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JAD

Joint Application Design

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JAD

(Joint Application Development) An approach to systems analysis and design introduced by IBM in the late 1970s that emphasizes teamwork between user and technician. Small groups meet to determine system objectives and the business transactions to be supported. The meetings are run by a neutral facilitator who can move the group toward well-defined goals. Results include a prototype of the proposed system. See RAD.
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Through collaborative activities such as the annual Member Information Conference, Joint Application Development Sessions and Regional Workshops, just to name a few, we value the voice of our Member-Owners and work closely with them to ensure our focus is where it needs to be.
KZ100 is a product of joint application development between Samson and Manitowoc, supported by DSM Dyneema and included extensive testing and proof of performance on the RT770E crane," the announcement said.
"The unique thing we did was joint application development by bringing in external people and advisers and did 'what-if' situations with the IT group to come up with a prototype.

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