Information Systems Development
|Course code INFT2800||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT|
Addresses the techniques and tools used to construct modern information systems, especially those relating to electronic businesses. It equips students with business analysis skills to facilitate communication with information systems professionals.
The need for development methodologies that support the emerging need for flexible, and interactive and evolutionary construction is emphasised.
Object-oriented frameworks are introduced and their application is demonstrated through the use of realistic business related case studies and examples. Modelling techniques are introduced for modelling all aspects of information systems.
This course has a Compulsory Course Component in the final examination.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||The course aims to ensure that students will be able to:|
1. describe the role of information systems in the modern business;
2. explain and demonstrate the correct usage of an information system development methodology;
3. analyse and design information systems;
4. demonstrate an understanding of the life cycle and techniques used in an information systems development methodology;
5. demonstrate the ability to develop and validate information systems models;
6. construct a database system.
|Content||On the theoretical side, Information Systems Development deals with|
1. information systems;
2. tools for information system development;
3. systems analysis and design;
4. Contemporary systems development methodologies.
5. The interaction between, and the effects of, the system with its users.
6, Information system feasibility evaluation.
|Assumed Knowledge||BUSN1900 Electronic Business or |
INFO1010 Introduction to Information Systems or
EBUS1010 Introduction to eBusiness or
EBUS2000 Information and Communication in Business
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term