This course covers the spectrum of activities in information systems life cycle management. The life cycle from the feasibility study through implementation and maintenance is examined. The course includes examination of structured analysis and design, prototyping, procurement and conversion methods. The roles and responsibilities of various personnel involved, as well as the communication and documentation tools and techniques employed, are studied.
Understand feasibility analysis and business justification
Understand data and process modeling
Be able to analyze user and system requirements
Be able to design user interfaces and databases
Understanding project management
Be able to establish a project schedule
Understanding systems implementation
Understand information security
Be able to establish data communications needs and methods
Understand systems support needs and implementation methods
Systems Design and Analysis, Latest Edition,
by Shelly and Rosenblatt, Course Technology
CBU student server account, other server backup, and/or USB drive as needed for backup.
Homework - 34%
Quizzes - 30%
The schedule is a tentative guideline. The progress of the class will typically vary somewhat
from this outline and additional material may be added. Scheduled and unscheduled homework, quizzes, and tests will be
announced in class, therefore it is important to stay informed if absent from class.
Lab portions of the class may sometimes be conducted in a distance education (online) format.