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1) E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services exclusively over public computer networks. 2) Merchant companies sell services provided by others. 3) In B2C e-commerce, sales are made between companies. 4) An electronic exchange is an example of a merchant company. 5) Gateway Corp. eliminated all its channel members and now.
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1) The distinguishing characteristic of a LAN is ________. A) that it connects multiple locations B) that it connects at a single location C) that it is a network of networks D) that all lines need not reside on the company's premises 2) A ________ connects computers at different geographic locations. A) LAN B) WAN C) VPN D) PSDN 3).
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11) Routers convert digital data into analog signals. 12) DSL operates on the same lines as voice telephones. 13) Leased lines are also called PSDN. 14) Most homes and small businesses do not use ADSL because they receive more data than they transmit. 15) Asymmetrical digital subscriber lines meet performance level guarantees by offering.
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11) Information silos arise as a result of ________. A) the individual users of personal information systems B) interenterprise information system's involvement to find solutions to problems arising within two or more enterprises C) an organization's plan to create them D) an organization's growth and increasing use of information systems 12) An information silo is.
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11) Contrary to popular belief, isolation of departmental applications cannot be held responsible for disjointed business processes. 12) Information silos can result in increased cost for an organization. 13) One way to fix informational silos is to eliminate data that are duplicated and storing a single copy of the data in a.
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21) Database developers use the ________ to create relationships in the database. A) DBMS B) metadata C) rows D) columns 22) Which of the following is a function of the DBMS? A) considering multiuser processing B) mastering database application programs C) preparing reports D) processing the database 23) For which of the following operations do applications use DBMS? A) send e-mails B).
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11) In the case of traditional software vendors, extensive testing and true beta programs precede every product release. 12) Traditional software companies use the term software as a service to mean that they will provide their software products via the cloud. 13) Reviews form the bulk of user-generated content. 14) Crowdsourcing combines social.
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11) Sales between a supplier and a retail consumer are ________ transactions. A) B2C B) B2B C) B2G D) C2C 12) Jackson Enterprises sells products online to the state-run Environmental Protection Agency. This is a ________ transaction. A) B2B B) B2C C) B2G D) C2C 13) Amazon.com, REI.com, and LLBean.com are examples of companies that use ________ information systems. A).
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6) Explain database management systems. 7) How does one create a database and its structures? 8) Describe the functions of a database management system. a. Database developers use the DBMS to create tables, relationships, and other structures in the database. To create a new table, the developer just fills out a new form..
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21) Which of the following is true for business process reengineering? A) Business process reengineering is efficient, fast, and economical. B) Business process reengineering, when combined with ERP, has a 100 percent success rate. C) In the process of business process reengineering, systems analysts need to interview key personnel throughout the organization to.
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1) ________ is information containing patterns, relationships, and trends. A) Technical writing B) Raw data C) Business intelligence D) Internal communication 2) One ________ is equal to 103 bytes. A) petabyte B) gigabyte C) megabyte D) kilobyte 3) A type written page is about 2 ________. A) megabytes B) kilobytes C) terabytes D) petabytes 4) One megabyte is equal to ________ bytes. A) 1,000 B) 1,000,000,000 C) 1,000,000,000,000 D).
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11) The IEEE 802.3 protocol standard is also known as ________. A) TCP/IP B) Ethernet C) Bluetooth D) HTTP 12) Which protocol standard used for wired LAN connections specifies hardware characteristics, such as which wires carry which signals? A) intranet B) WiMax C) Ethernet D) EVDO 13) Which of the following statements about LAN protocols is true? A) The access point.
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31) Enterprise resource planning is ________. A) a suite of applications, a database, and a set of inherent processes for consolidating business operations into a single, consistent, computing platform B) a suite of applications, a database, and a set of inherent processes for managing all the interactions with the customer, from lead.
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31) Google pioneered Web 2.0 advertising. With its ________ software, vendors pay Google a certain amount for particular search words. A) AdSense B) Adware C) AdWords D) AdCap 32) A(n) ________ is a structure of individuals and organizations that are related to each other in some way. A) folksonomy B) electronic exchange C) social network D) crowdsource 33) Karl.
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1) ________ occur(s) when data are isolated in separated information systems. A) Walled garden B) Information silos C) Scheduling D) System integration 2) Which of the following is true for personal information systems? A) Personal information systems that support a particular department are sometimes called departmental information systems. B) Because one is the sole user of the.
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11) Decision tree analysis is a technique used by ________ systems. A) knowledge management B) data-mining C) reporting D) expert 12) ________ systems improve decision making by using the discovered patterns and relationships to anticipate events or to predict future outcomes. A) Knowledge management B) Expert C) Reporting D) Data-mining 13) ________ compute(s) the correlation of items on past orders.
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7) Differentiate between an operating system and an application program. 8) List the four major operating systems and their usages. a. For business users, the most important operating system is Microsoft Windows. Some version of Windows resides on more than 85 percent of the world's desktops, and considering just business users,.
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21) Most homes and small businesses use ________ because they receive more data than they transmit. A) SDSL B) ISDN C) ADSL D) PPP 22) Businesses that need DSL lines that have the same receiving and transmitting speeds would use ________. A) SDSL B) ADSL C) ISDN D) PPP 23) Which of the following is true of cable modems? A) Cable.
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31) Which of the following is true of database application? A) A database can have only one application, and each application may have one user. B) It is a language that processes information in a database management system. C) Application programs process logic that is specific to a given business need. D) It uses.
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21) When HP Computers began to sell directly to the public, some retailers resented the competition and stopped carrying HP products in their stores. This is an example of ________. A) reintermediation B) channel conflict C) mashups D) the bullwhip effect 22) Which of the following expenses are likely to increase for manufacturers who use.
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1) The existence of information silos helps resolve any problems that may arise due to isolated information systems. 2) Scheduling of groundskeeping is an example of a personal information system. 3) A workgroup information system is an information system that is shared by a group of people for a particular purpose. 4).
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13) What are the different categories of application programs? a. Horizontal-market application software provides capabilities common across all organizations and industries. Word processors, graphics programs, spreadsheets, and presentation programs are all horizontal-market application software. Examples of such software are Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. b. Vertical-market application software serves the needs of.
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1) E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services ________. A) over private and public computer networks B) in restricted markets using cyber intermediaries C) using intermediaries such as dealer and agents D) that cannot be sold via traditional distribution channels 2) Which of the following has enabled thin-client applications to have considerable.
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31) An individual buying a computer program ________. A) accrues liability for the usage of the program B) can install the program on multiple computers C) just buys a license to use the product D) can also use most other programs using the license 32) ________ is a form of hardware/software leasing in which organizations.
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1) Hardware consists of electronic components and related gadgetry that input, process, output, and store data according to instructions encoded in computer programs or software. 2) Printers are examples of output hardware. 3) A flatbed plotter is an example of an input device. 4) The CPU selects instructions, processes them, performs arithmetic and.
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