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iGCSE C7 Systems Life Cycle

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  • Q1
    To look at an existing system and then designing a new system which can carry out same tasks better
    Purpose of System Analysis and Design
  • Q2
    1.Analysis, 2.Design, 3.Development and Testing, 4.Implementation, 5.Documentation, 6.Evaluation
    Six Stages of Systems Analysis and Design
  • Q3
    Current system is looked in detail to find out what changes need to be made to make the new system better than old one
    Analysis Stage
  • Q4
    Observation, Interviews, Questionnaires, Examination of existing documents
    Methods of researching an existing system(fact-finding methods)
  • Q5
    Involves watching personnel using the existing system to find out exactly how it works
    'Observation' method of researching an existing system
  • Q6
    Involves a one-to-one Q&A session between he analyst and the employee/customer
    'Interviews' method of researching an existing system
  • Q7
    Involves distributing questionnaires to the workforce, clients or system users to find out their views of the existing system and to find out how some of the key tasks are carried out
    'Questionnaires' method of researching an existing system
  • Q8
    Allows analyst to see how the paper file are kept, look at operating instructions and training manuals, check the accounts, etc. It allows the analyst to get some idea of the scale of the problem, memoir size requirements, type of input/output devices needed, etc.
    'Examination of existing documents' method of researching an existing system
  • Q9
    analyst obtained reliable data and relatively inexpensive
    advantages of the 'Observation' method
  • Q10
    time-consuming and relatively expensive (analyst's time)
    disadvantages of the 'Interview' method
  • Q11
    relatively inexpensive and quick analysis of data
    advantages of the 'Questionnaires' method
  • Q12
    allows information to be obtained which wasn't possible by other methods
    advantage of the 'Examination of existing documents' method
  • Q13
    Collecting data about the current system/proposed system and finding out problems with the current system
    What does Analysis involve ?
  • Q14
    Plan the proposed system
    Design Stage
  • Q15
    Creating the data entry screens, user interface layouts, printed outputs, screen based outputs, structures to store data
    What is included in the design stage ?

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