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1. What do we mean by feasibility? Describe the ways a system analyst can determine a project's feasibility. (7 points) Answer: Feasibility is a measure of how suitable system development will be to the company. There are four tests to determine the feasibility of a project. An operational feasibility test can determine how well the proposed information system will work. A schedule feasibility test can measure whether the established deadlines for the project are reasonable or not. The project leader may extend deadlines or give up activities depending on the needs of the system. The technical feasibility test can measure whether a company has or can obtain the hardware, software and people needed to deliver and then support the proposed information system. Finally, the economic feasibility test, sometimes called the cost/benefit feasibility test, can measure whether the lifetime benefits of the proposed project will be greater than its lifetime cost. An analyst may use various techniques such as return on investment (or ROI) any payback analysis to determine economic feasibility. 2. List & briefly describe the tools for modeling processes. What belongs in a
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