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  1. The best definition of the governance style of feudal is:
    A. One IT group and one business group share a right
    B. Individual end users hold a right
    C. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
    D. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
    E. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
    E. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. ________ refers to a project growing in size during the development process
    A. Project scope
    B. Project risk
    C. Project creep
    D. Project growth
    e. None of the above
    C. Project creep
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What are the steps (in order) for the Waterfall method?
    A. Plan, Analysis, Design, Develop, Test, Implement
    B. Plan, Analysis, Design, Develop, Test, Implement, Maintain
    C. Analysis, Plan, Design, Develop, Implement, Test, Maintain
    D. Analysis, Design, Develop, Implement, Test, Maintain
    e. None of the above
    B. Plan, Analysis, Design, Develop, Test, Implement, Maintain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. During _________, the process of development iterates quickly instead of through entire process, while in _________ sessions are held involving both end users and developers during which the system is designed
    A. JAD, RAD
    B. SAD, JAD
    C. RAD, JAD
    D. BAD, RAD
    e. None of the above
    C. RAD, JAD
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. IT Governance defines which two types of rights:
    A. Coordination rights and responsibility rights
    B. Agreement rights and advice rights
    C. Choice rights and improvement rights
    D. Decision rights and input rights
    e. None of the above
    D. Decision rights and input rights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. "The process of gathering, incorporating, and measuring stakeholder expectations for IT" defines:
    A. Expectation Management
    B. Enterprise analysis
    C. Stakeholder analysis
    D. IT Governance
    e. None of the above
    A. Expectation Management
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. A phased strategy is:
    A. Safe and conservative; both systems are used for a time
    B. When the system is brought into individual BUs and operates until system is successful
    C. When the system is brought in one functional unit at a time
    D. Risky; one system replaces the other on a given day
    C. When the system is brought in one functional unit at a time
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of the following is the definition of systems development?
    A. The creation of user requirements
    B. The analysis of the business problem that the organization will try to solve with an information system
    C. The activities that go into producing an information systems solution to an organizational problem or opportunity
    D. The activities involved in programming a system for organizational purposes
    e. All of the above are components of systems development
    C. The activities that go into producing an information systems solution to an organizational problem or opportunity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The best definition of the governance style of anarchy is:
    A. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
    B. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
    C. One IT group and one business group share a right
    D. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
    E. Individual end users hold a right
    E. Individual end users hold a right
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Service-Oriented IS Organization
    A. The focus is to be responsive to the needs for systems, data, and architecture with centralized tasks, a flattened organization, and recognition of business unit sensitivities, but not full staff.
    B. Technology and tasks pushed into the business units, but keep a central group to take advantage of shared economies of scale (e.g. telecom). The focus is to develop and manage the corporate plan for IS and to assist divisions in making the best use of IT
    C. Central IS staff broken into groups for different line and staff units and liaison roles are formed to interact with business units. The focus is to serve the needs of a particular group, often at the expense of the entire organization
    D. Highly centralized and task-oriented structure. The focus is on efficiency (low cost) of systems development and operations and on skill specialization
    E. The IS unit becomes a subsidiary to the organization and is responsible for own financial and market survival.
    A. The focus is to be responsive to the needs for systems, data, and architecture with centralized tasks, a flattened organization, and recognition of business unit sensitivities, but not full staff.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Functional IS Organization
    A. Technology and tasks pushed into the business units, but keep a central group to take advantage of shared economies of scale (e.g. telecom). The focus is to develop and manage the corporate plan for IS and to assist divisions in making the best use of IT
    B. The focus is to be responsive to the needs for systems, data, and architecture with centralized tasks, a flattened organization, and recognition of business unit sensitivities, but not full staff.
    C. The IS unit becomes a subsidiary to the organization and is responsible for own financial and market survival.
    D. Highly centralized and task-oriented structure. The focus is on efficiency (low cost) of systems development and operations and on skill specialization
    E. Central IS staff broken into groups for different line and staff units and liaison roles are formed to interact with business units. The focus is to serve the needs of a particular group, often at the expense of the entire organization
    E. Central IS staff broken into groups for different line and staff units and liaison roles are formed to interact with business units. The focus is to serve the needs of a particular group, often at the expense of the entire organization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Indicate whether the following factor is a driver towards User Dominance or IT Dominance for the governance of the IT function.IT has skills that business unit does not
    a. IT dominance
    b. User Dominance
    a. IT dominance
  13. "The process of assisting people to make an alteration in their working environment" defines:
    A. Acceptance management
    B. Change management
    C. Resistance managemen
    D. Expectation management
    e. None of the above
    B. Change management
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which of the following are factors in the success of an IS project?
