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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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31) ________ is the application of statistical techniques to find patterns and relationships among data and to classify and predict. A) Data encryption B) Data warehousing C) Data mining D) Data compression 32) Which term is used as a synonym for data mining? A) OLAP B) neural networks C) market-basket analysis D) knowledge discovery in databases 33) In unsupervised data.
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True or False 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.
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Multiple Choice 1) The process of creating and maintaining information systems is called ________. A) systems development B) program development C) systems definition D) computer design 2) Compared to program development, systems development is ________. A) narrower in focus B) less comprehensive C) broader in scope D) mostly technical in nature 3) Which of the following is true of systems development?.
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True or False 1) 1,000,000 bytes equal one gigabyte. 2) One kilobyte consists of 1,000 bytes. 3) A terabyte is larger than a petabyte in terms of computer storage. 4) A typical low-resolution photograph is equal to 1 terabyte. 5) Data-mining systems integrate data from multiple sources, processing it by sorting, grouping, and averaging, and.
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Multiple Choice 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).
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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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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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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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Essay 1) What is the difference between a megabyte and a gigabyte? 2) What is a business intelligence system? 3) Describe the characteristics and advantages of reporting systems. 4) Explain the characteristics and advantages of data mining systems. 5) What are the characteristics and advantages of knowledge management systems? .
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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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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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Multiple Choice 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).
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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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True or False 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.
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21) ________ data is highly summarized. A) Coarse B) Missing C) Clickstream D) Dirty 22) Clickstream data is ________. A) inconsistent B) too coarse C) too fine D) dirty data 23) Generally, it is better to have data that is ________ than data that is ________. A) random; specific B) inconsistent; unintegrated C) too fine; too coarse D) problematic; dirty 24) The more attributes there.
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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) 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) Data warehouses and data marts are expensive to create, staff, and operate. 22) KDD is synonymous with data mining. 23) With unsupervised data mining, analysts do not create a model or hypothesis before running the analysis. 24) Regression analysis is used to find groups of similar customers from customer order and demographic.
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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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Multiple Choice 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.
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Multiple Choice 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.
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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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True or False 1) Databases are required to keep track of things that involve multiple themes. 2) A database is a self-describing collection of integrated records. 3) Bytes, which are characters of data, are grouped into rows, which are also called tables. 4) Columns are also called fields. 5) A field is a column or.
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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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