CBMIS CH 10

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The Information Systems Audit and Control Association has created a set of standard practices called ________ that are often used in the assessment stage of the BPM cycle.
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COBIT
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Once a system has passed integrated testing, the organization installs the new system. Which term is used to refer to this activity?
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system conversion
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If a defined project is determined to be feasible in the SDLC, the immediate next step is to ________.
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form the project team
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________ are collections of related tasks that receive inputs and produce outputs.
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Activities
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In BPMN diagrams, a square with a plus sign means that ________.
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an activity is independent of the process and is defined in detail in another diagram
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________ set the stage for the requirements for any information systems and applications that need to be created or adapted.
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business process models
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The ________ is a sequence of activities that determines the earliest date by which a project will be completed.
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critical path
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A ________ involves balancing of three critical factors: requirements, cost, and time.
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trade off
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Which of the following is true for the relationship between business processes and information systems?
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A business process need not relate to any information system, but an information system relates to at least one business process.
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Which of the following is an accurate representation of the steps in the business process management cycle?
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model processes; create components; implement processes; assess results
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The situation that occurs when adding more resources creates inefficiencies is known as ________.
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diseconomies of scale
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In business process management, once the as-is model is created, the very next step that a team must take is to ________.
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create system components
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A(n) ________ is a formal description of a system’s response to use and misuse scenarios.
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test plan
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The term ________ refers to a set of management policies, practices, and tools that developers use to maintain control over the project’s resources.
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configuration control
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A ________ installation is the riskiest because the old system is shut down and the new system is introduced.
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plunge
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The resulting project plan from the system definition is the input to the second SDLC phase, which is ________.
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requirement analysis
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Fixing a system so that it works correctly, or adapting it to changes in requirements, occurs in the ________ phase of the SDLC.
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maintenance
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A ________ is a person who is well versed in an organization’s strategy and who focuses, primarily, on ensuring that business processes and information systems meet the organization’s competitive strategies.
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business analyst
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Tasks in the ________ phase of the SDLC are to build and test system components and to convert users to the new system.
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implementation
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In BPMN, ________ depict the flow or sequence of activities in a process.
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solid arrows
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________ include identifying what is to be produced, how frequently and how fast it is to be produced.
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requirements
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Plunge installation is sometimes called ________ installation.
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direct
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The ________ is a software-industry standards organization that created a standard set of terms and graphical notations for documenting business processes.
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OMG
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In a BPMN process diagram, a ________ represents an activity.
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rectangle with rounded corners
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In systems development, documents, designs, prototypes, data models, database designs, working data entry screens, and the like are examples of ________.
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deliverables
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Which of the following is true of information systems?
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Every information system has at least one application.
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________ is a standard set of terms and graphical notations for documenting business processes.
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Business Process Modeling Notation
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A ________ is a network of activities, repositories, roles, resources, and data flows that interact to accomplish a business function.
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business process
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Once we have defined a project’s goals and scope, the immediate next step is to ________.
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assess feasibility
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An as-is model ________.
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documents the current situation of a business process
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With ________ installation, the organization implements the entire system/business processes on a limited portion of the business.
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pilot
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The first step in the system definition phase of systems development is to ________.
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determine the goals and scope
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In systems development, documents, designs, prototypes, data models, database designs, working dataentry screens, and the like are examples of ________.
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deliverables
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During the requirements definition stage of developing an information system, the project team will include mostly ________.
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business and systems analysts
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What are the four dimensions of feasibility?
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cost, schedule, technical, and organizational feasibility
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Which of the following is an accurate representation of the steps in the business process management cycle?
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model processes; create components; implement processes; assess results
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According to the Scrum process, once the tasks are known for a given set of requirements, the next step is to assign each task a difficulty score, called ________.
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points
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The final WBS plan is denoted as the ________ WBS, and it shows planned tasks, dependencies, durations, and resource assignments.
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baseline
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According to Brooks’ Law, adding more people to a late project will ________.
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create diseconomies of scale
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According to the SDLC, progress of a business process goes in a linear sequence from requirements to design to implementation. This is called the ________.
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waterfall method
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In a BPMN process diagram, all activities for a given role are shown in that role’s ________.
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swim lane
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In paired programming ________.
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two team members share the same computer to write a computer program together
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A ________ shows the tasks, start and finish dates, and dependencies for the tasks of a project.
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Gantt chart
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Organizational feasibility concerns whether the new system aligns with ________.
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legal requirements
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In the SDLC, the first major task for an assembled project team is to ________.
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plan the project
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In a business process, resources are ________.
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people or computer applications that are assigned to roles
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Project teams create a ________, which is a hierarchy of the tasks required to complete a project.
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work-breakdown structure
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In a business process, a role refers to ________.
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a collection of activities
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The rapid application development, the unified process, extreme programming, and Scrum are examples of ________.
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agile development
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The final phase of systems development involves ________.
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maintaining the system
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The first phase of systems development involves ________.
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defining the system
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A ________ shows the tasks, start and finish dates, and dependencies for the tasks of a project..
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Gantt chart

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