Modern Systems Analysis and Design

Modern Systems Analysis and Design

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For courses in Systems Analysis and Design. The fourth edition of this popular text investigates the newest systems of analysis and design. Rather than taking a purely technological approach to the subject, the authors focus on the business perspective; and the human, organizational, and technical skills an information systems professional needs to be successful in their chosen field. This approach enables students to respond to and anticipate problems and opportunities through innovative uses of information technology.show more

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  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 219 x 274 x 27mm | 1,468g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 4th International edition
  • 0131273914
  • 9780131273917

Table of contents

I. FOUNDATIONS FOR SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT. 1. The Systems Development Environment. 2. The Origins of Software. 3. Managing the Information Systems Project. II. PLANNING. 4. Identifying and Selecting Systems Development Projects. 5. Initiating and Planning Development Projects. III. ANALYSIS. 6. Determining System Requirements. 7. Structuring System Process Requirements. 8. Structuring System Logic Requirements. 9. Structuring System Data Requirements. IV. DESIGN. 10. Designing Databases. 11. Designing Forms and Reports. 12. Designing Interfaces and Dialogues. 13. Finalizing Design Specifications. 14. Designing Distributed and Internet Systems. V. IMPLEMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE. 15. Implementing Systems. 16. Maintaining Information Systems. Appendix 1. Succeeding as a Systems Analyst. Appendix 2. Automated Tools for Systems Development. Appendix 3. Object-Oriented Analysis and Design.show more

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