Essay about Attendance Management System
The proposed system is supposed to be a web based application. Web Application Development is a complex process; it involves integration of a number of advanced technologies to meet the growing demands. A project can be implemented successfully if & only if a systematic approach is followed. In the case of this project, I intend to use Agile Development Model.
According to www.agilemodeling.com , Agile Modeling (AM) is a practice-based methodology for effective modeling and documentation of software-based systems. Simply put, Agile Modeling (AM) is a collection of values, principles, and practices for modeling software that can be applied on a software development project in an effective and light-weight manner.
I intend to use AM because of its flexibility and iterating property which will suite developing software for an institution like AIT. This is for the purpose of the changing rules of operation and specifications of AIT which can interrupt the development process.
I also will use PHP scripting language with MySql.
Background Study and the Justification of the Project
The traditional method of tracking attendance suffers from a number of drawbacks. The process is tedious, time-consuming, and subject to human error. Like all paper-based recordkeeping systems, the system is vulnerable to lost or misfiled data.
The consequences of