System Development Tools Techniques and Methods
Thursday 17:00-19:00 NL26 (Cauldon)

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Week Lecture Tutorial/Exercise


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SDTTM (Introduction)
 
System Development Environment
 

SDE Exercise
 


        2
 
 

How systems are built - SDLCs
 

Potteries Music Zone Exercise
 
System failure
 


        3
 
 

Data Flow Techniques
 
Requirements capture
 

Music Zone Context Diagram
 
SDLCs pros and cons
 
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Week Lecture Tutorial/Exercise


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Why a model system?
 

Requirement Specification Template
 
Requirements capture exercise
 


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Different ways of modelling a system
 
System Development Methodologies
 

Assignment work
 
More on system failure
 


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Assignment work
 
Process modelling
 
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Week Lecture Tutorial/Exercise


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Structured Techniques
 

Comparing different modelling approaches
 


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Entity Relationship Diagrams
 
Process and Data Modelling
 

ERD Explanations/Activities
 
Normalisation Example
 


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Data Modelling 2
 
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Week Lecture Tutorial/Exercise


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Assignment work
 

Data modelling exercise
 
Software methodologies
 


        11
 
 

Assignment work
 
HCI Principles
 
Professional, legal, ethical and moral issues
 

Assignment work
 


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Module review
 

Assignment feedback
 
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Links Additional Resouces

Cadbury World (case study)

Cadbury World (case study)

Data flow diagram (Wikipedia)

Data Flow Modelling (explained)

DFD Symbols

Entity Relationship Diagrams (explained)

Entity Relationship Model (Wikipedia)

Entity Relationship Modeling (video)

Example of a Data Flow Diagram (Level 0)

Example of a DFD Context Diagram

How to draw Data Flow Diagrams

Normalisation (explained)

Normalisation Demonstration (video)

QSEE Superlite (homepage)

QSEE Superlite (zipped folder)

Rapid Application Development

Requirements analysis (Wikipedia)

SAD Introductory Tutorial

SDTTM Module Descriptor

Soft systems methodology

Soft systems methodology (Wikipedia)

SSADM

SSADM (Wikipedia)

System context diagram (Wikipedia)

Systems Development Life Cycle

Wikipedia

Yourdon's chapter on DFDs

 
 
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Acknowlegements to: Sue Bailey, Richard Hancock

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