Cycle Development

Modular Information Systems success in new and enhanced software development lies in the proven benefits of our "Success Cycle" methodology. This step-by-step cycle ensures the project is properly defined and developed by our Business and System Analysts, specifications are carefully followed by our Development staff, the final product is thoroughly tested by our QA Group, and the project and user guide is comprehensively documented by our Technical Writing Group.

After ensuring that the software meets both our satisfaction and yours, our Training Staff will train your staff or end users on use of the product. We also offer ongoing support to ensure continued project integrity. Finally, a Project Manager will keep the entire development process on track, within budget, and on time. consultants can augment that necessary skill for short or long-term projects.

  Software & Database Design

Our Developers and Database Architects are experienced with MultiValue, IBM, Oracle, SQL Server, and Access databases. Your software will be developed with file and table integrity and database architecture optimized to deliver retrieval performance.

Our Developers are thoroughly familiar with Windows client server, web browser, and character based application software interfaces. Your software will support a standard look and feel acceptable to you. If our Developers are enhancing an existing application, your enhancement will behave just like your existing software does.

All software developed by Modular Information Systems includes complete, comprehensive, and easy to understand technical and end user documentation..

  Programming

Our developers have robust skills with the following language disciplines and scripting tools:

  • Access
  • Data Basic
  • C & C++
  • Cobol
  • DBase
  • Delphi
  • Fortran
  • HTML
  • Javascript & Jscript
  • Paradox
  • Pascal
  • Perl
  • Pick Assembler
  • Visual Basic
  • Windows Scripting Tools
  • Unix Scripting Tools
  Independent QA & Testing

In addition to maintaining the highest standards for all of Modular's development projects, our Quality Assurance Consultants are available to assist you in thoroughly testing software prepared by your own internal developers, or another development organization. Our testing deliverables include:

  • Test Plans
  • Test Design
  • Test Procedures
  • Unit Testing
  • String Testing
  • System Integration Testing
  • Independent Testing Professionals
  • End User Acceptance Test Plans

All software errors are recorded in our error tracking system, and then monitored until the error is corrected and all applicable re-testing is performed. Our QA Consultants will lead the testing effort and complete a detailed Final Testing Report for your development effort.

  Business & Systems Analysis

Modular provides Business and System Analysts who have experience in the following business sectors:

  • Accounting
  • Distribution
  • e-Commerce
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Mail Order
  • Professional Services
  • Retail Sales
  • Transporation
  • Winery Management
  • Entertainment

Our Analysts will interact with your business end users or Information Technology department to create a high-level business requirement and a detailed functional software specification document that clearly defines your needs.