Systems analysts

systems analysis

noun
1.
the evaluation of an activity to identify its desired objectives and determine procedures for efficiently attaining them.
2.
Computers. the methodical study of the data-processing needs of a business or department, together with recommendations for specific hardware and software installations.

Origin:
1950–55

systems analyst, noun
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systems analysis
 
n
the analysis of the requirements of a task and the expression of those requirements in a form that permits the assembly of computer hardware and software to perform the task
 
systems analyst
 
n

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