System Analysis and Design
Question What do you mean by Information Systems analysis and design? Describe the different types of Information Systems are used for System Development.
Question Define system. What are the elements of a system?
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Question “An information system is an open system".-Do you we?Justify your answer.
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Question Describe the different stages of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) briefly.
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Question What is the difference between analysis and design" Cut a system be designed without being analyzed?
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Question Elaborate on the technical and interpersonal skills required system analyst.
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Question Distinguish between the strategic and operational planning,
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Question Discuss why a new system might not meet user requirements,
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Question What is prototyping? Why has the prototyping become important in the context of system design”
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Question Discuss the key strategies for eliciting information than user requirements.
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Question What is Joint Application Design (JAD)? How is it better than traditional information gathering techniques?
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Question If you were to interview ti user to obtain biographical information (age education years of experience on the job and so forth) about the staff of 10 employees and you have only one hour to acquire the information. which of the following methods would you use and why?(i) Structured interviews usmg open-ended questions;(ii) Unstructured interviews ot' t'ne minutes each;(iii) Self-administered questionnaires;(iv) Structured interviews using closed questions.
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Question What is the importance of cost benefit analysis? Illustrate the difference between net present value and present value analysis
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Question What are the tools for structured analysis ? List out the pros and cons of each tools
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Question What is a data flow diagram (DFD)? What basic rules are relevant to constructing a DFD?
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Question What do you mean by logical and physical design? Write down the goal of input and output design for system development
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Question Differentiate between HIPO and IPO
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Question What is testing? What are the types of system testing?
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Question Review the primary activities of a maintenance procedure
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Question List and define the factors that are important to successful implementation efforts.
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Question Can one perform maintenance on a system without a post implementation review? Justify your answer
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Question Define quality assurance . List the factors that affect the quality of a system
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Question Differentiate between verification and validation
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Question What do you mean by coupling and cohesion?
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Question What is a form? Summarize the characteristics of action, memory and report forms.
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Question Describe the steps of feasibility analysis briefly
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Question What is information system analysis and design?
NU Year 2014 2012
Question Distinguish between the following:(i) Physical and Abstract systems;(ii) Open and close systems.
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Question Discuss the concepts of MIS and DSS. How are they related?
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Question What is the System DeveIopment Life Cycle (SDLC)?
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Question What are the roles of system analyst? Elaborate on the technical and interpersonal skills required of system analysts.
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Question Distinguish between initial investigation and feasibility study. In what way are they related?
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Question What is prototyping? What are the advantages of prototyping?
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Question Describe four traditional techniques for collecting information during analysis. When might one be better than another?
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Question Describe three commonly used methods for performing economic -benefit analysis.
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Question Why is it difficult to determine user requirements?
NU Year 2014 2011
Question "A data dictionary is, a structured repository of data about data.”-Discuss.
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Question What is decomposition and balancing? How can you determine if DFDs are not balanced?
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Question What is Data Flow Diagram (DFD)? Write down the guidelines for drawing DID.
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Question Give a general guideline for the design of forms and reports.
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Question What is the difference between structured English and pseudo code?
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Question Write down the objectives of database.
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Question What do you mean by logical and physical design? Write down the goal of input and output design for system development.
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Question Distinguish between the following:(i) Logical and physical design(ii) HIPO and IPO
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Question What are the advantages of up to down design? Explain it.
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Question What is testing? What are the types of system testing?
NU Year 2014 2010
Question What are the four approaches to installation? Which is the most expensive and which one is risky? How does an organization decide which approaches to use?
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Question What are the primary activities of maintenance procedure?
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Question What is implementation? Discuss the difference between implementation and conversion.
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Question What do you mean by software engineering? What are the key challenges facing software engineering?
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Question Who are system analysts?What are the skills needed to be system analyst?
NU Year 2012
Question List and explain different types of information systems for system development. How do they differ from each other?
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Question Why feasibility study is important?
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Question What are the steps of system design?
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Question What is the role of system analyst?
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Question Describe the fundamental principles of system analysts.
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Question What is system thinking and prototyping?
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Question ‘A question may be closed or open-ended‘. Illustrate the difference with example.
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Question What is Joint Application Design (JAD)? How is it better than traditional information gathering techniques?
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Question Describe three commonly used methods for performing economic cost-benefit analysis.
