Chapter 13 Multiple Choice

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1. A flowchart that shows the flow of input data to processing and finally to output, or distribution of information.
systems design report
grid chart
operational feasibility
system flowchart
2. Report prepared for higher management describing the current information system, the requirements for a new system, and a possible development schedule.
systems analysis report
system flowchart
operational feasibility
systems design report
3. Justifying the costs of a new system to the benefits it promises.
systems development
economic feasibility
systems analysis
prototyping
4. 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.
computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools
system
operational feasibility
systems life cycle
5. Diagram showing data or information flow within an information system.
system
data flow diagram
preliminary investigation
system flowchart
6. A systems audit compares the performance of a new system to the original design specifications to determine if the new procedures are actually improving productivity.
preliminary investigation
phased approach
automated design tools
systems audit
7. Chart showing the levels of management and formal lines of authority in an organization.
pilot approach
system
technical feasibility
organization chart
8. Making sure the design of a new system will be able to function within the existing framework of an organization.
operational feasibility
decision table
systems maintenance
rapid applications development (RAD)
9. Chart that shows the relationship between input and output documents.
computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools
grid chart
parallel approach
systems implementation
10. Report prepared for higher management describing alternative designs, presenting cost versus benefits, and outlining the effects of alternative designs on the organization.
systems analyst
system
direct approach
systems design report

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