|“||an effort to ensure that data are free of systematic error or bias and that what is intended to be measured is actually measured.||”|
|“||[t]he process of making sure that data is correct and useful when checked against a set of data validation rules. These might include rules for package or file structure or specific file format profiles.||”|
|“||the process of evaluating a system or component during or at the end of the development process to determine whether it satisfies specified requirements.||”|
Validation involves multiple phases of testing, including a combination of testing of individual components (unit testing), testing of entire systems (integration or systems testing), and in some cases, testing of a string of interdependent systems, including those outside of the organization (end-to-end testing).
Validation means to check to see whether a document is the correct type for a particular EDI system, as agreed among the trading partners, in order to determine whether the document is going to or coming from an authorized EDI user.
- ↑ Identity Theft: Total Extent of Refund Fraud Using Stolen Identities is Unknown, at 9 n.b.
- ↑ NDSA Glossary.
- ↑ Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide, at 33.