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Question What is Data Flow Diagram (DFD)? Write down the guidelines for drawing DFD
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Question What is decomposition and balancing? How can you determine if DFD's are not balance?
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Question Give a general guideline for the design of forms and reports
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Question What is structured English? How can structured English be used to present sequence, conditional statements and repetition in an information system process?
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Question What is the goal of input and output design
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Question Explain the process of maintenance information system
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Question Differentiate between validation and verification
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Question What are the primary activities of maintenance procedure?
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Question Briefly explain system documentation and user documentation
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Question Differentiate between programmer document and operational document
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Question What is System? Write down the characteristics of a system.
NU Year 2011
Question Why is database important in Management Information System?Explain.
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Question Define formal and informal information system. How important is the informal information system in system always. Explain.
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Question Distinguish between initial investigation and feasibility study.
NU Year 2011
Question What is the system development life-cycle? How does it relate to system analysis?
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Question What are the difference between analysis arid design? Can you begin to design without analysis? Why?
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Question Elaborate on the technical and interpersonal skills required of system analysis. When is one skill favored over the other? Why?
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Question Discuss the key strategies for eliciting information about the user’s requirements.
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Question What traditional information-gathering tools are available for the system analyst? Explain each tool briefly.
NU Year 2011
Question If you were to interview a user to obtain biographical information (age, education, years of experience on the job, and so forth) about the staff of 10 employees and you have only one hour to acquire the information. Which of the following methods would you use and why?(i) Structured interviews using open-ended questions;(ii) Unstructured interviews of five minutes each;(iii) Self-administered questionnaires;(iv) Structured interviews using closed questions.
NU Year 2011
Question Distinguish between the following:(i) Logical and physical design;(ii) HlPO and IPO(iii)Coupling and cohesion.
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Question What are the advantage of top down design? Explain it.
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Question Briefly explain three approaches for data entry.
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Question What is unique about online data entry? What role does a CRT terminal play for input and output?
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Question What are the tools for structured analysis? List out the pros and cons of each tool.
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Question What is Data. Flow Diagram (DFD)? What basic rules are relevant to constructing a DFD?
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Question Describe the steps of feasibility analysis briefly.
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Question What is the importance of cost benefit analysis? Illustrate the difference between net present value and present value analyses.
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Question What is implementation? Discuss the difference between implementation and conversion.
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Question If a new system design is likely to meet user specifications, why do users resist change? How would one reduce resistance to change?
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Question Review the primary activities of a maintenance procedure.
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Question Can one perform maintenance on a system without a post implementation review? Justify your answer.
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Question What is information systems analysis and design?
NU Year 2010
Question Explain the traditional application-based approach to systems development. How is this different from the data based approach?
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Question Give an idea about Management and Information levels in a typical Organization. Include necessary figure for that.
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Question Describe the difference in the role of a system analyst in the SDLC versus prototyping.
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Question Write down the differences between:-(i) Problem identification problem solving;(ii) Logical system description and physical system description.
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Question What are the key question included during system development life-cycle?
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Question A number of activities are carried out under implementation Elaborate.
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Question What is system thinking?
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Question Describe four traditional techniques for collecting information during analysis.When might one be better than another?
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Question Compare collecting information by interview and by questionnaire.
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Question Describe three commonly used methods for performing economic cost-benefit analysis.
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Question What is tangible cost and intangible cost?
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Question What is Joint Application Design (JAD)? Allow is it better than traditional information gathering techniques?
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Question What is data flow diagram? Why do system analysis use data flow diagrams?
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Question What is the purpose of logical modelling? What techniques are used to model decision logic and what techniques are used to model temporal logic?
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Question What design methodologies are used in system design? Define logical design.
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Question What is the goal of input and output design?
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Question Give a general guidelines for the design of forms and reports.
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Question Discuss the benefits, problems and general design process for the use of color when designing system output.
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Question Write down the objectives of database.
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Question Describe the factors that influence the cost of maintenance. Are any factors more important? Why?
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Question Differentiate system documentation and user documentation
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Question What do you mean by information system? What is the importance of system development?
NU Year 2009
Question What are the different stages of system development life-cycle? Briefly describe
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Question Describe fundamental principles of system analysis.
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Question Give an example of Decision table.
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Question What are Data flow diagrams? How do they differ from structure charts?
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Question Differentiate between the functionality of input design and output design?
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Question Describe logical and physical design.
