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Systems Analysis Quiz 2

(Blank) is a technique for organizing and documenting the structure and flow of data through a system's processes and /or the logic, policies and procedures to be implemented by a system's processes. Process Modeling
What diagram is used to do a process model? Data Flow Diagram
(Blank) is a technique for organizing and documenting a systems data. Data Modeling
What diagram does the Data Modeling technique employ? Entity Relationship Diagram or ERD.
(Blank) is anything real or abstract about which you want to store data. Entity (example is customer, order, registration).
(Blank) is the measure of how beneficial or practical an information system will be to an agency. Feasibility
What are the six types of feasibility? Operational, Technical, Schedule, Economic, Legal & Cultural/Political.
(Blank) is a systems design approach that utilizes structured prototyping and JAD techniques to quickly develop systems. Rapid Application Development or RAD
(Blank) is a technique that complements other systems analysis and design techniques by emphasizing participative development among system owners, users, designers and builders. Joint Application Development or JAD
Data about data is referred to as (Blank) Metadata
A (Blank) is a formal document that communicates the need for information so that an RFP could be written Request for Information
A (blank) is a formal document that communicates business, technical, and support requirements for an application to vendors that may wish to compete for the sole of that application and services. Request for Proposal
When you have already decided on the specific product, but that product can be acquired from different vendors or distributors, what would you use to solicit a proposal from a vendor? Request for Qoute
(Blank) is the technique for determining if and when an investment will pay for itself. Payback Analysis
(Blank)is an analysis technique that compares the annual discounted costs and benefits of alternative solutions. Net Present Value
A technique that compares the lifetime profitability of alternative solutions is called Return on Investment
A business requirement specifies the... "What"
(Blank) refers to the minimum and maximum number of occurrences of one entity that may be related to a single occurrence of the other entity. Cardinality
An attribute, or a group of attributes, that assumes a unique value for each entity instance is called... An Identifier or Key
A data analysis technique that organizes data into groups to form non-redundant, stable, flexible, and adaptive entities is called... Normalization
(Blank) are those benefits believed to be difficult or impossible to quantify. Intangible Benefits
The period of time that will elapse before accrued benefits overtake accrued costs is called the... Sunk Cost Period
The tasks to complete the design phase of a system development strategy are: Design the application architecture, Design the system database, Design the Interface, Package design specifications and Update the project plan.
The steps involved in purchasing are: Identify and research specific products that could support requirements, Solicit, Eval & Rank, Select & Recommend and Contract with the awarded vendor to obtain the product.
The purpose of the Award Contract activity is to (blank) a contract with the vendor who supplied the winning proposal. Negotiate
The last step in the processing of purchasing the system after you award the contract and debrief the losing vendors is Installing
The purpose of debriefing the losing vendors is to inform the losing vendors of precise (Blank) in their proposals and/products. Weakness
Created by: lapetti