Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design: An Agile, Iterative Approach, Cengage Technology Edition (6th edition)

Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design: An Agile, Iterative Approach, Cengage Technology Edition (6th edition)

By: Robert Jackson (author), John W. Satzinger (author), Stephen D. Burd (author)Mixed Media

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This Cengage Technology Edition is the result of an innovative and collaborative development process. The textbook retains the hallmark approach of this respected text, whilst presenting the content in a print and digital hybrid that has been tailored to meet the rapidly developing demands of today's lecturers and students. This blended solution offers a streamlined textbook for greater accessibility and convenience, complemented by a bolstered online presence, for a truly multi-faceted learning experience. Now in its sixth edition, Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design: An Agile, Iterative Approach continues to be a market leading text in its field, teaching both traditional (structured) and object-oriented (OO) approaches to systems analysis and design. The text provides a thorough treatment of such topics as use cases, object-oriented modeling, comprehensive project management, the unified modeling language, and Agile techniques. This new edition uses an innovative approach to teaching systems analysis and design, taking advantage of the new teaching tools and techniques that are now available.

About Author

Dr. Stephen Burd is an Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico, where he has been teaching courses in management information systems, networks, databases, and hardware/software since 1984. The author of more than seven top-selling textbooks for Course Technology and Cengage Learning, Dr. Burd brings significant strengths and industry knowledge to this text. He received his B.B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore and his Ph.D. from Purdue University. John Satzinger is a Professor in the Computer Information Systems department at Missouri State University. With teaching and research experience at leading CIS and MIS university programs since 1991, Dr. Satzinger provides a strong managerial focus and powerful vision for this text. His interests and specialties include systems analysis and design, graphical user interface design, object-oriented development, and database and client-server development. He earned his MBA from Cal Poly University and his Ph.D. from the Claremont Graduate University. Robert Jackson is a retired member of the faculty of the Information Systems Department at Brigham Young University. He has researched, published, and taught in the areas of object-oriented systems development, e-commerce, Web systems, project management, and information systems education. Bringing a wealth of real-world business experience and technical expertise to this book, Dr. Jackson is currently self-employed as a principal in several new e-commerce ventures, where he practices firsthand the analysis, design, and business principles presented in the Seventh Edition. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.


Part 1 An Introduction to Systems Development 1. From Beginning to End: An Overview of Systems Analysis and Design See your eBook to access Chapter A The Role of the Systems Analyst Part 2 Systems Analysis Activities 2. Investigating System Requirements 3. Use Cases 4. Domain Modeling 5. Extending the Requirements Models: See your eBook to access chapter 5 Extending the Requirements Models See your eBook to access Chapter B The Traditional Approach to Requirements Part 3 Essentials of Systems Design 6. Essentials of Design and the Design Activities 7. Designing the User and System Interfaces Part 4 Projects and Project Management 8. Approaches to System Development 9. Project Planning and Project Management: See your eBook to access chapter 9 Project Planning and Project Management See your eBook to access chapter C Project Management Techniques Part 5 Advanced Design and Deployment Concepts 10. Object-Oriented Design: Principles 11. Object-Oriented Design: Use Case Realizations 12. Databases, Controls, and Security 13. Making the System Operational 14. Current Trends in System Development: See your eBook to access chapter 14 Current Trends in System Development 15. Case Studies and Running Cases: See your eBook to access chapter 15 Case Studies and Running Cases Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781473704749
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781473704749
  • weight: 734
  • ISBN10: 147370474X
  • edition: 6th edition

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