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61) The most common source of business system failure is: A) software bugs. B) software errors. C) hardware or facilities failures. D) data quality. 62) Flash cookies are different from ordinary cookies in that they: A) are installed only at the user's request. B) are not stored on the user's computer. C) cannot be easily detected or deleted. D).
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31) Which of the following is not one of the unique considerations in developing applications for a mobile platform? A) Reduced screen space B) Keyboard configuration C) User gestures D) Bandwidth constraints 32) Unit testing: A) includes all the preparations for the series of tests to be performed on the system. B) tests the functioning of the.
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71) A systems analysis includes a ________ that is used to determine whether the solution is achievable from a financial, technical, and organizational standpoint. A) test plan B) conversion plan C) feasibility study D) risk analysis 72) A test plan includes all the preparations for the series of tests to be performed on the system. 73).
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61) An extranet that links a large firm to its suppliers and other key business partners is called a(n): A) e-hub. B) marketspace. C) exchange. D) private industrial network. 62) E-hubs are more ________ than private industrial networks. A) transaction oriented B) collaborative C) independent D) supply-chain oriented 63) Net marketplaces: A) focus on continuous business process coordination between companies for.
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11) Podcasting allows subscribers to listen to live, streaming radio and other audio content. 12) Intellectual property refers to all forms of human expression, both tangible and intangible. 13) Ninety-six percent of all U.S. households with Internet access use a broadband connection. 14) Behavioral targeting occurs at two levels: individual Web sites.
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41) Which of the following BI functionalities would you use to assess how customers would respond to a price change in your product? A) Paramaterized reports B) Predictive analytics C) Ad hoc queries D) Production reports 42) All of the following are dimensions of firm performance that are measured in the balanced scorecard method except: A).
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84) Describe the use of personalization and customization in e-commerce. What business value do these techniques have? 85) Describe the overall process and main decisions involved in planning a new e-commerce site. 86) List and describe the three main categories of electronic commerce. Which do you think is ultimately the most.
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51) Expert systems: A) solve problems too difficult for human experts. B) are based on DO WHILE rules. C) work in very limited domains. D) share characteristics with mainframe computing. 52) Expert systems model human knowledge as a set of rules that collectively are called the: A) knowledge base. B) knowledge database. C) inference engine. D) inference base. 53) An.
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41) As a technical project manager you have decided to propose implementing a prototyping methodology for a small Web-based design project. What is the order of steps you will follow in this project? A) Develop the prototype; use the prototype; revise and enhance the prototype B) Identify user requirements, develop the prototype,.
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21) Which of the following best describes how new information systems result in legal gray areas? A) They work with networked, electronic data, which are more difficult to control than information stored manually. B) They result in new situations that are not covered by old laws. C) They are implemented by technicians rather.
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11) The Copyright Office began registering software programs in the 1990s. 12) The drawback to copyright protection is that the underlying ideas behind the work are not protected, only their reproduction in a product. 13) According to the courts, the creation of software, unique concepts, general functional features, and even colors are.
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11) CBR is used in diagnostic systems in medicine. 12) Fuzzy logic is used to express relationships very generally. 13) Unlike genetic algorithms, neural networks are not suited to finding patterns and relationships in massive amounts of data. 14) Because genetic algorithms produce generalized solutions, they are best used as aids or guides.
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71) Folksonomies are user-created taxonomies. 72) ________ helps users see patterns and relationships in large amounts of data by presenting the data in graphical form. A) Data visualization B) GIS C) Dashboards D) Portals 73) A(n) ________ table is a spreadsheet feature that displays two or more dimensions of data in a convenient format. A) pivot B).
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1) Thorough testing is not required if, during the programming stage, the design documents are sufficiently detailed. 2) Documentation reveals how well the system has met its original objectives. 3) A new information system is not considered in production until conversion is complete. 4) Failure to address properly the organizational changes surrounding the.
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21) What was the primary problem facing the Girl Scouts regarding their supply chain problems? A) The ordering process was inefficient for a large volume of orders. B) There were high error rates in ordering and fulfillment. C) It required too much time of volunteers. D) The paper-based system was outdated. 22) Order the following.
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1) E-commerce refers to the use of any networking technologies to transact business. 2) Retail consumer e-commerce is still growing at double-digit rates. 3) The Internet shrinks information asymmetry. 4) In localized e-commerce, businesses market goods to customers that are only available at a specific location. 5) All previous mass media in modern history,.
