Flashcards in Midterm Deck (40)
Which of the following components of the SDLC usually comes last?
A one-time cost could repeatedly occur across the entire duration of a information systems project.
Resources for a project do not include people, office space and servers.
An information system is a set of interrelated business components that collect, process, store,
create, ____________ and produce information.
A system is an interconnected set of _________ that are coherently organized in a way that
What kind of systems typically include all aspects of accounting and financial reporting, not just computing and maintaining ledgers.
A business case could be used to argue against an organization funding a project.
The primary users of a CRM system are:
Sales, marketing, customer service
A ___________ cost is the cost resulting from the ongoing evolution and use of a system.
Tools are never computer programs that make it easier to use and benefit from
techniques and to faithfully follow the guidelines of the overall development methodology.
Which of these is a correct way to describe methodologies in Enterprise Information Systems.
Methodologies: Comprehensive, multiple-step approaches to systems development
Which of the following is used to support value chain activities that involve customer
What are the three components of Information Systems? (aka "The Triangle").
Processes, IT, People
B2C involves electronic commerce between a consumer and a ____________.
A project manager typically only handles one activity on a project.
Projects are a planned _____________ of related activities which are designed to reach an objective.
An important part of project management is to ensure that customer _______________ are met.
Agile backlogs do not prioritize work.
A Gantt chart can show not only the amount of time a task is going to take, but also time _____________.
Gantt charts and __________ diagrams are powerful graphical techniques used in planning and controlling projects.
In the beer game, we saw the effect that one information system can have on another within
one or more interrelated enterprises. This "effect" is also known as the ____________ Effect.
When creating a business case, you should present the proposed work in terms of the tangible and ___________ economic benefits to the organization.
What kind of project management methodology features small, iterative steps forward toward completing work?
A business case doesn't have to include any type of justification for the project about to occur, since no one knows what's going to happen.
A business case typically includes a rationalization for the project being built or system being analyzed.
Many projects can fail due to the team's poor planning & project initiation.
What are the three major system types in an Information Systems Architecture?
Enterprise Systems, Business Intelligence Systems and Collaboration systems
_____________ is the process included in the Business Case that clearly states why the work should occur.
A non-profit doesn't have to worry about the overall cost of a proposed project because it's relatively unimportant to an organization that doesn't make a profit.