The most common reason for the failure of information systems to meet the needs

The most common reason for the failure of information

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490. The most common reason for the failure of information systems to meet the needs of users is that: A. user needs are constantly changing.B. the growth of user requirements was forecast inaccurately.C. the hardware system limits the number of concurrent users.D. user participation in defining the system's requirements was inadequate. The correct answer is: D. user participation in defining the system's requirements was inadequate. Explanation: Lack of adequate user involvement, especially in the systems requirements phase, will usually result in a system that does not address the needs of the user fully or adequately. Only users can define what their needs are and, therefore, what the system should accomplish. Area: 6 491. Which of the following BEST describes the objectives of following a standard system development methodology? The correct answer is: B. To provide a method of controlling costs and schedules and to ensure communication among users, IS
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auditors, management and IS personnel Explanation: A well-defined systems development methodology will facilitate effective management of the project since costs and schedules will be monitored consistently. Also, design methodologies require various approvals and sign-offs from different functional groups. This facilitates adequate communications between these groups. Area: 6 492. A PRIMARY reason for an IS auditor's involvement in the development of a new application system is to ensure that: The correct answer is: A. adequate controls are built into the system. Explanation: The provision of controls is the primary reason for audit involvement. Area: 6
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