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A Day in the life of a Systems Analyst

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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Someone on your left speaks French and someone on your right speaks English; both individuals need to speak to each other. The systems analyst is the middleman, assessing the needs of the end-user and translating them into programming or turning over the programming responsibility to the development department. What are the business requirements? Who will […]

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Systems Analyst: Executive Summary

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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The Ace Widget Co. has an ancient computer system. It’d like to upgrade to an Oracle-based operation with wireless capabilities, so employees can access the system with their BlackBerrys. The systems analyst orchestrates the effort. He starts by interviewing users, teasing out what they need as opposed to what they want—the nice-to-have things usually cost […]

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What does a Systems Analyst do?

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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A systems analyst is responsible for researching, planning, coordinating and recommending software and system choices to meet an organization’s business requirements. The systems analyst plays a vital role in the systems development process. A successful systems analyst must acquire four skills: analytical, technical, managerial, and interpersonal. Analytical skills enable systems analysts to understand the organization […]

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