Systems Analysis and Design

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2011 - Software engineering - 600 pages
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Kendall and Kendall's "Systems Analysis and Design," 8e is a human-centered book that concisely presents the latest systems development methods, tools and techniques to readers in an engaging and easy-to-understand manner. The eighth edition highlights the latest advancements in the rapidly changing IS field.
Part I Systems Analysis Fundamentals: Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst; Understanding and Modeling Organizational Systems; Project Management. Part II Information Requirements Analysis: Information Gathering: Interactive Methods; Information Gathering: Unobtrusive Methods; Agile Modeling and Prototyping. Part III The Analysis Process: Using Data Flow Diagrams; Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries; Process Specifications and Structured Decisions; Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design using UML. Part IV The Essentials of Design: Designing Effective Output; Designing Effective Input; Designing Databases; Human-Computer Interaction. Part V Quality Assurance and Implementation: Designing Accurate Data Entry Procedures; Quality Assurance and Implementation.
For professionals interested in the latest systems development methods, tools and techniques in systems analysis and design.

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I read this book for class and I have to say it does an excellent job explaining it's topics. The book is well organized other than chapter 18 felt like it was 'important' info that just got tagged on ... Read full review

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Great book, recommended by BCS for information systems module Read full review

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