System analysis and design notes PDF

System analysis and design notes outline and the notes in pdf highlighted here. System analysis and design unit is examinable by Kenya national examination council KNEC and is mainly taught in various courses highlighted below;

  • Diploma in Information communication technology
  • Diploma in ICT module 2

SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN UNIT: System Analysis and Design unit aims to teach about the process of examining a business situation with the intent of improving it through better procedures and methods. System analysis and design relates to shaping organizations, improving performance and achieving objectives for profitability and growth.

SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN TOPICS COVERED

  1. System analysis and design introduction
  2. System analysis and design overview
  3. System development lifecycle
  4. System planning
  5. Structured analysis
  6. System design
  7. Design strategies
  8. Input/output forms and design
  9. Testing and quality assurance
  10. Implementation and assurance
  11. System security and audit

System analysis and design introduction

This topic trainees will be able to be introduced to SAD which is: System analysis and design deals with planning the development of information systems through understanding and specifying in detail what a system should do and how the components of the system should be implemented and work together.

System analysis and design overview

This topic trainees will be able to learn; system analysis, system design, what is a system?, properties of a system, elements of a system, types of systems, systems model and categories of information

System development lifecycle

This topic trainees will be able to learn; phases of system development lifecycle, lifecycle of system analysis and design, role of system analysts and attributes of a system analysts.

System planning

This topic trainees will be able to learn; what is the requirements determinations?, major activities in requirement determinations, information gathering techniques, feasibility study, steps involved in feasibility study and types of feasibilities.

Structured analysis

This topic trainees will be able to learn; what is structured analysis, structured analysis tools, data flow diagram and bubble charts, data dictionary, decision trees, decision tables, structured English, pseudocodes and guidelines for selecting appropriate tools

System design

This topic trainees will be able to learn; inputs to system design, outputs for system design, types of system design, file organization, file access, documentation control, types of documentation, user documentation and system documentation

Design strategies

This topic trainees will be able to learn; Top- down strategy bottom- up strategy, structured design and factors affecting system complexity.

Input/output forms and design

This topic trainees will be able to learn;

  • input design
  • output design
  • forms design

Testing and quality assurance

This topic trainees will be able to learn;

  • Testing
  • types of testing
  • Rules for system testing
  • Quality assurance

Implementation and assurance

This topic trainees will be able to learn; training, training methods, conversion and system maintenance/ enhancement

System security and audit

This topic trainees will be able to learn; system audit, audit of computer system usage, audit trial, audit methods, audit consideration, security, control measures and risk analysis.

SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN NOTES (PDF) For short simplified and comprehensive notes examined by KNEC contact your business department or system analysis and design lecturer.

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