System Development: A Strategic Framework by Michael BronziteSystem Development: A Strategic Framework by Michael Bronzite

System Development: A Strategic Framework

byMichael Bronzite

Paperback | March 15, 2000

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System Development: A Strategic Framework looks at one of the key issues in the design and development of IT systems: the fact that the bulk of system development projects undertaken will fail to meet originally defined objectives. Using a number of case studies, it analyses the reasons for this poor performance and provides the reader with a pattern of well-defined failure mechanisms which are especially relevant to large, long-term projects. With these established, the book then generates a set of planning procedures and corporate guidelines which will substantially reduce the impact and probability of financial and performance disasters in future projects.
Accessible to the professional and non-technical reader, this book will prove invaluable to project managers, development managers, IT controllers, project engineers, and systems analysts as well as MSc and MBA students studying computer system development.
Title:System Development: A Strategic FrameworkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:245 pagesPublished:March 15, 2000Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1852331763

ISBN - 13:9781852331764

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Table of Contents

1 Setting the scene.- 1 Introduction.- 2 Formulating the problem.- 3 Patterns of development.- 2 Into the abyss.- 4 Analysis.- 5 Planning.- 6 Forecasting.- 7 Partnership.- 3 Solving the problem.- 8 Taking stock.- 9 The new approach - things.- 10 The new approach - people.- 11 The new approach - management.- 12 Wrap-up.- Appendix 1 A corporate change scenario.- Appendix 2 Some basic definitions.- Components.- Failure.- Maintenance.- Methodology.- Object Oriented development.- RAD.- SEI/CMM.- Software change sensitivity.- System.- Documents.- Index 1 Case histories.- Index 2 General topics.