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DeVry BIS 261 Week 1 Quiz Latest 

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  1. 1Question : (TCO 3) The process of understanding and specifying what an information system should do is:

Student Answer: systems design.

systems construction.

systems analysis.

systems implementation.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 3) By definition, a systems analyst is a business professional who:

Student Answer: manages the development and use of an information system.

uses analysis and design techniques to solve business problems using technology.

uses an information system to perform day-to-day business operations.

authorizes the use of corporate funds for information technology projects.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 3) The first step in a systems analyst’s approach to problem-solving is to:

Student Answer: research and understand the problem.

verify that the benefits of solving the problem outweigh the costs.

develop a set of possible solutions.

implement a solution.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

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Question 4. Question : (TCO 3) An information system is defined as a collection of interrelated components that:

Student Answer: transform management reports into business transactions.

allow business customers to communicate directly with suppliers.

collect, process, store, and output information for performing business tasks.

develop analysis and design specifications.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 3) Functional decomposition is defined as a process of:

Student Answer: assembling a system out of smaller subsystems.

integrating systems into a larger super system.

connecting interrelated components to form a system.

dividing a system into components based on subsystems.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

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Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) A subsystem is defined as a system that:

Student Answer: is part of a larger system.

contains other systems.

has interrelated components.

can be functionally decomposed.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 3) The separation between a system and its environment that is crossed by inputs and outputs, is the:

Student Answer: system architecture.

system filter.

system membrane.

system boundary.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 3) A system that records accounting information needed to produce financial statements is:

Student Answer: an accounting and financial management system.

a customer relationship management system.

a supply chain management system.

a human resource management system.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 3) A system that supports strategic planning and executive decision making is:

Student Answer: a manufacturing management system.

a business intelligence system.

a knowledge management system.

a collaboration support system.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) Using an integrated set of software modules as the primary information systems in an organization is known as:

Student Answer: strategic planning.

enterprise resource planning.

business process reengineering.

functional decomposition.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

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  1. 1.Question : (TCO 3) The central idea underlying the concept of the systems development life cycle is:

Student Answer: that a larger system can be divided into smaller subsystems.

that an information system has a life of its own that follows a definite progression.

that the performance of a business process can be improved by changing how work is done.

that an information system can be viewed as a collection of interacting objects.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 3) The _______________ approach to systems development assumes that a project cannot be fully planned in advance, so plans must be adjusted as the project proceeds.

Student Answer: object-oriented

waterfall

predictive

adaptive

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 3) A pure waterfall approach to systems development is considered to be:

Student Answer: a highly adaptive approach.

a highly predictive approach.

a compromise between adaptive and predictive approaches.

a highly iterative approach.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 3) The spiral model is an example of a (n) _____________ approach to systems development.

Student Answer: predictive

linear

iterative

object-oriented

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 3) An iterative approach to the software development life cycle is used frequently in:

Student Answer: the waterfall approach.

adaptive SDLC approaches.

predictive SDLC approaches.

linear SDLC approaches.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 3) A project having high technical risk, in which the requirements and needs are uncertain, would be best suited to which SDLC approach?

Student Answer: A waterfall approach

A predictive approach

An adaptive approach

A sequential approach

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 3) The phases of the Unified Process life cycle are:

Student Answer: planning, analysis, design, and implementation.

initiation, planning, execution, and delivery.

inception, elaboration, construction, and transition.

encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

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Question 8. Question : (TCO 3) During the ______________ phase of the Unified Process, the team designs, implements, and tests the complete system, possibly including multiple releases.

Student Answer: construction

inception

transition

elaboration

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 3) A ____________ provides detailed guidelines to follow for completing every systems development activity.

