Systems Analyst Workplace Case Study




  • Systems Analyst Workplace Case Study
    Value: 10%
    Due date: Variable
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    Interact2 Blog
    Task
    Part 1 (5%) – Week 2 – 300 words Blog – Discuss and describe the role of analyst
    Source a real workplace situation. It could be a case study in the text book, a personal workplace experience, that of a friend or relative, or a case study you have found online, cite the source. First, in general terms describe the role of a systems analyst, then demonstrate your understanding, by providing examples of that role in the context of the workplace situation in your source.

    Part 2 (5%) – Week 3 – 300 words Blog – Discuss and describe system analysis
    For the same case study as used in Part 1, and with reference to the first three chapters of the textbook, define what systems analysis is, demonstrating your understanding by using specific examples from the case study to illustrate the points you are making.

    Rationale
    This assignment has been designed to allow students to test and demonstrate their topic understanding related to:
    • the context of an information system;
    • the processes in systems analysis;
    • the approaches in systems analysis
    Marking criteria
    Task Name: Blog Posting
    Weighting %: 10
    CRITERIA STANDARDS
    High Distinction Distinction Credit Pass Fail
    1. Content & knowledge of Blog topic Demonstrates breadth and depth of understanding and has insights and awareness of deeper more subtle aspects of the topic content. Evidence of having researched/read more widely beyond the core materials. Demonstrates breadth and depth of understanding and has insights and awareness of many of the deeper more subtle aspects of the topic content.
    Evidence of having read beyond the core materials. Demonstrates thorough understanding of material presented in core texts and readings. Demonstrates evidence of having read material presented in core texts and readings. However literature is presented uncritically in a purely descriptive manner.

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    Content acknowledged but not really taken into account. Demonstrates very little evidence of having read material presented in core texts and readings. Inaccurate or inconsistent acknowledgment of sources.
    Limited knowledge of key principles and concepts.
    2. Clarity of expression & presentation of response, while fully utilising the 300 word-count limit. Highly developed skills in expression and presentation of response.
    Fluent writing style appropriate to assessment task/document type.
    Grammar and spelling accurate. Well-organised use of the 300 word-count limit. Well-developed skills in expression and presentation of response.
    Fluent writing style appropriate to assessment task/document type.
    Grammar and spelling accurate. 300 word limit maintained. Good skills in expression and clear presentation of response.
    Mostly fluent writing style appropriate to assessment task/document type.
    Grammar and spelling accurate.
    300 word limit maintained. Some skills in expression and presentation of response.
    Meaning apparent but writing style not always fluent or well organised.
    Grammar and spelling contain errors. Exceeded or fell short by more than 10% of 300 word limit. Rudimentary skills in expression and presentation of response.
    Not all material is relevant and/or is presented in a disorganised manner.
    Meaning apparent but writing style not fluent or well-organised,
    Grammar and spelling contain errors.
    Ignored word count completely.
    3. Referencing and Citation Referencing is consistently accurate and according to the APA standard. All references are cited in the text Referencing is mainly accurate and according to the APA standard. Most of the references are cited in the text Some attempt at referencing and according to the APA standard. Few references are cited in the text Attempt at referencing but not exactly according to APA standard and only few references are cited in the text Referencing is absent/unsystematic






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