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Chapter 13, Problem 7SAT
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______ is a form of system conversion that involves stopping the old system and starting the new system on a given date.

  1. a. Parallel conversion
  2. b. Direct conversion
  3. c. Pilot conversion
  4. d. Phase-in conversion

Program Description Answer

Direct conversion” is the form of system conversion that stops the old system and runs the new system on specified date.

Hence, the correct option is “B”.

Explanation of Solution

Direct conversion:

  • Direct conversion is one type of converting system.
  • Direct conversion is also referred to as crash conversion or plunge conversion.
  • It is used to stop the existing system and then start the proposed system. Crash means stopping process conversion and plunge means begin the process conversion.
  • It is a risky conversion process and it is necessary for some situation to start and stop the system even though it might be risk.

Explanation for incorrect options:

Parallel conversion:

  • Parallel conversion is one of the converting systems used to run in both the systems such as proposed and existing system.
  • To check whether the result of the proposed system generates at least good than the existing system
  • This type of conversion is not as risky and it is a safe conversion process but the most expensive conversion type...

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