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Analysis within the Systems Development Life-Cycle, Book 3: Activity Analysis — The Deliverables provides a comprehensive coverage of the deliverables of activity analysis. The book also details purpose of each deliverable in the context of the next tasks in the systems development cycle (SDC). The text first covers the concept of deliverables and the benefits of making deliverables visible. In the second chapter, the book introduces the main concepts and diagrammatic techniques of activity analysis. The third chapter deals with the important classes or categories of concept, while the fourth chapter talks about the deliverables of activity analysis. The book will be of great use to individuals involved in the design and management of complex development projects, such as systems engineers.
Chapter 1 Introduction
2 Benefits to Be Gained from Making Deliverables Visible
Progress Becomes More Measurable
Project Planning and Costing
3 The SDC—A Reminder and More Detail
Chapter 2 Introducing the Main Concepts and Diagrammatic Techniques of Activity Analysis
2 Main Concepts
3 Main Diagrammatic Techniques
Activity Decomposition Diagram—Conventions
How Do DFDs And Activity Decomposition Diagrams Fit Together?
Hints and Guidelines
Strategy, Overview and Detailed Analysis Applicability
Model Phases or 'Scope'
Chapter 3 Important Classes or Categories of Concept
2 Activity Sub-Types
Extent of Activity Classification
'Manual' and 'Head' Activities/'Physical' or 'Information Handling'
Strategic, Managerial ('Tactical'), Operational
Objective- and Goal-Setting Activities
Intelligent/Rule Enactment Activities
Chapter 4 The Deliverables of Activity Analysis
2 The Activity
Activity Deliverables: User Job/Activity Responsibility
Elementary Activity Deliverables
Elementary Activity Step
5 Data Flow
Data Flow Deliverables
6 Entity State
Entity State Deliverables
8 Design Mapping
Chapter 5 Summary
2 Activity Analysis Deliverables
Event Frequency by User
User Job/Activity Responsibility
Elementary Activity Step and Step Usage
3 Systems Design Deliverables
Mechanism and Mechanism Mapping
4 General Parts of the Model
Glossary and Acronyms
- No. of pages:
- © Pergamon 1987
- 1st January 1987
- eBook ISBN:
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