ch4 - ch4 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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ch4 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. ____ 1. Questionnaires are an effective method for obtaining preliminary insight into the information needs of the various stakeholders. ____ 2. The review of existing forms and reports is seldom used as a fact-finding method. ____ 3. Interviewing stakeholders is by far the most effective way to understand business functions and business rules. ____ 4. The very first, and most important, step in preparing for an interview is to establish the objective of the inter- view. ____ 5. A mock-up is a preliminary working model of a larger system. ____ 6. Joint application design (JAD) is a technique used to expedite the investigation of system requirements. ____ 7. The objective of a structured walkthrough is to fix errors in a system. ____ 8. The analysis phase involves defining in great detail what the information system needs to accomplish in order to provide the organization with the desired benefits. ____ 9. Beginning analysts often underestimate how much there is to learn about the work the users perform. ____ 10. A physical model shows what the system is required to do in great detail, without committing to any one tech- nology. ____ 11. The term logical model refers to any model that shows how the system will actually be implemented. ____ 12. The modern structured analysis technique uses data flow diagrams (DFDs) and entity-relationship diagrams (ERDs). ____ 13. One of the analyst's first tasks is to identify every type of stakeholder who has an interest in, or will be in- volved in, the new system. ____ 14. Business users are the people who use the system to perform the day-to-day operations of an organization. ____ 15. Managers are responsible for seeing that the company is performing its daily procedures efficiently and ef- fectively. ____ 16. Top executives of an organization are interested in strategic issues. ____ 17. The objective of the design phase of system development is to understand the business functions and develop the system requirements. ____ 18. An information user is a person who needs historical information from the system. ____ 19. The activities of the analysis phase include gathering information, defining system requirements, and review- ing recommendations with management. ____ 20. Systems analysis involves the creation of detailed logical models. ____ 21. Discovery prototypes are built with the intent of being fully functional. ____ 22. Prototypes can prove that the technology can do what it is supposed to do. ____ 23. Information users are those that use the system to perform the day-to-day operations of an organization.
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____ 24. Workflows can be documented using an activity diagram. ____ 25.
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