Information Systems Development: An Introduction to Information Systems Engineering (Computer Science Series 3rd Revised edition)

Information Systems Development: An Introduction to Information Systems Engineering (Computer Science Series 3rd Revised edition)

By: Paul Beynon-Davies (author)Paperback

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In this third edition, the author has arranged the material in five major parts: context, tools, techniques, methods, management and discipline. Within the parts, popular chapters have been retained and updated to reflect modern developments in the area of information systems development. A number of new chapters have been included on such topics as object-oriented analysis and design methods, rapid applications development and business process re-engineering. Each chapter contains a number of case studies illustrating the frameworks, techniques and concepts discussed. A number of exercises are also included to test the understanding of the material. The book will appeal as a core text for first and second level undergarduate students taking information systems development modules on a computer science, computer studies, information systems of business studies course.

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About Author

PAUL BEYNON-DAVIES spent several years in the information systems industry before taking up an academic post. He is currently reader in Information Systems at the University of Glamorgan. He has written a number of other books on information systems topics and regularly publishers academic papers and professional articles on issues concerning information systems development. Dr Beynon-Davies has acted as a regular consultant to industry for a number of years.

Contents

Preface PART ONE: CONTEXT PART TWO: TOOLS PART THREE: TECHNIQUES Data Analysis Process Analysis Other Techniques PART FOUR: METHODS Business Analysis Methods Development Methods PART FIVE: MANAGEMENT PART SIX: DISCIPLINE Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/05/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780333744819
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780333744819
  • weight: 683
  • ISBN10: 0333744810
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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