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?
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.
(electronics) A result of implementing something; a finished product, system or device.
- Now that the requirements are complete we can move on to implementation .
- His implementation works, but it needs some fine-tuning.
* reference implementation
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.
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.