University of Technology Sydney

31257 Information System Development Methodologies

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Requisite(s): 31269 Business Requirements Modelling
Anti-requisite(s): 31092 Information Systems Development Approaches
Recommended studies: knowledge of the software development life-cycle and systems modelling techniques



Successfully designing and developing information systems is complex and difficult. A number of techniques and approaches have been developed but there are no 'silver bullet' solutions to the problems that plague IT development projects. This subject introduces students to a number of different methodologies and provides them with the skills they need to identify their strengths and weaknesses in key areas. These issues are of critical importance to those wishing to successfully manage software projects.

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Autumn session, City campus

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