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43. An entire information system is broken down into its subsystems by using: a. high-level data flow diagrams. b. low-level data flow diagrams. c. process specifications. d. structured diagrams. Answer: a Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 391 44. (Analysis) In an object-oriented development framework for a university, how would the classes Degree, Mathematics, and Physics be related? 45. Object-oriented modeling is based on the concepts of:
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46. Object-oriented development could potentially reduce the time and cost of writing software because: 47. Groups of objects are assembled into software components for common functions, which can be combined into large-scale business applications, in this type of software development: a. object-oriented development. b. component-based development. c. structured methodologies. d. RAD. Answer: b Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 393 48. Compared to the use of proprietary components, Web services promise to be less expensive and less difficult to implement because of: 49. (Analysis) The difficulties with Comair’s information system illustrate the effect of which common software development problem? 50. (Synthesis) You are an IT project manager for an advertising firm. The firm wishes to create an online survey tool that will be used to survey focus group reactions to products in development. The most important consideration for the firm is being able to offer the tool as soon as possible as a new corporate service. However, you know that many of the senior managers that are business owners of this project have difficulty in understanding technical or software development issues, and are likely to change their requirements during the course of development. What development method would be most successful for this project?
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Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Multiple-Choice Questions 1.
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