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Systems Analysis and Design, 4th Edition by Roberta M. Roth, Barbara Haley Wixom, Alan Dennis

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CONTENTS

Preface

PART ONE PLANNING PHASE

CHAPTER 1 THE SYSTEMS ANALYST AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

Introduction

The Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst Skills

Systems Analyst Specialization

The Systems Development Life Cycle

Planning

Analysis

Design

Implementation

Project Identification and Initiation

System Request

Applying the Concepts at Tune Source

Feasibility Analysis

Technical Feasibility

Economic Feasibility

Organizational Feasibility

Applying the Concepts at Tune Source

Summary

Appendix 1A: Financial Concepts for Cost–Benefit Analysis

Appendix 1B: Detailed Economic Feasibility Analysis for Tune Source

CHAPTER 2 PROJECT SELECTION AND MANAGEMENT

Introduction

Project Selection

Applying the Concepts at Tune Source

Creating the Project Plan

Project Methodology Options

Selecting the Appropriate Development Methodology

Estimating the Project Time Frame

Developing the Work Plan

Staffing the Project

Staffing Plan

Coordinating Project Activities

Managing and Controlling the Project

Refining Estimates

Managing Scope

Timeboxing

Managing Risk

Applying the Concepts at Tune Source

Staffing the Project

Coordinating Project Activities

Summary

Appendix 2A: The Function Point Approach

Appendix 2B: Project Management Tools: The Gantt Chart and PERT Chart

Gantt Chart

PERT Chart

PART TWO ANALYSIS PHASE

CHAPTER 3 REQUIREMENTS DETERMINATION

Introduction

Requirements Determination

What Is a Requirement?

Requirements Definition

Determining Requirements

Creating the Requirements Definition

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