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What is a "Systems Owner"?

- People whose jobs involve sponsoring and funding the project to develop, operate, and maintain the information system

2

What is a "Project Manager"?

- Responsible for ensuring systems developed on time, w/in budget, and w/acceptable quality
- Develop baseline schedule and budget

3

What is an "Application Program"?

- A machine readable representation of what a software process is supposed to do

4

What is "Rapid Architected Analysis"?

- Analysis techniques derive system models from existing system or discovery prototypes
- An example of accelerated systems analysis approach

5

What is Open Database Connectivity (OBDC)?

- Tools allow app programs to work w/ different database mgmt systems w/out having to be re-written
- A type of Middleware

6

What are examples of signs the indicate a mature IT governance?

- IT priorities driven by business strategies, whereas in basic IT governance, IT priorities are driven by IT community and/or IT dept.
- This continuum from basic to mature IT Governance exists on factors like how IT adds value, BoD involvement, and portfolio mgmt

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What is one reason why IT governance is important to reducing IT risks?

- Bc of its impact and scope across the entity
- Ex: Project mgmt can be seen as a subset of IT governance, and project mgmt principles are critical success factors in major IT projects (change mgmt)
- IT governance considers enterprise, and entire IT portfolio, in its processes, structure, and monitoring