Introducing Systems Design

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NCC Blackwell, 1996 - Computers - 189 pages
In this new edition of Introducing Systems Design, (the companion text by the same author to Introducing Systems Analysis) the focus is on the design of computer systems. The author describes the skills necessary to be a successful systems designer and addresses the fundamental models that such a designer should follow (such as data flow diagrams and entity-relationship models). This edition retains the hypothetical case study of the first edition (a course bookings system) to explore crucial design issues. New coverage includes discussions of object oriented systems design and Rapid Application Development (RAD), including the impact of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE). Use of the integral case study and exercises at the end of each chapter provide the practical element essential to effective teaching of systems design.

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Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore are the coauthors of "Goodknyght "and the Outernet series titles "Control, The Hunt, Time Out," and "Weaver,"

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