Research Issues in Systems Analysis and Design, Databases and Software Development (Google eBook)

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Keng Siau
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jan 1, 2007 - Computers - 286 pages
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New Concepts such as agile modeling, extreme programming, knowledge management, and organizational memory are stimulating new research ideas amoung researchers, and prompting new applications and software. Revolution and evolution are common in the areas of information systemsdevelopment and database. Research Issues in Systems Analysis is a collection of the most up-to-date research-oriented chapters on information systems development and database. Research Issues in Systems Analysis and Design, Databases and Software Development is designed to provide the understanding of the capabilities and features of new ideas and concepts in the information systems development, database, and forthcoming technologies. The chapters in this innovative publication provide a representation of top notch research in all areas of systems analysis and design and database.

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Chapter I Agile Software Development in Practice
Chapter II Understanding Agile Software Extreme Programming and Agile Modeling
Chapter III Adaptation of an Agile Information System Development Method
A Refinement Equivalence Approach
Chapter V On the Use of ObjectRole Modeling for Modeling Active Domains
Chapter VI Method Chunks to Federate Development Processes
Chapter VII Modeling and Analyzing Perspectives to Support Knowledge Management
Chapter VIII Modality of Business Rules
How a Structured Approach Helps to Identify Conceptual Mismatch
A Brief Look at Organizational Memory Management
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Keng Siau is Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Database Management and the Series Editor for the book Advanced Topic in Database Research. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC), where he majored in Management Information Systems and minored in Cognitive Psychology. His master and bachelor degrees are in Computer and Information Sciences. Dr. Siau has over 150 publications. He served as the Organizing and Program Chairs for the International Workshop on Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD) (1996 2003).

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