BBIT 207 BCT 1301 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2016/2017
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
BBIT 207 BCT 1301 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES
DATE: DECEMBER 2016 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE [30 MARKS]
a) Explain the meaning of the term methodology (2 Marks)
b) Briefly explain the benefits of using Systems Development Methodologies (SDM)
(6 Marks)
c) Define information engineering and describe the major phases of information engineering
(12 Marks)
d) d. Discuss the SDLC giving its benefits and weaknesses (10 Marks)
QUESTION TWO [20 MARKS]
a) Briefly explain how the following techniques are used
i) Data Flow Diagram (2 Marks)
ii) Decision Trees (2 Marks)
iii) Decision Tables (2 Marks)
b) Discuss the organizational themes in ISD. (6 Marks)
c) Briefly explain the main techniques used in Structured Analysis Design and
Implementation of Information Systems. (STRADIS) (8 Marks)
QUESTION THREE [20 MARKS]
a) Software Development Methodology (SDM) consists of two main parts. Discuss these
parts (6 Marks)
b) Explain the three categories of Object-Oriented Software Development Methodology
(OOSDM) (6 Marks)
c) Discuss the problems of Agile methods (8 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR [20 MARKS]
a) Discuss strength and weakness of Object Process Methodology (OPM) (10 Marks)
b) Discuss the following phases of Object-Oriented Methodologies. (10 Marks)
i) Develop an overall Object Model
ii) Develop the System Object Model
iii) Develop the System Interface Model
iv) Check the analysis models using detailed checklists
QUESTION FIVE [20 MARKS]
c) The analysis (OOA) phase of the object process methodology consists of five principal
activities. Discuss these principle activities. (10 Marks)
d) Describe steps followed in Business Systems Development Process (10 Marks)

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