Student Answer: model

functional decomposition

methodology

use case

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) A database that stores information about the system in a visual modeling tool, including models, descriptions, and references, is called:

Student Answer: an integrated development environment.

a methodology.

a repository.

a problem domain.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 2

Points Received: 1 of 1

DeVry BIS 261 Week 2 Quiz Latest 

  1. 1Question : (TCO 4) According to research, a major reason why projects fail or are only partially successful is:

Student Answer: incomplete or changing system requirements.

extensive user involvement.

thorough and detailed project plans.

strong support from upper management.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 4) ______________ has been found to improve project success rates.

Student Answer: Incorporating best practices in project management

Avoiding iterative, evolutionary development methods

De-emphasizing factors influencing project success

Adopting unrealistic work schedules

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 4) Organizing and directing other people to achieve a planned result within a predetermined schedule and budget is a definition of:

Student Answer: project management.

systems analysis.

feasibility assessment.

risk management.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) By definition, the oversight committee for a project consists of:

Student Answer: the clients and key managers who review and direct the project.

the group that funds the project.

the group of people that will use the new system.

all project managers in the organization.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 4) Comparing predictive and adaptive approaches, in an adaptive project, planning tasks are:

Student Answer: more concentrated at the start of the project.

more distributed over the lifetime of the project.

purely project management tasks.

purely SDLC tasks.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 4) Comparing predictive and adaptive approaches, in a predictive project, planning tasks are:

Student Answer: purely project management tasks.

purely SDLC tasks.

more concentrated at the start of the project.

more distributed over the lifetime of the project.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 4) People inside of the company who will use the system to do their work belong to which category of stakeholders?

Student Answer: Internal users

External users

Sponsors

Support staff

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 4) Improvements that will accrue to a company as a result of a project and its deliverables are known as:

Student Answer: system capabilities.

business models.

project stakeholders.

business benefits.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 4) What is the key question to be answered when completing the problem definition activity?

Student Answer: Can the project be completed on time given available resources?

Do we understand what we are supposed to be working on?

Is it still feasible to begin working on this project?

Are we ready to start the project?

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 4) Which column in a risk analysis matrix provides an assessment of how badly the project will be affected if the risk materializes?

Student Answer: Risk description

Potential impact on project

Likelihood of occurrence

Overall threat

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

  1. 1.Question : (TCO 4) Risk management is primarily concerned with:

Student Answer: identifying potential trouble spots that could jeopardize project success.

developing a work breakdown structure, including intermediate deliverables.

understanding how the project contributes to the organization’s strategic direction.

listing all stakeholders with an interest in the system.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 4) “Fear of change of job responsibilities” is an example of what type of feasibility issue?

Student Answer: Technological feasibility

Schedule feasibility

Resource feasibility

Organizational and cultural feasibility

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following would be an example of a schedule feasibility issue?

Student Answer: A system will create changes to long-standing work procedures for users.

Management imposes an unrealistic deadline for deploying the system.

A key development team member is hired away by a competitor.

Users of the system possess a low level of computer competency.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following is an example of a resource feasibility issue?

Student Answer: Substantial computer phobia among users of a new system

The system includes advanced features that stretch the technological state of the art.

Knowledgeable team members are transferred to a higher priority project.

The project has an inflexible completion deadline dictated by external factors.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 4) A comparison of the expenses of developing and operating a system versus its anticipated financial advantages is:

Student Answer: a cost/benefit analysis.

a business model.

an essential use case.

an economic breakdown structure.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 4) Costs that are incurred after a system is up and running are termed:

Student Answer: development costs.

organizational costs.

incremental costs.

operating costs.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 4) The major sources of benefits included in a cost/benefit analysis are:

Student Answer: development benefits and operating benefits.

decreased costs and increased revenues.

internal benefits and external benefits.

business benefits and technological benefits.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 4) The multiplier that is used to bring future values back to current values when calculating net present value is called the:

Student Answer: return on investment.

internal rate of return.

discount factor.

payback period.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 4) Another term for the payback period is the:

Student Answer: net present value.

discount factor.

break-even point.

interest rate.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 4) A measure of the percentage gain from an investment, such as a new system, is the:

Student Answer: net present value (NPV).

return on investment (ROI).

break-even point.

discount factor.

