9780201338416

Modern Systems Analysis and Design

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  • ISBN13:

    9780201338416

  • ISBN10:

    0201338416

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/1998
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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Summary

Complex, challenging, and stimulating, this book addresses information system analysis and design; it is full of information that shows the organizational process that a team of business and systems professionals use to develop and maintain computer-based information systems. It stresses the importance of responding to and anticipating problems through innovative uses of information technology. The book provides an excellent foundation for systems development, then goes on to making the business case, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance. For future systems analysts, or for those information technology that need a great resource for implementing new ideas and strategies for success.

Table of Contents

Part I Foundations for Systems Development 1(148)
1 The Systems Development Environment
9(30)
2 Succeeding as a Systems Analyst
39(30)
3 Managing the Information Systems Project
69(38)
4 Automated Tools for Systems Development
107(42)
Part II Making the Business Case 149(82)
5 Identifying and Selecting Systems Development Projects
157(34)
6 Initiating and Planning Systems Development Projects
191(40)
Part III Analysis 231(192)
7 Determining System Requirements
239(38)
8 Structuring System Requirements: Process Modeling
277(42)
9 Structuring System Requirements: Logic Modeling
319(24)
10 Structuring System Requirements: Conceptual Data Modeling
343(44)
11 Selecting the Best Alternative Design Strategy
387(36)
Part IV Blending Analysis and Design 423(80)
12 Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
433(52)
13 Rapid Application Development
485(18)
Part V Logical and Physical Design 503(250)
14 Designing Forms and Reports
513(40)
15 Designing Interfaces and Dialogues
553(46)
16 Designing Databases: Logical Data Modeling
599(42)
17 Designing Physical Files and Databases
641(42)
18 Designing the Internals: Program and Process Design
683(44)
19 Designing Distributed Systems
727(26)
Part VI Implementation and Maintenance 753(74)
20 System Implementation
763(42)
21 Maintaining Information Systems
805(22)
Glossary of Terms 827(12)
Glossary of Acronyms 839(2)
Index 841(14)
Credits 855

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