systems analysis
  • The careful study of an activity, procedure, technique, problem, or the like, describing aspects such as the concepts, components, their purposes, functions, and the way they interact, with the overall objective of designing and implementing a system that can solve, simplify, or improve upon that being analyzed.
  • The use of computers for systems analysis (1).
  • A systems analysis (1) performed on a computer system with the goal of improving that which is already present, or for better adapting computers to human activities.
  • synonym system analysis
  • synonym system analysis and design

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