Systems Analysis Tools – bsa412 (3 credits)
This course builds upon the methodologies examined in Systems Analysis Methodologies by providing an emphasis on analysis tools – computer and non-computer supported. Emphasis is placed on when and how Microsoft® Visio® may be used for analysis.
Framework for Use of System Analysis Tools
- Identify organizational systems development methodologies.
- Compare systems analysis tools.
- Produce use cases for a business problem.
- Analyze business process modeling.
- Produce a functional decomposition diagram.
- Analyze an entity-relationship diagram.
- Produce data flow diagrams depicting data movement.
- Produce a data dictionary.
- Differentiate between decision tables and decision trees.
- Produce process specifications.
Interaction Modeling Using Unified Modeling Language
- Analyze the use of class, responsibility, and collaborator cards.
- Analyze activity, sequence, and state diagrams.
- Produce a system model using unified modeling language.
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