Successful organisations and successful people learn

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Successful organisations and successful people learn to anticipate and react appropriately to change, for  example, managing changes to an existing system or managing changes to the business or work arrangements  as a result of implementing a new system.   AACSB: Analytical thinking AACSB: Reflective thinking Bloom's: Analysis Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 06.07 Identify the three primary areas a project manager must focus on managing to ensure success. Topic: Managing projects   77. Explain the three different types of outsourcing along with their benefits and challenges.    (1) Onshore outsourcing—engaging another company within the same country for services; (2) nearshore  outsourcing—contracting an outsourcing arrangement with a company in a nearby country; and (3) offshore  outsourcing—using organisations from developing countries to write code and develop systems. The many  benefits associated with outsourcing include increased quality and efficiency of a process, service or function;  reduction of operating expenses and exposure to risks involved with large capital investments; and access to  outsourcing service provider's expertise, economies of scale, best practices and advanced technologies.  Outsourcing comes with several challenges including length of contracts, losing competitive advantages and  risking a breach of confidential information.   AACSB: Analytical thinking AACSB: Reflective thinking Bloom's: Analysis Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 06.08 Explain the different types of outsourcing, along with their benefits and challenges. Topic: Outsourcing projects  
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Chapter 06 - Testbank  Summary   Category #      of       Quest ions AACSB: Analytical thinking 73 AACSB: Reflective thinking 76 AACSB: Technology 4 Bloom's: Analysis 10 Bloom's: Comprehension 27 Bloom's: Knowledge 40 Difficulty: 1 Easy 39 Difficulty: 2 Medium 29 Difficulty: 3 Hard 9 Learning Objective: 06.01 Explain the business benefits associated with successful software development. 4 Learning Objective: 06.02 Describe the seven phases of the systems development life cycle. 11 Learning Objective: 06.03 Summarise the different software development methodologies. 21 Learning Objective: 06.04 Explain project management, the triple constraint, and project stakeholders' and executive spons ors' roles in choosing strategic projects. 14 Learning Objective: 06.05 Explain how project stakeholders choose strategic projects. 3 Learning Objective: 06.06 Describe the two primary diagrams most frequently used in project planning. 13 Learning Objective: 06.07 Identify the three primary areas a project manager must focus on managing to ensure success. 3 Learning Objective: 06.08 Explain the different types of outsourcing, along with their benefits and challenges. 8 Topic: Choosing strategic projects 3 Topic: Developing software 4 Topic: Managing projects 3 Topic: Managing software development projects 14 Topic: Outsourcing projects 8 Topic: Project plan 13 Topic: The systems development life cycle 11 Topic: Traditional software development methodology 21
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