Systems Analysis and Design

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 10, 2008 - Computers - 576 pages
The 4th edition of Systems Analysis and Design continues to offer a hands-on approach to SA&D while focusing on the core set of skills that all analysts must possess.

Building on their experience as professional systems analysts and award-winning teachers, authors Dennis, Wixom, and Roth capture the experience of developing and analyzing systems in a way that students can understand and apply.

With Systems Analysis and Design, 4th edition, students will leave the course with experience that is a rich foundation for further work as a systems analyst.

 

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Contents

PART ONE PLANNING PHASE
3
THE SYSTEMS ANALYST AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
5
The Systems Development Life Cycle
10
Feasibility Analysis
21
Contents
22
Summary
32
PROJECT SELECTION AND MANAGEMENT
41
PART TWO ANALYSIS PHASE
95
Hardware and Software Specification
291
Applying the Concepts at Tune Source
293
USER INTERFACE DESIGN
301
USER INTERFACE DESIGN
302
User Interface Design Process
311
Navigation Design
322
Input Design
328
Output Design
335

REQUIREMENTS DETERMINATION
97
Requirements Analysis Techniques
105
RequirementsGathering Techniques
113
Applying the Concepts at Tune Source
132
Summary
135
USE CASE ANALYSIS
143
Applying the Concepts at Tune Source
158
Summary
166
PROCESS MODELING
171
Introduction
172
Creating Data Flow Diagrams
181
Applying the Concepts at Tune Source
195
Summary
202
DATA MODELING
209
PART THREE DESIGN PHASE
245
MOVING INTO DESIGN
247
System Acquisition Strategies
251
Summary
264
ARCHITECTURE DESIGN
269
ARCHITECTURE DESIGN
270
Creating an Architecture Design
277
Summary
345
PROGRAM DESIGN
353
PROGRAM DESIGN
354
Program Specification
379
DATA STORAGE DESIGN
393
DATA STORAGE DESIGN
394
Moving from Logical to Physical Data Models
406
Optimizing Data Storage
413
Summary
425
PART FOUR IMPLEMENTATION PHASE
431
MOVING INTO IMPLEMENTATION
433
Testing
437
Applying the Concepts at Tune Source
451
TRANSITION TO THE NEW SYSTEM
459
TRANSITION TO THE NEW SYSTEM
460
Postimplementation Activities
479
Summary
486
THE MOVEMENT TO OBJECTS
491
THE MOVEMENT TO OBJECTS
492
Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
498

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