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Analysts are responsible for confirming to management that the benefits of solving




True/False.;1. Analysts are responsible for confirming to management that the benefits of solving a problem outweigh the costs.;2. A project team typically works on a single subset of the system requirements at a time.;3. Detailed specifications are not required for programmers to get a system up and running.;4. Managers do not need to have expertise in systems analysis and design to be effective in their jobs.;5. Any system can have subsystems.;6. Decision support systems were among the first information systems to be automated by computers.;7. B2C and B2B e-commerce systems are the latest challenges in transaction processing.;8. Information for an EIS cannot come from external sources.;9. The most recent approach to building systems has been to use object-oriented technologies.;10. CIS and MIS majors are often included in the college of business.;11. All businesses today function primarily with desktop systems.;12. If a large-scale system fails for even an hour, the company can lose millions of dollars in sales.;13. Analysis and design work should not be delegated to end users.;14. Beginning programmers or recent graduates should not get involved in analysis and design work within a company.;15. People who do system and analysis work are not needed for small business organizations.;16. In the information systems field, you need to be prepared to constantly upgrade your knowledge and skills.;17. The size of an organization corresponds to the size of the systems the analyst works on.;18. Business process reengineering aims for incremental improvement in a business function.;19. A typical strategic planning process can take months or even years.;20. Several leading consulting firms specialize in supply chain management.;Multiple Choice;21. _____ is the process of understanding and specifying in detail what an information system should do.;a. Information modeling c. Information building;b. Systems analysis d. Systems design;22. The first step to an analysts?s approach to problem solving is to _____.;a. define the requirements for solving the problem;b. develop a set of possible solutions;c. research and understand the problem;d. verify that the benefits of solving the problem outweigh the costs;23. _____ cover databases, user interfaces, networks, operating procedures, conversion plans, and software classes.;a. System design models c. Business requirements;b. Alternative problem solutions d. Object design modules;24. A(n) _____ is a collection of interrelated components that collect, process, store, and provide as output the information needed to complete a business task.;a. architecture plan c. information system;b. design model d. management system;25. A(n) _____ is the separation between the automated part of a system and the manual part of a system.;a. automation boundary c. system boundary;b. manual boundary d. information boundary;26. _____ capture and record information about the transactions that affect the organization.;a. EIS c. DSS;b. ERP d. TPS;27. _____ provide(s) information for executives to use for monitoring the competitive environment and for strategic planning.;a. DSS c. EIS;b. ERP d. TPS;28. The process used by a DSS is sometimes referred to as _____ analysis.;a. management c. exploration;b. what if d. best option;29. Communication support today includes _____.;a. wireless PDAs c. desktop video conferencing;b. broadband Internet access d. all of the above;30. Sun ONE Studio and Microsoft Visual Studio.NET are examples of _____(s).;a. IDE c. DSS;b. TPS d. CASE;31. _____ tools store information about system specifications created by analysts and also generate program code.;a. IDE c. CASE;b. TPS d. DSS;32. Enterprise-level systems increasingly require flexible development environments provided by _____ technology for anytime-anywhere access.;a. Web-based c. PC-based;b. database d. mainframe;33. _____ seeks to alter radically the nature of the work done in a business function.;a. Office support analysis c. Supply chain management;b. Enterprise resource planning d. Business process reengineering;34. A(n) _____ defines the technology and applications that the information systems function needs to support the organization?s strategic plan.;a. information systems strategic plan c. supply chain management plan;b. enterprise resource plan d. relationship architecture plan;35. An ERP system _____.;a. is simple and straightforward to choose;b. is inexpensive in initial costs;c. can be easily reversed to the old system;d. is expensive in support costs;36. A(n) _____ extracts and analyzes supply chain and customer support information for strategic and operational decision making and control.;a. SCM c. SIMS;b. RSS d. CSS;37. In an application architecture plan, the accounting/finance and human resources applications are typically _____ solutions.;a. static c. extranet;b. mainframe d. intranet;38. New information systems are typically built with scalable object-oriented technology such as _____.;a. COBOL/CICS c. Visual Basic;b. Sun J2EE d. HTML;39. When implementing an application architecture plan, the _____ must be defined first.;a. CSS c. SIMS;b. SCM d. RSS;40. The Unified Process is _____ driven.;a. data model c. program;b. use case d. process;Additional Requirements;Min Pages: 1;Level of Detail: Only answer needed


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