    a. User involvement
    b. Management support
    c. Management of the implementation process
    d. Managing complexity and risk
    e. All of the above
    e. All of the above
  15. Pilot testing is:
    A. Risky; one system replaces the other on a given day
    B. When the system is brought into individual BUs and operates until system is successful
    C. When the system is brought in one functional unit at a time
    D. Safe and conservative; both systems are used for a time
    B. When the system is brought into individual BUs and operates until system is successful
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. IS Subsidiary
    A. Technology and tasks pushed into the business units, but keep a central group to take advantage of shared economies of scale (e.g. telecom). The focus is to develop and manage the corporate plan for IS and to assist divisions in making the best use of IT
    B. Highly centralized and task-oriented structure. The focus is on efficiency (low cost) of systems development and operations and on skill specialization
    C. The IS unit becomes a subsidiary to the organization and is responsible for own financial and market survival.
    D. Central IS staff broken into groups for different line and staff units and liaison roles are formed to interact with business units. The focus is to serve the needs of a particular group, often at the expense of the entire organization
    E. The focus is to be responsive to the needs for systems, data, and architecture with centralized tasks, a flattened organization, and recognition of business unit sensitivities, but not full staff.
    C. The IS unit becomes a subsidiary to the organization and is responsible for own financial and market survival.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. A statement of how someone wants the future to be or believes it will be is a statement of a...
    A. Strategy
    B. Vision
    C. Forward-projection
    D. Sense and response
    e. None of the above
    B. Vision
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. The best definition of the governance style of IT monarchy is:
    A. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
    B. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
    C. One IT group and one business group share a right
    D. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
    E. Individual end users hold a right
    A. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. A direct cutover strategy is:
    A. When the system is brought in one functional unit at a time
    B. Risky; one system replaces the other on a given day
    C. When the system is brought into individual BUs and operates until system is successful
    D. Safe and conservative; both systems are used for a time
    B. Risky; one system replaces the other on a given day
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. The best definition of the governance style of business monarchy is:
    A. One IT group and one business group share a right
    B. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
    C. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
    D. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
    E. Individual end users hold a right
    B. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. The difference between governance structure and governance style include:
    A. Structure shows roles, style defines the decision and input rights
    B. Structure shows decision rights, style defines input rights
    C. Structure shows the organization chart, style defines how to manage people
    D. Structure shows how IT dominates, style shows how users dominate
    e. None of the above
    A. Structure shows roles, style defines the decision and input rights
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Distributed IS Organization
    A. The focus is to be responsive to the needs for systems, data, and architecture with centralized tasks, a flattened organization, and recognition of business unit sensitivities, but not full staff.
    B. The IS unit becomes a subsidiary to the organization and is responsible for own financial and market survival.
    C. Central IS staff broken into groups for different line and staff units and liaison roles are formed to interact with business units. The focus is to serve the needs of a particular group, often at the expense of the entire organization
    D. Technology and tasks pushed into the business units, but keep a central group to take advantage of shared economies of scale (e.g. telecom). The focus is to develop and manage the corporate plan for IS and to assist divisions in making the best use of IT
    E. Highly centralized and task-oriented structure. The focus is on efficiency (low cost) of systems development and operations and on skill specialization
    D. Technology and tasks pushed into the business units, but keep a central group to take advantage of shared economies of scale (e.g. telecom). The focus is to develop and manage the corporate plan for IS and to assist divisions in making the best use of IT
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. A parallel strategy is:
    A. When the system is brought in one functional unit at a time
    B. When the system is brought into individual BUs and operates until system is successful
    C. Risky; one system replaces the other on a given day
    D. Safe and conservative; both systems are used for a time
    D. Safe and conservative; both systems are used for a time
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. The best definition of the governance style of duopoly is:
    A. C-level executives hold the right to make decisions
    B. IT executives hold the right to make decisions
    C. Business unit leaders have decision or input rights
    D. Individual end users hold a right
    E. One IT group and one business group share a right
    E. One IT group and one business group share a right
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. "Influencing and directing the performance of group members towards the achievement of organizational goals" means:
    A. Leading
    B. Governing
    C. Investing
    D. Managing
    e. None of the above
    A. Leading
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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