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71) Folksonomies are user-created taxonomies. 72) ________ help users gain information from large amounts of geographically linked data. A) Data visualization tools B) GIS C) GDSS D) Location analytics tools 73) A(n) ________ table is a spreadsheet feature that displays two or more dimensions of data in a convenient format. A) pivot B) drill-down C) ad hoc D) multi-tier 74) Dashboards.
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31) A company's suppliers, supplier's suppliers, and the processes for managing relationships with them is the: A) supplier's internal supply chain. B) external supply chain. C) upstream portion of the supply chain. D) downstream portion of the supply chain. 32) A company's organizations and processes for distributing and delivering products to the final customers is.
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88) Describe the major factors that project management for information systems must deal with. 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.
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83) Three major concerns of system builders and users are disaster, security, and human error. Of the three, which do you think is most difficult to deal with? Why? 84) What are the security challenges faced by wireless networks? 85) Why is software quality important to security? What specific steps can an.
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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 and.
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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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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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86) Hackers and their companion viruses are an increasing problem, especially on the Internet. What are the most important measurers for a firm to take to protect itself from this? Is full protection feasible? Why or why not? 87) You have just been hired as a security consultant by MegaMalls Inc.,.
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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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1) Enterprise systems include analytical tools. 2) Supply chain management systems are a type of enterprise system. 3) An enterprise system helps reduce redundant business processes. 4) The upstream portion of the supply chain consists of the organizations and processes for distributing and delivering products to the final customers. 5) Supply chain inefficiencies can.
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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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41) Compared to traditional goods, digital goods incur: A) lower distribution 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) M-commerce. 44).
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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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21) From your reading of the chapter's opening case, Nvidia implemented new information systems in order to achieve which of the main six business objectives? A) Customer and supplier intimacy B) Operational excellence C) Survival D) Improved decision making 22) A suite of integrated software modules for finance and accounting, human resources, manufacturing and production,.
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84) Identify and describe the main five systems development approaches. 85) You have been hired as a consultant to make recommendations for Smarty's, a healthy fast-food chain that is undergoing major expansion. Smarty's needs to create an enterprise resource planning system. However, Smarty's needs to have this system up and running.
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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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84) Describe the use of personalization and customization in e-commerce. What business value do these techniques have? 85) Define location-based services and describe the main categories of these services. Which of the categories do you feel has the most potential in terms of e-commerce revenues, and why? 86) List and describe the.
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  Objective 1-1 1) Financial statements provide information about business activities to decision makers. 2) Investors provide money to a business to begin operations. 3) Not-for-profit organizations need accounting information, as do profit-oriented organizations. 4) The designation CA stands for Certified Public Accountant. 5) Which of the following users of accounting information seek to assess the.
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61) A secure Web site 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.
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1) E-commerce refers to the use of any networking technologies to transact business. 2) Retail consumer e-commerce is growing at single-digit rates. 3) The Internet shrinks information asymmetry. 4) Rich media advertisements are a sales-oriented marketing format. 5) All previous mass media in modern history, including the printing press, use a broadcast model where.
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61) Customer relationship management applications dealing with the analysis of customer data to provide information for improving business performance best describes ________ applications. A) operational CRM B) analytical CRM C) operational SCM D) analytical SFA 62) Operational CRM applications include tools for: A) identifying buying patterns. B) calculating CLTV. C) salesforce automation. D) pinpointing unprofitable customers. 63) Which 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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71) A practice in which eavesdroppers drive by buildings or park outside and try to intercept wireless network traffic is referred to as: A) war driving. B) sniffing. C) cybervandalism. D) driveby tapping. 72) Malicious software programs referred to as spyware include a variety of threats such as computer viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. 73) ________.
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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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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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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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41) Which supply chain planning function determines how much product is needed to satisfy all customer demands? A) Distribution management B) Replenishment planning C) Demand planning D) Order planning 42) Supply chain ________ systems manage the flow of products through distribution centers and warehouses to ensure that products are delivered to the right locations in.
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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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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) 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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71) Which of the following business objectives would be most helped by implementing an enterprise application? A) New products and services B) Customer and supplier intimacy C) Competitive advantage D) Survival 72) A company's supply chain describes how raw materials are transformed into finished products and shipped to retailers and customers. 73) Which of the following.
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51) ________ modules use many of the same data, tools, and systems as CRM to enhance collaboration between a company and its selling partners. A) SCM B) SFA C) ERM D) PRM 52) ________ modules deal with issues such as setting objectives, employee performance management, and performance-based compensation. A) SCM B) SFA C) ERM D) PRM 53) Customer relationship management.
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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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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, choice,.
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87) Identify five benefits of customer-relationship management systems. 88) You have been hired by Santori, Inc., a small company that imports and distributes an Italian sparkling water. The company is interested in what benefits an enterprise system would bring. Would an enterprise application be appropriate for this company? What steps would.
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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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83) Identify two classifications for supply-chain software. For each classification, identify four capabilities. 84) What additional complexities are faced in global supply chains? How does the Internet help in managing global supply chains? 85) Identify two supply-chain models. Which is better? 86 .
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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 marketing is.
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