ch3 - ch3 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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ch3 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. ____ 1. A good project manager knows how to develop a plan, execute it, anticipate problems, and make adjustments. ____ 2. Weighted scoring is a method used to prioritize projects based on criteria with unequal weights. ____ 3. Projects are never initiated to solve immediate business problems. ____ 4. The project implementation phase is usually staffed with only two or three highly experienced systems ana- lysts, one of whom serves as the project manger. ____ 5. The most critical element in the success of a system development project is user involvement. ____ 6. One of the requirements of the project design phase is to provide estimates of the time to complete the project and the total cost of the project. ____ 7. A work breakdown structure (WBS) is simply a list of all the required individual activities and tasks for the project. ____ 8. During project planning, it is usually possible to schedule every task in the entire project. ____ 9. A PERT/CPM is another name for a type of Gantt Chart. ____ 10. Slack time is the amount of time a task can be delayed without affecting the project schedule. ____ 11. For planning and scheduling purposes, many project managers use project management software and Gantt charts to plan and track the iterations of the project. ____ 12. Project feasibility analysis is an activity that verifies whether a project can be started and successfully com- pleted. ____ 13. Feasibility analysis attempts to identify all the risks of failure. ____ 14. Project management is a support discipline, and therefore is not critical to system development. ____ 15. Historically, the success rate of system development projects has been very high. ____ 16. According to the Standish Group, the percentage of successful system development projects as of 2000 was 72 percent. ____ 17. Current trends indicate that iterative, evolutionary approaches help to improve project success. ____ 18. A project manager has both internal and external responsibilities. ____ 19. Few career paths lead to project management. ____ 20. The PMI does not have a certification program. ____ 21. The critical path indicates the latest date that the project can be completed. ____ 22. Economic feasibility asks whether the anticipated benefits are greater than the projected costs to develop the information system. ____ 23. Increased customer satisfaction (not measurable in dollars) is an example of a tangible benefit. ____ 24. Schedule feasibility is not a concern when the project must be completed by a specific date.
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____ 25. Project scope management is a PMBOK knowledge area that establishes a comprehensive plan for ensuring quality. Multiple Choice
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