Systems analysis and design - PAPER NO CT 32 SECTION 3 CERTIFIED INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGISTS(CICT SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN STUDY TEXT 1

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1 Contact 0707 737 890 PAPER NO. CT 32 SECTION 3 CERTIFIED INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGISTS (CICT) SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN STUDY TEXT
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2 Contact 0707 737 890 KASNEB SYLABUSS SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN GENERAL OBJECTIVE This paper is intended to equip the candidate with the knowledge, skills and attitude that will enable him/her analyse and design information systems LEARNING OUTCOMES A candidate who passes this paper should be able to: Assess the need for an information system in an organisation Use conventional methodologies in systems analysis and design Comply with applicable standards in systems analysis and design implement information systems in an organisation CONTENT 1. Introduction to systems analysis and design Systems theory Types of information systems Role of the systems analyst and user departments Systems analysis concepts 2. Systems thinking Hard systems thinking Soft systems thinking Soft systems methodology Hard systems methodology Applications of soft and hard systems 3. Systems development life cycle (SDLC) Definition of systems development life cycle Phases 4. Structured systems analysis and design methodology (SSADM) SSADM stages Strengths and limitations of SSADM SSADM Modeling techniques 5. Alternative systems approaches and methods Rapid application development (RAD) Joint application development (JAD) Object-oriented design methodologies: UML. class, sequence and use case diagrams Other system development approaches
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3 Contact 0707 737 890 6. Systems analysis The need to initiate an information systems project Stages and tools in systems analysis Fact finding techniques Feasibility study The analysis report 7. Systems design Logical and physical design Systems design approaches Writing design specifications 8. Systems analysis and design standards Roles and examples of standards in SAD projects Components and development of documentation in a systems project Challenges in meeting standards in SAD projects 9. Systems implementation Assessing the platform for the system to be implemented Changeover/conversion methods Forms of testing User training 10. Systems analysis and design environment Security requirements, precautions and procedures in SAD Procedures for maintenance of a system integration challenges of system projects with existing systems 11. Emerging issues and trends CONTENT PAGE Chapter 1: Introduction to systems analysis and design…………………………………………… 4 Chapter 2: Systems thinking ………………………………………………………………….…. ..19 Chapter 3: Systems development life cycle (SDLC) ………………………………………………. 25 Chapter 4: Structured systems analysis and design methodology (SSADM) ……………………… 27 Chapter 5: Alternative systems approaches and methods….………………………………
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