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MIS 3305 Test 3 (Esserman) - Chapter 12
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what serves as the output of the first phase and the inputs to the requirements analysis phase?
a project plan based on the new system's design
projects that spend too much time documenting requirements
last phase of the systems development life cycle
implementing a new system on a limited portion of the business
organizational feasibility concerns whether the new system fits within the organization's customs, culture, charter, or legal requirements
primary purpose of the requirements phase
determining the functions and features of a new system
what is NOT a task of the components phase of design?
conducting unit tests
doubling the number of people working on a project in an attempt to get it done on time is not the right solution because it can cause ________________
diseconomies of scale
task of the components phase of design
determine software specifications
adding more people to a late project makes the project late
what is true about the challenges in determining the requirements of a system development?
requirements change during the course of development
what is a task you will perform?
construct a database and fill it with data
what is true of information systems projects in organizations?
information systems projects have a high failure rate
what is NOT a characteristic of a comprehensive test plan?
it should include only the normal actions that the user would take
the second phase of the systems development life cycle
which of the following statements is true about assessing the feasibility of projects?
technical feasibility refers to whether existing information technology is likely to be able to meet the needs of the new system
what is true of building prototypes?
prototypes provide evidence to assess the system's technical and organizational feasibility
what is NOT an element of the implementation phase?
recording requests for change
recording requests for change
a process that must occur as part of the maintenance phase in the SDLC
what is true of software design
source code is written in the Java language during the software design phase
what component is NOT true of the major challenges of systems development?
difficulties involving debt and planning
defining system goals and scope
first step in the system definition phase of the systems development life cycle
projects that spend too much time documenting requirements result in ________________
what action is the most efficient solution for this problem?
developing a patch that could be applied to all copies of the product
what is part of the component design phase of an SDLC design?
determining software specifications
what is true about requirements determination?
requirements are difficult to determine
the process of creating and maintaining information systems
characteristic of a comprehensive test plan
it should ensure the execution of every single line of program code
disadvantage of building prototypes
can be expensive to create
the accuracy of the user requirements
the most critical factor in the component design phase of the systems development life cycle
writing source code in the Java language is part of the ____________
software design phase
what is true regarding the development of an information system?
IS development involves all five components
IS development may require changes in business procedures
IS development includes developing system goals
IS development sometimes requires retraining employees
NOT IS development is exclusively a technical task undertaken by programmers and technical specialists
In many IS development projects, it is difficult for the users of the system to define what they want in the new system. Which of the challenges in the IS development does this reflect?
the difficulty of requirements determination
The first phase of the SDLC in which we begin to understand management's statement of the need for the new system is _________
the phase of the SDLC in which errors are fixed and changes are made to adapt the system to the changing business needs is __________
the tasks of the systems definition phase include
define goals and scope
form project team
NOT select hardware
four dimensions of feasibility that are used to evaluate projects
NOT user involvement
One key element in systems development that is critical to success
the active involvement of users
a key to conceptualizing requirements involves creating a model of the system known as this
approved user requirements
the most essential input into component design
a team creating procedures to be followed in the event of a major service disruption is producing ___________ procedures
outlining the normal sequences of user actions and the incorrect user actions is a part of developing a ____________
switching over to a new system in one dramatic step
the theme of systems maintenance
fix and adapt
a collection of changes to an existing system
a problem revealed by the waterfall nature of the SDLC
projects often require crawling back up the waterfall and repeating work
in today's environment, organizations frequently seek to develop systems using an alternative to the SDLC known as the _________________________
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