Systems Analysis and Design / Edition 8

Systems Analysis and Design / Edition 8

by Kenneth E. Kendall, Julie E. Kendall
     
 

ISBN-10: 013608916X

ISBN-13: 9780136089162

Pub. Date: 01/15/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

OFTEN IMITATED, NEVER DUPLICATED...

There is simply no other Systems Analysis and Design textbook as exciting as Kendall & Kendall'. Their dynamic, comprehensive presentation leaves no stone unturned. With plenty of review questions and problems, hypothetical consulting situations, an ongoing case study, and even an associated Internet-based case study,

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OFTEN IMITATED, NEVER DUPLICATED...

There is simply no other Systems Analysis and Design textbook as exciting as Kendall & Kendall'. Their dynamic, comprehensive presentation leaves no stone unturned. With plenty of review questions and problems, hypothetical consulting situations, an ongoing case study, and even an associated Internet-based case study, this book makes the concepts of the course understandable and motivating. You are given all the tools to learn how to become a successful systems analyst, ace your exams, and have fun doing it'

YOU WANT TO LEARN HOW TO BE A SYSTEMS ANALYST AND SYSTEMS DESIGNER...

This book includes expanded coverage of data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, and process specifications, as it introduces examples of new software used by analysts and designers to manage projects, analyze and document systems, design new systems, and implement their plans.

YOU NEED CURRENT TOPICS IN SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN...

The fifth edition of Systems Analysis and Design has new coverage of UML, wireless technologies, ERP, Web-based systems for e-commerce, and expanded coverage on RAD and GUI design.

YOU WANT YOUR SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN TEXT TO GIVE YOU HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE...

HyperCase—original, hypertext-based software created by the authors—is located on the text's Companion Web site: www.prenhall.com/kendall. This innovative software gives users firsthand experience with a business and organizational structure, allowing you to interview employees, observe office dynamics and practices, analyze prototypes, and review existing systems. The case, a businesssimulation called "Maple Ridge Engineering," is revisited throughout the text, with end-of-chapter exercises. All activities are based on real-life consulting experiences.

YOU MUST HAVE INFORMATION ON HOW TO GET EXPERIENCE AS A SYSTEMS ANALYST...

The authors include new coverage on analyzing e-commerce—including thorough new material of e-commerce Web site design—and more than 70 consulting opportunities, including new ones with an e-commerce focus. Students can evaluate the political, ethical, social, and economic implications of their systems design in these mini-cases.

KENDALL & KENDALL, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, FIFTH EDITION giving you the tools to learn, practice, and perfect your skills in Systems Analysis and Design like no other text on the market ever has or ever will!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136089162
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/15/2010
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. ISystems Analysis Fundamentals
1Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst1
2Understanding Organizational Style and its Impact on Information Systems27
3Determining Feasibility and Managing Analysis and Design Activities49
Pt. IIInformation Requirements Analysis
4Information Gathering: Interactive Methods89
5Information Gathering: Unobtrusive Methods123
6Prototyping: RAD, and Extreme Programming151
Pt. IIIThe Analysis Process
7Using Data Flow Diagrams191
8Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries245
9Describing Process Specifications and Structured Decisions283
10Preparing the Systems Proposal319
Pt. IVThe Essentials of Design
11Designing Effective Output359
12Designing Effective Input405
13Designing Databases443
14Designing User Interfaces497
15Designing Accurate Data Entry Procedures543
Pt. VSoftware Engineering and Implementation
16Quality Assurance Through Software Engineering581
17Successfully Implementing the Information System621
18Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Using UML657
Glossary703
Acronyms713
Index714

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