Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2017/18
Company information technology systems
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Engineering And Management - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Corno Fulvio   O2 ING-INF/05 35 25 20 0 9
Torchiano Marco ORARIO RICEVIMENTO O2 ING-INF/05 60 0 20 0 11
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/05 8 C - Affini o integrative Attività formative affini o integrative
Subject fundamentals
The course aims at giving the conceptual tools and methods for understanding the analysis, design, control and development processes of information systems, in the context of enterprises producing goods and services, including the user interaction aspects and some practical design experience.
The course will analyze the impact of technology over enterprise processes, their respective representation and modeling methods, throughout the whole life cycle of information systems, from analysis and requirements formalization, to IT architectures.
The course will provide both technological and methodological information, and will include practical laboratory experiences related to analysis and design of information systems.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge: Knowledge of the enabling principles and of the technologies for information systems; ability to analyze and design applications; knowledge of the analysis methodologies and of specification representation methodologies.
Capabilities: types of enterprise information systems (CMS/DMS, CRM, ERP, ...), with special emphasis on open source solutions; analysis and design of business processes and flows, and their respective requirement definition and the characteristics of information systems that could enable them.
Prerequisites / Assumed knowledge
Prerequisite for successfully taking this course is the basic knowledge of at leas one programming language, and some notions about relational data bases.
- Organizational positioning and main characteristics of information systems
- Portfolio of types of available information systems, and their application domains: ERP, CRM, CMS, KM, ...
- Methods and notations for analysis and design of information systems
- Technical aspects, especially related to web based systems
- Integration of information systems
- Seminars from enterprises
Delivery modes
Classrooms exercises: analysis and design of information systems starting from enterprise requirements.
Laboratory exercises: analysis and design of information systems by adopting modeling tools.
Texts, readings, handouts and other learning resources
G. Bracchi, C. Francalanci, G. Motta, Sistemi Informativi d’Impresa, McGraw-Hill, 2010, ISBN 978 88 386 6328-4

Material distributed by the teachers.
Specifications and relevant standards (e.g., W3C and OMG Recommendations, ISO standards, ...).
All material will be available on the web sites managed by the teachers, and will also be accessible through the "portale della didattica".
Furthermore, the teachers will distribute the video-recordings (screencasts) of all lectures and classroom exercises.
Note: the material distributed by the teachers will mainly be in English.
Assessment and grading criteria
The exam will consist in a written test, where the student will apply the methods and the notations learned during the course to analyze and design and information system corresponding to a simplified, but realistic, case study.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2016/17

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