IDS-306INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS WELCOME Ronald Norman, Ph.D., CCP Office: SS-3200 Office Phone: 594-3734 e-mail: email@example.com URL: http://rohan.sdsu.edu/faculty/rnorman
Systems Analysis and Design is the process people use to create (automated) information systems Systems Analysis & Design Information System
The end result of Systems Analysis is the creation of “blueprints” for the Information System • The end result of Systems Design is the creation of the Information System
INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS • Numbers • Logic • Words • Formal reasoning • Intuition • Creativity • Spatial imagination • Color • Rhythm • Emotions
SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN: A Condensed (Informal) Perspective IDS-306 IDS-406 Completed Information System An idea Design and Implementation Analysis Time
GOAL FOR THE COURSE To effectively communicate information systems analysis concepts, principles, techniques, tools, and methodologies to you so that you can demonstrate your own personal understanding and application of this body of knowledge. NOTES: 1) Your attitude, NOT your aptitude will be your strongest asset for success in this course!! 2) My personal commitment to you is to be the best instructor of this topic that I can possibly be.
Administrivia - IDS-306 • TEXT #1 Norman, Ronald J., Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design, draft manuscript of 2nd Edition – Available via my web page in MS Word 97/2000 format throughout the semester. • LECTURE NOTES - Available via my web page in MS PowerPoint 97/2000 format throughout the semester • SCANTRON FORM 882 - 8 of them • A few diskettes • Microsoft Visual J++ 6.0 Reference book (optional)
Administrivia - continued - IDS-306 80% 5% 15% 1. 2. 3. • GRADES will be based on the following (subject to change): 7 Chapter Exams and a Final Exam (cumulative) . . . . . . . . . (approximately 275 total points) Visual Programming Exercises. . . . Analysis Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • Course grades domain: A = 93% B+ = 87% C+ = 77% D+ = 67% A- = 90% B = 83% C = 73% D = 60% B- = 80% C- = 70% F < 60% • Percents are NOT rounded up: • example: 86.5% = B; 76.9% = C; 89.9999% = B+
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