Systems Analysis & Design
Systems Analysis will typically determine the clients key business area opportunities and problems. After establishing the clients requirements, Information Managers will perform a "build or buy" analysis against the clients requirements to determine degree of fit, costs, benefits, and associated risks of a custom solution, package solution, or a combination of both.
Systems Design is the process of defining the architecture, components, modules, interfaces, and data for a system to satisfy specified requirements as identified by the Systems Analysis. Information Managers creates detailed specifications in order for its clients to understand and verify their requirements.