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Systems Analysis and Design, 10th Edition

  • includes CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Harry J. Rosenblatt College of the Albemarle
  • ISBN-10: 1285171349  |  ISBN-13: 9781285171340
  • 760 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2011, 2010
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.50
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Overview

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, TENTH EDITION offers a practical, visually appealing approach to information systems development. The integrated Video Learning Sessions available via CourseMate will increase engagement and improve student understanding of the course material. Throughout the book, real-world case studies emphasize critical thinking and IT skills in a dynamic, business-related environment. Numerous projects, assignments, and end-of-chapter exercises, accessible only in CourseMate, provide hands-on practice. The new Tenth Edition will help prepare students for success in today's intensely competitive business world. CourseMate includes an integrated e-book, interactive activities and quizzes as well as the brand new Engagement Tracker feature. In addition, CourseMate is the only place to gain access to the SCR case study.

Features and Benefits

  • Business-oriented approach, with emphasis on modeling and TCO analysis.
  • Multi-method coverage, including traditional, object-oriented, and agile techniques.
  • Focus on critical Thinking tools, techniques, and practice tasks.
  • Real-world simulation with online case study that includes email and voice mail messages.
  • Eighteen Video Learning Sessions (VLS), available via CourseMate, enhance the textbook and explain important systems analysis skills and concepts in a format that best suits today's visual learners. Topics include DFDs, data normalization, entity-relationship diagrams, decision tables, financial tools, and project management. The step-by-step explanations are easy to follow and understand.
  • Toolkit with four cross-functional tools with basic skills students will need on the job.
  • Package includes the CourseMate with ebook, which reinforces and extends student learning with premium content created for the textbook. Access features only available via the CourseMate such as the interactive ebook, Online Case Simulation, Critical Thinking Challenge, Video Learning Sessions and Tasks, and a set of Learn It Online activities.

Table of Contents

PHASE I: SYSTEMS PLANNING.
1. Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design.
2. Analyzing the Business Case.
3. Managing Systems Projects.
PHASE II: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS.
4. Requirements Modeling.
5. Data and Process Modeling.
6. Object Modeling.
7. Development Strategies.
PHASE III: SYSTEMS DESIGN.
8. User Interface Design.
9. Data Design.
10. System Architecture.
PHASE IV: SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION.
11. Managing Systems Implementation.
PHASE V: SYSTEMS SUPPORT AND SECURITY.
12. Managing Systems Support and Security.
The systems analyst's toolkit.
Toolkit Part A: Communication Tools.
Toolkit Part B: CASE Tools.
Toolkit Part C: Financial Analysis Tools.
Toolkit Part D: Internet Resource Tools.
Glossary/Index.

What's New

  • New Critical Thinking Challenge feature helps students practice critical thinking skills, first by trying Practice Tasks and viewing sample answers, and then by completing the Challenge Tasks. These tasks can help students develop perception, organization, analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making skills that they will need in the workplace.
  • New set of Video Learning Session tasks provides added value for this key feature, and challenges students to develop training materials in a real-life context.
  • New CASE Tool Workshop feature focuses on basic CASE skills that students can practice, using Visible Analyst® or another tool.
  • New end-of-chapter content includes a major revision of Chapter Exercises, Apply Your Knowledge, and all Case Studies.
  • Updated material on cloud computing, Web 2.0, client/server architecture, e-commerce, wireless standards, and much more.

Alternate Formats

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  • Book Only Edition

    ISBN-10: 1285422708 | ISBN-13: 9781285422701

    List Price = $291.95  | CengageBrain Price = $291.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $219.00

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Text + Blackboard MindLink for CourseMate Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1285726944  | ISBN-13: 9781285726946

List Price = $304.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $228.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
    List Price = $268.95  | CengageBrain Price = $268.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.50
  • LMS Integrated for CourseMate™, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $179.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $134.25


ePack: Printed Text + Blackboard MindLink for CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305587561 | ISBN-13:  9781305587564

List Price = $304.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $228.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
    List Price = $268.95  | CengageBrain Price = $268.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.50
  • LMS Integrated for CourseMate™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $179.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $179.00


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128542266X | ISBN-13: 9781285422664)

Rosenblatt's MIS CourseMate with eBook for Systems Analysis and Design, 10th Edition is available with the book and also sold separately. The CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Key Features: An interactive eBook and Interactive teaching and learning tools including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.

List Price = $179.00  | CengageBrain Price = $179.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $179.00

Student Supplements

Systems Analysis and Design (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1285422708 | ISBN-13: 9781285422701)

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, TENTH EDITION offers a practical, visually appealing approach to information systems development. The integrated Video Learning Sessions available via CourseMate will increase engagement and improve your understanding of the course material. Throughout the book, real-world case studies emphasize critical thinking and IT skills in a dynamic, business-related environment. Numerous projects, assignments, and end-of-chapter exercises, accessible only in CourseMate, provide hands-on practice. The new Tenth Edition will help prepare you for success in today's intensely competitive business world. CourseMate includes an integrated e-book, interactive activities and quizzes as well as the brand new Engagement Tracker feature. In addition, CourseMate is the only place to gain access to the SCR case study.

List Price = $291.95  | CengageBrain Price = $291.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $219.00

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128542266X | ISBN-13: 9781285422664)

Rosenblatt's MIS CourseMate with eBook for Systems Analysis and Design, 10th Edition is available with the book and also sold separately. The CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Key Features: An interactive eBook and Interactive teaching and learning tools including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.

List Price = $179.00  | CengageBrain Price = $179.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $179.00

LMS Integrated for CourseMate™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285743474 | ISBN-13: 9781285743479)

List Price = $179.00  | CengageBrain Price = $179.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $179.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Harry J. Rosenblatt

Harry J. Rosenblatt is a professor of information systems at College of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, where he has taught for over 16 years. His background is in management and computer systems consulting. He has co-authored the last six editions of Systems Analysis and Design for the Shelly Cashman Series(R).