MIS Chapter 6

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  • 1. 
    __________ occurs when IT specialists within the company develop new system. 
    • A. 

      Insourcing

    • B. 

      Outsourcing

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Project scope


  • 2. 
    The ______ is a structured step by step approach for developing information system. 
    • A. 

      Systems development life cycle

    • B. 

      Xp

    • C. 

      Agile

    • D. 

      None of these


  • 3. 
    The _____ phase of the SDLC involves determining a solid plan for developing your information system. 
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Implementation

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Testing


  • 4. 
    A(n) ________ is a factor critical to your organization's success. 
    • A. 

      Critical success factor

    • B. 

      Project scope

    • C. 

      Feature creep

    • D. 

      Project plan


  • 5. 
    ________ document clearly defines the high level system requirements
    • A. 

      Project scope

    • B. 

      Feature creep

    • C. 

      Project plan

    • D. 

      Analysis phase


  • 6. 
    The _______ document is a written definition of the project scope and is usually no longer than a paragraph. 
    • A. 

      Project scope

    • B. 

      Feature creep

    • C. 

      Project plan

    • D. 

      Analysis phase


  • 7. 
    Sometimes the overall scope may change gradually. This is known as ________, 
    • A. 

      Scope creep

    • B. 

      Feature creep

    • C. 

      Project milestone

    • D. 

      Analysis phase


  • 8. 
    __________ occurs when developers add features that were not part of the initial requirements. 
    • A. 

      Feature creep

    • B. 

      Scope creep

    • C. 

      Project plan

    • D. 

      Analysis phase


  • 9. 
    The _______ defines the what, when and who questions of system development including all activities to be performed, the individuals, or resources, who will perform the activities and the time required to complete each activity. 
    • A. 

      Project plan

    • B. 

      Project manager

    • C. 

      Project milestone

    • D. 

      Business requirements


  • 10. 
    A(n) _______ is an individual who is an expert in project planning and management, defines and developes the project plan and tracks the plan to ensure all key project milestone are completed on time.
    • A. 

      Project manager

    • B. 

      Project milestone

    • C. 

      Project plan

    • D. 

      Feature creep


  • 11. 
    _______ represents key dates for which you need a certain group of activities performed. 
    • A. 

      Project milestone

    • B. 

      Analysis phase

    • C. 

      Business requirements

    • D. 

      Design phase


  • 12. 
    The ______ phase in the SDLC involves end users and IT speacialists working together to gather, understand, and document the business requirements for the proposed system. 
    • A. 

      Analysis phase

    • B. 

      Design phase

    • C. 

      Implementation phase

    • D. 

      Planning phase


  • 13. 
    ________ are the detailed set of end-user requests that the system must meet to be successful. 
    • A. 

      Business requirements

    • B. 

      Design phase

    • C. 

      Project milestone

    • D. 

      Project scope


  • 14. 
    _______ is a session in which end users and IT speacialist meet to define and review business requirments. 
    • A. 

      Join application development

    • B. 

      Requirements definition document

    • C. 

      Design phase

    • D. 

      Technical architecture


  • 15. 
    A(n) _______  document is used to prioritize the business requirements and place them in a fromal comprehensive document. 
    • A. 

      Requirements definition document

    • B. 

      Joint application development

    • C. 

      Technical architecture

    • D. 

      Project manger


  • 16. 
    During the ______ phase of the SDLC you build a technical blue print of how the proposed system will work. 
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Test

    • D. 

      Implement


  • 17. 
    __________ defines the hardware, sofware, and the telecommunications equipment required to run the system. 
    • A. 

      Technical architecture

    • B. 

      Requirements definitions document

    • C. 

      Design phase

    • D. 

      Project milestone


  • 18. 
    ________ is the activitiy of drawing a graphical representation of a design. 
    • A. 

      Modeling

    • B. 

      Prototyping

    • C. 

      Testing

    • D. 

      Planning


  • 19. 
    During the _______ phase of the SDLC software is actually written
    • A. 

      Development

    • B. 

      Test conditions

    • C. 

      Testing

    • D. 

