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IE\Q: A Methodology For Implementing A Quality System For Information Management


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R. Veryard


IE\Q: A methodology for implementing a quality system for information management R. Veryard TI Information Engineering Ltd, Sunbury'-upon- Thames, UK ABSTRACT This paper describes IE\Q, which is a methodology for designing, implementing and operating a quality system for the Information Management function, primarily targeted at organizations and projects using the Information Engineering methodology. IE\Q operates at two levels: for the Information Management function as a whole, and for individual IS development projects. These two levels are fully integrated, allowing for both top-down and bottom-up implementations of the quality system. When applied to the Information Management function as a whole, IE\Q leads to a quality system that is fully compliant with ISO 9000, and with TicklT. IE\Q can therefore be used as a methodology for attaining certification against either or both of these standards. IE\Q also contains guidelines covering the scope of the S