First Advisor

Nims, Michael


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Computer and Information Technology


School of Computer & Information Science

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

96 pages


Women Partnering is non-profit organization that helps women who are financially vulnerable. This organization establishes relationships with the women and connects them to support services. This project created a software system to support Women Partnering's daily operations and reporting needs, which replaced the previous manually intensive, paper-based system. There were many problems with the previous paper-based system including the following: data duplication, data not readily available, and lack of a reporting capability. Besides these problems, the previous system was not expected to support anticipated growth. The student followed a Test-Driven Development Methodology while building the software system. This is the first time that the student has used Test-Driven Development on a project. To help with his understanding, he compared and contrasted this methodology to the Zachman Framework Methodology. The student knew that he also had to secure the application, so he researched the Rijndael cipher. The analysis, design, and testing is handled differently in Test-Driven

Date of Award

Fall 2006

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

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