Information SySTEMs Analysis And Design Final Exam_spring 2009_isds 4125

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Students,
This online exam will be available until Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 9pm. You will have (2) hours to complete the exam once you have launched it. The exam was composed of questions submitted by you and your classmates.
The exam is worth 100 points.
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~ Dr. Patton


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Essay Question:Explain as much as you can about (JAD), Joint Application Development.  (Examples: When was it started and by whom?  Where are sessions usually conducted and by whom?  List and describe the participants in a JAD session) .  Please give more information and more detail.

  • 2. 

    Essay Question:What are the potential consequences of not accessing the technical risks associated with an information systems development project?

  • 3. 

    Essay Question:Describe your personal experience with conducting the SAD requirements and designing the EMR prototype with the LSU Student Health Center.  What were your Lessons Learned?  How will you apply those experiential lessons to other areas of your life (transfere knowledge)?

  • 4. 

    Essay Question:What is an information system (complete definition)?  List and descrbe the component of an information system.  Give an example of a current working/functioning information system. 

  • 5. 

    The process of assessing the degree to which the potential time frame and completion dates for all major activities within a project meet organizational deadlines and constraints for affecting change best describes:

    • A.

      Political Feasibility

    • B.

      Operational Feasibility

    • C.

      Schedule Feasibility

    • D.

      Technical Feasibility

    • E.

      Economic Feasibility

    Correct Answer
    C. Schedule Feasibility
    Explanation
    See Chapter 5 page 137 Paragraph 3

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  • 6. 

    Determining _ _ for an Internet-based electronic commerce application is very similar to the process followed for other applications. ( 2 words)

    Correct Answer
    systems requirements
    requirements determination
    Explanation
    Chapter 6 page 162

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  • 7. 

    Characteristics of a good systems analysts during the requirements determination subphase include:(Check all that apply)

    • A.

      Attention to details

    • B.

      Impartiality

    • C.

      Impudence

    • D.

      Relax Constraints

    • E.

      Reframing

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Attention to details
    B. Impartiality
    D. Relax Constraints
    E. Reframing
    Explanation
    See Chapter 6, page 162

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is not a traditional method of collecting system requirements?

    • A.

      Observations

    • B.

      Interviewing

    • C.

      RAD

    • D.

      Document Analysis

    Correct Answer
    C. RAD
    Explanation
    Chapter 6

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  • 9. 

    Prototyping is most useful for determining project requirements when:

    • A.

      There is a tendency to avoid creating formal documentation.

    • B.

      Multiple stakeholders are involved in the system.

    • C.

      User requirements are not well understood.

    • D.

      Tools and data are not readily available to rapidly build systems.

    Correct Answer
    C. User requirements are not well understood.
    Explanation
    See Chapter 6

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following does Corporate Strategy include?

    • A.

      Mission Statement

    • B.

      Objective Statements

    • C.

      Description of competitive strategy

    • D.

      None of the above

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    See Chapter 4

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  • 11. 

     Generally speaking,  a use case model is developed during _________ stage.

    Correct Answer
    Analysis
    Explanation
    Chapter 7

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  • 12. 

    A Use Case Diagram shows all of the following EXCEPT:   

    • A.

      Relationships between the actors and use cases

    • B.

      The system boundary

    • C.

      The major use cases

    • D.

      The actors

    • E.

      Simba the Rhodesian Ridgeback

    Correct Answer
    E. Simba the Rhodesian Ridgeback
    Explanation
    Chapter 7, page 227

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following types of DFDs are not used in the systems development process?

    • A.

      New logical

    • B.

      Current logical

    • C.

      New physical

    • D.

      Current physical

    • E.

      None of above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of above
    Explanation
    Chapter 7

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  • 14. 

    _____ is a picture of the movement of data between external entities and the processes and data stores within a system.

    • A.

      Work flow diagram

    • B.

      Data flow diagram

    • C.

      Process Modeling

    • D.

      Context Data flow diagram

    • E.

      DFD New logical system

    Correct Answer
    B. Data flow diagram
    Explanation
    Chapter 7

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following has disrupted the belief that managers must make all the decisions?

    • A.

      Decision support tools

    • B.

      Advanced telecommunications networks

    • C.

      Expert systems

    • D.

      ISDS Major

    • E.

      Distributed databases

    Correct Answer
    A. Decision support tools
    Explanation
    Chapter 6

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  • 16. 

    ___________ ____________ involves issues related to project costs and benefits, technical difficulties, and other business related concerns.(2 words)

    Correct Answer
    Feasibility Assessments
    Explanation
    Chapter 5

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  • 17. 

    _________ are peer group reviews of any product created during the systems development process; also called a structured ___________.

    Correct Answer
    walkthroughs
    Explanation
    chapter 5

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  • 18. 

    ___________  can exist in a variety of forms -- as numbers or text on pieces of paper, as bits and bytes stored in electronic memory, or as facts stored in a person's mind.

    Correct Answer
    Data
    Explanation
    Data can exist in various forms, whether it is in the form of numbers or text on physical paper, stored as bits and bytes in electronic memory, or even as facts stored in a person's mind. This highlights the versatility and flexibility of data, which can be represented and stored in different ways depending on the context and medium.

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  • 19. 

    ___________ refers to objects that you can actually touch, like disks, disk drives, display screens, keyboards, printers, boards, and chips.

    Correct Answer
    hardware
    Explanation
    Hardware refers to physical components or devices that can be physically touched and interacted with. This includes items such as disks, disk drives, display screens, keyboards, printers, boards, and chips. These tangible objects are essential for the functioning of a computer system and are distinct from software, which refers to the programs and instructions that run on the hardware. Hardware is necessary for inputting, processing, and outputting data, making it a fundamental aspect of any computer system.

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  • 20. 

    _____________  the term refers to an interactive computerized system that gathers and presents data from a wide range of sources, typically for business purposes. _________   applications are systems and subsystems that help people make decisions based on data that is culled from a wide range of sources.

    Correct Answer
    Decision Suport Systems
  • 21. 

    _____ _____ ____ _  ____  is the definition for the complex organzational process whereby computer-based information systems are developed and maintained.

    Correct Answer
    Information systems analysis and design
    Explanation
    Information systems analysis and design refers to the complex organizational process of developing and maintaining computer-based information systems. This process involves analyzing the requirements of the system, designing the system architecture, and implementing and testing the system to ensure its functionality and effectiveness. It encompasses various techniques and methodologies to ensure that the information system meets the needs of the organization and its users.

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  • 22. 

    In  ___ ___ ___  a complete set of information. Records are composed of fields, each of which contains one item of information. A set of records constitutes a file. For example, a personnel file might contain records that have three fields: a name field, an address field, and a phone number field.

    Correct Answer
    database management systems
    Explanation
    Database management systems are used to store and manage large amounts of data. They provide a way to organize data into records, which are composed of fields that contain specific information. These records can then be grouped together to form a file. In the given example, a personnel file is mentioned, which would be a file containing records with three fields: name, address, and phone number. Therefore, database management systems are the correct answer as they allow for the creation and management of such files and records.

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  • 23. 

    ___  ____  is a strategy in systems analysis and design in which the project is reviewed after each phase and continuation of the project is rejustified.

    Correct Answer
    Incremental commitment
    Explanation
    see chapter 4

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  • 24. 

    A technique whose order and duration of a sequence of task activities directly affect the completion date of the project is known as ____ ___ ___.

    Correct Answer
    critical path scheduling
    Explanation
    see chapter 3

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