Points Received: 1 of 1

DeVry BIS 261 Week 3 Quiz Latest

  1. 1Question : (TCO 5) Generally, systems analysis involves the creation of:

Student Answer: both logical and physical models

neither logical nor physical models.

mainly logical models.

mainly physical models.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 5) Narrative memos, reports, or lists that describe aspects of a system are considered _____ models.

Student Answer: graphical

mathematical

descriptive

environmental

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 5) When considering system users as stakeholders, their roles should be identified in what two dimensions?

Student Answer: Technical and administrative

Managerial and technical

Horizontal and vertical

Analysis and design

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) People who use a system to perform the day-to-day operations of an organization are considered:

Student Answer: information users.

management users.

business users.

executive users.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 5) Prototypes that are built early in the project to assess whether new technology is capable of addressing the business need are:

Student Answer: logical prototypes.

physical prototypes.

discovery prototypes.

feasibility prototypes.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 5) System requirements are defined as:

Student Answer: diagrams and schematic representations of aspects of a system.

specifications that define the functions to be provided by a system.

sequences of steps to process business transactions.

models created to verify concepts and then discarded.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 5) Functional requirements are system requirements that describe:

Student Answer: characteristics related to workload measures such as throughput and response time.

characteristics related to an organization’s environment, hardware, or software.

characteristics of the system other than activities it must perform.

activities or processes that the system must perform.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 5) _____ requirements are characteristics of the system other than activities it must perform or support.

Student Answer: Descriptive

Graphical

Functional

Nonfunctional

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 5) Technical, usability, and security requirements are all types of:

Student Answer: nonfunctional requirements.

functional requirements.

performance requirements.

reliability requirements.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 5) _____ requirements describe operational characteristics related to an organization’s environment, hardware, and software.

Student Answer: Technical

Performance

Usability

Reliability

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

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  1. 1.Question : (TCO 5) _____ requirements describe the dependability of the system.

Student Answer: Reliability

Technical

Performance

Usability

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 5) Interview questions that require discussion and explanation, and do not have a simple, short answer, are:

Student Answer: open-ended questions.

closed-ended questions.

functional questions.

open-source questions.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 5) Closed-ended questions, by definition, are questions that:

Student Answer: have a simple, definitive answer.

require discussion and explanation.

deal with exception conditions.

ask about the existing system.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following is a recommended practice for conducting interviews?

Student Answer: Dress more casually than anyone else to put the interviewees at ease.

Arrive late to be sure your interviewee is ready.

Take as much time as necessary to cover everything in a single meeting.

Probe for details to ensure a complete understanding of procedures and rules.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following is considered a best practice in systems analysis today?

Student Answer: Automate the existing system without considering alternatives.

Have a single project team member do all user interviews.

Ask only open-ended questions in interviews and on questionnaires.

Focus on requirements of the new system from the beginning.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 5) Effective prototypes should be:

Student Answer: quick.

inoperative.

unfocused.

inflexible.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 5) The JAD approach to defining requirements typically involves:

Student Answer: one or a small number of sessions during a short time frame.

many sessions spread out over a long time period.

one on one meetings with individual stakeholders.

separate meetings with users, technical staff, and the project team.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 5) A disadvantage of researching other companies’ existing solutions to a business problem is that:

Student Answer: users may want to buy a solution immediately, before completing a full investigation.

it may help users generate new ideas to improve business functions.

it is riskier to buy a solution than to build it.

seeing state of the art solutions can help the company stay up to date.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 5) A computer system that allows all participants in a JAD session to post comments from their own computers is usually called a:

Student Answer: Group Support System (GSS)

JAD Support System (JSS)

Multi-User Tool (MUT)

Collaborative Online System (COS)

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 5) A review of the findings of an investigation and of models based on those findings is called a:

Student Answer: structured walkthrough.

