MIS 581 Week 8 Final Exam

MIS 581 Week 8 Final Exam

Author: Christine Farr


1. (TCO A) List and describe four of the seven phases of the systems development life cycle. (Points : 27)
2. (TCO B) One of the difficult decisions a systems analyst has to make when it comes to software is whether to recommend making, buying, or outsourcing software for information systems projects. What are the advantages of creating custom software in-house? What are the disadvantages of this approach?(Points : 27)
3. (TCO C) Describe a situation in which JAD would be not be ideal. (Points : 27)
4. (TCOs G and H) List and describe the four major guidelines an analyst should use to set up training for a new system. (Points : 27)
5. (TCO F) List five of the ten factors that must be considered when choosing output technology. (Points : 27)
6. (TCO F) What is proper form flow? Why is it so important? (Points : 27)
7. (TCO F) List three physical considerations that HCI design addresses. (Points : 27)
8. (TCO D) What is the difference between a logical and physical data flow diagram? (Points : 27)
9. (TCO D) Describe the difference between base elements and derived elements. (Points : 24)

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