Tuesday 13 March 2018

(CFMS) –Modalities for User Acceptance Testing and Parallel Testing – OrdersG.O.MS.No. 37 Dated: 13-03-2018

Public Services – Finance Department –Comprehensive Financial Management System(CFMS) –Modalities for User Acceptance Testing and Parallel Testing – Orders – Issued.
G.O.MS.No. 37 Dated: 13-03-2018
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In an effort to establish state-of-the art IT applications for effective Public Finance
Management, the Government has decided to establish a Comprehensive Financial
Management System (CFMS), which would provide seamless and dynamic interface with all stakeholders and facilitate effective financial management.
2. Finance Department is in the process of operationalizing the Comprehensive
Financial Management System (CFMS), which is being implemented on the SAP back-bone.
Andhra Pradesh Centre for Financial Systems and Services (APCFSS) has already been assigned as the nodal agency for undertaking the end to end tasks of this implementation and continued support and maintenance of this application. As part of this, APCFSS is entrusted to undertake co-ordination with SAP, the Systems Integrator for CFMS, and with other 3rd party vendors and various government departments who are the stakeholders.
3. During the review meeting on 9th March, 2018, the CEO, APCFSS, has informed that
the Integration testing of most of the functionalities is almost complete and thereby, he proposed to undertake User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Parallel Testing to test and ensure that the application is fit for implementation. In this regard, the CEO, APCFSS has been proposed following and requested for necessary orders:
• A team of implementation resources from APCFSS and SAP, is constituted to support
the activities related to this testing. The team is divided between onsite at Testing
location and central support at APCFSS, Ibrahimpatnam;
• The proposed onsite team will coordinate with the respective locations and visit the
location on the assigned date to assist the local team in carrying out the testing
• On the assigned day of testing, the local office team along with the DDOs within the
offices jurisdiction will carry out the testing. Testing will be performed in two sets –
Set 1 relates to all transactions at the concerned Treasury/PAO for a selected prior date and Set 2 relates to the live transactions on the appointed day of testing;
• For Set 1 transactions, the DDO maker/checker/approvers will input the transactions in CFMS and Treasury/PAO will carry out the audit of these transactions in CFMS. The end results/outputs will be compared to ensure same results from the current legacy system and CFMS in terms of accounting;

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