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Multiple Choice 1) The process of creating and maintaining information systems is called ________. A) systems development B) systems acquisition C) systems definition D) systems design 2) When compared to program development, systems development is ________. A) narrower in focus B) less comprehensive C) broader in scope D) more technical 3) Which of the following is true of systems development? A).
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11) IT must be placed into the structure of an IS before an organization can use it. 12) A technical writer writes program documentation, help-text, procedures, job descriptions, and training materials. 13) Large-scale project managers require deeper project management knowledge than small-scale managers. 14) A user support representative installs software and repairs computer.
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11) The cost feasibility of a systems development project depends on the scope of the project. 12) Organizational feasibility refers to estimating the time it will take to complete a project. 13) A development team's composition changes over time. 14) Business analysts integrate the work of the programmers, testers, and users. 15) Interviews.
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31) BigData has volume, velocity, and variation characteristics that far exceed those of traditional reporting and data mining. 32) Static reports are business intelligence documents that are updated at the time they are requested. 33) A printed sales analysis is an example of a dynamic report. 34) Push options are manual when emails.
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11) External data purchased from outside resources are not included in data warehouses. 12) Facts about data, such as its source, format, assumptions, and constraints, are called metadata. 13) Problematic data are termed dirty data. 14) Data granularity refers to the level of detail represented by data. 15) The granularity in clickstream data is.
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Multiple Choice 1) ________ is another, more common title given to the director of computer services. A) CEO B) CTO C) CIO D) COO 2) Which of the following staff functions is at the top most of a typical senior-level reporting relationship? A) Chief Information Officer B) Chief Operating Officer C) Chief Technology Officer D) Chief Financial Officer 3) The.
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Multiple Choice 1) ________ is the use of information technology to support the sharing of content among networks of users. A) Electronic data interchange B) Data warehousing C) Cloud computing D) Social media 2) Which of the following statements is a characteristic of user communities? A) Social Media (SM) user communities are mostly based on geographic and.
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21) In a pilot installation, a new system is installed in phases across the organization. 22) Plunge installation is sometimes called direct installation. 23) The maintenance phase can start another cycle of the systems development life cycle. 24) The systems development life cycle process is supposed to operate in a sequence of nonrepetitive.
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31) Which of the following statements is true of BigData? A) BigData contains only structured data. B) BigData has low velocity and is generated slowly. C) BigData cannot store graphics, audio, and video files. D) BigData refers to data sets that are at least a petabyte in size. 32) In the ________ phase, a BigData.
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11) With respect to the five components of social media information systems (SMIS), which of the following statements is true of application providers? A) They usually process SM sites using desktops, laptops, and smartphones. B) They store and retrieve SM data on behalf of sponsors and user communities. C) They employ browsers and.
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11) In which of the following phases of the systems development life cycle do developers identify the particular features and functions of a new system? A) system definition B) requirement analysis C) component design D) implementation 12) The first step in defining a new information system is to ________. A) assess the feasibility of the project B).
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31) In a ________ installation, the new system runs alongside the old one until it has been tested and is fully operational. A) pilot B) parallel C) phased D) plunge 32) Olive Inc., a chain of retail outlets, is converting its existing billing systems to a more robust online tool. In this process, the organization.
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21) Which of the following is true of the alignment between information systems and organizational strategies? A) Information systems must evolve with the changes made in the organizational strategies. B) The information systems infrastructure can be easily influenced by the strategic changes. C) Integrating different information systems applications with organizational strategies is.
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21) According to McAfee, Enterprise 2.0 workers want applications that enable them to rate tagged content and to use the tags to predict content that will be of interest to them. Which of the following characteristics of Enterprise 2.0 does this refer to? A) search B) links C) signals D) extensions 22) In McAfee's Enterprise.
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True or False 1) Protection of information assets is a major function of the information systems department. 2) The structure of the IS department typically remains unchanged among organizations. 3) The responsibilities of the CIO are the same as those of the CTO. 4) It is the CTO's responsibility to identify new technologies.
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21) Which of the following refers to data in the form of rows and columns? A) granulated data B) structured data C) nonintegrated data D) problematic data 22) The goal of ________, a type of business intelligence analysis, is to create information about past performance. A) push publishing B) data mining C) reporting D) BigData 23) ________ are reports produced.
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True or False 1) Information systems can be acquired off-the-shelf with adaptation. 2) Information systems involve people and procedures, so they can never be off-the-shelf. 3) Systems development is easy and risk-free. 4) It is essential to estimate a system's cost to calculate its rate of return. 5) One of the major challenges in systems.
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21) The easiest and cheapest time to alter the information system is in the ________ phase of the systems development life cycle. A) requirements analysis B) system definition C) component design D) implementation 22) While designing ________, a development team must produce design documentation for writing computer code. A) off-the-shelf-with-alteration software B) custom-developed programs C) off-the-shelf software D) cloud-based.
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1) Business intelligence systems are information systems that process operational and other data to analyze past performance and to make predictions. 2) The software component of a business intelligence system is called a business intelligence database. 3) The data that an organization purchases from data vendors can act as the source data.
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11) Which of the following sentences is true for the development group of an IS department? A) The size and structure of the group depends on whether programs are developed in-house or outsourced. B) An important function of this group is to monitor user experience and respond to user problems. C) This group.
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11) Problematic data are referred to as ________. A) rough data B) clickstream data C) granular data D) dirty data 12) Which of the following problems is particularly common for data that have been gathered over time? A) wrong granularity B) lack of integration C) lack of consistency D) missing values 13) ________ refers to the level of detail represented.
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Multiple Choice 1) ________ process operational and other data in organizations to analyze past performance and make predictions. A) Virtualization software B) Live migration techniques C) Business intelligence systems D) Windowing systems 2) Which of the following statements is true of business intelligence (BI) systems? A) Business intelligence systems are primarily used for developing software systems and.
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