Chapter 13 Matching

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a. checklist
b. computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools
c. data flow diagram
d. phased approach
e. preliminary investigation
f. prototyping
g. system
h. systems analysis report
i. systems implementation
j. systems life cycle

1.In analyzing data a list of questions helps guide the systems analyst and end user through key issues for the present system.
2.A type of software development tool that helps provide some automation and assistance in program design, coding and testing. See Automated design tool.
3.Diagram showing data or information flow within an information system.
4.System implementation whereby a new system is implemented gradually over a period of time.
5.First phase of the systems life cycle. It involves defining the problem, suggesting alternative systems, and preparing a short report.
6.Building a model or prototype that can be modified before the actual system is installed.
7.Collection of activities and elements designed to accomplish a goal.
8.Report prepared for higher management describing the current information system, the requirements for a new system, and a possible development schedule.
9.Phase five of the systems life cycle is converting the old system to the new one and training people to use the new system. Also known as conversion.
10.The six phases of the systems analysis and design are called systems life cycle. The phases are: preliminary investigation, systems analysis, systems design, systems development, systems implementation, and systems maintenance.

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