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Introducing Systems Development

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Introducing Systems Development offers a concise introduction to systems analysis and design, suitable for undergraduates on Computer Science or Business Studies programs. Based on Steve Skidmore's previous two books,...

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Introducing Systems Development offers a concise introduction to systems analysis and design, suitable for undergraduates on Computer Science or Business Studies programs. Based on Steve Skidmore's previous two books, Introducing Systems Analysis and Introducing Systems Design, this comprehensive text retains the strong practical emphasis that characterised these texts. Key features include: extensive coverage of object-oriented methods and UML, coverage of more traditional structured techniques, end-of-chapter exercises and a developing case study. Extra resources are available online.

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Accessible, concise introduction to contemporary systems development
Modern software package approach using UML models
End-of-chapter exercises
Developing case study throughout book
Extra resources available online
Easy-to-read text design
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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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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...

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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.

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