Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Information Systems Design

INS Acad. year 2005/2006 Winter semester 6 credits

Current academic year

Information system as a special case of a system. Kinds of informarion systems. History of information systems. Management information systems, their desing and development. Special information systems. Technology of information system with relational database system building. Distributed information system. Methods of large information system building and communication.


Language of instruction



Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

39 hrs lectures, 12 hrs laboratories, 14 hrs projects

Assessment points

50 exam, 20 half-term test, 30 projects




Burget Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Ráb Jaroslav, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Ability to model especially an econimical reality in the information system. Ability and knowledge to implement information systems under database technologies.

Learning objectives

To obtain common overview of information system branch. To get basic knowledge of information systems based on the database technology. In more details to get knowledge of management information systems.


Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

database theory, computer networks

Study literature

  • Tuček, J.: Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe., Computer Press Brno 1998, 424 p., ISBN 80-7226-091-X
  • McLeod, R.: Management Information Systems, Prentice Hall International London 1998, 655 p., ISBN 0-13-896101-8

Fundamental literature

  • Král, J.: Informační systémy, Science Veletiny 1998, 358 p., ISBN 80-86083-00-4
  • Pokorný, J.: Databázové systémy a jejich použití v informačních systémech, Academia Praha 1992, 313 p., ISBN 80-200-0177-8
  • St Laurent, S.: Tvorba internetových aplikací XML, Computer Press Brno 1999, 222 p., ISBN 80-7226-170-3

Syllabus of lectures

  • Information system as a special case of common system.
  • Information systems types.
  • Information system history.
  • Economic information systems and their implementation.
  • Common model of an economic information system, selected parts.
  • Special information systems - overview.
  • Technology of information system implementation - relational databases.
  • Technology of information system implementation - object-oriented databases.
  • Distributed information systems.
  • Information systems in the Internet environment.
  • Elektronical interchange of structured dates.
  • Markup languages - XML technology.
  • Methods of implementation large information systems a their communication.

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  • Design of an information system according to the specification
  • Implementation of the designed system on specified platform

Progress assessment

Half semester test. Continuous checking of the project solution by the supervisor.

Exam prerequisites

At least half of points obtainable during the semester (tests a project), i.e. 25 points.
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