Modern Systems Analysis and Design / Edition 5

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The third edition of Modern Systems Analysis and Design investigates the very latest of systems analysis and design. Rather than looking strictly at the technological aspects, Hoffer, George and Valacich focus on the business perspective and the human, organizational and technical skills an information systems professional needs to be successful. Chapter topics cover foundations for systems development, making the business case, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance, and advanced analysis and design methods. For information systems professionals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132240765
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/16/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 648
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Table of Contents

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