Information Engineering Methodology

  • Clive Finkelstein
Part of the International Handbooks on Information Systems book series (INFOSYS)


This chapter discusses the history and evolution of Information Engineering, with emphasis on the business-driven IE variant. It describes the methods used at each phase in the systems development life cycle: strategic business planning; strate-gic, tactical and operational data modelling; process modelling; systems design; and systems implementation. It describes the application and use of IE for Forward Engineering, Reverse Engineering and Business Re-Engineering, and illustrates business-driven IE principles with a Business Re-Engineering example. The chapter concludes with a summary of Internet and Intranet technologies; discussing development of Client/Server systems and Data Warehouses, and their deployment via the Internet and corporate Intranets.


Business Process Data Warehouse Order Entry Domain Naming System Reverse Engineer 
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