Discuss the six objectives the analyst pursues in designing system output. How can systems analysts successfully achieve these objectives?
The six objectives of the analyst are:
- Serve a specific user or organizational purpose
- Meaningful to the user
- Deliver the appropriate quantity of output
- Make sure the output is where it is needed
- Provide output on time
- Choosing the most effective output method
It is obvious from the objectives that the system analyst must be prepared to anticipate the needs of the end users correctly to produce an output that is up to the user’s expectations.