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Unformatted text preview: Name: Your Name Goes Here CIS-256 Test on Chapters 1-4 Total Score: x points out of 100 Use what you’ve learned to answer these question by editing this document to add each answer where indicated. Each of your answers should be in the form of one or more well- written paragraphs without spelling or grammar errors. You cannot earn full credit for a poorly written answer. Be sure to phrase all answers in your own words. You cannot earn points by merely quoting the textbook. 1. (5 points for content, 5 points for quality; score: c + q = x ) For each of the four phases in the Systems Analysis and Design process, 1) explain what is accomplished in that phase; 2) list the input information required by that phase; 3) list the output information that the phases produces. Phase 1: System Planning and Selection – In this Phase there are two main functions. First someone needs to identify a need to make a change to the existing system in some way. This may come from a request to deal with a problem in a current system, the need to perform additional tasks or that newer technology would improve the bottom line. Secondly, the needs are translated into a written plan including a schedule for the development of the system, and a feasibility study to determine what resources are available. The second task of the first phase is to look into the proposed system and determine its scope. This includes specific times and resources needed for the execution of the project. A formal and final presentation is made to the organization’s management by the project leader and other team members. Phase 2: System Analysis – This phase involves the analysis studying the organization’s current processes and determining the requirements of the new system. Determine any alternatives available. And compare alternatives to determine which best meets the organization’s budget and skill level. The output is the description of the system determined to be the best solution, which is skill level....
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- Spring '10
- Project Management, project manager, open source software