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Question What is the importance of process design?
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Question Differentiate between validation and verification.
Question Why do we test systems? What types of test data are used in system testing?
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Question What is a syntax error? How does it differ from a logic error? Give an example.
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Question Explain the process of maintaining information system.
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Question What are the different types of maintenance? Explain them.
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Question What is the main difference between maintenance and enhancement?
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Question Why do we need documentation?
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Question Describe different activities of a maintenance procedure.
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Question What do you mean by operational document?
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Question How SRGP exploits raster capabilities?
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Question Describe the principle of DDA line drawing algorithm.
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Question Explain the basic transformations with procedure.
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Question What is luminance and chromaticity? What is the purpose of chromaticity diagram?
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Question Write down the taxonomy or classification of projection.
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Question What is ray tracing? Explain how the visible surfaces are determined by using ray tracing algorithms.
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Question What is multimedia PC? Write the specification of MPC-1 and MPC-2
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Question Define system. What are the characteristics of a system?
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Question Describe the different stages of system development life cycle 6 (SDLC) briefly.
Question Describe the different stages of system development life cycle (SDLC) briefly.
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Question What is a candidate system? Describe the considerations in deciding on a candidate system specifically.
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Question Discuss, why a new system might not meet user requirements.
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Question What qualities should a system analyst have? How would you acquire these qualities?
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Question What is prototyping? Why has the prototyping become in important in the context of system design?
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Question Discuss the key strategies for eliciting information about the user requirements.
NU Year 2013
Question Why is it difficult to determine user requirements?
NU Year 2013
Question What traditional information gathering tools are available for the system analyst? Explain each tool briefly.
NU Year 2013
Question If you were to interview a user to obtain biographical information (age, education, years of experience on the job and so forth) about the staff of 10 employees and you have only one hour to acquire the information, which of the following methods would you use and why?- (i) Structured interviews using open-ended questions; (ii) Unstructured interviews of five minutes each; (iii) Self administered questionnaires; (iv) Structured interviews using closed questions.
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Question What are the tools for structured analysis? List out the pros and cons of each tool.
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Question What is Data Flow Diagram (DFD)? What basic rules are relevant to constructing a DFD?
NU Year 2013
Question Describe the steps of feasibility analysis briefly.
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Question What is the importance of cost benefit analysis? Illustrate the difference between net present value analysis and present value analysis.
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Question What is meant by usability and what characteristics of an interface are used to access a systems usability?
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Question Write down the objectives of database.
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Question Give a general guidelines for the design of forms and reports.
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Question Write down the general guidelines for displaying tables and lists.
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Question What are the deliverables from coding, testing and installation?
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Question List and define the factors that are important to successful implementation efforts.
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Question What is testing? What are the‘ types of system testing?
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Question What are the different types of maintenance and how do they differ?
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Question What is system analysis? Describes the characteristics of a sustem
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Question Who are the stackeholders in the information system? Differentiate between system owner and system users
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Question Explain the different stages of System Development Life cycle (SDLC)
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Question Can a system be designed without being analyzed? Justify your anser
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Question What are the benefits of using automated tools in system development?
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Question Clarify the role of CASE priority
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Question Describe the consideration in deciding on a candidate system
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Question Differentiate between management information systems and decision support systems
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Question Write the rules of data flow diagram(DFD)? Give an appropriate example of DFD
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Question What is feasibility study? State the steps of feasibility analysis with an example?
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Question Write down the importance of feasibility study
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Question What is the difference between logical and physical modeling? Why logical modeling is more important in information systems analysis?
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Question What is project management? What are the characteristics that define a project
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Question What is user interface design? What are the elements that frequently cause people to have difficulty with the interface of computer systems
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Question What is cost benefit analysis? Illustrate with an example
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Question Briefly describe the physical implementation of data store
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Question Describe prototyping process for designing forms and reports. What deliverables produced from this process?
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Question what are the characteristics of an interface those are used to access a system ability?
Question what are the characteristics of an interface those are used to access a system usability?
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Question Discuss the benefits, problems and general design process for the use of color when designing system output
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Question what are the main characteristics of object-oriented modeling?
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Question What is documentation? Describe different types of documentation
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Question Explain the importance of input design. What factors should we consider for designing a input?
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Question What is referential integrity? How is referential integrity specified in the form of deletion rules?
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Question What is testing? Why do we test system?
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