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Study Guide Chapter 14 - Managing the Digital Firm 11th edition 11e

Study Guide Chapter 14 - Managing the Digital Firm 11th edition 11e

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Management Information Systems : Managing the Digital Firm
11th edition 11/e 11e eleventh edition
Laudon and Laudon

Study Guide for Chapter 14 : Managing Projects
True and False
Multiple Choice
with answers
Management Information Systems : Managing the Digital Firm
11th edition 11/e 11e eleventh edition
Laudon and Laudon

Study Guide for Chapter 14 : Managing Projects
True and False
Multiple Choice
with answers

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STUDY GUIDEChapter 14 Managing Projects TRUE OR FALSE1)
Between 30 and 40 percent of all software projects are "runaway" projects that far exceed original schedule and budget projections.
2) An information system project's scope is directly related to its businessrequirements.3)The information systems steering committee
the project team
 
is composed of information systems managersand end-user managers responsible for overseeing several specific informationsystems projects.4)
An information systems plan contains a statement of corporate goalsand specifies howinformation technology will support the attainment of those goals.
5)If an intended benefit of an IT project is improved decision making, managersshould developa set of metrics to quantify the value of an improved decision.
To quantify thevalue of more timely and precise information on the outcome of the decision.
6)
 Scoring models are used most commonly to support decisions ratherthan as the final arbitersof system selection.
7)
 Transaction and clerical systems that displace labor and save spacetypically produce moremeasurable, tangible benefits than management information systems.
8)More timely information is a tangible benefit of information systems
. 
Intangible
9)
Intangible benefits cannot be immediately quantified but may lead toquantifiable gains in thelong run.
10)A benefit of using TCO analysis to evaluate an information technologyinvestment is that it
 
is able to incorporate intangible and "soft" factors such as benefits and complexitycosts.11)
Real options pricing models use the concept of options valuationborrowed from the financialindustry.
 
12)
The systems analyst is the catalyst for the entire change process andis responsible formaking sure that everyone involved accepts the changes created by a newsystem.
13)
The larger the systems project, the more risk the project runs in termsof being completed ontime, within budget, and according to project requirements.
14)
The relationship between users and information systems specialistshas traditionally been aproblem area for information systems implementation efforts.
15) User concerns and designer concerns are usually the same at the beginning of the project butmay diverge later as the system is built.16)
A
Gantt
PERT chart graphically depicts project tasks and theirinterrelationships.
17)
Counterimplementation refers to a deliberate strategy to thwart theimplementation of aninformation system or an innovation in an organization.
18)Mandatory use of a system is one effective way of overcoming user resistanceto aninformation system.19)
 The design of jobs, health issues, and the end-user interface of information systems are allconsiderations in the field of ergonomics.
20) The goal of sociotechnical design is to create systems with better userinterfaces andcontribute to fewer health issues.

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