Systems architect and systems analyst: are these comparable roles?

  • Downey J
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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to define the role of the ‘systems architect’ in the Irish telecommunications software sector and to compare it with Misic’s definition of a ‘systems analyst’ in the information systems arena. The architect definition is based on in- depth interviews with practicing instrument is informed by social interviews were architects. The cognitive analyzed using theory interview and the the method of triples. The conclusion is that there are noticeable similarities between the roles, suggesting that the Irish telecommunications software sector can benefit from the computer personnel research carried out in the information systems field.

Author-supplied keywords

  • architect
  • irish telecommunications software
  • skills
  • social cognitive theory
  • systems
  • systems analyst

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  • Jack Downey

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