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Basic Information Systems Analysis and Design By Myrvin Chester

Basic Information Systems Analysis and Design by Myrvin Chester

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Acts as an introduction to the essential features of the analysis and design of information systems. This work also includes an introduction to the analysis of requirements for information systems and a brief exposition of soft systems methodology. It is aimed at students embarking on the study of information systems development.

Basic Information Systems Analysis and Design Summary

Basic Information Systems Analysis and Design by Myrvin Chester

This book is an introduction to the essential features of the analysis and design of information systems, and is aimed at students embarking on the study of information systems development. It is suitable for first and second year under-graduates and those on further education diploma courses, together with students converting from non-computing or IS degrees to a master's degree in these subjects.

SSADM version 4+ is used as the medium for discussing the modelling of information systems, present and proposed, and for relational data analysis. It includes an introduction to the analysis of requirements for information systems and a brief exposition of soft systems methodology. Decision tables, decision trees and structured English are also presented in order to describe the processes carries out in information systems.

Bridging the analysis of the current information system and the design of a new one, the book presents the various procedures of logicalisation and RDA. The design of screens and reports is covered, as well as some of the ethical and social implications of new computer systems on end-users.

About Myrvin Chester

Both authors are based at the University of Wolverhampton.

Table of Contents

Reader's Guide

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 The systems development life cycle and the systems analyst

Chapter 3 Requirements analysis: the discovery of what is needed

Chapter 4 Report writing and presentations for the systems analyst

Chapter 5 Soft systems techniques

Chapter 6 Entity relationship diagrams I: logical data structures

Chapter 7 Entity relationship diagrams II: more complex relationships

Chapter 8 Data flow diagrams I: basic ideas

Chapter 9 Data flow diagrams II: levels of data flow

Chapter 10 Entity life histories and object oriented techniques

Chapter 11 Process descriptions

Chapter 12 Logicalization

Chapter 13 Design of information systems

Chapter 14 Relational data analysis (mornalization

Chapter 15 Proposed data requirements

Chapter 16 Processing requirements

Chapter 17 Storage of data

Chapter 18 User interfaces

Chapter 19 System installation

Chapter 20 Documentation

References

Index

Additional information

GOR002407167
9780077097844
007709784X
Basic Information Systems Analysis and Design by Myrvin Chester
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2001-12-01
264
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