Chapter 1 & 3 final test

Chapter 1 & 3 final test - The project managers...

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1. Explain the key role of a systems analyst in business a. The key role of a systems analyst in business is to use analysis and design techniques to solve business problems utilizing information technology. 2. Discuss the analyst’s role in strategic planning for an organization a. The analyst will collect information and interview people, review documents and existing systems. 3. Explain the importance of technical, people, and business skills for an analyst a. The analyst needs to know each of these functional areas in order to work effectively as an analyst because the analyst needs to understand the entire structure of the company in order to create or assist in the creation of effective strategic plans 4. Explain the elements of project management and the responsibilities of a project manager a. The essential elements of project management are the organization and direction of people to achieve a planned result within a predetermined schedule and budget.
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Unformatted text preview: The project managers responsibilities include creating detailed project plans, realistic work schedule and milestones, gaining support and buy-in from management, obtaining substantial user involvement and creating clear requirement definitions. 5. Explain project initiation and the activities in the project planning phase of the SDLC a. Prioritize the projects using a weighted scoring method then define the problem, produce the project schedule, confirm the project feasibility, staff the project and finally, launch the project. 6. List Project planning phase a. a. Define the problem b. b. Produce the project schedule c. c. Confirm project feasibility d. d. Staff the project e. e. Launch the project f. f.--> Analysis activities g. g.----- >Design activities h. h.-------> Implementation activities i. i.----------> Support activities...
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