      Unit test


  • 20. 
    During the -_______ phase of the SDLC, the organization verifies that the new system works and meets all business requirements. 
    • A. 

      Testing

    • B. 

      Development

    • C. 

      Test conditions

    • D. 

      Integration


  • 21. 
    ______ are the detailed steps the system must perform along with the expected results of each step. 
    • A. 

      Test conditions

    • B. 

      Unit test

    • C. 

      User acceptance

    • D. 

      Implementation


  • 22. 
    _______ testing focuses on the individual pieces of code within a new system. 
    • A. 

      Unit test

    • B. 

      Test conditions

    • C. 

      User acceptance

    • D. 

      User documentation


  • 23. 
    System ______ verifies that the units of a system function correctly when integrated into the total system
    • A. 

      Testing

    • B. 

      Unit test

    • C. 

      Test conditions

    • D. 

      User acceptance


  • 24. 
    _____ testing verfies that separate system can work together. 
    • A. 

      Integration

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Testing

    • D. 

      Modeling


  • 25. 
    _____  testing determines if a system meets the business requirements and enales end users to correctly perform their jobs. 
    • A. 

      User acceptance

    • B. 

      Implementation

    • C. 

      User documentation

    • D. 

      Workshop training


  • 26. 
    Users begin using the new system during the ______ phase of the SDLC
    • A. 

      Implementation

    • B. 

      User documentation

    • C. 

      Integration

    • D. 

      Design


  • 27. 
    _______ highlights how to use the system. 
    • A. 

      User documentation

    • B. 

      Workshop training

    • C. 

      Pilot implementation

    • D. 

      Plunge


  • 28. 
    _______ is held in a classroom environment and lead by an instructor. 
    • A. 

      Workshop training

    • B. 

      Pilot implementation

    • C. 

      Plunge

    • D. 

      Maintenance


  • 29. 
    _______ implementation has only a small group of people using the new system until you know it works correctly and then the remaing people are added to the system. 
    • A. 

      Pilot implementation

    • B. 

      Plunge

    • C. 

      Maintenance

    • D. 

      Help desk


  • 30. 
    ______ implementation discards the old system completely and immediately uises the new system. 
    • A. 

      Plunge

    • B. 

      Maintenance

    • C. 

      Help desk

    • D. 

      Integration


  • 31. 
    The ______ phase of the SDLC involves monitioring an information system to be sure it meets business needs. 
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Help desk

    • C. 

      Component based

    • D. 

      User documentation


  • 32. 
    A group of people who responds to end users questions is called a(n) ________
    • A. 

      Help desk

    • B. 

      Component base development

    • C. 

      Rapid application

    • D. 

      Extreme program


  • 33. 
    _______ is a general approach to system development that focuses on building small self contained blocks of code that can be reused across a variety of applications within an organizationl. 
    • A. 

      Component based development

    • B. 

      Rapid application development

    • C. 

      Extreme program methodology

    • D. 

      Service oriented architecture


  • 34. 
    _______ emphasizes extensive user involvement in the rapid and evolutionary construction of working prototypes of a system to accelerate the systems development process. 
    • A. 

      Rapid application development

    • B. 

      Component based development

    • C. 

      Service oriented architecture

    • D. 

      Extreme program methodology


  • 35. 
    ________ programming methodology breaks a project into tiny phases. 
    • A. 

      Extreme program methodology

    • B. 

      Service oriented architecture

    • C. 

      Component based development

    • D. 

      Rapid application development


  • 36. 
    _____ methodology, a form of XP , aims for customer satisfaction throug early and continuous delivery of useful software components. 
    • A. 

      Agile

    • B. 

      Rapid application development

    • C. 

      Extreme program methodology

    • D. 

      Component based development


  • 37. 
    A(n) ______ is a software architecture prespective that focuses on the development, use, and reuse of semall self contained blocks of code to meet all the application software needs of an organization. 
    • A. 

      Service oriented architecture

    • B. 

      Component based development

    • C. 

      Rapid application development

    • D. 

      Self sourcing


  • 38. 
    ______________ is the development and support of IT system by end users with little or no help from IT specialists. 
    • A. 

