Leader: S Teng
Gippsland Second semester 2005 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Thailand Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Synopsis: The nature of information and its use in decision making; the processes of systems development and analysis of information systems; some guidelines for good systems development. Systems development methodologies and the lifecycle, illustrated with case studies: planning and problem definition; evaluation and feasibility study; describing processes and data; quality and testing; project management. Analysis tools: information gathering, interview and questionnaire; organisation charts; data flow diagrams; entity-relationship diagrams, documentation standards; data dictionary, decision trees, decision tables; prototyping.
Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 60% + Other assessment modes: 40%