MIS Chapter 12

  1. The testing process that focuses on individual computer programs is called​ _________________.
    unit testing
  2. The plan for unit​ testing, system​ testing, and acceptance testing is called​ ____________.
    a test plan
  3. Implementing a new system into an organization module by module is called a​ ____________.
    phased approach
  4. The most bold and risky implementation strategy is the​ _______________ approach.
    direct cutover
  5. The​ ___________________ is the oldest methodology for building information systems.
    systems development life cycle​ (SDLC)
  6. Which of the following is a document provided to external vendors that are competing for a​ project?
    Request for proposal
  7. In the Girl Scouts​ case, the project was​ _______________ to Accenture and Hybris as opposed to being built internally
  8. Given the variety of devices individuals use to visit websites​ (i.e., desktops,​ tablets, and​ smartphones), _____________ web design enables a website to change automatically to fit a device.
  9. ​A(n) __________ app such as Kindle is specifically designed to run on a specific platform and device.
  10. In a dataflow diagram​ (DFD), a(n)​ ___________ portrays the transformation of data.
    rounded box
  11. In a dataflow diagram​ (DFD), a/an​ ___________ represents data stores.
    open rectangle
  12. A​ ___________ chart is a​ top-down chart that orients the project in terms of levels of design and relationships among levels.
  13. An entire information system is broken down into its subsystems by using​ ________.
    ​high-level data flow diagrams
  14. ​Object-oriented modeling is based on the​ object, which combines​ ________ .
    data and processes
  15. Which of the following is a correct characteristic of​ object-oriented development?
    It is more iterative and incremental than traditional structured development.
  16. ​Object-oriented development could potentially reduce the time and cost of writing software because​ ________.
    objects are reusable
  17. A systems building approach that focuses on the process of creating workable systems in a very short period of time is termed​ ________.
    rapid application development
  18. The acronym CASE stands for​ _______________________, which provides software tools to automate the systems development process.
    ​computer-aided software engineering
  19. An application that is accessed from a mobile​ device's web browser is termed a​ ____________ because it has specific functionalities for mobile devices and accesses data through the Internet.
    mobile web app
  20. From the Girl Scout cookie​ case, the benefit of lowering ordering errors is an example of​ a(n) ______ benefit.
  21. Which of the following is NOT a section in an information systems​ plan?
    Business information needs
  22. Which of the following is NOT defined in the management strategy section of an information systems​ plan?
    Firm's strategic plan
  23. A​ high-risk project with the potential for high benefits should be​ ______.
    cautiously examined
  24. When systems are created rapidly without a formal development methodology​ ________.
    testing and documentation may be inadequate
  25. In which type of systems building are the development stages organized so that tasks in one stage are completed before the tasks in the next stage​ begin?
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MIS Chapter 12