Find Resources & Connect with members on topics that interest you.

AI - Acquire and Implement

PO - Plan and Organize

DS - Deliver and Support

Please sign in to see your topics.

You must be logged in to join this group.

AI2.7 - Development of Application Software

This topic is intended to enable collaboration and sharing of information to facilitate a better understanding and approach to implementing this COBIT control objective based on the risk, value and guidance provided by its corresponding control practices.

COBIT Control Objective AI2.7 - Development of Application Software is contained within Process Popup Acquire and Maintain Application Software.

Learn more about COBIT and related publications.

Click “Join This Community” to be able to actively participate in discussions and contribute content. You must be an ISACA member to join this topic. Join ISACA now.

 
This Topic Has:
16 Members
0 Online
4374 Visits

 Recent Discussions

Community Leader

Knowledge Center Manager

Knowledge Center Manager

Title: Become a Topic Leader!

Badge: Energizer


Development of Application Software

Ensure that automated functionality is developed in accordance with design specifications, development and documentation standards, QA requirements, and approval standards. Ensure that all legal and contractual aspects are identified and addressed for application software developed by third parties.

View value and Risk Drivers  help

Hide value and Risk Drivers help


Value Drivers

  • Ensuring that business, customer and user needs are met
  • Ability to manage and prioritise resources
  • Application software creating capabilities for the business
  • Application meeting usability requirements
  Risk Drivers
  • Waste of resources
  • Lost focus on business requirements
  • High number of failures
  • Inability to maintain applications effectively

View Control Practices  help

Hide Control Practices  help

  1. Establish development procedures to ensure that the development of application software adheres to organisational development standards.
  2. Ensure that application software is developed based on agreed-upon specifications and business, functional and technical requirements.
  3. Establish agreed-upon stages of the development process (development checkpoints). At the end of each stage, facilitate formal discussions of approved criteria with the stakeholders. Obtain approval and sign-off from all stakeholders following successful completion of functionality, performance and quality reviews before finalising stage activities. At the final stage, confirm with IT technical authorities and operations management that the applications are ready and suitable for migration to the production environment.
  4. Assess the adequacy of software developed in terms of its compatibility and ease of integration with existing applications and infrastructure.
  5. When third-party developers are involved with the applications development, establish that they adhere to contractual obligations and organisational development standards and that licensing requirements have been addressed.
  6. Monitor all development activities and track change requests and design, performance and quality reviews, ensuring active participation of all impacted stakeholders, including business process users and IT technology representatives.
  7. Ensure that requested changes arising within IT or from the business process owner are tracked.
  8. Consider the effect of dynamic, non-sequential development techniques (e.g., rapid application development, extreme programming) on the monitoring of the application development progress and approval of application software by stakeholders.

Discussions: 0 total

Must be a Topic member to contribute

No Results Found

Documents & Publications: 69 total

Must be a Topic member to contribute
View All »
Downloads
Posted by ISACA 1516 days ago
Books
Posted by ISACA 595 days ago
Books
Posted by ISACA 809 days ago
Books
Posted by ISACA 914 days ago

Events & Online Learning: 10 total

16 Mar 2015
ISACA International Event
Orlando, FL, USA
1 Aug 2016
ISACA International Event
Chicago, IL, USA
4 Jun 2018
ISACA International Event
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Journal Articles: 254 total

Volume 3, 2107
by Jayakumar Sundaram, CISA, ISO 27001 LA
The SoA is a continuously updated and controlled document that provides an overview of information security implementation.
Volume 6, 2106
by Venkatasubramanian Ramakrishnan, CISM, CRISC, CHFI
Bayesian networks can capture the complex interdependencies among risk factors and can effectively combine data with expert judgment.
Volume 3, 2018
by Sunil Bakshi, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, ABCI, AMIIB, BS 25999 LI, CEH, CISSP, ISO 27001 LA, MCA, PMP
My organization has initiated a project to use blockchain technology. We have been hearing about this technology becoming the backbone of digital currency, but we have also heard that there are many issues related to digital currency.
Volume 3, 2018
by Ofir Eitan, CISM, CCSK, CTI
One of the major challenges chief information security officers (CISOs) face in almost any organization is prioritizing information security interests with regard to IT interests.
Volume 3, 2018
by Alex Quiles, CISA
The use of Windows accounts to authorize users to applications introduces risk that an auditor should evaluate.
Volume 3, 2018
by Kevin Alvero, CFE, Randy Pierson, CISA, and Wade Cassels, CISA, CIA, CFE, CRMA
As organizations try to keep up with rapid changes in technology, they are using acquisitions as a way to quickly develop entirely new lines of business or to simply close gaps in technological capability.

Wikis: 2 total

Blog Posts: 152 total

25 May 2018
Hello and welcome to my first post of my new blog, 'Cybersecurity ROCKS!'.   As a long time member of the security community and new to the Vancouver area, I'd like to tell you a little about myself, how my career began and where my current passions in cy...
Posted By : cybersecgal | 0 comments
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/may/17/cyberlaundering-funds-terror-internet-fake-transactions-cashless-society?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
Posted By : TafadzwaPadare | 0 comments
14 May 2018
Recently, I witnessed an interesting webcast by Scopism, an UK-based consulting and training company. They announced the publication of the SIAM(c) Foundation Body of Knowledge, available for free through their website www.scopism.com. Service Integration...
Posted By : Peter873 | 1 comments
20 Apr 2018
Good day. I have an interesting situation that came about just this week.  New career opportunities are not all that they seem to be.  What I thought was going to be a great career change ended up in disaster.  With only one week and two day's, I was dism...
Posted By : Brian824 | 0 comments
La Tecnología de la Información (TI), en todas sus áreas (base de datos, seguridad de la información, desarrollo de software, redes, etc.), debe tener como objetivo primario el apoyo a los Procesos del Negocio (PN) de la organización. Sin embargo, es comú...
Posted By : emorro | 0 comments
Have you experienced ransomware attack so far and, if yes, what did you do to resolve? I set up Twitter poll here: https://twitter.com/DPleskonjic/status/953608717399941120 It lasts for seven days. Thank you for taking part in the poll.
Posted By : Dragan Pleskonjic | 5 comments