Chapter03 - Chapter 3 Managing the Information Systems...

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Chapter 3 Managing the Information Systems Project 47 Chapter 3 Managing the Information Systems Project True-False Questions 1. The focus of project management is to assure that systems development projects meet customer expectations and are delivered within budget and time constraints. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 62 2. The project manager is responsible for initiating, planning, executing, and closing down the project. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Reference : p. 62 3. A deliverable is an end product in a phase of the SDLC. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Reference : p. 62 4. A resource analysis plan determines if the proposed information system makes sense for the organization from an economic and operational standpoint. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 62 5. A systems development project may be undertaken to take advantage of business opportunities or to solve business problems. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 63 6. In order to determine the resources required for project completion, an organization should analyze the project’s scope and determine the project’s probability of successful completion. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 64 7. The most instrumental person to the successful completion of a project is the database analyst. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 64 8. When a project manager is getting projects completed through the effective utilization of resources, she is performing a risk and change management activity. Answer : False Difficulty : Hard Reference : p. 65 9. When a project manager works closely with customers to assure project deliverables meet expectations, she is performing a customer relations activity. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 65 10. Project planning is the first phase of the project management process in which activities are performed to assess the size, scope, and complexity of the project and to establish procedures to support later project activities. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 66
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48 Managing the Information Systems Project 11. Establishing a relationship with the customer is a project initiation activity. Answer : True Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 66 12. Establishing the project initiation plan involves organizing an initial core of project team members to assist in accomplishing the project initiation activities. Answer : False Difficulty : Hard Reference : p. 66 13. The focus of the developing a communications plan activity is to collect and organize the tools that will be used while managing the project. Answer : False Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 67 14. The project workbook serves as a repository for all project correspondence, inputs, outputs, deliverables, procedures, and standards established by the project team. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Reference : p. 67 15. Project initiation is the second phase of the project management process, which focuses on defining clear, discrete activities and the work needed to complete each activity within a single project.
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