This course (INF1342H — System Requirements and Architectural Design) discusses designing information systems in the face of competing goals from multiple stakeholders, e.g., efficiency, cost, reliability, security, privacy, usability, adaptability, reusability, time-to-market. Systematic techniques and models for identifying and evaluating alternatives. Non-functional requirements and architectural design. Organizing design knowledge for reuse.
Pre-requisite: INF1341H or permission of instructor. For students with minimal IT background, INF1003H is also recommended.
Note: Formerly Designing Information Systems; no change in content.