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sys·tems analysis

(sĭs′təmz)
n.
The study of a procedure to determine the most efficient method of executing it to obtain a desired end, especially by means of computers.

systems analyst n.
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systems analysis

n
(Computer Science) 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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sys′tems anal`ysis


n.
the methodical study of the data-processing needs of a business or project.
[1950–55]
sys′tems an`alyst, n.
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Noun1.systems analysis - analysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its parts
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
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