CMC3523_SAD_Tut 4 Sol

CMC3523_SAD_Tut 4 Sol - CMC3523_SA&D Tutorial 4-...

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Tutorial 4- Chapter 3 Systems Planning Suggested Solutions Part A : Review Questions 1. What is a SWOT analysis and why is it important? Ans . During strategic planning, top managers ask a series of questions that is called a SWOT analysis because it examines a company’s strengths (S), weaknesses (W), opportunities (O), and threats (T). Each question leads to an IT- related issue, which in turn requires more review, analysis, and planning. (Page 48) 2. What are five common reasons for systems projects? Ans. The main reasons for systems projects are improved service to customers, better performance, more information, stronger controls, and reduced cost. (Page 53) 3. What are some internal and external factors that affect systems project? Ans . Internal factors include the strategic plan, top managers, user requests, the IT department, and existing systems. External factors include technology, suppliers, customers, competitors, the economy, and government. (Page 54) 4. What is feasibility? List and briefly discuss four feasibility tests?
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