Systems Development Life Cycle and Systems Analysis

Topics: Systems Development Life Cycle, Systems analysis, Software design Pages: 20 (2816 words) Published: February 25, 2013
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Course Description

This course introduces the fundamental, logical, and design considerations addressed during system and application software development. It provides a solid background in information systems analysis and design techniques through a combination of theory and application. The Systems Development Life Cycle will be fundamental to the course.


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Course Materials

Blankenship, E., Woodward, M., Holliday, G., & Keller, B. (2011). Professional team foundation server 2010. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley.

Dennis, A., Wixom, B. H., & Roth, R. M. (2012). Systems analysis & design (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Schiesser, R. (2011). IT systems management (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

Valacich, J. S., George, J. F., & Hoffer, J. A. (2012). Essentials of systems analysis and design (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education


Microsoft® Visio®

Microsoft® Project® (Recommended)

Toolwire Personal Student Desktop

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: Systems Development Life Cycle | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Define the systems development life cycle. | | | | |Describe Roles of Systems Analyst and Others in System Development Projects. | | | |Reading |Read the Week One Read Me First. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1, “The Systems Development Environment,” of Essentials of Systems Analysis and | | | | |Design. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1, “The Systems Analyst and Information Systems Development,” of Systems Analysis & | | | | |Design. | | | |Reading |Read Appendix B, “Agile Methodologies,” of Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design. | | | |Reading |Read this week’s Electronic...
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