Implementation vs Methodology - What's the difference?

implementation | methodology |


As nouns the difference between implementation and methodology

is that implementation is the process of moving an idea from concept to reality in business, engineering and other fields, implementation refers to the building process rather than the design process while methodology is the study of methods used in a field.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

implementation

Noun

(en noun)
  • The process of moving an idea from concept to reality. In business, engineering and other fields, implementation refers to the building process rather than the design process.
  • Now that the requirements are complete we can move on to implementation .
  • (electronics) A result of implementing something; a finished product, system or device.
  • His implementation works, but it needs some fine-tuning.

    Derived terms

    * reference implementation

    methodology

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia methodology) (methodologies)
  • The study of methods used in a field.
  • (proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.
  • The implementation of such methods etc.
  • Usage notes

    Etymologically, methodology' refers to the ''study'' of methods. Thus the use of '''methodology as a synonym for (methods) (or other simple terms such as ''means,'' ''technique,'' or ''procedure ) is proscribed as both inaccurate and pretentious.

    Derived terms

    * methodological * methodologically