Course Details

Information Technology and System Analysis

Academic Year 2022/23

BUA003 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

Modern database systems, DBMS architecture and the role in information systems. Actual technologies for information systems design, n-tiers architecture. Life cycle and information system implementation. Process analysis and management. Modelling tools of the system analysis. The support of information technologies on particular levels of management. Economy of IS creation.

Course Guarantor

doc. RNDr. Jiří Macur, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Computer Aided Engineering and Computer Science

Objective

To get general orientation in information technologies and possibilities of their use at firm’s management. To learn basic tools of system analysis. To acquire skills and ability to model reality during formation of information system.

Knowledge

Knowledge in the field of information systems using Internet technologies

Syllabus

  1. Data analysis, E-R diagram, data normalization.
  2. Relational calculus, using SQL language, nonSQL systems.
  3. Advanced database techniques, indices, database transactions, ACID Rules.
  4. Stored procedures and functions in database systems, T-SQL language.
  5. Database triggers, constrains, business rules.
  6. Features of the mainstream database products: Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL.
  7. Basic implementation techniques of information systems.
  8. N-layer architecture, middleware, solutions based on Internet, DOTNET, ASP, PHP, Node technology.
  9. Process analysis, UML diagrams, BPMN, Data Flow and Status diagram.
  10. Life cycle of the system, used development and operation techniques.
  11. Access control in application layer, security, risks.
  12. Business systems CRM, CMS, ERP. Standardized implementations SAP, MS Dynamics, Oracle.
  13. An example of an analysis of a simple information system.

Prerequisites

Basic software tools for data management and processing, basics of enterprise economics, basics of project management, methods of relational data models design.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

3 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/255649

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Data analysis, E-R diagram, data normalization.
2. Relational calculus, using SQL language, nonSQL systems.
3. Advanced database techniques, indices, database transactions, ACID Rules.
4. Stored procedures and functions in database systems, T-SQL language.
5. Database triggers, constrains, business rules.
6. Features of the mainstream database products: Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL.
7. Basic implementation techniques of information systems.
8. N-layer architecture, middleware, solutions based on Internet, DOTNET, ASP, PHP, Node technology.
9. Process analysis, UML diagrams, BPMN, Data Flow and Status diagram.
10. Life cycle of the system, used development and operation techniques.
11. Access control in application layer, security, risks.
12. Business systems CRM, CMS, ERP. Standardized implementations SAP, MS Dynamics, Oracle.
13. An example of an analysis of a simple information system.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Data modeling - knowledge repetition, MS Access database system.
2. SQL query language, SELECT statement.
3. Pivot table in spreadsheet environment.
4. Advanced methods for obtaining information from relational sets - inner and outer join.
5. Methods for relational operations in MS Excel.
6. Elements for manipulating SQL data, DDL, DML subsets.
7. Advanced methods for transactional processing.
8. Advanced tools for process analysis, BPMN diagram design.
9. Status diagram and its implementation in data design.
10. Data Flow diagram, implementation examples.
11-12. Individual project of a simple information system in MS Access environment.
13. Knowledge testing and defending of IS design.