JAD session.

group support system.

workflow.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

DeVry BIS 261 Week 4 Quiz Latest

  1. 1.Question : (TCO 1) Someone who uses knowledge of group processes to formulate and deliver the needed structure for effective meeting interactions is by definition:

Student Answer: a fabricator.

a motivator.

a factotum.

a facilitator.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “What Is a Facilitator?” p. 6

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) Roles for meeting participants other than facilitation include:

Student Answer: scribing, recording, and timekeeping.

scorekeeping, refereeing, and judging.

moderating, voting, and abstaining.

talking, listening, and thinking.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “What Is a Facilitator?” p. 6

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) A common aspect of both groups and teams is that:

Student Answer: members of both groups and teams are equally committed to a common goal.

groups and teams are equally cohesive.

both groups and teams need to meet to be effective.

members of both groups and teams are equally accountable to each other.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Why Do Meetings Need Facilitators?” pp. 7-8

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) A well-facilitated team meeting is generally:

Student Answer: less efficient and less effective.

more efficient and more effective.

more efficient and less effective.

less efficient and more effective.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Why Do Meetings Need Facilitators?” p. 8

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 1) The content of a meeting refers to:

Student Answer: the methods and tools used to help people interact with each other.

how decisions are made at the meeting.

the topics or subjects under discussion at the meeting.

methods to ensure that everyone at a meeting has an equal voice.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Why Do Meetings Need Facilitators?” p. 9

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 1) The document that defines why a team exists and what its overall goals are, is the _____.

Student Answer: charter

agenda

ground rules

minutes

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Facilitator Preparation and Planning” p. 12

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 1) The agenda defines:

Student Answer: why the team exists and its overall goals.

appropriate ways to interact with each other during a meeting.

who are the group members and who is the sponsor.

what will be done at a particular meeting.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Facilitator Preparation and Planning” p. 13

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 1) At the beginning of a meeting, the facilitator should:

Student Answer: immediately open the discussion on the first agenda item.

ask participants to read a printed copy of the ground rules during a break.

review the meeting agenda and ground rules with the participants.

ask all participants to contribute suggestions for the agenda.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, ” Focusing the Meeting ” p. 18

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 1) A process intervention is:

Student Answer: an interruption by the facilitator of the meeting process and conversation.

a planning session held prior to the start of a meeting.

a workshop to teach team members a new interaction technique.

a change to the meeting agenda to remove a controversial topic.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keeping the Meeting on Track” p.19

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 1) If many members of the group are having “sidebar” conversations during someone else’s presentation, the recommended intervention is to:

Student Answer: insist that all members holding sidebar conversations leave the meeting.

issue a friendly reminder to the group to please hold one conversation at a time.

suggest that the group consider taking a break.

make a direct request to each member to hold their comments until the presenter has finished.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keeping the Meeting on Track” p.21

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

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  1. 1.Question : (TCO 1) A facilitator should suggest using the “parking lot” or “parking the issue” when:

Student Answer: a group member has personally attacked another individual member.

a group member has personally attacked the entire group.

team members are late returning from breaks.

discussions of side issues are interfering with covering the main agenda items.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keeping the Meeting on Track” p.22

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) In the rare instance that a group member cannot “let go” of a personal favorite “war story” or recurring complaint, even after repeated interventions, the facilitator should:

Student Answer: eject the member from the meeting.

notify the member’s manager.

accept the inevitable and allow the member to finish the story or complaint.

speak to the member privately at a break, asking for his or help to keep the session moving.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keeping the Meeting on Track” p.24

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) A facilitator should, as a last resort, invite a group member to bow out of a meeting when:

Student Answer: the member is repeatedly late returning from breaks.

the member repeatedly starts side conversations while others are presenting.

the member insists on recounting a favorite “war story” that everyone has heard before.

