CIST2921-IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage (A)

  1. software controls the flow of data, provides data security, and manages network operations
  2. When planning an information system, a company must consider how a new system will interface with older systems, which are called
    egacy systems
  3. Systems analysts use a process called ____ to represent company operations and information needs
    business process modeling
  4. A business ____ is an overview that describes a company’s overall functions, processes, organization, products, services, customers, suppliers, competitors, constraints, and future direction.
  5. ____ enabled computer-to-computer transfer of data between companies, usually over private telecommunications networks.
  6. User productivity systems ____.
    include e-mail, voice mail, fax, video and Web conferencing, word processing, automated calendars, database management, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentation graphics, company intranets, and high-speed Internet access
  7. A ____, or requirements model, describes the information that a system must provide.
    business model
  8. ____ is a systems development technique that tests system concepts and provides an opportunity to examine input, output, and user interfaces before final decisions are made
  9. Structured analysis is a traditional systems development technique that uses a series of phases, called the ____, to plan, analyze, design, implement, and support an information system.
  10. ____ provides vital protection and maintenance services for system software and hardware, including enterprise computing systems, networks, transaction processing systems, and corporate IT infrastructure.
    Systems support and security
  11. ____ planning is the process of identifying long-term organizational goals, strategies, and resources.
  12. During strategic planning, top managers ask a series of questions that is called a ____ analysis because it examines a company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  13. ____ components can provide automated response to sales inquiries, Web-based order processing, and online inventory tracking.
    Customer relationship management (CRM)
  14. If a problem arises that involves a mission-critical system, an IT ____ team would attempt to restore normal operations.
  15. A feasibility study includes tests for ____ feasibility, which refers to the practical resources needed to develop, purchase, install, or operate the system.
  16. When setting priorities for systems requests, the highest priority goes to projects that provide the ____.
    greatest benefit, at the lowest cost, in the shortest period of time
  17. A systems analyst conducts a(n) ____ investigation to study the systems request and recommend specific action.
  18. The primary method of obtaining information during the preliminary investigation is to ____.
    conduct interviews
  19. In sequence, the interviewing process involves a series of steps: ____, conduct the interview, document the interview, and evaluate the interview.
    determine the people to interview, establish objectives for the interview, develop interview questions, prepare for the interview
  20. A project manager’s planning _____.
    ncludes identifying project tasks and estimating completion times and costs
  21. A project manager’s scheduling function _____.
    involves staffing, which includes selecting the project team and assigning specific tasks to team members
  22. Project scheduling involves all of the following EXCEPT ____.
    defining project constraints
  23. The first step in the creation of a PERT/CPM chart is to ____.
    identify all the project tasks
  24. In addition to tasks, every project has ____, which are reference points used to monitor progress and manage the project.
  25. A ____ path includes all tasks that are vital to the project schedule.
  26. A risk management plan includes a review of all of the following EXCEPT ____.
  27. A risk ____ plan is a proactive effort to anticipate a risk and describe an action plan to deal with it.
  28. The ____ phase of the SDLC includes four main activities: requirements modeling, data and process modeling, object modeling, and consideration of development strategies.
    systems analysis
  29. ____ enable a systems analyst to identify a problem, evaluate the key elements, and develop a useful solution
    Analytical skills
  30. RAD relies heavily on ____.
    prototyping and user involvement
  31. A(n) ____ is a UML technique that visually represents the interaction between users and an information system.
    use case diagram
  32. ___ is a typical example of a system requirement for the performance category.
    The student records system must produce class lists within five hours after the end of registration
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CIST2921-IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage (A)
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