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Test 2 - Title 2 Started 7:17 PM Submitted 8:19 PM Time spent 01:01:55 Comments Total score 68/100 = 68 Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum

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Unformatted text preview: Title: 2 Started: June 13, 2010 7:17 PM Submitted: June 13, 2010 8:19 PM Time spent: 01:01:55 Comments: Total score: 68/100 = 68% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 100 1. Academic honesty Answer "true" if you affirm the following: I have not and will not discuss the content of this test in any way with anyone else. If I discuss the content of this test in any way with anyone, I have cheated. Cheating is a violation of the honor code. Student Response Value Correct Answer True 100% True Score: 0/0 Comments: 2. Bonus for Friday Are you taking this test Friday at 9:30 PM or before? Is "yes", answer "true". Your five bonus points will be added manually so that the base for this test remains 100 points. Student Response Value Correct Answer False 0% True Score: 0/0 Comments: 3. 19-091 What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of custom software and canned software for meeting application software needs? Student Response: Custom Pros: creation and control, meets users needs, timeliness, frees up system resources, ease of use Custom Cons: development errors, inadequate testing, inefficient systems, increased costs Canned Pros: installed by vendors, hardware/software package, industry specific Canned Cons: needs may not be met, modifications done by vendors Sample Correct Answer Custom software: tailored to needs; potential competitive advantage; and better control over the process: expensive; difficult to write; error prone; and time consuming. Canned software: easy to acquire; fast to acquire; inexpensive; good documentation; updates are inexpensive; and can be tested: not tailored to needs; not as efficient as custom software; does not develop in-house expertise in creation; and developer may go out of business. General Feedback: Custom software: tailored to needs; potential competitive advantage; and better control over the process: expensive; difficult to write; error prone; and time consuming. Canned software: easy to acquire; fast to acquire; inexpensive; good documentation; updates are inexpensive; and can be tested: not tailored to needs; not as efficient as custom software; does not develop in-house expertise in creation; and developer may View Attempt http://webctap.gardner-webb.edu/webct/urw/lc8932375... 1 of 23 7/28/2010 9:48 AM go out of business. Score: 4/4 Comments: 4. 03-084 Name two reasons why it is important to have a working knowledge of DFDs and flowcharting. Student Response: documentation and narrative description Sample Correct Answer First, data flow diagrams and flowcharts are the two most frequently used development and documentation tools used today. Second, since systems development is extremely complex, DFDs and flowcharts are tools that are used to create order from chaos and complexity....
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Test 2 - Title 2 Started 7:17 PM Submitted 8:19 PM Time spent 01:01:55 Comments Total score 68/100 = 68 Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum

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