Systems Analysis and Design,
12th Edition

Scott Tilley

ISBN-13: 9780357117811 | ISBN-10: 0357117816

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 576 pages

List Price USD $199.95


Discover a practical, streamlined approach to information systems development that focuses on the latest developments with Tilley's SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 12E and MindTap digital resources. Real examples clearly demonstrate both traditional and emerging approaches to systems analysis and design, including object-oriented and agile methods. You also study cloud computing and mobile applications as this edition presents an easy-to-follow approach to systems analysis and design. Meaningful projects, insightful assignments and both online and printed exercises emphasize the critical thinking and IT skills that are most important in today's dynamic, business-related environment. New MindTap ConceptClip videos and a new online continuing case further demonstrate concepts for success in today's competitive and rapidly changing business world.

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Scott Tilley is an emeritus professor at the Florida Institute of Technology. He is also president and founder of the Center for Technology & Society and president and co-founder of Big Data Florida as well as president of INCOSE Space Coast and a SCWG Fellow. He previously taught at the University of California, Riverside He was also a research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute and a software developer at IBM. Dr. Tilley holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Victoria.

  • BUSINESS-ORIENTED APPROACH FOCUSES ON KEY INFORMATION YOUR STUDENTS NEED MOST. This edition presents a valuable emphasis on modeling and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis to equip your students to apply the skills they are learning for success in today's business world.
  • UPDATED CASE IN POINT MINI-CASES FEATURE A REAL BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE. These fresh mini-cases provide an important actual business perspective on how to effectively translate business requirements into information systems that support a company’s short- and long-term objectives.
  • ALL-NEW CONCEPTCLIP VIDEOS IN MINDTAP INVITE STUDENTS TO MASTER KEY CONCEPTS. New engaging digital videos in MindTap guide your students in comprehending even the most challenging concepts. Videos introduce principles of systems analysis and design in a friendly and memorable way.
  • UPDATED CONTINUING CASE IN MINDTAP ALLOWS STUDENTS TO APPLY THEIR SKILLS IN A SIMULATED ENVIRONMENT. This running digital case places the student into a position as an entry-level systems analysis, completing tasks assigned via emails from a fictional manager.
  • UPDATED ONLINE INSTRUCTOR'S MATERIAL PROVIDES CONVENIENT, TIME-SAVING RESOURCES. This edition's invaluable online Instructor's Manual offers numerous timely projects, meaningful assignments and end-of-chapter exercises -- all with sample solutions.
  • EXPANDED COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS TODAY'S EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES. This edition introduces your students to today's latest IT developments, including agile methods, cloud computing and mobile applications. Topics reflect the latest developments in the current business environment to ensure you capture your students’ attention and are easily able to demonstrate the relevance of principles students are learning.
  • REVISED SYSTEM ANALYST’S TOOLKITS OFFER THE LATEST RESOURCES. Helpful System Analyst’s Toolkits, now available as an online appendix, reflect the most recent changes in today’s systems analysis tools. Invaluable resources within the cross-functional toolkits help students hone with the important skills most desired by organizations hiring systems analysts today.
  • QUESTION OF ETHICS MINI-CASES CHALLENGE STUDENTS WITH ACTUAL DILEMMAS. These intriguing Ethics Mini Cases in each chapter ask students to respond to real ethical issues in today's IT environment.
  • MINDTAP ONLINE COURSE MANAGEMENT ALLOWS YOU TO MEASURE STUDENT SKILLS AND COURSE OUTCOMES WITH EASE. Personalize teaching with a highly customizable Learning Path that is built with key student objectives and the ability to control and add to what your students see. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion rates.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design.
2. Analyzing the Business Case.
3. Managing Systems Projects.
4. Requirements Engineering
5. Data and Process Modeling.
6. Object Modeling.
7. Development Strategies.
8. User Interface Design.
9. Data Design.
10. System Architecture.
11. Managing Systems Implementation.
12. Managing Systems Support and Security.
Toolkit Part A: Communication Tools.
Toolkit Part B: CASE Tools.
Toolkit Part C: Financial Analysis Tools.
Toolkit Part D: Internet Resource Tools.

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Systems Analysis and Design

  • ISBN-10: 0357117816
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