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Unformatted text preview: nd must understand Business functions performed by organization Strategies, plans, traditions, and values of the organization Organizational structure Organization management techniques Functional work processes work processes Systems analysts typically study business analysts typically study business administration/management in college with a major in CIS or MIS in CIS or MIS Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition 16 1 People Knowledge and Skills Knowledge and Skills Primarily a systems analyst must be an effective communicator A systems analyst must be able to perform various roles such as negotiator, teacher, mentor, collaborator, and manager Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition 17 1 Integrity and Ethics and Ethics Analyst has access to confidential information, such as salary, an organization’s planned projects, security systems, and so on. Must keep information private keep information private Any impropriety can ruin an analyst’s career An analyst plans the security in systems to protect confidential information confidential information Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition 18 1 Systems Analyst Related Careers Analyst Related Careers Employment picture is complex with traditional programming jobs not as prevalent as previously Many new opportunities exist in areas such as consulting, compliance, security, Web development, ERP support Typical job titles include: titl Consultant Business, Systems, Technical Consultant – Business, Systems, Technical Analyst – Business systems, Systems support Developer – Web, systems Architect – Web, System, Software System Software Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition The Analyst’s Role in Strategic Planning 19 1 Special projects affecting executives Business process management – redesign and process management and improvements to existing processes Strategic planning process Information systems strategic planning systems strategic planning Application architecture plan (business focus) pp Technology architecture plan (infrastructure focus) Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition 20 Components of an Information Systems Strategic Plan 1 Figure 1-7 Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5th Edition Rocky Mountain Outfitters (RMO) and Its Strategic Information Systems Its Strategic Information Syste...
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