What is one of the main methods available for an analyst to use when analyzing data-oriented systems?
What are the four advantages of using a data flow approach over narrative explanations of data movement?
What are the four data types that can be symbolized on a data flow diagram?
What is a context-level data flow diagram? Contrast it to a level 0 DFD.
Define the top-down approach as it relates to drawing data flow diagrams.
Describe what "exploding" data flow diagrams means.
What are the trade-offs involved in deciding how far data streams should be exploded?
Why is labeling data flow diagrams so important? What can effective lebels do on data flow diagrams accomplish for those who are unfamiliar with the system?
What is the difference between a logical data flow diagram and a physical data flow diagram?
List three reasons for creating a logical data flow diagram.
List five characteristics of a physical data flow diagram that a logical data flow diagram does not have.
What are transaction files required in a system's design?
How can an event table be used to create a data flow diagram?
List the major sections of a use case.
How can a use case be used to create a data flow diagram?
What is partitioning, and how is it used?
How can an analyst determine when a user interface is required?
List three ways of determining partitioning in a data flow diagram.
List three ways to use completed data flow diagrams.