Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World (with Computing and Information Technology CourseMate Printed Access Card, Microsoft Project 2010 60 Day Trial CD-ROM and Microsoft Visio 2010 60 Day Trial CD-ROM) / Edition 6

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Now readers can develop the solid conceptual, technical and managerial foundations needed for effective systems analysis design and implementation as well as the project management skills for systems development with SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD, 6E. This popular text teaches both the traditional (structured) and the object-oriented (OO) approach to systems analysis and design. This book focuses on content that's most important to know with an emphasis on use case driven techniques for systems analysis and design. This edition introduces most recent developments and tools, with expanded coverage of project management for adaptive projects and content reflecting Microsoft Project 2010. A new continuing case study and "Best Practices" feature provide even more opportunities for readers to apply the skills learned.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111534158
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/16/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 96,798
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


John Satzinger is a Professor in the Computer Information Systems department at Missouri State University. With teaching and research experience at leading CIS and MIS university programs since 1991, Dr. Satzinger provides a strong managerial focus and powerful vision for this text. His interests and specialties include systems analysis and design, graphical user interface design, object-oriented development, and database and client-server development. He earned his MBA from Cal Poly University and his Ph.D. from the Claremont Graduate University.

Robert Jackson is a retired member of the faculty of the Information Systems Department at Brigham Young University. He has researched, published, and taught in the areas of object-oriented systems development, e-commerce, Web systems, project management, and information systems education. Bringing a wealth of real-world business experience and technical expertise to this book, Dr. Jackson is currently self-employed as a principal in several new e-commerce ventures, where he practices firsthand the analysis, design, and business principles presented in the Seventh Edition. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.

Stephen Burd is an Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico, where he has been teaching courses in management information systems, networks, databases, and hardware/software since 1984. The author of more than seven top-selling textbooks for Course Technology and Cengage Learning, Dr. Burd brings significant strengths and industry knowledge to this text. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Baltimore and his Ph.D. from Purdue University.

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Table of Contents


Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT. 1. From Beginning to End: An Overview of Systems Analysis and Design Optional Online Chapter A: The Role of the Systems Analyst (reletter from OLC 1). Part II: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS TASKS. 2. Investigating System Requirements. 3. Use cases. 4. Domain classes. 5. Extending the requirements models. Optional Online Chapter B: The Traditional Approach to Requirements (reletter from OLC 3). Part III: ESSENTIALS OF SYSTEMS DESIGN. 6. Essentials of design and the design discipline. 7. Designing user and systems interfaces. Part IV: PROJECTS AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT. 8. Approaches to system development. 9. Project planning and project management Optional Online Chapter C Project. Management Techniques (reletter from OLC 2). Part V: Advanced Design and Deployment Concepts. 10. Object-oriented design principles. 11. Object-oriented design use case realizations. 12. Databases, controls and security. 13. Making the system operational. 14. Current trends in systems development Online. 1. Packages and Enterprise Resource Planning. A. Principles of Project Management. B. Project Schedules with PERT/CPM Charts. C. Calculating Net Present Value, Payback Period, and Return on Investment. D. Presenting the Results to Management.
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