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Systems Analysis - Tutorial Week 1 - Solution TRUE/FALSE 1. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: 5 2. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: 6 3. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: 12 4. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: 13 5. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: 6 MULTIPLE CHOICE 6. ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 6 7. ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 7 8. ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 11 9. ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 16 10. ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 4 COMPLETION 11. ANS: functional decomposition REF: 7 12. ANS: technology architecture1 REF: 16 13. ANS: environment REF: 7 14. ANS: Decision REF: 9 15. ANS: components REF: 7 Review Questions 1. What are the main steps followed when solving a problem? Research and understand the problem, verify that the benefits of solving the problem outweigh the costs, define requirements for a solution, develop a set of possible solutions (alternatives), decide which solution is best, define the details of the chosen solution, and monitor to make sure that you obtain the desired benefits. 2. Define system. A collection of interrelated components that function together to achieve some outcome. 3. Define information system. A collection of interrelated components that collect, process, store, and provide as output the information needed to complete business tasks. 4. What are the types of information systems found in most organizations and give a brief description of each? Transaction processing system (TPS) – information systems that capture and record information about the transactions that affect the organization. Management information system (MIS) – information systems that take information captured by transactions processing systems and produce reports that management needs for planning and control. Decision support and knowledge-based system (DSS/KBS) – support systems that allow a user to
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2010 for the course ITC 254 taught by Professor No during the Three '10 term at Charles Sturt University.

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