9780130415714

Systems Analysis and Design

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130415714

  • ISBN10:

    0130415715

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

Dynamic, comprehensive coverage makes this the perfect book on systems analysis and design, with a reader-friendly presentation of development, methods, tools, and techniques. A variety of review questions and problems, an ongoing case study, and an Internet-based case study offer learners an understandable and motivating look at the SAD field. For production supervisors and other business personnel in similar positions who want a working knowledge-without the in-depth command-of information systems.

Table of Contents

PART I SYSTEMS ANALYSIS FUNDAMENTALS
Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst
1(28)
Understanding Organizational Style and Its Impact on Information Systems
29(26)
Determining Feasibility and Managing Analysis and Design Activities
55(28)
PART II INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS
Sampling and Investigating Hard Data
83(34)
Interviewing
117(36)
Using Questionnaires
153(28)
Observing Decision-Maker Behavior and the Office Environment
181(22)
Prototyping and Rapid Application Development
203(38)
PART III THE ANALYSIS PROCESS
Using Data Flow Diagrams
241(64)
Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries
305(42)
Describing Process Specifications and Structured Decisions
347(40)
Analyzing Semistructured Decision Support Systems
387(30)
Preparing the Systems Proposal
417(24)
Writing and Presenting the Systems Proposal
441(26)
PART IV THE ESSENTIALS OF DESIGN
Designing Effective Output
467(56)
Designing Effective Input
523(56)
Designing Databases
579(68)
Designing User Interfaces
647(62)
Designing Accurate Data-Entry Procedures
709(42)
PART V SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND IMPLEMENTATION
Quality Assurance Through Software Engineering
751(50)
Successfully Implementing the Information System
801(38)
Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design and UML
839(54)
Glossary 893(10)
Acronyms 903(2)
Index 905

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