planning, analysis, design, implementation, support
In sequence, most system development life cycles contain five phases: ____.
An IT ____ is a professional who is hired based on expertise in a specialized area of computers, including service and advice.
____ is performed by end-users and verifies that the new system works with actual data
One member of the project team is the project ____, who manages and controls the budget and schedule of the project.
request for information (RFI)
A ____ is a less formal method that uses a standard form to request information about a product or service.
Scope ____ occurs when one activity in a project has led to another that was not originally planned; thus, the scope of the project has grown.
input and output design
During ____, a systems analyst carefully designs every menu, screen, and report specified in the requirements.
An important responsibility of a ____ is to develop a computer security plan.
A(n) ____ test measures the performance of hardware or software.
Some VARs (value-added resellers) provide complete systems, also known as ____
The purpose of ____ is to determine whether a system is inefficient at any point.
A(n) ____ is a company that purchases products from manufacturers and then resells these products to the public — offering additional services with the product.
____ are sets of rules and procedures a company expects employees to accept and follow
A(n) ____ is a publication available on the Web.
operation, support, and security phase
The purpose of the ____ is to provide ongoing assistance for an information system and its users after the system is implemented
A computer ____ plan summarizes in writing all the safeguards that are in place to protect a company's information assets
____ maintenance is the process of including new features or capabilities in an information system
____ include anyone for whom an information system is being built.
____ is a style of writing that systems analysts use to describe the steps in a process
Like a decision table, a decision ____ shows conditions and actions in a process, but it shows them graphically
Project leaders should have good change ____ skills so they can recognize when a change in the project has occurred, take actions to react to the change, and plan for opportunities because of the change.
A(n) ____ is a set of components that interact to achieve a common goal.
An Internet ____ provider is a company that provides Web hosting services that include managing shopping carts, inventory, and credit card processing.
In large companies, users write a formal request for a new or modified information system, which is called a(n) ____ request.
System development life cycles often group many activities into larger categories called ____.
_______ verifies that all programs in an application work together properly