      Self sourcing

    • B. 

      Agile

    • C. 

      Component based development

    • D. 

      User documentation


  • 39. 
    Knowledge workers and end-users can develop their own computing systems. This process i referred to as ____________________
    • A. 

      End users development

    • B. 

      Component based development

    • C. 

      User documentation

    • D. 

      Self sourcing


  • 40. 
    _______ are individualks who IT systems. 
    • A. 

      Endusers

    • B. 

      Invisible back log

    • C. 

      Prototyping

    • D. 

      Proof of concept


  • 41. 
    The main tools for self sourcing have been and continue to be ______ and _____ and Web development. 
    • A. 

      Spreadsheets, databases

    • B. 

      Warehouse, databases

    • C. 

      Warehouse, spreadsheets

    • D. 

      None of these


  • 42. 
    The _______ is the list of all systems that an organization needs to develop but because of the prioritization of systems development needs never get funded because of the lack of organizational resources. 
    • A. 

      Invisible back log

    • B. 

      Prototyping

    • C. 

      Proof of concept

    • D. 

      Outsourcing


  • 43. 
    ______ is the process of building a model that demonstrates the features of proposed product, service, or system. 
    • A. 

      Prototyping

    • B. 

      Proof of concept

    • C. 

      Selling

    • D. 

      Outsourcing


  • 44. 
    ________ is an iterative process in which a model of the niformation system is created from business requirements, demonstrated to end users, then refined and enhanced based on end user commments. 
    • A. 

      Prototyping

    • B. 

      Proof of concept

    • C. 

      Request for proposal

    • D. 

      Service legal agreement


  • 45. 
    _______ prototype is used to prove the technical feasibility of a proposed system.
    • A. 

      Proof of concept

    • B. 

      Request for proposal

    • C. 

      Service legal agreement

    • D. 

      Outsourcing


  • 46. 
    ________ prototype is used to convince people of the worth of a proposed system. 
    • A. 

      Selling

    • B. 

      Outsourcing

    • C. 

      Proof of concept

    • D. 

      Service legal agreement


  • 47. 
    ______ is the delegation of specific work to a third party for a specified length of time at a specified cost and invites outsourcing organizations to submit bids for its development. 
    • A. 

      Outsourcing

    • B. 

      Selling

    • C. 

      Request for proposal

    • D. 

      Service level agreement


  • 48. 
    A(n) _________ is a formal document that describes in detail your logical requirements for a proposed system and invites outsourcing organizations to submit bids for its development. 
    • A. 

      Request for proposal

    • B. 

      Outsourcing

    • C. 

      Service legal agreement

    • D. 

      Service level specifiations


  • 49. 
    A(n) ________ is a formal contractually obligated agreement between two parties. 
    • A. 

      Service legal agreement

    • B. 

      Service level specifications

    • C. 

      Request for proposal

    • D. 

      None of these


  • 50. 
    A(n)_______ is a formal contractual obligation agreement that defines the work to be done, the time frame, the metrics that will be used to measure the success of the systems development effots and the costs. 
    • A. 

      Service level specifications

    • B. 

      Service level agreement

    • C. 

      Request for proposal

    • D. 

      Outsourcing


  • 51. 
    IN most service level agreements, the techical specifications are included in a supporting document called a(n) _________. 
    • A. 

      Service level specifications

    • B. 

      Service level agreement

    • C. 

      Outsourcing

    • D. 

      End users


  • 52. 
    _______ outsourcing is using another company in the same country to perform IT functions. 
    • A. 

      Onshore

    • B. 

      Nearshore

    • C. 

      Offshore

    • D. 

      Inshore


  • 53. 
    A U.S. company using a Canadian outsourcing company would be an example of ______ outsourcing. 
    • A. 

      On shore

    • B. 

      Nearshore

    • C. 

      Offshore

    • D. 

      Inshore


  • 54. 
    _______ outsourcing is contracting with a company that is geographically far away. 
    • A. 

      Onshore

    • B. 

      Nearshore

    • C. 

      Offshore

    • D. 

      Inshore


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