Business Systems Design

5 Day Course
Code CHBSD1

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Business Analysis Training Courses.

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SETTING THE SCENE (6 topics)

  • Introduction
  • Business drivers for effective design
  • Business Systems Design Overview
  • Role of the Designer
  • Profile of an effective Designer
  • Personal assessment (preliminary)

INTERFACE WITH THE ANALYSIS PHASE AND ITS DELIVERABLES (3 topics)

  • When does Analysis stop?
  • Building on the Analysis Deliverables
  • Scoping the Design

NEW REQUIREMENTS (2 topics)

  • Defining and adding functional requirements
  • Identifying and adding non-functional requirements

LOGICAL DESIGN OF PROCESSES AND DATA (2 topics)

  • Logical process design
  • Logical data design

ENTITY PROCESS MATRIX (2 topics)

  • Validating the design
  • How to compile and use the EPM

DESIGN INSPECTIONS (4 topics)

  • Purpose of inspections
  • Types of inspections
  • Fagan Inspections
  • Structured Walkthrough's

PHYSICAL DESIGN (2 topics)

  • Design of physical processes
  • Design of physical data files

BOUNDARY DESIGN AND BUSINESS CONTROLS (3 topics)

  • Defining the human / machine boundary
  • Defining internal system boundaries
  • Design of controls around boundaries

USER INTERFACE DESIGN PRINCIPLES (3 topics)

  • Intuitive interface designs
  • Involving users in the interface design
  • Interface design workshops

ENTITY LIFE HISTORIES (2 topics)

  • Defining the ELH
  • Benefits if using ELH's

ACCESS PATH ANALYSIS (2 topics)

  • Defining access paths
  • Using the APA to predict system performance

PROCESS SPECIFICATION METHODS (3 topics)

  • Structured English
  • Decision Trees
  • Decision Tables

SUMMARY & CONCLUSION (3 topics)

  • Key learning points
  • Personal assessment (final)
  • Action planning

Prerequisites

Attendance on the Business Systems Analysis course or 6 months using structured techniques including Data Flow Diagrams and Entity Modelling.

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