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1

Project manager activities include (but are not limited to):

- planning the project
- developing schedules
- defining the scope
- risk analysis and mgmt
- quality control
- cost mgmt

2

Project mgmt is the key to

planning, implementing, and monitoring

3

A forecasting method that mostly relies on judgment is

the Delphi method

4

The Delphi method is

a collaborative process whereby managers or members of a group are independently surveyed to reach a consensus on something that will happen in the future

5

IS steering committees should

consist of system mgmt, the controller, and other mgmt personnel, and should establish policies with regard to an org's IS; "monitor"

6

IS steering committees should not

be involved in the actual design, development, coordination, and direction of projects or the resolution of specific operational problems

7

The planning state of a project includes creating:

- the project plan
- a schedule
- a control plan
- a QC plan
- a risk mgmt plan
- a communications plan
- a completion plan

8

For a fixed-price proposal, the deliverables due on the contract are not clearly defined. As a result, the potential contractor should:

wait to bid until the deliverables are clearly defined

9

The best way to identify and manage risk is to

have experts on the team

10

The following should be considered in the physical design of a data center:

- evaluation of potential risks from railroad lines and highways
- use of biometric access systems
- inclusion of an uninterruptible power supply system and surge protection

11

Authorization tables for operating system access address _____ controls

logical

12

Step 2 in project mgmt is the implementation stage. The implementation stage involves

holding meetings, monitoring progress, updating the project plan, communicating progress, and tracking costs