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Analysis and Design of Information Systems

3rd Edition

By Arthur M. Langer

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This updated third edition is a thorough introduction to all aspects of business transformation and analysis. With additional chapters, and brand new case studies it is a valuable resource for all information systems students, as well as professionals.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-8462-8654-4
  • 432 Pages
  • User Level: Students
  • Publication Date: November 21, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $99.00
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Full Description
In any software design project, the analysis stage – documenting and designing technical requirements for the needs of users - is vital to the success of the project. This book provides a thorough introduction and survey to all aspects of analysis. This edition provides new features including: Additional chapters on system Development Life Cycle and Data Element Naming Conventions and Standards; more coverage on converting logical models to physical models, how to generate DDL and testing database functionalities; expansion of database section with concepts such as denormalization, security and change control; developments on new design and technologies, particularly in the area of web analysis and design. A revised Web/Commerce chapter addresses component middleware for complex systems design; new Case Studies. This book is a valuable resource and guide for all information systems students, practitioners and professionals who need an in-depth understanding of the principles of the analysis and design process.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. System Development Life Cycle: Steps in Analysis and Design.
  3. The User Interface.
  4. Overview of Analysis Tools.
  5. Process Based Tools.
  6. Logic Data Modeling.
  7. Web User Interface Tools.
  8. Design Specification Tools.
  9. CASE and Automated Techniques.
  10. Object Oriented Techniques.
  11. Internet/Intranet and Web Analysis.
  12. Acceptance Testing.
  13. Business Process Re
  14. Engineering.
  15. Security and Change Control.
  16. Creating a Detailed Requirements Document.
  17. Transactional Processing Systems Design.
  18. Case Study: the Rainforest Book Company Problem.
  19. Case Study: The CGT Rental Service Problem.
  20. Case Study: The Collection Agency Problem.
  21. Case Study: The Mobile Telephony Company Problem.
  22. Case Study: Northwest General Practitioner’s Office.
  23. Glossary.
  24. References.
  25. Index.
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