Using MIS, 7e (Kroenke) Chapter 11 Information Systems Management 1) One of the major functions of the information systems department is to develop, operate, and maintain applications. Answer: TRUE 2) The structure of the IS department remains constant across organizations. Answer: FALSE 3) In all companies, the chief information officer reports directly to the chief financial officer. Answer: FALSE 4) In IS departments, the technology office investigates new information systems technologies and determines how the organization can benefit from them. Answer: TRUE 5) The chief technology officer evaluates new technologies and identifies those that are most relevant to the organization. Answer: TRUE 6) In an IS department, the development group manages the computing infrastructure, including individual computers, networks, and communications media. Answer: FALSE 7) If an organization does not develop programs in-house, then the development group of the IS department will include programmers, test engineers, and technical writers. Answer: FALSE 8) The purpose of the data administration group is to protect data and information assets by establishing data standards and data management practices and policies. Answer: TRUE 9) The terms "information systems" and "information technology" can be used interchangeably. Answer: FALSE 10) IT must be placed into the structure of an IS before an organization can use it. Answer: TRUE 11) With the exception of system analyst, all the major job positions in the IS industry require business knowledge. Answer: FALSE 12) In the context of responsibilities involved in job positions in the IS industry, a business analyst works with business leaders to develop systems that implement business strategy and goals. Answer: TRUE 13) In the context of responsibilities involved in job positions in the IS industry, a technical writer develops test plans, and designs and writes automated test scripts.Answer: FALSE
14) In the context of knowledge, skill, and characteristics requirements for job positions in the IS industry, a consultant should have an entrepreneurial attitude and people skills. Answer: TRUE 15) In the context of knowledge, skill, and characteristics requirements for job positions in the IS industry, a network administrator should have in-depth knowledge of one or more programming languages. Answer: FALSE 16) Aligning information systems with organizational strategy is a one-time process. Answer: FALSE 17) IS must evolve as the organization merges with other organizations or sells its divisions. Answer: TRUE 18) Adapting IS to new versions of business processes is a quick process. Answer: FALSE 19) The chief information officer is the representative for IS and IT issues within the executive staff. Answer: TRUE 20) When considering a merger, it is important that the company consider integration of information systems in the merged entities.
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