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Contents of

Complete Systems Analysis
The Workbook, the Textbook, the Answers

by James Robertson and Suzanne Robertson
foreword by Tom DeMarco

ISBN: 978-0-932633-50-7  
©1998, 1994  624 pages   softcover  
$57.95 (plus shipping)

Subject(s): Data Modeling, Requirements Engineering, Software Design, Systems Analysis

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ix Acknowledgments
xi Foreword

1  Section 1 The Project             top

1.1 Your Project Starts Here
1.2 Start with the Context
1.3 What About the Business Data?
1.4 The Piccadilly Organization
1.5 Building the Data Dictionary
1.6 Selling the Airtime
1.7 Strategy: Focusing on the Essentials
1.8 Identifying Events
1.9 Modeling an Event Response
1.10 Refining an Event Response
1.11 Writing Mini Specifications
1.12 Another Event Response
1.13 More Events
1.14 Some New Requirements
1.15 CRUD Check
1.16 Strategy: Toward Implementation
1.17 Piccadilly's New Environment
1.18 Analysis Strategy

Section 2 The Textbook             top

2.1 Analysis Models
2.2 Data Flow Diagrams
2.3 A Variety of Viewpoints
2.4 Data Viewpoint
2.5 Data Models
2.6 More on Data Flow Diagrams
2.7 Leveled Data Flow Diagrams
2.8 Current Physical Viewpoint
2.9 Data Dictionary
2.10 Essential Viewpoint
2.11 Event-Response Models
2.12 Mini Specifications
2.13 Modeling New Requirements
2.14 New Physical Viewpoint
2.15 Object-Oriented Viewpoint

Section 3 Project reviews             top

3.1 Review: Start with the Context
3.2 Review: What About the Business Data?
3.3 Review: The Piccadilly Organization
3.4 Review: Building the Data Dictionary
3.5 Review: Selling the Airtime
3.6 Complete Current Physical Model
3.7 Review: Identifying Events
3.8 Review: Modeling an Event Response
3.9 Review: Refining an Event Response
3.10 Review: Writing Mini Specifications
3.11 Review: Another Event Response
3.12 Review: More Events
3.13 Review: Some New Requirements
3.14 Review: CRUD Check

Section 4 Textbook solutions             top

4.1 Solutions: Analysis Models
4.2 Solutions: Data Flow Diagrams
4.3 Solutions: Data Models
4.4 Solutions: More on Data Flow Diagrams
4.5 Solutions: Leveled Data Flow Diagrams
4.6 Solutions: Data Dictionary
4.7 Solutions: Event-Response Models
4.8 Solutions: Mini Specifications

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