Data-Oriented Design

4. Information Engineering Design

In this section, we discuss each activity in IE design in detail, and relate them to the ABC Video rental application. IE design topics in this section, in order of their occurrence in the application development process, include development of the following: 

  • data use and distribution analysis 
  • security, recovery, and audit controls 
  • action diagrams 
  • menu structure and dialogue flow 
  • hardware and software installation and testing plans