Sunday, January 31, 2010
Introduction to System Analysis and Design
Systems are created to solve problems. One can think of the systems approach as an organized way of dealing with a problem. In this dynamic world, The subject System Analysis and Design, mainly deals with the software development activities.
After going through this lesson, you should be able to:
understand a system
understand the different phases of system developments life cycle
know the components of system analysis
know the components of system designing
29.3 Defining A System
A collection of components that work together to realize some objective forms a system. Basically there are three major components in every system, namely input, processing and output.
In a system the different components are connected with each other and they are interdependent. For example, Human body represents a complete natural system. We are also bound by many national systems such as political system, economic system, educational system and so forth. The objective of the system demand that some output is produced as a result of processing the suitable inputs.
SYSTEM LIFE CYCLE
System life cycle is an organisational process of developing and maintaining systems. It helps in establishing a system project plan, because it gives overall list of processes and sub-processes required developing a system.
System development life cycle means combination of various activities. In other words we can say that various activities put together are referred as system development life cycle. In the System Analysis and Design terminology, the system development life cycle means software development life cycle.
Following are the different phases of software development cycle:
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