System projects are undertaken to take advantage of business opportunities and to solve business
Describing Project Scrope, Alternatives, and Feasibility
Dividing the Project into Manageable Tasks
Estimating Resources and Creating a Reso
Chapter 6 Lab 4
The DFDs are not balanced because in PE Figure 6-2 there is an additional input "Promotions" which was
not present in PE Figure 6-1.
I believe the easiest way to fix them not being balanced would be to include the Marketing Database
Attempt to answer the who, what, when where, and how related to the creation of all forms or reports.
Gain an understanding of the skills and abilities of the user base, the purpose of the form or report, and
where the users will be when performing th
Format and relationships of data and objects.
The data flows should be analyzed as a part of data modeling to ensure the right data is being passed
The primary deliverable is an E-R diagram.
1. Will not change its value
Exam Review for Chapters 6-7
Define process modeling.
o Involves graphically representing the processes, or
actions, that capture, manipulate, store, and distribute data
between a system and its environment and among
components within a system.
Review for Chapters 4-5 Exam.
Identifying & Selecting Projects
What are the 3 sources for request?
o Managers and Business Units
o Information Systems Managers
o Formal Planning Groups
Know the 3 primary activities in identifying potential pr
Establishing the Project Initiation Team
Involves organizing an initial core of project team members to assist in accomplishing
the project initiation
Establishing a Relationship with the Customer
A thorough understanding of your customer b
Interviewing and Listening one of the primary ways analysts gather information about an information
systems project. During interviewing, you gather facts, opinions, and speculation and observe body
language, emotions, and other signs of what people w
It's the process of developing and maintaining an information system.
Decomposition is the process of breaking down a system into smaller
Coupling means that subsystems are dependent on each other.
Cohesion is the extent to which a sub
Chapter 8 Key Terms Checkpoint/Review Questions
1. A Web design approach that separates content from the way in which it is formatted and
presented, making ongling maintenance easier and site-wide consis