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.
A textbook for a one- or two-semester course in the undergraduate curriculum. .... Among the features of this edition (2nd ed., 1992) are a new chapter on object-oriented systems analysis and design, and a number of group projects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR