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1 Chapter 12 Review Questions

2 12.1 What are the advantages of separating the analysis and design phases of a project?

3 12.1 Answer Staff skills and experience advantage: – having separate business analysts who are more familiar with business practices and designers who know the development environment well. Project management advantage: – able to plan for and budget for the two stages separately.

4 12.1 Answer Choice of development environment: – being able to delay the decision about the development environment to take account of new technologies and changing circumstances. Client decisions advantage: – having a clear decision point at which the client can read the specification of requirements and agree to it before design begins.

5 12.3 Users at Agate require a report of unpaid campaigns. Which of the following aspects of the report represents analysis, logical design and physical design?

6 12.3 Analysis  is an activity which is a specification of what the proposed system will do based on the requirements. logical design  implementation-independent physical design  implementation-dependent

7 12.3 Answer The size of the paper and the position of each field in the report. The fact that the user wants a report of completed campaigns that have not yet been paid for by the client. The selection of the business objects and their attributes used by the report.

8 12.3 Answer The fact that the user wants a report of completed campaigns that have not yet been paid for by the client—analysis. The selection of the business objects and their attributes used by the report—logical design. The size of the paper and the position of each field in the report—physical design.

9 12.4 Which of the following sentences describing an element of the FoodCo system represents analysis, logical design, and physical design? – The reason for stopping a run will be selected from one of the values displayed in a listbox(Java Choice) in the record line stop dialogue window. – When a production line stops during a run, the reason for stopping will be recorded. – The reason for stopping a run will be entered into the system by selecting from a list of valid reasons.

10 12.4 Answer The reason for stopping a run will be selected from one of the values displayed in a listbox etc.—physical design. When a production line stops etc.—analysis. The reason for stopping a run will be entered into the system etc.—logical design

11 12.5 What is meant by seamlessness in object- oriented systems development?

12 12.5 Answer Seamlessness means that the same model (class diagram) is used and successively refined throughout the project.

13 12.6 What are the differences between system design and detailed design?

14 12.6 Answer There are two levels of system design – System Design – Detailed Design

15 12.6 Answer System Design During system design, decisions are taken which affect the system as a whole. These are as follows: – Organization standards(screen,report layouts...) – Choosing technologies and frameworks. – Overall Architecture of the system(client-server architecture...)

16 12.6 Answer Detailed Design It concerns with the individual elements, and conforms the standards. – Designing user interfaces, classes, data storage.

17 12.7 List quality criteria for good design.

18 12.7 Answer Functional, efficient, economical, reliable, secure, flexible, general(includes portability), buildable, maintainable, usable, reusable.


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