the member repeatedly launches personal attacks against others.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keeping the Meeting on Track” p.26

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) When team members are repeatedly late returning from breaks despite a light reminder, the facilitator should:

Student Answer: stop allowing the group to take any breaks.

facilitate a group discussion of why this is occurring and what to do about it.

lock the door to prevent anyone who returns late from rejoining the meeting.

adjust the scheduled end time of the meeting to compensate for the delays.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keeping the Meeting on Track” p.28

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 1) When selecting a tool for keeping a running memory, facilitators should:

Student Answer: use computer-based tools whenever they are available.

choose simple tools like flip charts instead of complex computer-based tools.

choose the tool that works best for the facilitator, the group, and the environment.

consistently use the same tool for every group in order to gain experience with it.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Managing Data” p. 30

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 1) An advantage of appointing an individual other than the facilitator to act as a scribe or recorder is that:

Student Answer: it gives the facilitator more control over what is recorded.

it frees the facilitator to focus on group dynamics and other aspects of facilitation.

no special skills are required to be a scribe or recorder.

making an argumentative person the scribe can keep them from distracting others during the meeting.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Managing Data” p. 30

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 1) When writing down the current issue for group discussion on a flip chart or whiteboard, the facilitator should:

Student Answer: word the issue himself or herself.

allow the person appointed as scribe to word the issue.

select one person from the group at random to word the issue.

let the group choose and word the issue.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, ” Ten Basics of Managing Data ” p.31

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 1) When someone in a meeting says, “We ought to do X”, the facilitator should:

Student Answer: accept responsibility for doing X himself or herself.

find out who will take responsibility for X and record it as an action item.

record the idea and assign responsibility for it later.

ask the person offering the suggestion to bring it up again at the end of the meeting.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, ” Ten Basics of Managing Data ” p.31

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 1) To obtain feedback from group members, a facilitator should:

Student Answer: invite members to e-mail the facilitator if they have any suggestions.

telephone each member after the meeting and ask for personal feedback.

ask participants to fill out a meeting evaluation form anonymously.

ask participants to fill out a meeting evaluation form and sign their names.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keep Learning and Growing” p. 32

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 1) Attributes of an effective facilitator include:

Student Answer: openness.

inconsistency.

passive listening.

rigidity.

Instructor Explanation: International Association of Facilitators Primer on Basic Facilitation Skills, “Keep Learning and Growing” p. 32

Points Received: 1 of 1

DeVry BIS 261 Week 5 Quiz Latest

  1. 1.Question : (TCO 2) When referring to a virtual team, the initials GDT stand for:

Student Answer: geographically dispersed team.

generally distributed team.

globally displaced team.

group digital teleconference.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), p. 81.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) A virtual team can be defined as a group of people who work across time and space using:

Student Answer: only technology.

only communication.

both technology and communication.

neither technology nor communication.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), pp. 81-82.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 2) Companies that use virtual teams can expect to experience:

Student Answer: less flexibility.

lower productivity.

reduced expenses.

fewer opportunities for physically challenged workers.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), p. 82.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 2) A primary criterion for success for employees in a virtual environment is being:

Student Answer: technically literate.

detached and objective.

in good physical condition.

willing to travel frequently.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), p. 83.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) Having team members share their personal Facebook profiles with each other is one way to:

Student Answer: set expectations.

build trust.

manage results.

schedule regular communication.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), p. 83.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) A best practice for communicating via e-mail is to:

Student Answer: create long “daisy-chain” conversations.

avoid meaningful subject lines.

state needed actions at the start of the message.

state needed actions at the end of the message.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), p. 84.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 2) When communicating via e-mail with a virtual team that includes members from different cultures, a manager should:

Student Answer: always use an informal tone.

never use an informal tone.

use an informal tone only after gaining the trust of the team.

ask team members whether they prefer a formal or informal tone.

