Introducing Systems Development

Introducing Systems Development

by Steve Skidmore, Malcom Eva


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333973691
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 08/20/2003
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 335
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

STEVE SKIDMORE is Technical Director of Assist Knowledge Development, where he has implemented several major European systems using structured and object oriented techniques. He is the author of several published works including two by Palgrave Macmillan upon which this new book is based: Introducing Systems Analysis and Introducing Systems Design. He was previously Principal Lecturer at Leicester Polytechnic (now De Montfort University).

MALCOLM EVA is an independent consultant and trainer in systems analysis and business analysis. He has been an IT specialist since 1980, working as a programmer, systems analyst and trainer in systems analysis, and product manager. He has worked for among others: TACT, Ministry of Defence and BT Customer Systems; he has also lectured in Information Systems at University College Northampton.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- PART I: INFORMATION SYSTEMS STRATEGY.- Information Systems Delivery.- Project Identification and Selection.- Feasibility Study.- PART II: DEFINING SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS.- Fact Gathering Techniques.- Fact Modelling Techniques.- Class Model.- Logical Function Models.- Logical Event Models.- Rapid Application Development (RAD).- PART III: DESIGNING, ASSURING, AND IMPLEMENTING REQUIREMENTS.- External Design.- Security and Controls.- Quality Assurance and Testing.- Software Package Approach.- Software Package Selection.- Systems Implementation.- Bibliography.- Index.

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