MGMT 340 Week 1 Course Project Homework & Quiz

MGMT 340 Week 1 Course Project Homework & Quiz 


Week 1

  • MGMT 340 Week 1 Project: Company Overview Package

Petrie’s Electronics Case, Chapter 2, Questions 1, 2, and 4

  1. How do information systems projects get started in organizations?
    2. How are organizational information systems related to company strategy?  How does strategy affect the information systems a company develops and uses?
    4. What do you think Jim’s next step would be?

  • MGMT 340 Week 1 Problems/Exercises

  • Chapter 1

1. Why is it important to use systems analysis and design methodologies when building a system? Why not just build the system in whatever way seems to be “quick and easy?” What value is provided by using an “engineering” approach?
8. How might prototyping  be  used  as  part  of the SDLC?
Chapter 2
3. In the section on choosing  off-the-shelf  software, eight criteria are proposed for evaluating alternative packages. Suppose the choice is between alternative  custom  software  developers rather  than  prewritten  packages.  What  criteria would  be  appropriate  to  select  and  compare among  competing  bidders  for  custom  development  of  an  application?  Define  each  of  these criteria.
4. How might the project team recommending an ERP design strategy justify its recommendation as compared with other types of design strategies?


  • MGMT 340 Week 1 : The Systems Development Environment – Quiz

  1. Question : (TCO 1)The information system includes all of the following EXCEPT
    2. Question : (TCO 1)The process of breaking the description of a system down into its smaller components best defines
    3. Question : (TCO 1) The extent to which a system or subsystem performs a single function defines
    4. Question : (TCO 1) A centralized database that contains all diagrams, forms and report definitions, data structure, data definitions, process flows and logic, and definitions of other organizational and system components best describes
    5. Question : (TCO 3) In which SDLC phase will the analyst study the organization’s current procedures and the information systems used to perform tasks?
    6. Question : (TCO 3) Priorities for systems and projects are deliverables for the
    7. Question : (TCO 3) A systems development methodology created to radically decrease the time needed to design and implement information systems best describes
    8. Question : (TCO 3) The practice of turning over responsibility of some or all of an organization’s information systems applications and operations to an outside firm is referred to as
    9. Question : (TCO 3) An organization should acquire software from in-house developers when
    10. Question : (TCO 3) Reusing software can