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Chapter_03_Notes - CHAPTER 3 Systems Development Steps Tools and Techniques Chapter 3 Theory notes SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT Steps Tools and Techniques

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CHAPTER 3 – Systems Development – Steps, Tools, and Techniques Chapter 3 Theory notes - SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT - Steps, Tools, and Techniques What I consider important in this chapter… The systems development life cycle (SDLC The seven phases in the SDLC include: 1. Plan 2. Analysis 3. Design 4. Develop 5. Test 6. Implement 7. Maintain Insourcing , selfsourcing , and outsourcing system development projects. After reviewing this chapter your students will have a solid understanding of systems development. I NTRODUCTION (p. 82) SEVEN PHASES IN THE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE (p. 82) 1. Phase 1: Planning 2. Phase 2: Analysis 3. Phase 3: Design 4. Phase 4: Development 5. Phase 5: Testing 6. Phase 6: Implementation 7. Phase 7: Maintenance SELFSOURCING AND PROTOTYPING (p. 92) 1. The Selfsourcing Process 2. The Advantages of Selfsourcing 3 . Pitfalls and Risks of Selfsourcing PROTOTYPING (p. 96) 1. The Prototyping Process 2. The Advantages of Prototyping 3. The Disadvantages of Prototyping OUTSOURCING (P.100) 1. Developing strategic partnership 2. The Outsourcing Process 3. Offshore Outsourcing 4. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Outsourcing Page 1 of 11
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CHAPTER 3 – Systems Development – Steps, Tools, and Techniques END OF CHAPTER (p. 106) 1. Summary: Student Learning Outcomes Revisited 2. Closing Case Study One 3. Closing Case Study Two 4. Key Terms and Concepts 5. Short-Answer Questions 6. Assignments and Exercises 7. Discussion Questions 8. Electronic Commerce KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS Key Terms Page Analysis phase 85 Business requirement 85 Critical success factor (CSF) 83 Design phase 86 Development phase 88 Feature creep 84 Graphical user interface (GUI) 87 GUI screen design 87 Help desk 91 Implementation phase 90 Insourcing 83 Integration testing 89 Joint application development (JAD) 85 Maintenance phase 91 Modeling 87 Onshore outsourcing 104 Online training 90 Outsourcing 83 Parallel implementation 91 Phased implementation 91 Pilot phase 91 Planning phase 83 Plunge implementation 91 Project manager 84 Project milestone 84 Project plan 83 Project scope 83 Project scope document 83 Proof-of-concept prototype 97 Prototype 96 Prototyping 96 Page 2 of 11
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CHAPTER 3 – Systems Development – Steps, Tools, and Techniques Request for proposal (RFP) 103 Requirement definition document 85 Scope creep 84 Selfsourcing (knowledge worker development, end user development) 83 Selling prototype 97 Sign-off 85 Systems development life cycle (SDLC) 82 System testing 89 Technical architecture 87 Test condition 89 Testing phase 88 Unit testing 89 User acceptance testing (UAT) 89 User documentation 90 Workshop training 90 OPENING CASE STUDY An Alternative to Traditional EDI for Newark Electronics The opening case study shows how an information system can improve the efficiency of a firm. This case also shows an alternative to a complete design, that is, buying a package. However, it also illustrates the fact that even when a firm buys a package, most of the phases of SDLC need to be done. Further, in order
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2008 for the course MGCR 331 taught by Professor Animesh during the Summer '08 term at McGill.

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Chapter_03_Notes - CHAPTER 3 Systems Development Steps Tools and Techniques Chapter 3 Theory notes SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT Steps Tools and Techniques

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