Online publication Al Arabiya English set forth an important question regarding the stall in Pakistan’s electoral results. Delays in data release raised many queries about the efficiency of the Result Management System (RMS) software, which was adopted by election commission. Dubai-based technology expert, Sarfaraz Alam, CEO HashMove and Chairman Texpo, was featured in the article. He stated that the fault does not lie within the technology, but rather the manner of its implementation should be analyzed. A software developed by a leading national organization which has the expertise to develop sophisticated large-scaled solutions should have been easily fixable.
“Especially when the developers knew that the system scope from the very start would be submitting data. That means that system must have gone through rigorous User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and System Architecture Testing before going live,” he added.
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