ch8 - ch8 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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ch8 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. ____ 1. While prioritizing requirements, the project manager precisely defines the functions that will be included in the project and sets a baseline, which he/she can use to control and direct the rest of the project. ____ 2. Costs and schedule profoundly affect decisions regarding a project’s scope, environment, and implementa- tion. ____ 3. Prioritizing requirements includes tasks to define both the scope and the level of automation for the new sys- tem. ____ 4. Custom-built systems require minimal programming by in-house staff or outsourced consultants and program- mers. ____ 5. Facilities management is one of the many system development techniques. ____ 6. Outsourcing of all IS functions is a long-term, strategic decision. ____ 7. The decision regarding whether or not the system is to be outsourced is usually made by a project team. ____ 8. One critical problem with turnkey systems is that they often do not exactly meet the needs of the organization. ____ 9. The advantage of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is that a new system can usually be obtained at a much lower cost and risk than through in-house development. ____ 10. The major disadvantage of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is the cost. ____ 11. Usually, it is more difficult for an analyst to define high-end automation than low-end automation because low-end automation is basically an automated version of a current manual procedure. ____ 12. An important part of any project is ensuring that the application deployment environment is defined and well matched to application requirements. ____ 13. A project’s scope is directly affected by the priorities established for the system requirements. ____ 14. The decisions affecting requirements, environment, and implementation approach are made separately. ____ 15. Broader scope and higher levels of automation do not usually require organizations to reengineer their busi- ness functions and manual processes. Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 16. The ____ of the new application system defines the business functions that will be included. a. level of automation c. prototype b. scope d. benchmark ____ 17. ____ refers to the amount of computer support that exists for the functions that are included in the new applic- ation system. a. Level of automation c. Benchmark b. Scope d. Prototype ____ 18. A high ____ occurs when the system takes over, as much as possible, the processing of a function. a. level of scope c. level of strategic planning
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b. business process reengineering (BPR) d. level of automation ____ 19. ____ solutions begin with a standard system, but they require substantial integration with a company’s busi- ness processes. a.
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2010 for the course FCIT 200 taught by Professor Dr.adam during the Spring '10 term at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

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ch8 - ch8 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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