Taking a unique approach to systems analysis and design, this insightful book provides learners with a critical personal framework for considering and developing knowledge and practice of systems analysis and design. Each chapter begins by highlighting what can be learned on its completion and ends with a critical skills development section containing activities, tasks and discussion questions. Chapters cover: * systems analysis and design in concept and action * structured data modelling * making systems analysis and design inclusive. Although the discussion and examples in this text are drawn primarily from business information systems, the lessons apply to both government and healthcare information systems and to systems development in general. Critical Systems Analysis and Design makes a complex area of study accessible and relevant and as such is an indispensable textbook for both advanced students and professionals concerned with the innovation of information systems.Cognitive critical thinking skills are difficult to develop in a practical subject like systems analysis and design. The Holistic Approach makes use of PCF to enable learners to relate taught material to the actions they perform or would perform.
|Title||:||Critical Systems Analysis and Design|
|Author||:||Nandish V. Patel|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2005|