All publications of Maria Ben . Nairobi , Kenya
A structured analysis is a detailed elaboration technique of analyzing systems which employs graphical illustrations to construct as well as come up with specifics for systems to make them easily comprehensible to users. These diagrams provide a clear description of the steps which should be performed since the data is expected to conform to the design of a distinct system. Additionally, there are also several fundamental steps which are included in the structured analysis process, they include-:
· The study and evaluation of issues of the contemporary system
· Designing the system
· Designing of another system that ensures that every query is handled
· Designing the fresh corporeal domain .
· Evaluation of possible approaches
· Selecting the most viable technique
· Creation of the illustrative specifications.
Reduce Risk of Projects Running Over Budget and Over Time
The benefits of a good structured system analysis include the fact that it can mitigate the risk of project which run over budget and over time. It does through a system specification which should be clarified to everyone before commencing the project, since it is without a doubt that clarity of when the project will be finalized win ensure that the same is finalized within the specified period and without going over the specified budget while ensuring that the requirements are still fulfilled. The importance of this can partially be in the situation where a company when expanding has taken control of another company and added the Information Technology systems. It is critical to ensure that projects are completed within stipulated time since the failure to ensure this will mean that the same will have bad influence on the company. Additionally, failure to plan on time will mean that contractors in such a case will be held accountable since they would have breached their contract with the client. The resulting co sequence will be the loss of money by the company as they may be compelled by law to indemnify the client in damages for compensation.
Good Quality Software that meets Requirement
What suffices to be an efficient structured system analysis is one which will ensure that it satisfies all the prerequisites as laid down to contractors in light of program development prior to starting any preparations. For example, a software which in addition to not meeting the set prerequisites, could not be said to be of high eminence, such as window vista. For us to be able to utilize this model, it would be imperative to ensure that each and every program satisfies the demands of the clients. A high eminent program will not only increase the work rate, but will also fortify the productivity rates of the company for which the design was made. This can be attributed to the fact that the product has incorporated all the processes and actions which are necessary for the company employees to performs their job functions as well as at a faster rate as compared to the old program.
Structure system analysis also aids in the management and monitoring of the progress. It also helps with the evaluation of the analysis and design but looking into how far it has gone as well as checking whether the project is on schedule. Additionally, there should be regular meetings which should be between the team tasked with creating the program and the contractors with the aim of these meetings being creation of new targets. For example, it can be targeted that by the close of a specific month, the program should not only have executed functions, but should also ensure that these functions operate on less money. Finally, a the contractor’s team should carry out a comprehensive final review in order to ensure that everything fits the descriptive requirements of the client. A well-maintained project, will mean that the standards shall be bypassed by the outcome. It can also mean that the company will expand since the new program will have greater output the previous one.
Maintainable System and Code
Structured system analysis will aid in the creation of systems and codes that are maintenable This is subject to the fact that in the initial design step, prototype designs will be provided and the easiest as well as efficient sign will be the selected one and in the event that it meets all the set criteria then it will be an effective and sustainable system. The perfect exemplar of a system that will be hard to maintain is any code that lacks structure and which is not efficiently refined per se, since anyone who may need to fix it and who did code the program will not be aware of what is contained in the program.