ACC ISCh19 - CH 19 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Which statement below regarding the development of an AIS is false a A newly designed AIS always meets user

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CH 19 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which statement below regarding the development of an AIS is false? a) A newly designed AIS always meets user needs for a time period. b) Changes to the AIS are often difficult to make after requirements have been frozen into specifications. c) The development process can take so long that the system no longer meets company needs. d) Users are unable to specify their needs adequately. 2. In which approach to systems acquisition is "inexpensive updates" considered an advantage? a) canned software b) custom software c) modified software d) turnkey software and systems 3. When canned software is used for systems acquisition, the conceptual design phase of the SDLC a) involves a make-or-buy decision. b) is combined with the physical design phase. c) is eliminated. d) is the same. 4. When canned software is used for systems acquisition, the physical design phase of the SDLC a) does not involve designing and coding although modifications may be made. b) is combined with the conceptual design phase. c) is eliminated. d) is the same. 5. When canned software is used for systems acquisition, the implementation and conversion phase of the SDLC a) does not involve the documentation step. b) does not require the company to have trained IS personnel. c) does not require the develop and test software step. d) both A and C above 6. When canned software is used for systems acquisition, the maintenance aspect of the operations and maintenance phase of the SDLC a) is more costly. b) is not necessary and is eliminated. c) is usually the responsibility of the vendor. d) requires trained personnel. 7. Software development companies write commercial software that can be used by a variety of organizations. Sometimes these companies combine both software and hardware together to sell as one package. Such a package is commonly referred to as a) a turnkey system.
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b) a value-added system. c) an application service package. d) canned software. 8. What is a major problem with "canned software"? a) A commercial software development company has developed it. b) Canned software is sold on the open market to a broad range of users with similar requirements. c) Canned software may not meet all of a company's information or data processing needs. d) Canned software may offer easy availability and lower costs. 9. Which statement is true regarding canned software and the SDLC? a) Canned software cannot be modified to meet unique user needs. b) Companies that buy rather than develop AIS software can still follow the SDLC process. c) Most canned software meets all of a company's information or data processing needs. d) The SDLC process does not apply to canned software. 10. The reasons for __________ are to simplify the decision-making process, reduce
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course ACC 3113 taught by Professor Lopez during the Spring '12 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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ACC ISCh19 - CH 19 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Which statement below regarding the development of an AIS is false a A newly designed AIS always meets user

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