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Chapter 5 Initiating and Planning Systems Development Projects Multiple Choice Questions 1. As a rule of thumb estimate, what percentage of the entire development effort should be devoted to the project initiation and planning process? a. between 10 and 20 percent b. less than 5 percent c. less than 10 percent d. between 20 and 30 percent Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 122 2. Activities designed to assist in organizing a team to conduct project planning is the focus of: a. project planning b. project identification and selection c. project initiation d. analysis Answer : c Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 123 3. How is project planning distinct from general information systems planning? a. General information systems planning focuses on assessing the information systems needs of the entire organization. b. Project planning focuses on assessing the information systems needs of the entire organization. c. General information systems planning focuses on defining clear, discrete activities and the work needed to complete each activity within a single project. d. Project planning focuses on defining discrete activities needed to complete all projects. Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 123 4. Which of the following is not an element of project initiation? a. establishing management procedures b. dividing the project into manageable tasks c. establishing a relationship with the customer d. establishing the project initiation team Answer : b Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 124
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5. The objective of the project planning process is: a. the development of a Baseline Project Plan and Statement of Work b. the development of a Systems Service Request c. the development of entity relationship diagrams d. the development of transitional operations plans Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 124 6. Which of the following is an element of project planning? a. establishing management procedures b. establishing a relationship with the customer c. estimating resources and creating a resource plan d. establishing the project management environment and project workbook Answer : b Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 124 7. The Baseline Project Plan: a. contains all information collected and analyzed during project initiation and planning b. specifies detailed project activities for the next life cycle phase, analysis, and less detail for subsequent project phases c. is used by the project selection committee to help decide if the project should be accepted, redirected, or canceled d. all of the above Answer : d Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 124 8. A major outcome and deliverable from the project initiation and planning phase that contains the best estimate of a project’s scope, benefits, costs, risks, and resource requirements defines the: a. Baseline Project Plan b. Information Systems Plan c. Mission Statement d. Statement of Work Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 124 9. The Statement of Work: a. is a short document prepared for the customer that describes what the project will deliver and outlines all work required to complete the project b.
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