Design specification for an IT system for Harry's Dog Kennel business.

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Design Specification

Details of what the system needs to do

The system needs to help Harry do many things such as making it easier to find specific data , to save time . It must be easy to edit as Harry’s Boarding Kennels are constantly getting new dogs staying and new owners keeping their dogs there , so the records and documents need to regularly updated . The information calculated needs to be accurate , if it is not this could lead to an overcharge to the dog owner , and they could pass this on or post a bad review online . This would ruin the reputation of Harry’s Boarding Kennels . If a dog stays for more than one day , there is a reduction for the days after so there needs to be a calculation to automatically make a reduction. It must be simple and easy to use as Harry has no prior experience with ICT Systems , but still must fulfil all the success criteria . There needs to an efficient method of recording income and expenditure , including a facility which will help him to decide on new prices in the future . This data needs to automatically be transferred into an invoice which can be printed and sent to the owner . All of this data needs to be secure
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Target Audience

The target audience is Harry at Harry’s Boarding kennels and any other staff he has now or will employ in the future .

Hardware requirements

You will need to have a printer , monitor , a mouse for the computer , a keyboard , a computer , a memory stick to back up the solution , wireless router for WIFI

Software requirements

The software required to make the solution is a database software (Access) , a spreadsheet software (Excel) and Word .A search engine for carrying out research .A ...

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