Software Development Techniques for Constructive Information Systems Design

Software Development Techniques for Constructive Information Systems Design

Khalid A. Buragga (King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia) and Noor Zaman (King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia)
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Release Date: March, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 460
ISBN13: 9781466636798|ISBN10: 1466636793|EISBN13: 9781466636804|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3679-8


Software development and information systems design have a unique relationship, but are often discussed and studied independently. However, meticulous software development is vital for the success of an information system.

Software Development Techniques for Constructive Information Systems Design focuses the aspects of information systems and software development as a merging process. This reference source pays special attention to the emerging research, trends, and experiences in this area which is bound to enhance the reader’s understanding of the growing and ever-adapting field. Academics, researchers, students, and working professionals in this field will benefit from this publication’s unique perspective.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Life Cycle of Information Systems and Software Development
  • Managing Software Development
  • Project Planning
  • Software and Systems Design
  • Structural Testing
  • Systems & Software Engineering
  • Web Technologies & Engineering

Reviews and Testimonials

Researchers and practitioners in software engineering and information systems explore approaches to writing software for information systems. Among the topics are a constructive approach to conceptual database design, quality practices for managing software development in information systems, information systems and system development life cycle, toward agile interactive software development process models for crowd source projects, a procurement-centered approach to developing enterprise context management systems, developing semantic web applications, a software engineering approach to controlling access to multi-level-security documents, and modeling transparency in software systems for distributed work groups.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Khalid A. Buragga is an Associate Professor of Information Systems department in the college of Computer Sciences and Information Technology at King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia. He received his B.Sc. in Computer Information Systems from King Faisal University. And, he received his M.Sc. in Computer Information Systems from University of Miami, USA, and the Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University, USA. His research interests include software design, software development, software quality, software reliability, E-Commerce and web development, Business Process Re-engineering (BPR), communications, networking and signal processing, and integrating systems.
Noor Zaman acquired his Degree in Engineering in 1998, and Master’s in Computer Science at the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad Pakistan in 2000. His academic achievements further extended with a PhD in Information Technology at University Technology PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia (expected in 2012). He is currently working as a Faculty member in the College of Computer Science and Information Technology, King Faisal University, in Saudi Arabia. He takes care of versatile operations including teaching, research activities, Information Technology management and leading ERP projects. He headed the Department of Information Technology (IT), and administered the prometric center in the Institute of Business and Technology (BIZTEK), in Karachi Pakistan. He has worked as a consultant for Network and Server Management remotely in Apex Canada USA base Software house and call center. Noor Zaman has authored more than 35 research papers, and edited two books, has many publications to his credit. He is an associate Editor and reviewers for reputed international research journals around the world. He has completed several research grants and currently involved with funded projects in different countries. His areas of interest include Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Network, Network and Communication, Telecommunication, Mobile Computing, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Unix, and Linux.