Chap005 - Chapter 5 Task Level Modeling True/False...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5, Task Level Modeling True/False Questions 1. Tasks are individual steps involved in accomplishing events in an enterprise. Ans: True 2. The database architectures for two enterprises that have different workflow scenarios for the same business process are likely to be very different; however, their system flowcharts for the scenarios are likely to be very similar. Ans: False Response: The system flowcharts are likely to be very different; whereas the database architectures are likely to be similar. 3. System flowcharts include symbols, flow lines, and areas of responsibility. Ans: True 4. Only one acceptable input symbol exists for use in system flowcharts. Ans: False Response: Several different input symbols are acceptable for use in system flowcharts. 5. The combination of an online manual input device and a computerized process symbol serves as a single process for purposes of input-process-output logic. Ans: True 6. On system flowcharts, one symbol is specified to indicate files that contain stored data, no matter what media is used. Ans: False Response: Different symbols are used depending on what media type is used. 7. A nonprocessed document on a system flowchart is represented as . Ans: False Response: It is represented as Dunn/Cherrington/Hollander, Enterprise Information Systems: A Pattern Based Approach, 3e 59 Chapter 5, Task Level Modeling 8. A dotted or dashed line on a document or system flowchart is used to indicate actual physical flow of a document or object. Ans: False Response: Solid lines do that. Dotted or dashed lines indicate flow of information rather than physical documents or objects. 9. The assumed flow of a system or document flowchart is right to left and top to bottom. Ans: False Response: The assumed flow is left to right and top to bottom. 10. Areas of responsibility are typically standardized across flowcharts for various organizations. Ans: False Response: Different organizations typically have different names and structures for various areas of responsibility. 11. Each copy of a document must flow to a symbol denoting an exit from the system. Ans: False Response: It may flow to a permanent file symbol or to an off-page connector. 12. Master files contain balance data or the status of an entity at a point in time. Ans: True 13. Data in master files are used to update the balance in the transaction files. Ans: True 14. Sequential storage implies that records are stored one after another in some order (e.g. by account number or alphabetically). Ans: True 15. With batch processing, transactions may be entered into the computer without immediately updating the master file. Ans: True 60 Dunn/Cherrington/Hollander, Enterprise Information Systems: A Pattern Based Approach, 3e Chapter 5, Task Level Modeling 16. Online processing and real-time processing are synonyms....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course INFO SYSTE ACC 115 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '10 term at Strayer.

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Chap005 - Chapter 5 Task Level Modeling True/False...

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