Chapter 1

Short Primer on Structured Systems Analysis

Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

The first chapter is a short primer on structured systems analysis: It explains what a system is, why systems analysis is needed, and the reasons this book is based specifically on structured systems analysis.

We discuss the methodology and introduce a set of tools that will be used throughout the book. If you are familiar with structured systems analysis, you may skip to the next chapter.

What Is a System? ...

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