The Information Systems: Analysis and Design


Part I - Principles
# 1 - The systems development life cycle
# 2 - Information engineering
# 3 - Structured analysis and design
# 4 - Structured requirements definition
# 5 - Computer aided software engineering (CASE)
# 6 - Object-oriented concepts
# 7 - Expert system analysis and design

Part II - Information gathering and problem definition
# 8 - Interviewing
# 9 - Sampling
# 10 - Control charts
# 11 - Pareto Diagrams
# 12 - The problem statement
# 13 - The feasibility study
# 14 - Joint application design (JAD)
# 15 - Problem analysis paradigms
# 16 - Requirements analysis paradigms
# 17 - Survey planning and questionnaire design
# 18 - Cause-and-effect diagrams
# 19 - Simulation

Part III - Project planning and project management
# 20 - Gantt charts
# 21 - Project networks, PERT, and CPM
# 22 - Crash mode analysis
# 23 - Inspections and walkthroughs

Part IV - Systems analysis
# 24 - Data flow diagrams
# 25 - The data dictionary
# 26 - Entity-relationship diagrams
# 28 - Inverted-L charts
# 28 - Data normalization
# 29 - Object-oriented methods
# 30 - State transition diagrams
# 31 - Prototyping
# 32 - Rapid application development (RAD)
# 33 - Warnier-Orr diagrams
# 34 - Expert system problem-solving analysis
# 35 - The requirements specification

Part V - Identifying alternatives
# 36 - Automation boundaries
# 37 - System flowcharts
# 38 - Cost/benefit analysis
# 39 - Risk-payoff analysis
# 40 - Business function-task analysis
# 41 - Competitive procurement

Part VI - Component design
# 42 - Hardware interface design
# 43 - Data structures
# 44 - Traditional file design
# 45 - Database design
# 46 - Data entry forms and screens
# 47 - Report design
# 48 - User interface design
# 49 - Dialogue design
# 50 - Window design
# 51 - Web page design
# 52 - Network models
# 53 - Network analysis
# 54 - Network routing tools and techniques
# 55 - Logic (process) flowcharts
# 56 - Nassi-Shneiderman charts
# 57 - Decision trees
# 58 - Decision tables
# 59 - Pseudocode
# 60 - Structured English
# 61 - Process design
# 62 - Structured program design
# 63 - Structure charts
# 64 - HIPO (hierarchy plus input-process-output)
# 65 - Action diagrams
# 66 - Object-oriented software design
# 67 - Knowledge representation
# 68 - Natural language processing
# 69 - Customizing commercial software
# 70 - Documentation design
# 71 - Security
# 72 - General systems design principles
# 73 - Real-time system design

Part VII - Testing and implementation
# 74 - The test plan
# 75 - Test data
# 76 - Implementation

Part VIII - Operation and maintenance
# 77 - System controls
# 78 - Performance analysis
# 79 - Queuing theory
# 80 - Configuration management
# 81 - Maintenance
# 82 - Database administration
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The Information System Consultant's Handbook: Systems Analysis and Design
by William S. Davis, David C. Yen
CRC Press, CRC Press LLC
ISBN: 0849370019   Pub Date: 12/28/98