Chapter01 - Chapter 1 The Systems Development Environment 1...

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Chapter 1 The Systems Development Environment 1 Chapter 1 The Systems Development Environment True-False Questions 1. The analysis and design of information systems is driven from a technical perspective. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 4 2. Information systems analysis and design is an organizational improvement process. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 4 3. The total information system includes hardware, system and application software, documentation and training materials, specific job roles associated with the overall system, controls, and the people who use the software along with their work methods. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 5 4. Techniques are comprehensive, multiple-step approaches to systems development that guide an analyst’s work and influence the quality of the final product. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 6 5. A knowledge engineer is the organizational role most responsible for the analysis and design of information systems. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 6 6. The systems development environment in the late 1990s focused on systems integration. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 7 7. In many instances, organizations are not developing applications in-house, choosing instead to use an application on a per-use basis by accessing through an application service provider. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 7 8. Data, information, and data flow are the three key information system components. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 8 9. Information refers to raw facts about people, objects, and events in an organization. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 8 10. Processing logic describes the steps that transform the data and the events that trigger these steps. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 8 11. The data logic approach concentrates on the flow, use, and transformation of data in an information system.
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2 The Systems Development Environment Chapter 1 Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 9 12. The data-oriented approach views data as secondary to the application. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 10 13. The natural structure of the data is not specified within the traditional process-oriented approach. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 9 14. When you use the data-oriented approach to develop a system, databases are designed around processes. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 10 15. With a process-orientation, the state of the data is much uncontrolled duplication. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 10 16. With a process-orientation, data files are designed for the enterprise.
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