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Unformatted text preview: 10/22/2019 IT 520 FA2019 V3: MidTerm Study Guide / IT 520 FA2019 V3 / Week 5 / MidTerm Study Guide Jump to... MidTerm Study Guide Study for Mid-term Exam on: McKeen Ch. 1-6, 8, 9 All Moodle readings thru Week Four This is a high-level overview of what to expect to see on the midterm exam. It's not all-inclusive: you're expected to study everything you've been assigned, but these are the most prominent topics you'll see most of on the exam. In bold are topics that appear perhaps more frequently than others. In no particular order are: Computers Definition Hardware & software components (examples of) History of and generations of computers Definition of data versus information Network: definition I.T. value to the organization What is it comprised of How is it achieved IT value and strategy Metrics Definition Three types: enterprise, functional, project-related Metrics organizations should keep their eyes on (outside reading link) Balanced scorecard Definition & components Principles Modified scorecard IT Workers - positions and definitions Business relationships Communication - written and oral IT Service Management Definition Practices Projects Definition and key concepts Project managers (roles and responsibilities) Project management lifecycle Project management software IT Sourcing Models Types Pros and cons IT Leadership Development Leadership versus management Strategy and IT's Role IT Governance Again, this may not be totally inclusive, but it represents the topics we discussed online and in class PowerPoints (or my voice-over weekly PPTs). NOTE that I have copied the ungraded activities into this week's module for you to use as additional study guides. They follow this link. And if you're still with me, here's a hint on my style of multiple choice exams. I don't post definition-only exams. They are more applied in nature, meaning you will need to know the definition but also the purpose and application of the topic at hand. Here is an example (which you may find on the exam itself): 1/2 10/22/2019 IT 520 FA2019 V3: MidTerm Study Guide So that gives you an idea what the exam questions will be like. Best of luck on the exam! Last modified: Monday, February 6, 2017, 6 35 PM © Walsh | Get the mobile app Reset user tour 2/2 ...
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