After completing this course the delegate will be able to:
- Start analysing in a structured approach and know what deliverables are required i.e. Process models, process specifications, Entity Relationship Diagrams, relationship and data specifications and the data dictionary.
- Determine which models are the most appropriate to use, flow charts, data flow diagrams (DFD), entity relationship diagrams (ERD), functional decomposition, object orientation, narrative text etc.
- Understand the concepts of a Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
- Understand the phases and deliverables within the SDLC
- Understand the difference between the Business Requirement, Functional Specification and Technical Specification
- Understand various modelling techniques and know where best to apply them including UML, DFD, ERD, Flow Charting and many other.
- Identify a process from stimulus to response (Organisational Events)
- Separate design issues from business issues
- Apply Quality Assurance to each deliverable
- Use a systematic top down approach to process and information modelling
- Normalise data to 3rd normal form
- Develop a logical ERD
- Understand what a repository is and why it’s important.
- Identify the characteristics required from a case tool and understand the difference between a modelling tool and a case tool
- Understand what analysis paralysis is and how to ensure it doesn’t set in.
- Develop a Business Requirements document that can be used as input to design (the System Specification, Technical Specification, Functional Specification)
Each delegate will receive:
- Training Material Hand-out
- A case study example of the deliverables required from the analysis effort
- Certificate of Completion