ch1 - ch1 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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ch1 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. ____ 1. Systems analysis and design focuses on understanding the business problem and outlining the approach to solve it. ____ 2. When choosing between possible solutions to a business problem, the best solution is the one with the fewest risks and the most benefits. ____ 3. If solving the business problem is feasible, the analyst develops one possible solution. ____ 4. A systems analyst needs to understand people and the way they work. ____ 5. A systems analyst needs to be an expert in all types of technology. ____ 6. Analysts must upgrade their knowledge and skills continually. ____ 7. Information systems are critical to the success of modern business organizations. ____ 8. The primary activity of a system developer is programming. ____ 9. Technology alone increases productivity and profits. ____ 10. Systems analysis means understanding and specifying in detail what the information system should accom- plish. ____ 11. The systems analyst's work is described as problem solving for an organization. ____ 12. A system is a collection of interrelated components that function together to achieve some outcome. ____ 13. An information system is a collection of interrelated components that collect, process, store, and provide as output the information needed to complete business tasks. ____ 14. The difference between the system boundary and the automation boundary is that the system boundary is con- tained within the automation boundary. ____ 15. The components of an information system are the computer hardware, the computer software and the data. Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 16. The process of understanding and specifying in detail what the information system should accomplish is called systems ____. a. design c. analysis b. specification d. administration ____ 17. Systems ____ means specifying in detail how the many components of the information system should be physically implemented. a. design c. analysis b. specification d. administration ____ 18. The term “____” refers to a business professional who uses analysis and design techniques to solve business problems using information technology. a. database manager c. systems analyst b. computer programmer d. market analyst
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____ 19. The most important role of a systems analyst in business is ____. a. technical understanding of information systems b. problem solving c. knowing what data needs to be stored and used d. special programming skills ____ 20. After investing resources in thoroughly understanding the business problem, the analyst decides that the costs of solving the problem will likely outweigh the benefits. The analyst should ____. 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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ch1 - ch1 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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