Systems Analysis And Development – SDLC Reflect on the following questions in a minimum of 500 words.​​​​​​​ Consider how the three competencies of this c

Systems Analysis And Development – SDLC Reflect on the following questions in a minimum of 500 words.​​​​​​​

Consider how the three competencies of this course might directly apply to your life or work environment when answering the questions below.

Competency 1:

Explore phases of the SDLC.

Competency 2: ​​​​​​​

Distinguish when to use Waterfall or Agile within SDLC to build the system.

Competency 3:

Apply proper methodologies in analyzing issues in systems operations.

Question #1:

Think of a situation in which using a change management perspective could help you adapt to changes in system design and development. How could you utilize change management in your own work environment to better align the needs of your organization with technology trends? Provide an example, either within your work environment or in society at large, of when business impacts or emerging technologies had an impact on an organization.

Question #2:

What specific assignments or learning activities from this course did you find particularly beneficial? What do you feel could have been improved or added to your learning experience in this course?

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CMGTCB/555: Systems Analysis and Development
Course Information
Description
This course focuses on the managerial level of knowledge and terminology for telecommunications and computer
networks. This course covers the concepts and application of the Internet, server and storage architectures, and
regulatory considerations.

Credits
3

Competency Statements and Learning Objectives

Competency Statement Competency Learning Objectives (LO)
Where you will

demonstrate your
learning:

You will compare and contrast
SDLC approaches and
processes for organizations,
focusing on Agile and
Waterfall. You’ll evaluate
business requirements to
design new information
systems.

Competency 1 –
Explore phases of the
SDLC

Learning Objective 1 –
Compare and contrast Waterfall
and Agile SDLCs.

Learning Objective 2 –
Evaluate business requirements
to design a new information
system.

Competency 1 –
Competency
Assessment

You will define project
requirements and apply them
either to a Waterfall or Agile
SDLC. As part of the project,
you’ll also create a
multimedia-rich presentation
that identifies and explains the
proposed design of a new
customer relationship
management (CRM) tool.

Competency 2 –
Distinguish when to use
Waterfall or Agile within
SDLC to build the system

Learning Objective 3 – Apply
the Agile SDLC to a project.

Learning Objective 4 – Apply
the Waterfall SDLC to a project.

Learning Objective 5 –
Demonstrate fundamental
principles around quality
requirements documentation.

Learning Objective 6 –
Prioritize requirements and
recommend different
approaches to represent
business needs.

Learning Objective 7 –
Develop design approaches,
concepts, and documents for
business stakeholders to
evaluate.

Learning Objective 8 –
Compare and contrast several

Competency 2 –
Competency
Assessment

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Materials
Textbook
Valacich, J. S., & George, J. F. (2017). Modern systems analysis and design (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.   

Course Overview

Competency Activities Assessment

Competency 1 –
Phases of the SDLC

Overview, Assignment Information, Assessment Rubric

Learning Resources – Common Systems Development
Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies

• Read – Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 in Modern
Systems Analysis and Design

• Read – How to pick the best project
management methodology for success. CIO,
n/a, University Library

• Read – Agile vs waterfall. IT Pro, n/a, University
Library

Competency 1 – Reflection

Competency 1 –Assessment

design approaches, including
user interface-based design and
pattern-based design.

You will apply proper
methodologies in analyzing a
new software application and
then develop a change
management plan to adopt
the new software application.
You’ll also create a client-
facing, multimedia-rich
presentation outlining and
analyzing the future impact of
the new software application
on a fictional company.

Competency 3 – Apply
proper methodologies in
analyzing issues in
systems operations

Learning Objective 9 –
Differentiate quality assurance
and testing processes for an
Agile and Waterfall SDLC.

Learning Objective 10 –
Discuss the importance of
maintenance efforts and re-
engineering efforts.

Learning Objective 11 –
Develop a change management
process necessary for
successful adoption of the
business systems.

Learning Objective 12 –
Assess how technology trends
affect SDLC choices.

Learning Objective 13 –
Predict how business,
organizational, market, and
cultural trends will influence
software engineering
technology in the next ten
years.

Competency 3 –
Competency
Assessment

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Competency Activities Assessment

• Watch – Section 1, “Agile Fundamentals” of the
LinkedIn Learning course, Agile Software
Development

Learning Resources – Application of Methodologies to
a Project

• Read – Chapter 3 and Chapter 5 in Modern
Systems Analysis and Design

• Watch – Project 2016 Quick Start
• Watch – “Techniques for Agile Business

Analysts” of the LinkedIn Learning course,
Agile Requirements Foundations

Competency 2 –When
to Use Waterfall or
Agile within SDLC

Overview, Assignment Information, Assessment Rubric

Learning Resources – What Does Systems Analysis
Mean?

• Read – Chapter 6, 7 and Chapter 8 in Modern
Systems Analysis and Design

• Read – Repetition between stakeholder (user)
and system requirements. Requirements
Engineering, 22(2), 167-190, University Library

• Watch – Section 1, “Elicitation and Analysis
Overview” of the LinkedIn Learning course
Requirements Elicitation and Analysis

Learning Resources – How Do Different Design
Approaches Affect the Business?

• Read – Chapter 9, 10 and Chapter 11 in
Modern Systems Analysis and Design

• Watch – “UX-driven Software Design” from
Pluralsight

Competency 2 – Reflection

Competency 2 –Assessment

Competency 3 –
Methodologies for
Analyzing Issues in
Systems Operations

Overview, Assignment Information, Assessment Rubric

Learning Resources – What Happens Once the Design
is in Place?

• Read – Chapter 13 and Chapter 14 in Modern
Systems Analysis and Design

• Read – Test case review processes in software
testing. Information Technology and
Management Science, 20(1), 48-53, University
Library

• Watch – Section 2, “Phases of Change
Management” of the LinkedIn Learning course,
Change Management Foundations

Learning Resources – How Will Today’s Market Affect
the Future of Systems Analysis?

• Read – Chapter 4 and Chapter 12 in Modern
Systems Analysis and Design

• Read – Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology
Trends for 2020 from Gartner.com

• Read – These 25 Technology Trends Will
Define the Next Decade from Forbes.com

Competency 3– Reflection

Competency 3 –Assessment

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Competency Activities Assessment

• Read – Forrester’s 2020 Technology
Predictions Are Right from Forbes.com

• Watch – “Data Science: The Big Picture” from
Pluralsight

Competency 1, 2, & 3 Final Course Reflection

Course Information
Description
Credits
Competency Statements and Learning Objectives
Materials
Textbook

Course Overview

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