Department of Information & Communication Systems Engineering
University of the Aegean
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Department of Information
& Communication Systems Engineering

Information & Communication Systems Security
Information Systems
Artificial Intelligence
Computer & Communication Systems
Geometry, Dynamical Systems & Cosmology
 
Ανάλυση και Σχεδιασμός Πληροφοριακών Συστημάτων

Title: Ανάλυση και Σχεδιασμός Πληροφοριακών Συστημάτων
Lesson Code: 321-3104
Semester: 4
ECTS: 5
Theory Hours: 4
Lab Hours:
Faculty: Kokolakis Spyros
 
Content outline

Information systems concepts and terms. Types of information systems and their role in the organization. Factors affecting the successful development of information systems. The role and challenges of the systems analyst. Requirements elicitation methods (interviews, questionnaires, JAD method, documents analysis, STRuctured Observation of the Business Environment – STROBE). Information Systems lifecycle. Data Flow Diagrams. Data dictionaries. Process specification. Data specification and analysis with Entity-Relationship Diagrams. Object-oriented analysis and design with UML (CRC cards, Use Case diagrams, Class diagrams, Sequence diagrams, Activity diagrams, etc.). Quality management and the development of information systems.

 
Learning outcomes

Understanding the conceptual foundations of information systems. Understanding the role of information systems in the organization. Being capable of eliciting system requirements by means of interviews, questionnaires, documents analysis, STRuctured Observation of Business Environment – STROBE). Applying modeling techniques for requirements analysis and specification, including Data Flow Diagrams, Entity-Relationship Diagrams, UML. Applying quality management techniques in the development of information systems.

 
Prerequisites

Not required.

 
Basic Textbooks

1. Kendall and Kendall, Systems Analysis and Design, Pearson Education Publ.

2. E. Kiountouzis, “Methodologies for the Analysis and Design of Information Systems”, E. Benos Publ. (in Greek).

 
Additional References

1. European Journal of Information Systems

2. Information Technology and People

3. Journal of the Associaton for Information Systems

 
Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Final exam (70%), mid-term exam (20%), projects – exercises (10%).

 
Assessment/Grading Methods

 

Activity Semester workload
Lectures 52 hours
Projects 20 hours
Non-directed study 55 hours
Total course workload 127 hours / 5 ECTS
 
Language of Instruction
Greek, English (for Erasmus students)
 
Μode of delivery

Face-to-face.



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