Computer Systems Development: History, Organization and Implementation
This book outlines the entire history of computer systems development. Based on surveys from Europe, Japan, Australia, and the United States, it emphasizes the rising concern with user relations as a major shift in systems development.
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CHAPTER 2Approaching the History of Computer Systems
Building a Model of the Phases
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activities analyst/programmers analysts and programmers approach automation CEL 1981 survey Chapter Churchill et COBOL computer applications computer departments Computer Economics computer installations computer specialists computer systems core computer systems development computerization constraints costs Couger data processing database database management systems deskilling DP departments DP managers emphasis end users end-user computing environment factors firms functions high-level languages history of computer implementation important improvements information centre information systems interface Kraft labour process machine major management strategies mediating process Mumford NCC 1985 survey Nolan operating systems output particularly personal computers perspective phase three procedures productivity prototyping reported responsible autonomy strategies sample shortages skills social software crisis specification stages standards stimulated structured methods structured programming systems analysts systems design systems development process tasks teams technical techniques technological change types user departments user involvement user organizations user relations problems user requirements
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