Information Systems Implementation

Course code INFO6040Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Focuses on the management of the development of computer based information systems. Topics covered include project management, software quality, interface design, implementation and testing strategies and maintenance and evaluation. Two case studies are continued throughout the course to illustrate concepts, and students are introduced to a variety of software tools to support concepts.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesThe student who successfully completes this course will have developed

1. An understanding of the principles and tools of project management in relation to Information Systems developments
2. Facility with the use of logical design models and an understanding of their transformation through to physical systems
3. An understanding of major software selection and development approaches
4. An appreciation of the importance of testing
5. An understanding of the meaning of quality in relation to systems development
Content1. Project Management & Evaluation; Project Management Tools; Project Planning- Estimation and Team Structures, Project Meetings, Agenda and Report Writing
2. Interface Design
3. Processes and Controls
4. Software Development and Selection
5. Testing Strategies
6. Software Quality Assurance and Standards for Process Accreditation
7. Process Improvement
8. Implementation Strategies
9. Systems Maintenance & Evaluation
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeINFO6030 - Systems Analysis and Design
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassMid-semester Test
Essays / Written AssignmentsThree assignments
Examination: Formal
Group/tutorial participation and contribution
Contact HoursLaboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term