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84) The business case for using grid computing involves all of the following EXCEPT A) cost savings. B) increased accuracy. C) speed of computation. D) agility. 85) Which type of computing refers to firms purchasing computing power from remote providers and paying only for the computing power they use? A) on-demand B) grid C) edge D) autonomic 86) Which of.
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104) SaaS refers to A) supplying online access over networks to storage devices and storage area network technology. B) managing combinations of applications, networks, systems, storage, and security as well as providing Web site and systems performance monitoring to subscribers over the Internet. C) hosting and managing access to software applications.
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196) Your workplace is considering implementing major changes in their IS infrastructures. This will cause radical change in the business processes of the firm. Many tasks and jobs will change. What would you advise you firm are the benefits and costs of considering such changes? 197) What are some of the.
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156) A ________ is an easy-to-use software tool with a graphical user interface for displaying Web pages and for accessing the Web and other Internet resources. 157) ________ is a technique for creating interactive Web applications capable of updating the user interface without reloading the entire browser page. 158) ________ is.
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94) P3P stands for A) Privacy for Personal Protection. B) Platform for Privacy Preferences. C) Personal Privacy Policy. D) Personal Privacy Protection. 95) The P3P standard is concerned with A) controlling pop-up ads based on user profiles and preventing ads from collecting or sending information. B) allowing users to surf the Web anonymously. C) scrambling data so that.
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41) Common Gateway Interface is a specification for processing data on a Web server. 42) Data administration is a special organizational function that manages the policies and procedures through which data can be managed as an organizational resource. 43) Data cleansing is the same process as data scrubbing. 44) Governments around the world.
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31) The mainframe market has grown steadily over the past decade. 32) The operating system is used to manage the computer's activities. 33) SANs create large central pools of storage that can be rapidly accessed and shared by multiple servers. 34) Like an ASP, a Web-hosting service provides shared applications to subscribed users,.
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54) Information systems A) pose traditional ethical situations in new manners. B) raise new ethical questions. C) raise the same ethical questions created by the industrial revolution. D) raise ethical questions primarily related to information rights and obligations. 55) In today's new legal environment, managers who violate the law and are convicted will most likely.
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84) In a relational database, the three basic operations used to develop useful sets of data are A) select, project, and where. B) select, join, and where. C) select, project, and join. D) select, from, and join. 85) The select operation A) combines relational tables to provide the user with more information than is otherwise available. B).
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114) The appearance of the IBM PC in 1981 is usually considered the beginning of this era because this machine was the first to be widely adopted by American businesses. This describes the ________. A) General-Purpose Mainframe and Minicomputer Era B) Personal Computer Era C) Client/Server Era D) Enterprise Computing Era 115) Computer processing work.
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176) IT ________ and development services provide the firm with research on potential future IT projects and investments that might help the firm differentiate itself in the marketplace. 177) ________ interfaces are potentially more versatile than single-touch interfaces. 178) Multi-touch gestures are ________ to remember than commands because they are based on.
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54) Which type of infrastructure services provides voice and video connectivity to employees, customers, and suppliers? A) networking B) telephone C) VOIP D) telecommunications 55) John is the IT manager at his service firm. He has seen IT purchases go up dramatically over the last two years. John would like to see his firm obtain.
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114) CVS refers to A) eyestrain related to computer display screen use. B) carpal vision syndrome. C) wrist injuries brought about by incorrect hand position when using a keyboard. D) stress induced by technology. 115) ________ can be induced by tens of thousands of repetitions under low-impact loads. A) CTS B) CVS C) RSI D) technostress 116) ________ is the.
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169) ________ is permission given with knowledge of all the facts needed to make a rational decision. 170) A(n) ________ is a tiny graphic file embedded in e-mail messages and Web pages that is designed to monitor online Internet user behaviour. 171) The ________ model prohibits an organization from collecting any.
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41) Today most business firms have discontinued operating their legacy systems, replacing these with inexpensive Web services and hosted software. 42) Scalability refers to the ability of a computer, product, or system to expand to serve a large number of users without breaking down. 43) TCO refers to the original cost of.
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159) ________ refers to any eyestrain condition related to computer display screen use. 160) The role of ________ from computer display screens in occupational disease has not been proved. 161) The ________ model of informed consent permitting prohibiting an organization from collecting any personal information unless the individual specifically takes.
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187) List and define the six ethical principles discussed in your text. 188) Do you believe that professional groups should be allowed to assign their own professional codes of conduct and police themselves from within? Why or why not? 189) What are the major issues concerning privacy in the information age? Do.
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64) Salesforce.com is a good example of a firm using a ________. A) software package B) Software as a Service (SaaS) C) software outsourcing D) service-level agreement (SLA) 65) Jean's Jewellery has installed an information system to grade their diamonds and give an appraised value to each diamond. They purchased this software from a.
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31) OODBMS are slower than relational DBMS. 32) A data dictionary is a language associated with a database management system that end users and programmers use to manipulate data in the database. 33) In a relational database, complex groupings of data must be streamlined to eliminate awkward many-to-many relationships. 34) A data warehouse.
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104) ________ are not held liable for the messages they transmit. A) Regulated common carriers B) Private individuals C) Organizations and businesses D) Elected officials 105) It is not feasible for companies to produce error-free software because A) any programming code is susceptible to error. B) it is too expensive create perfect software. C) errors can.
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74) Advances in data storage techniques and rapidly declining storage costs have A) been accompanied by relevant federal statutes protecting personal data. B) made universal access possible. C) doubled every 18 months. D) made routine violations of privacy cheap and effective. 75) The use of computers to combine data from multiple sources and create electronic.
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187) Distinguish between grid computing, cloud computing, and on-demand computing. 188) Identify and describe five or more of the current trends in contemporary software platforms. 189) Distinguish between Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Web Services Description Language (WSDL), and Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI). .
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1) IT infrastructure technology is purely a set of physical devices and software applications that are required to operate the entire enterprise. 2) The "service platform" perspective makes it easier to understand the business value provided by infrastructure investments. 3) The minicomputer era was a period of highly centralized computing under.
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136) ________ asserts that the number of components on a chip doubles each year. 137) Packing more ________ into a tiny microprocessor has exponentially increased processing power. 138) ________ uses individual atoms and molecules to create computer chips and other devices that are thousands of times smaller than current technologies permit..
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74) Specifications that establish the compatibility of products and the ability to communicate in a network are called A) network standards. B) telecommunications standards. C) technology standards. D) Internet standards. 75) ________ unleash powerful economies of scale and result in declines in manufactured computer products. A) Internet and Web technologies B) Technology standards C) Linux and open-source software D).
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74) Duplicate data in multiple data files is called data ________. A) redundancy B) repetition C) independence D) partitions 75) A DBMS makes the A) physical database available for different logical views. B) logical database available for different analytical views. C) physical database available for different analytical views. D) relational database available for different physical views. 76) The logical view A).
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149) ________ services such as Napster, and later Grokster, Kazaa, and Morpheus, sprung up to help users locate and swap digital music files, including those protected by copyright. 150) Although software bugs and facility catastrophes are likely to be widely reported in the press, by far the most common source.
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21) Open source software is software produced by a community of several hundred thousand programmers around the world. 22) SaaS (Software as a Service) are services for delivering and providing access to software remotely as a Web-based service. 23) A long-standing issue among information system managers and CEOs has been the.
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146) Unix and Linux are scalable, reliable, and much less expensive than mainframe ________ systems. 147) Once a firm decides to work with an ________ vendor, switching can be difficult and costly, though not impossible. 148) A ________ is a high-speed network dedicated to storage that connects different kinds of storage.
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