Information Systems Final

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Information Systems Final
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  1. Name the five integrating parts of a business computer system:
    • 1. Hardware
    • 2. Software
    • 3. Data
    • 4. Procedures
    • 5. Trained Personnel
  2. List the six phases in the system development cycle (in sequence).
    • 1. Feasibility
    • 2. Definition
    • 3. Design
    • 4. Development
    • 5. Implementation
    • 6. Maintenance
  3. The four negotiable parts of a project are:
    • 1. Scope
    • 2. Deadline
    • 3. Resources (Cost)
    • 4. Quality
  4. Name the three types of Network System Architecture (high level):
    • 1. Teleprocessing
    • 2. Distributed
    • 3. Hybrid
  5. __________ programs manage the computer's resources and provide services that improve the productivity of individuals using the computer.
    Systems
  6. Name three types of management provided by the operating system not including booting and User Interface.
    • 1. File Management
    • 2. Task Management
    • 3. CPU Management
  7. An operating system is multi ___________.
    processing
  8. Name 4 of the 5 types of Systems Programs:
    • 1. Utilities
    • 2. Device Drivers
    • 3. Operating Systems
    • 4. NOS
  9. ____________ ____________ are systems programs that allow input and output devices to communicate with the rest of the computer.
    Device drivers
  10. _____________ programs are used to solve business problems or entertain.
    Application
  11. _____________ are systems programs that provide commonly needed services to those using the computer to make them more efficient.
    Utilities
  12. The first thing that needs to be done in a feasibility study is define the ____________.
    problem
  13. Name the three best ways to implement a system:
    • Piecemeal
    • Pilot
    • Parallel
  14. Name three types of feasibility that need to be performed during the feasibility study are:
    • Practical
    • Technical
    • Schedule
  15. A project is a set of __________ to achieve a _______ within defined ___________.
    • activities
    • goal
    • constraints
  16. A project _______ is a document that establishes what needs to be done by what time and who needs to do it.
    plan
  17. Project __________ clarifies what a project is and what it is not.
    scope
  18. An Operating System is a type of ________ program.
    systems
  19. A _________ allows a non programmer to create business computer application that adds, changes and deletes records.
    DBMS
  20. During this phase of a project you evaluate and select best alternates.
    Definition
  21. An operating system gives a computer __________.
    intelligence
  22. __________ allows more than one program to visible on the screen.
    Windowing
  23. _________ is a very portable operating system.
    UNIX
  24. Name given to application programs that perform generic tasks.
    Horizontal
  25. This type of programmer works with those using information systems to help solve business problems
    applications programmer
  26. _________ programs control the computer.
    System
  27. __________ programs are used to solve business problems.
    Application
  28. The first computer was developed in the ________ by _______ and it was called the _________.
    • 1940s
    • IBM
    • ENIAC
  29. ________ ________ is the name given to the amount of data (in bits) that a computer will process in a single machine cycle.
    Word size
  30. __________ is a code developed to turn characters into bits.
    ASCII
  31. A compiler is a ________ program.
    systems

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