Systems development team at a medium-sized organization.

  1. Assume you are part of the systems development team at a medium-sized organization. You have just completed the database design portion of the systems design phase, and the project sponsor would like a status update. Assuming the project sponsor is a VP in the marketing department, with only a high-level understanding of technical subjects, how would you go about presenting the database design you have just completed? How would your presentation approach change if the project sponsor were the manager of the database team?

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  1. Analyze the user documentation for a system that you rely upon for either school or work. Describe the type of system and the nature of the documentation. Would you consider it good or bad? Whether good or bad, how might you improve it?

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  1. Using your favorite search engine, conduct a Web search for object-oriented analysis and design. What resources did you find?
    Now that you’ve been introduced to both the traditional approach and the object-oriented approach, which do think is better? Why? In what situations do you think one is more appropriate than in others?

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