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Exam Name___________________________________ TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false. 1) One of the major functions of the information systems department is to develop, operate, and maintain enterprise applications. 1) 2) In IS departments, the technology office investigates new information systems technologies and determines how the organization can benefit from them. 2) 3) In the IS department, the development group manages the computing infrastructure, including individual computers, computer centers, networks, and communications media. 3) 4) If the organization does not develop programs in - house, then the development group will include programmers, test engineers, technical writers, and other personnel. 4) 5) All IS departments include a development group, an operational group, and an outsourcing relations group. 5) 6) Information technology (IT) is simply technology. IT must be placed into the structure of an IS before an organization can use it. 6) 7) Information systems operate independently of the organization's competitive strategy. They have little effect on a company's goals and objectives. 7) 8) Information system infrastructure is not malleable as changing a network requires time and resources. 8) 9) The chief information officer is the representative for information system and information technology issues within the executive staff. 9) 10) When considering a merger, it is important that the company consider integration of information systems in the merged entities. 10) 11) It is the CIO's responsibility to establish and communicate priorities, while the responsibility for enforcement rests with others. 11) 12) 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. 12) 13) 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. 13) 14) The steering committee provides a forum for users to express their needs, frustrations, and other issues they have with the IS department. 14) 1
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15) The steering committee serves an important communication function between department managers and users of IS systems. 15) 16) A highly controlled and centralized organization needs decentralized information systems. 16) 17) A decentralized organization with autonomous operating units requires decentralized information systems that facilitate autonomous activity. 17) 18) One of the tasks in managing the computing infrastructure is to create and maintain infrastructure for end - user computing. 18) 19) The IS department has to create, operate, and maintain the computers, software, and personnel in the data warehouse and all of the data marts.
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