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An Overview of Systems Development


  • Rosca Doina

    () (University of Craiova)

  • Banica Logica

    () (“Constantin Brancoveanu” University of Pitesti)

  • Sîrbu Mirela

    () (University of Craiova)


The core activities in systems development are system analysis, system design, programming, testing, conversion, and production and maintenance. Systems analysis is the study and analysis of problems of existing systems and the identification of requirements for their Figure 1. The systems development process solution. Requirements must consider economic, technical, and temporal constraints, as well as the goals, procedures, and decision processes of the organization. There are various systems-building alternatives: the traditional systems life cycle, prototyping, application software packages, end-user development, and outsourcing.

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  • Rosca Doina & Banica Logica & Sîrbu Mirela, 2010. "An Overview of Systems Development," Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Ovidius University of Constantza, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 0(1), pages 796-801, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ovi:oviste:v:10:y:2010:i:1:p:796-801

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    systems development; users; data planning and modeling methodology; database technology and management; data administration;

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    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General


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