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Systems Analysis and Design, 4th Edition by Roberta M. Roth, Barbara Haley Wixom, Alan Dennis

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CHAPTER 12

MOVING INTO IMPLEMENTATION

As the design phase is completed, the systems analyst begins to focus on the tasks associated with building the system, ensuring that it performs as designed and developing documentation for the system. Programmers will carry out the time-consuming and costly task of writing programs, while the systems analyst prepares plans for a variety of tests that will verify that the system performs as expected. Several different types of documentation will also be designed and written during this part of the systems development life cycle.

OBJECTIVES

  • Be familiar with the system construction process.
  • Understand different types of tests and when to use them.
  • Understand how to develop user documentation.

CHAPTER OUTLINE

Introduction

Managing the Programming Process

Assigning Programming Tasks

Coordinating Activities

Managing the Schedule

Testing

Test Planning

Unit Tests

Integration Tests

System Tests

Acceptance Tests

Developing Documentation

Types of Documentation

Designing Documentation Structure

Writing Documentation Topics

Identifying Navigation Terms

Applying the Concepts at Tune Source

Managing Programming

Testing

Developing User Documentation

Summary

INTRODUCTION

As the implementation phase begins, foremost on people's minds is construction of the new system. A major component of building the system is writing programs. In fact, some people mistakenly ...

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