Systems Analysis and Design

Systems Analysis and Design

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For junior/senior/graduate level courses in Systems Analysis and Design. Dynamic, comprehensive coverage makes this the perfect text on systems analysis and design, with a student-friendly presentation of development, methods, tools, and techniques. A variety of review questions and problems, an ongoing case study, and an Internet-based case study offer students an understandable and motivating look at the SAD field.show more

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  • Paperback | 752 pages
  • 208 x 274 x 24mm | 1,480g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 6th International edition
  • 013127323X
  • 9780131273238

Table of contents

I. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst. 2. Understanding Organizational Style and Its Impact on Information Systems. 3. Determining Feasibility and Managing Analysis and Design Activities. II. INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS. 4. Information Gathering: Interactive Methods. 5. Information Gathering: Intrusive Methods. 6. Prototyping, RAD and Extreme Programming. III. THE ANALYSIS PROCESS. 7. Using Data Flow Diagrams. 8. Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries. 9. Describing Process Specifications and Structured Decisions. 10. Preparing the Systems Proposal. IV. THE ESSENTIALS OF DESIGN. 11. Designing Effective Output. 12. Designing Effective Input. 13. Designing Databases. 14. Designing User Interfaces. 15. Designing Accurate Data-Entry Procedures. V. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND IMPLEMENTATION. 16. Quality Assurance through Software Engineering. 17. Successfully Implementing the Information System. 18. Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design and UML.show more

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