System Design

BSA376 Systems analysis and Design
Week 1
The System Design Life Cycle
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A systems analyst needs technical skills, business skills, and people skills. Are all of these skills equally important to the job of a systems analyst? 

Suppose a systems analyst lacks some of these skills, is there any way for the systems analyst to compensate for this weakness? 
Communication skill: Ability to communicate with clients and coworkers is a very important step for a systems analysis to success on the job.
-Work independently: Most of the time, systems analysis need to work at home or outside of office to finish up the projects. Strong independent worker will ensure the completion and quality of the projects.
-Knowledge of technology: Technology changes so quickly that there is almost a major improvement in technology every month. Ability to follow up new technology is also one of the most important skills that a system analysis must have

Describe at least two different approaches to a formal SDLC. 

For each of the approaches that you mentioned, choose a speciic health care system.  How might a systems analsyt working on that health care system use one of the approaches that you described? 

Some of major skills that a system analyst needs to be successful are Analytical skills, Interpersonal skills, Technical skills and Communication skills. Interpersonal skills represent the ability to interact with other workers including end users, other systems analyst, managers, and outside vendors. Technical skills include the ability to employ system development techniques such as functional decomposition, data flow diagramming, and process...