Without system Analysis, there won’t be system development, inadvertently without proper system development plan for a new system or upgrade of an old system, the organizational growth may be hindered. System analysis is normally done by a person known as the System Analyst. This role has been evolving and it encompasses many sub-units that makes it unique. Though the title “System Analyst” is ambiguous, its roles are not farfetched from real world implementation of an optimal system for organizational growth. Most organizations in all sectors; commerce, not‐for‐profit, and government are now fundamentally dependent on their information systems (IS) and information technology (IT). The boom in the penetration to virtually all the industries creates an increasing demand for a system Analyst. A System Analyst can also be referred to as Project Managers in some instances while they have some other descriptions in other instances depending on the organizational behavior and construct. This paper follows a descriptive research approach. The authors explore the pervasive and generic roles of a system Analyst as regards Information System. In as much as the name “System analyst” seems ambiguous, their roles thereof needs to be taking cognizance of, for better context, usage and accordance of proper respect. It is recommended that stakeholders in the field Information Technology, and other Engineering fields accords and recognizes the emerging role of a system analyst in order to optimally represent or implement projects.
Keywords : Information System, System Analyst, Project Manager, Organizational Growth.