Instructor Explanation: LaBrosse, M. (2008). Managing virtual teams. Employment Relations Today, 35(2), p. 85.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 2) The most important thing for a leader of a virtual team is to be _____ in how he or she communicates.

Student Answer: consistent

flexible

authoritative

confident

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 2.

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 2) The most difficult situation for managing a meeting is when:

Student Answer: some members attend in person and some attend virtually.

all members attend virtually.

all members attend in person.

the manager attends virtually and all other members attend in person.

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 3.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 2) Virtual teams tend to have a surge of activity and interaction:

Student Answer: at the start of the project.

at the end of the project.

just before and after a face-to-face meeting.

around the midpoint of the project.

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 4.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

  1. 1.Question : (TCO 2) Tools that ensure that documentation is consistent and relevant across the team and enable real-time updates are classed as:

Student Answer: instant messaging/text messaging tools.

voice over IP and video chat tools.

dynamic project planning tools.

shared project/program management tools.

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 6.

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) On a virtual team, managers should encourage the celebration of:

Student Answer: individual accomplishments, but not team accomplishments.

team accomplishments, but not individual accomplishments.

both individual and team accomplishments.

neither individual nor team accomplishments.

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 7.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 2) The manager of a virtual meeting should:

Student Answer: avoid using an agenda, as it can limit flexibility.

distribute an agenda during the first 15 minutes of the meeting.

distribute an agenda only at the end of the meeting.

distribute an agenda in advance of the meeting.

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 8.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 2) In effective multicultural virtual teams, accountability exists:

Student Answer: at the individual level only.

at both individual and team levels.

at the team level only.

only for the team manager.

Instructor Explanation: Lockwood, N. (2010). Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology.HRMagazine, 55(4), p. 8.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) Three broad categories of technology support tools for virtual teams are:

Student Answer: local, national, and international

text, audio, and video

conceptual, logical, and physical

infrastructure, instant communication, and collaboration

Instructor Explanation: Seilheimer, S., Ishman, M., & Seilheimer, P. (2005). Technology support for the enhancement of productivity in international virtual teams.Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2(3), p. 5.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) E-mail is not considered appropriate for sensitive communications because:

Student Answer: it can only be used between two individuals.

it cannot be used over a VPN.

it cannot communicate tone or body language.

it is limited only to very short messages.

Instructor Explanation: Seilheimer, S., Ishman, M., & Seilheimer, P. (2005). Technology support for the enhancement of productivity in international virtual teams.Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2(3), p. 8.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 2) E-mail is most effective for:

Student Answer: communicating simple content between two individuals.

communicating about sensitive issues.

multi-user discussions.

requesting feedback on an issue from multiple team members.

Instructor Explanation: Seilheimer, S., Ishman, M., & Seilheimer, P. (2005). Technology support for the enhancement of productivity in international virtual teams. Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2(3), p. 8.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 2) An example of an online pay-as-you-go project collaboration tool for small- to medium-sized projects is:

Student Answer: Microsoft Exchange

OnProject

AOL Instant Messenger

Lotus Notes/Domino

Instructor Explanation: Seilheimer, S., Ishman, M., & Seilheimer, P. (2005). Technology support for the enhancement of productivity in international virtual teams.Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2(3), p. 11.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 2) A communication technology that allows team members to link over time and create a persistent online meeting place is:

Student Answer: e-mail.

instant messaging.

Web-based discussion forums.

desktop video conferencing.

Instructor Explanation: Seilheimer, S., Ishman, M., & Seilheimer, P. (2005). Technology support for the enhancement of productivity in international virtual teams.Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2(3), p. 14.

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 2) A factor that is making virtual teams desirable and inevitable is:

Student Answer: globalization.

lack of availability of groupware.

inadequate telecommunications infrastructure.

high-cost Internet services.

Instructor Explanation: Seilheimer, S., Ishman, M., & Seilheimer, P. (2005). Technology support for the enhancement of productivity in international virtual teams.Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2(3), p. 14.

