The Development of In-house Systems

  • A. J. Smith
Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)


At the end of this chapter you should be able to:
  • • Explain the main factors to be considered when contemplating the development of an in-house computer program.

  • • Explain the basic principles of systems analysis in the context of the development of a new computer program.

  • • Outline the sequence of operations in the development of a new computer program.

  • • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the various professionals involved in the development of a new computer program.

  • • Discuss the management problems commonly posed by the development of new computer systems particularly in the control of time and cost.


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© A. J. Smith 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurveyingTrent PolytechnicNottinghamUK

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