Quiz 10

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
A ________ shows the tasks, start and finish dates, and dependencies for the tasks of a project.
Gantt chart
The final phase of systems development involves ________.
maintaining the system
A ________ is a network of activities, repositories, roles, resources, and data flows that interact to accomplish a business function.
business process
In a business process, resources are ________.
people or computer applications that are assigned to roles
________ is a standard set of terms and graphical notations for documenting business processes.
Business Process Modeling Notation
In a ________ installation, the new system runs alongside the old one until it has been tested and is fully
operational.
parallel
The first phase of systems development involves ________.
defining the system
Once we have defined a project’s goals and scope, the immediate next step is to ________.
assess feasibility
Project teams create a ________, which is a hierarchy of the tasks required to complete a project.
work-breakdown structure
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.
COBIT
A ________ involves balancing of three critical factors: requirements, cost, and time.
trade-off
A ________ installation is the riskiest because the old system is shut down and the new system is introduced.
plunge
Which of the following is true for the relationship between business processes and information systems?
A business process need not relate to any information system, but an information system relates to at least one business process.
The traditional technique for developing information systems is ________.
the systems development life cycle
Once a system has passed integrated testing, the organization installs the new system. Which term is used to refer to this activity?
system conversion
________ include identifying what is to be produced, how frequently and how fast it is to be produced.
Requirements
In BPMN, all activities for a given role are shown in that role’s swim lane.
True
BPMN is a standard set of terms and graphical notations for documenting business processes.
True
The most obvious reason for changing a process is that it has efficiency or effectiveness problems.
The most obvious reason for changing a process is that it has efficiency or effectiveness problems.
True
Organizations should avoid the plunge installation conversion style unless the new system provides a new capability that will not disrupt the operation of the organization if it fails.
True
Cost feasibility involves an assessment of the amount of capital that is to be invested in the project.
True
The BPM cycle begins by creating a model of the existing business processes.
True
In a business process, only a single resource is assigned to a role.
False
There are activities in business processes that do not involve an information system.
True
According to the SDLC, progress of the development cycle goes in a sequence from requirements to design to implementation.
True

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