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AnswersSYSTEM FAILURES_____1.While moving the new payroll program from testing status into productionstatus, Peter the programmer made a change to the program and then go tocomputer operations so that each time payroll was run, his pay would be in-cremented by 10%._____2.Cary enters cash receipts into the computer at Kiting Inc. For the past yearshe has been pocketing customer payments. To keep herself from being dis-covered, she enters credit memos into the computer, which records them asreductions in the customers' accounts receivable records--as if the paymenthad been made._____3.Procedures for the approval of orders have been put in place at OverstockCompany. Clyde, the new purchasing agent, was given a briefing on theseprocedures when he was hired and has been applying those procedures as bestas he can remember them. Consequently, Clyde sometimes orders more in-ventory than is required._____4.The new sales reporting system includes a computer printout that was sup-posed to report daily sales to the V.P. of marketing. The report was nevertested and contains erroneous sales figures and is not presented in the formatrequired by the V.P._____5.There was a flood and all of the computers and all their data were destroyed._____6.Freida was just hired as a computer operator at Vertigo Inc. Just a few daysafter being hired, she discovered that she would not be allowed to spend someof her time writing computer programs. This was contrary to what she wastold initially, and she is now quite unhappy with her circumstances._____7.After careful screening and selection of employees, an organization issues itsemployees name badges with magnetic strips that stores the employees' per-sonal information. Employees in the IT function can scan the badges to gainentry into various rooms within the IT center. Recently management discov-ered that employees are sharing their badges to enable them to gain access toevery room in the facility._____8.A fire at the Mitre Corporation caused the release of a poisonous gas whichcontaminated the entire building. While the computer files were not destroyedduring the fire, they were contaminated and cannot be removed from thebuilding and personnel cannot enter the building. It took several months torecreate the computer files._____9.Sandisfield, Inc. has many IT projects under consideration for development.The CFO has some political connections with the CIO and so financial appli-cations are given a green light for development while projects for marketingand logistics are put on hold.______10.Jet Red Airlines, a new, low-cost start-up airline, has decided to operate itsown Web site and reservation system that is running on servers located at theheadquarters. One day, the server room was flooded, the reservation system

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Fall
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Malik
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Computer program
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