1Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, Fifth Edition1Learning ObjectivesEl ithklftlt ibiExplain the key role of a systems analyst in businessDibthitftltDescribe the various types of systems an analyst might work onExplain the importance of technical, people, and bikillfltbusiness skills for an analystEl ihthil b hiii l ftExplain why ethical behavior is crucial for a systems analyst’s careerSystems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition2
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1Learning Objectives (continued)Learning Objectives (continued) Dibij b titlithfi lddlfDescribe various job titles in the field and places of employment where analysis and design work is doneDiscuss the analyst’s role in strategic planning for an organizationDescribe the analyst’s role in a system developmentDescribe the analyst s role in a system development projectSystems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition31OverviewInformation systems areInformation systems are zCrucial to success of modern business organizationszConstantly being developed to make business more competitivezImpact productivity and profitsKeys to successful system developmentzThorough systems analysis and designU dtdih t biizUnderstanding what business requiresSystems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition4
1Overview (continued)Overview (continued) S stems anal sisprocess ofnderstanding inSystems analysis – process of understanding in detail what a system should accomplishSystems designprocess of specifying in detail howSystems design – process of specifying in detail how components of an information system should be physically implementedSystems analyst – uses analysis and design techniques to solve business problems usingtechniques to solve business problems using information technologySystems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition51The Analyst as a Business Problem SolverHtthlkl ddHas computer technology knowledge and programming expertiseUnderstands business problemsUses logical methods for solving problemsHas fundamental curiosityWttkthib ttWants to make things betterIs more of a business problem solver than aIs more of a business problem solver than a technical programmer