INFO415 Quiz 1

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

____ 1. If solving the business problem is feasible, the analyst develops one possible solution.

____ 2. A systems analyst needs to understand people and the way they work.

____ 3. A systems analyst needs to be an expert in all types of technology.

____ 4. Analysts must upgrade their knowledge and skills continually.

____ 5. Systems analysis means understanding and specifying in detail what the information system should accomplish.

____ 6. The systems analyst's work is described as problem solving for an organization.

____ 7. A system is a collection of interrelated components that function together to achieve some outcome.

____ 8. The first four major phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) are the planning phase, the analysis phase, the design phase, and the prototyping phase.

____ 9. The primary objective of the analysis phase is to understand the business needs and processing requirements of the new system.

____ 10. The support phase includes maintaining and enhancing the system.

____ 11. A tool is a software support that helps create models or other components required in the project.

____ 12. Every system must have sufficient controls to protect the integrity of the database and the application program.

____ 13. No system is successful unless the users understand it and can use it appropriately.

____ 14. Design activities are those that define the architecture and physical structure of a new system to satisfy the business's requirements.

____ 15. During the design phase, analysts begin to define a computer-system solution.

____ 16. Implementation is the actual construction, testing, and installation of a functioning information system.

____ 17. The project planning phase is normally long and is not important in the overall success of the project.

____ 18. A project cannot have both predictive and adaptive elements....