The best definition of the governance style of feudal is:
B. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
________ refers to a project growing in size during the development process
B. Project creep
What are the steps (in order) for the Waterfall method?
C. Plan, Analysis, Design, Develop, Test, Implement, Maintain
During _________, the process of development iterates quickly instead of through entire process, while in _________ sessions are held involving both end users and developers during which the system is designed
B. RAD, JAD
IT Governance defines which two types of rights:
C. Decision rights and input rights
"The process of gathering, incorporating, and measuring stakeholder expectations for IT" defines:
B. Expectation Management
A phased strategy is:
C. When the system is brought in one functional unit at a time
Which of the following is the definition of systems development?
A. The activities that go into producing an information systems solution to an organizational problem or opportunity
The best definition of the governance style of anarchy is:
E. Individual end users hold a right
Service-Oriented IS Organization
A. The focus is to be responsive to the needs for systems, data, and architecture with centralized tasks, a flattened organization, and recognition of business unit sensitivities, but not full staff.
Functional IS Organization
A. Central IS staff broken into groups for different line and staff units and liaison roles are formed to interact with business units. The focus is to serve the needs of a particular group, often at the expense of the entire organization
Indicate whether the following factor is a driver towards User Dominance or IT Dominance for the governance of the IT function.IT has skills that business unit does not
a. IT dominance
b. User Dominance
a. IT dominance
"The process of assisting people to make an alteration in their working environment" defines:
A. Change management
Which of the following are factors in the success of an IS project?
E. All of the above
Pilot testing is:
D. When the system is brought into individual BUs and operates until system is successful
E. The IS unit becomes a subsidiary to the organization and is responsible for own financial and market survival.
A statement of how someone wants the future to be or believes it will be is a statement of a...
The best definition of the governance style of IT monarchy is:
C. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
A direct cutover strategy is:
A. Risky; one system replaces the other on a given day
The best definition of the governance style of business monarchy is:
C. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
The difference between governance structure and governance style include:
B. Structure shows roles, style defines the decision and input rights
Distributed IS Organization
A. Technology and tasks pushed into the business units, but keep a central group to take advantage of shared economies of scale (e.g. telecom). The focus is to develop and manage the corporate plan for IS and to assist divisions in making the best use of IT
A parallel strategy is:
B. Safe and conservative; both systems are used for a time
The best definition of the governance style of duopoly is:
B. One IT group and one business group share a right
"Influencing and directing the performance of group members towards the achievement of organizational goals" means: