acc 250 final 20

A company that invests in a system in the hopes of improving product or service quality is attempting to use their information system to gain
A) a competitive advantage.
B) improved business processes.
C) productivity gains.
D) better systems integration.

A) a competitive advantage.

What is the correct sequence of the phases in the systems development life cycle?
A) conceptual design, physical design, system analysis, implementation and conversion, and operations and maintenance
B) operations and maintenance, conceptual design, syste

C) system analysis, conceptual design, physical design, implementation and conversion, and operations and maintenance

The purpose of systems analysis is to
A) identify the problem to be solved by the new (or redesigned) system and the causes of the problem in the current system.
B) determine design specifications for the new (or redesigned) system.
C) communicate informa

A) identify the problem to be solved by the new (or redesigned) system and the causes of the problem in the current system.

Which group of individuals listed below can be the most effective in generating employee support and encouraging the development and acceptance of an AIS project?
A) accountants
B) information systems steering committee
C) management
D) project developmen

C) management

Who is responsible for ensuring that the new system will meet the needs of users?
A) accountants
B) system programmers
C) the project development team
D) system analysts

D) system analysts

Who is responsible for planning and monitoring a project to ensure timely and cost-effective completion?
A) information systems steering committee
B) management
C) project development team
D) accountants

C) project development team

The most important and is frequently re-analyzed part of a feasibility study is the ________ aspect.
A) economic feasibility
B) operational feasibility
C) scheduling feasibility
D) technical feasibility

A) economic feasibility

Companies usually accept the project with the ________ when using the payback method to determine a project's economic feasibility.
A) longest payback period
B) weighted average payback period
C) payback period that is equal to the project's economic life

D) shortest payback period