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89) Americlinic, a national chain of budget health-care clinics, is creating an information system that will allow patients and doctors at participating franchises to communicate online. The goal of the system is to allow doctors to respond to minor health questions quickly and more efficiently, saving patients unnecessary visits to.
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1) A decision can be said to have improved if it can be made more quickly. 2) In high-velocity automated decision making, humans are eliminated from the decision chain. 3) DSS primarily address structured problems. 4) Business intelligence and analytics are products defined by software vendors. 5) What-if analysis works forward from known or.
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61) A PERT chart: A) portrays a project as a network diagram consisting of numbered nodes that represent tasks. B) is used to evaluate project risk and time. C) displays a horizontal bar for each project task. D) tracks progress of, and modifications to, project tasks. 62) ________ are tangible benefits of information systems. A) Improved.
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21) Through what channel did e-commerce first evolve? A) Online advertising sales B) Internet portals C) Online book sales D) Internet service providers 22) Based on your reading of the chapter, e-commerce is: A) still in a revolutionary phase. B) widely accepted by consumers, although technology is still quickly changing. C) not yet fully accepted by consumers, although.
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31) Estimating the number of direct goods to reorder falls into which category of decision making? A) Structured B) Documented C) Unstructured D) Procedural 32) Which phase of decision making finds or recognizes a problem? A) Design B) Intelligence C) Choice D) Implementation 33) Simon's four different stages in decision making are, in order from first to last: A) identification,.
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84) Not all business intelligence users are managers interested in forecasting sales figures for the next quarter. What different types of users are there for a business's intelligence systems? 85) What is a GIS? Describe three ways in which GIS can be used by modern business. 86) The business value of a.
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31) The feature of social institutions that means mechanisms are in place to determine responsibility for an action is called: A) due process. B) accountability. C) the courts of appeal. D) the judicial system. 32) The process in law-governed societies in which laws are known and understood and there is an ability to appeal to.
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31) The effort required to locate a suitable product is called: A) price discrimination. B) search costs. C) menu costs. D) shopping costs. 32) Information density refers to the: A) richness—complexity and content—of a message. B) total amount and quantity of information delivered to consumers by merchants. C) total amount and quantity of information available to all market.
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41) Compared to traditional markets, digital markets have: A) lower distributed delivery costs. B) higher marginal costs per unit. C) equivalent copying costs. D) similar inventory costs. 42) Which of the following Internet business models does Amazon.com use? A) Content provider B) Portal C) Market creator D) E-tailer 43) EBay is an example of: A) C2C e-commerce. B) B2B e-commerce. C) B2C e-commerce. D).
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61) ________ systems help organizations manage both structured and semistructured knowledge. A) Digital asset management B) Knowledge network C) Enterprise content management D) Knowledge work 62) In order to search for and retrieve knowledge objects in an enterprise content management system, the objects themselves must be: A) tagged with a classification. B) linked to their original sources. C).
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11) It is important for all systems development activities to be placed in sequential order. 12) Object-oriented development is more iterative and incremental than traditional structured development. 13) Objects are grouped into hierarchies, and hierarchies into classes. 14) Businesses can use component-based development to create their e-commerce applications. 15) CASE tools facilitate the creation.
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21) Neural network applications in medicine, science, and business address problems in all of the following except: A) pattern classification. B) prediction. C) control and optimization. D) generalization. 22) Which of the following is a key problem in managing knowledge? A) Classifying knowledge B) Storing knowledge C) Distributing knowledge D) Locating knowledge 23) According to your reading of the text,.
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71) Price transparency refers to the ability of consumers to discover what merchants actually pay for products. 72) Switching costs are the merchants' costs of changing prices. 73) Content providers use ________ systems to process large amounts of very small monetary transactions cost-effectively. A) subscription B) mobile payment C) transaction fee D) micropayment 74) Viral.
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41) The Federal Trade Commission FIP principle of Notice/Awareness states that: A) customers must be allowed to choose how their information will be used for secondary purposes other than the supporting transaction. B) data collectors must take responsible steps to assure that consumer information is accurate and secure from unauthorized use. C) there.
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88) What are the essential capabilities of knowledge work systems? 89) What is the difference between a neural network, fuzzy logic, and genetic algorithms? Which would be of most use to an organization of astronomers analyzing gamma ray emissions reaching Earth? 90) You have been hired by a small architectural firm interested.
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