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Hard ware technician

sets up and configures computers

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Network administrator

sets up and configure network so that multiple computer can share same data and information

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software developer

designs and or writes the systems or the program to collect process store transform and distribute the data

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Decision support system

are interactive system

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structured system

is a system in which each program within a system is independent of other programes within the system. This enables programming teams to work independently on different programs within the same system

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the duties of system programmers and application programmers

should never be combined. the skill sets and mind sets of system programmer and application programmer are almost completely different

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System programmers

they work with operating system and compilers. would be involved in the selection of software and would be responsible for maintaining system software, including operating systems, network software and data management system

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MIS

Transaction processing systems business information systems are both type of Mnagement information system

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A system analyst

A system analyst would take the role of learning purchased package and would have the job of integrating it into any existing software. a ysstem analyst will also train staff. system analyst also referred to system integrator

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Turnaround documents

machine readable companion documents such as remittance advice that goes with various bill payments are referred to as turnaround documents. These documents improve data efficiency

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IT project planning and monitoring

is the responsibility of the committee or group charged with project controls

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Development of specification and acceptance

is the responsibility of the committee or group charged with project controls

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Steering committee

Has broad objectives that includes oversight of systems and developments and acquisition after an assessment of data processing needs also includes development of long range plans and application development and computer operations

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edit check

is an application input control that validates data before the data is successfully implemented

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run total control

output control. it is used to compare manual and computer generated batch totals

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custody of an entitys data

data librarian

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system analyst

is the position that designs the overall application he should be separated from custody role. System analyst is responsible for designing systems, preparing specification of programmers, and serving intermediary between users and programmers. For internally developed systems the analyst design the overall application system but when the system is purchased the analyst become a system integrator that adapts system design to process.

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COBIT

COBIT identifies seven information criteria...
ICE RACE
Integrity,confidentiality, effeiceny, reliability availability compliancy and effectiveness

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Which of the seven district information criteria in cobit framework includes the information will be delivered in a correct consistant and useful manner

effectiveness

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integraity in cobit means

accurate complete and valid

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availability means

available now and in future

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reliablity

information includes that criteria be appropriate to operate the entity

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efficiency

low cot without compromising quality

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value delivery

value delivery anticipates execution of IT value proposition throughout the delivery cycle such as that IT services consistently satisfy customer requirements.

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COBIT defines enterprise architecture for IT as a

combination of IT resources and IT processes

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COBIT Framework

Process and Organize-Direct the IT process
Acquire and implement-Deliver the IT solution
Delivery and support-Deliver the IT service
Monitor and evaluate- Ensure directions are followed

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Executive support system

Executive support system provide senior executives with immediate and easy access to internal and external information to assist the executives in strategic issues such as non- routine decisions that may involve analysis of cyclical data, acquisitions and competitive behavior

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Decision support system

Provide interactive support for managers during decision making. DSS are expert systems that are not specifically designed for the strategic decisions made by executives.

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Transaction processing system

are systems that process and record routine daily transactions that are necessary to conduct business. They do not provide strategic level information support.

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audit logs are

deductive security controls.

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Governance security controls

Governance controls typically involve strategic and organizational controls to enhance security

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Corrective security controls

represent security controls put in place to correct security weakness

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one of the effective measures to reduce incorrect transactions

Independent verification of transactions