Quizlet › Printing flashcards of Chapter 11 BCIS

Quizlet › Printing flashcards of Chapter 11 BCIS

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True or false. One of the major functions of the information systems department is to develop, operate, and maintain enterprise applications. True or false. In IS departments, the technology office investigates new information systems technologies and determines how the organization can benefit from them. True or false. In the IS department, the development group manages the computing infrastructure, including individual computers, computer centers, networks, and communications media. False; In the IS department, the operations group manages the computing infrastructure, including individual computers, computer centers, networks, and communications media. True or false. If the organization does not develop programs in-house, then the development group will include programmers, test engineers, technical writers, and other personnel. True or false. All IS departments include a development group, an operational group, and an outsourcing relations group. False; All IS departments CAN include a development group, an operational group, and an outsourcing relations group. Quizlet › Printing flashcards of Chapter 11 BCIS http://quizlet.com/8109736/flashcards/ 1 of 24 12/2/2011 9:37 AM
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True or false. Information technology (IT) is simply technology. IT must be placed into the structure of an IS before an organization can use it. True or false. Information systems operate independently of the organization's competitive strategy. They have little effect on a company's goals and objectives. True or false. Information system infrastructure is not malleable as changing a network requires time and resources. True or false. The chief information officer is the representative for information system and information technology issues within the executive staff. True or false. When considering a merger, it is important that the company consider integration of information systems in the merged entities. Quizlet › Printing flashcards of Chapter 11 BCIS http://quizlet.com/8109736/flashcards/ 2 of 24 12/2/2011 9:37 AM
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True or false. It is the CIO's responsibility to establish and communicate priorities, while the responsibility for enforcement rests with others. False; It is the CIO's responsibility to establish and communicate priorities and enforce them. True or false. Every organization must implement every good idea. The objective of everyone in the information system department must be to develop the most appropriate systems possible, without constraints on time and money. True or false. A steering committee is a group of senior managers from the major business functions that works with the CIO to set the information system (IS) priorities and decide among major IS projects and alternatives. True or false. The steering committee provides a
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