Points Received: 1 of 1

DeVry BIS 261 Week 6 Quiz Latest 

  1. 1.Question : (TCO 6) When using the event decomposition technique, analysts focus first on:

Student Answer: data the system must store.

reports the system must generate.

technologies the system must be compatible with.

events the system must respond to.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 162

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 6) A technique for identifying use cases that involves asking users to describe their objectives in using the system is called the:

Student Answer: CRUD technique.

user goals technique.

event decomposition technique.

structured analysis technique.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 160

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) By definition, an elementary business process:

Student Answer: is performed by two or more people.

is performed at multiple locations.

is not performed in response to a business event.

leaves the system and its data in a consistent state.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 161

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following is true, by definition, of an event?

Student Answer: It does not occur at any particular place.

It is initiated by a specific customer.

It occurs at a specific time.

It involves a specific user.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 162

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 6) An event that occurs outside the system, initiated by a person or organizational unit that supplies data to or receives data from the system, is:

Student Answer: an external event.

a temporal event.

a state event.

an internal event.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 163

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) A check or safety procedure that is put in place to protect the integrity of the system is:

Student Answer: a system requirement.

a system control.

a state event.

a control break.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 167

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 6) The “perfect technology assumption” is that events should be considered during the analysis phase only if:

Student Answer: the system would be required to respond under perfect conditions.

the events were initiated by a customer.

the system is implemented using the best available technology.

technological faults could interfere with responding to the events.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 167

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 6) A signal that tells the system that an event has occurred is:

Student Answer: a response.

a resource.

a trigger.

a method.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 169

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 6) A relationship between two things of the same type, such as one person managing another person, is a _____ relationship.

Student Answer: unary

binary

ternary

redundant

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 181

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 6) A particular sequence of steps within a use case is called:

Student Answer: a scenario.

an event.

a precondition.

a postcondition.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 171

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

  1. 1.Question : (TCO 6) In a UML class diagram, the name of a class is placed:

Student Answer: outside the class rectangle.

in the bottom section of the class rectangle.

in the center section of the class rectangle.

in the top section of the class rectangle.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 187

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 6) A _____ hierarchy structures classes according to their associated components.

Student Answer: generalization/specialization

unary/recursive

whole-part

compound

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 190

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) On an entity relationship diagram, a data entity that represents a many-to-many relationship between two other data entities is:

Student Answer: a superclass.

a binary entity.

a compound entity.

an associative entity.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 184

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 6) A UML diagram showing the various user roles and the way those users interact with the system is:

Student Answer: a class diagram.

a location diagram.

a use case diagram.

a role diagram.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 7, p. 242

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 6) In use case analysis, _____ can be considered an actor.

Student Answer: only a person

only an external system or device

neither a person nor an external system or device

either a person or an external system or device

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 7, p. 243

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) In a UML use case diagram, the symbol for a use case is:

Student Answer: a rectangle.

a stick figure.

an oval.

a triangle.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 7, p. 243

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 6) An <<includes>> relationship between two use cases is indicated on a UML use case diagram by:

Student Answer: an oval.

a rectangle.

an unadorned line with no arrowheads.

an arrow.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 7, p. 245

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 6) An attribute that contains a collection of related attributes, such as a “phone number” attribute that can contain a home phone number, work phone number, and cell phone number, is called:

Student Answer: an identifier.

a key.

an n-ary association.

a compound attribute.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 181

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 6) One difference between a use case diagram and an event table is that an event table is more consistently focused on:

Student Answer: the automated system.

business processes.

the domain model.

object behavior.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 7, p. 247

Points Received: 0 of 1

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 6) A synonym for cardinality that is used with object-oriented approaches to modeling is:

Student Answer: multiplicity.

synchronicity.

virtuality.

instrumentality.

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, p. 180

Points Received: 1 of 1

Comments:

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