INFO6040

Information Systems Implementation

10 Units

Focuses on the management of the development of computer based information systems. Topics covered include project management, software quality, interface design, implementation and testing strategies and maintenance and evaluation. Two case studies are continued throughout the course to illustrate concepts, and students are introduced to a variety of software tools to support concepts.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Design, Communication and Information Technology
Availability

Not currently offered

Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Learning Outcomes

The student who successfully completes this course will have developed

  1. An understanding of the principles and tools of project management in relation to Information Systems developments
  2. Facility with the use of logical design models and an understanding of their transformation through to physical systems
  3. An understanding of major software selection and development approaches
  4. An appreciation of the importance of testing
  5. An understanding of the meaning of quality in relation to systems development
Content
  1. Project Management & Evaluation; Project Management Tools; Project Planning- Estimation and Team Structures, Project Meetings, Agenda and Report Writing
  2. Interface Design
  3. Processes and Controls
  4. Software Development and Selection
  5. Testing Strategies
  6. Software Quality Assurance and Standards for Process Accreditation
  7. Process Improvement
  8. Implementation Strategies
  9. Systems Maintenance & Evaluation
Assumed Knowledge INFO6030 - Systems Analysis and Design
Assessment Items
  • Examination: Class - Mid-semester Test
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Three assignments
  • Examination: Formal -
  • Group/tutorial participation and contribution -
Contact Hours
  • Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for INFO6040

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