System Analysis Exam One Study Guide 2 covering Chapter 1-5
1. The principal disadvantages(s) with the waterfall development methodology is (are)
A) a long time elapses between completion of the system proposal and the delivery of
B) if the
System Analysis Exam Two Study Guide 2 covering Chapter 5-8
1. Which of the following are used to create objects?
A) concrete objects
B) abstract objects
C) concrete classes
D) abstract classes
E) concrete instances
2. A-kind-of relationships represent _
System Analysis Exam Three Study Guide 2 covering Chapter 9-13
1. A(n) _ defines the general appearance of all screens in the information system.
A) interface design prototype
B) interface standard design
C) interface structure diagram
D) interface templa
System Analysis Exam One Study Guide Once covering Chapter 1-4
1. The project plan is the document that is used to _.
A) describe how the project team will go about developing the proposed system
B) outline the tasks to be addressed in developing the prop
Chapter 2 Terms
Project Portfolio Management
a process of selecting, prioritizing, and monitoring project results.
- determining of a project's contribution to an entire portfolio of a project reinforces the need for a
- an approval comm
Chapter 4 Terms
the things the users need to accomplish with the new system
helps us understand and clarify the users required interactions with the system and can reveal most, if
not all, functional requirements of the new syst
Chapter 3 Terms
What are the outputs for the planning phase?
system request, feasibility study, and project plan
What are the three steps in the analysis phase?
-Understand the existing situation (the as-is system)
- Define requirem
Chapter 1 Terms
What are the first steps?
First steps in the process are to identify a project that will deliver value to the business and to create a
system request that provides the basic information abut the proposed system.
System Development Lif
Chapter 5 Terms
a graphical way of representing how a business system should operate. It illustrates the processes or
activities that are performed and how data move among them. Process model is a DFD. Contains two
data components: the data
Chapter 6 Terms
List five characteristics of a good systems analyst.
Attention to Details
List the deliverables for the Requirements Determination sub phase.
1. Information collected from users (interv
Chapter 11 Terms
The deliverable from the system interface and dialogue design is:
The creation of a design specification.
The specifications for the design of interfaces and dialogues includes the following
1. Narrative Overview
Chapter 10 Terms
calculated (or computed/derived) field
A field that can be derived from other database fields
A coding scheme recognized by system software for representing organizational data
A value a field will assume unless an
Chapter 7 Terms
to go back and make changes if new problems occur
writing code using plain English [easy for developers to understand]
A test to check the potential of the current system
The system analy
System Analysis Exam Two Study Guide 1 covering Chapter 5-8
1. If a student signs up for a class, which type of relationship would you use to model
the relationship between the two?
System Analysis Exam Three Study Guide 1 covering Chapter 9-13
1. Laura sorts the information on all of her reports into alphabetical order, which makes it
very hard to notice the X, Y, or Z. By sorting the information in this way Laura has
introduced _ i