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21) Which of the following is not one of the competitive forces of Porter's model? A) Suppliers B) Other competitors C) External environment D) Customers 22) A manufacturer of deep-sea oil rigs may be least concerned about which of these marketplace forces? A) Product differentiation B) Traditional competitors C) Low number of suppliers D) New market entrants 23) Which of.
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21) Which of the following best describes how new information systems result in legal gray areas? A) They work with networked, electronic data, which are more difficult to control than information stored manually. B) They result in new situations that are not covered by old laws. C) They are implemented by technicians rather.
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11) In the age of the Internet, Porter's traditional competitive forces model is still at work, but competitive rivalry has become much more intense. 12) In the value chain model, primary activities are most directly related to the production and distribution of the firm's products and services that create value for.
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1) IT infrastructure technology is the set of physical devices required to operate the entire enterprise. 2) Today, most system and application software is custom built by in-house programmers. 3) Systems integration means ensuring the legacy systems work with new elements of the infrastructure. 4) A mainframe is a type of legacy workstation. 5).
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31) The feature of social institutions that means mechanisms are in place to determine responsibility for an action is called: A) due process. B) accountability. C) the courts of appeal. D) the judicial system. 32) The practice in law-governed societies in which laws are known and understood, and there is an ability to appeal to.
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31) Which of the following illustrates the use of information systems to focus on market niche? A) A hot tub dealer's use of information systems to determine which models and options its customers are most likely to buy B) A shoe manufacturer's use of information systems in selling custom, made-to-order shoes directly.
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11) Hypertext markup language specifies how text, graphics, video, and sound are placed on a document. 12) HTML5 is the latest evolution of HTML, and is designed to make it much easier to embed third-party add-ons, such as Flash animations, in web pages. 13) Web services can exchange information between two different.
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11) The Copyright Office began registering software programs in the 1990s. 12) The drawback to copyright protection is that the underlying ideas behind the work are not protected, only their reproduction in a product. 13) According to the courts, the creation of software, unique concepts, general functional features, and even colors are.
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61) What is the foundation technology for Web services? A) HTML B) XML C) SOAP D) UDDI 62) A set of self-contained services that communicate with each other to create a working software application is called: A) Web services. B) enterprise integration. C) SOA. D) ERP. 63) ChicagoCrime.org, which combines Google Maps with crime data for the city of Chicago,.
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51) You are working in the IT department of a small paper supply company and planning a new database that monitors employee benefits and productivity. What would be the relationship you need to establish between Employee_ID in the Employee table and Parking_spot_number in the Perks table? A) one-to-many B) one-to-one C) many-to-many D) many-to-one 52).
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85) Eternal Friend, a family-owned manufacturer of pet caskets, has grown exponentially over the last few years. However, they are having difficulty in preparing for future growth. The only information system used at Eternal Friend is an antiquated accounting system. The company has one manufacturing plant located in Arkansas, and.
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41) The Federal Trade Commission FIP principle of Notice/Awareness states that: A) customers must be allowed to choose how their information will be used for secondary purposes other than the supporting transaction. B) data collectors must take responsible steps to assure that consumer information is accurate and secure from unauthorized use. C) there.
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51) You manage the Information Systems department at a small startup Internet advertiser. You need to set up an inexpensive system that allows customers to see real-time statistics, such as views and click-throughs, about their current banner ads. Which type of system will most efficiently provide a solution? A) CRM B) Enterprise.
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11) Decision-support systems often use information from external sources. 12) ESSs are designed to serve the middle management of the organization. 13) ESSs are designed to incorporate data about external events, but they also draw summarized information from internal MIS and DSS. 14) ESSs are designed primarily to solve specific problems. 15) Information supplied.
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71) Which of the following is an open-source operating system designed for mobile devices? A) iOS B) OS X C) Chrome D) Android 72) Nanotechnology uses individual atoms and molecules to create computer chips and other devices that are thousands of times smaller than current technologies permit. 73) A(n) ________ allows users to interact with a.
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1) Advances in data storage have made routine violation of individual privacy more difficult. 2) The last step in analyzing an ethical issue should be to identify the stakeholders - people who have a vested interest in the outcome of the decision. 3) Professionals take on special rights and obligations because of.
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21) In a(n) ________ computing model, companies use their own infrastructure for essential computing tasks and adopt public cloud computing for less critical operations or additional processing during peak business periods. A) scalable B) quantum C) autonomic D) hybrid cloud 22) Software that manages the resources of the computer is called: A) system software. B) application software. C).
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81) Identify the different types of systems used for the different levels of management in a business. 82) You are consulting on software purchases for a young translation agency, whose headquarters are in New Jersey, but who works with translators located globally. Headquarters needs to share documents with translators, and groups.
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51) Network economics: A) applies the law of diminishing returns to communities of users. B) applies traditional economics to networked users. C) sees the cost of adding new members as inconsequential. D) balances the high cost of adding new members to a community against the lower cost of using network infrastructure. 52) In network economics,.
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41) All of the following are considered primary activities of a firm except: A) inbound logistics. B) sales and marketing. C) procurement. D) service. 42) The support activities of a firm include: A) inbound logistics, technology, outbound logistics, sales and marketing, and service. B) inbound logistics, organization infrastructure, outbound logistics, technology, and procurement. C) organization infrastructure, human resources,.
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88) What is the connection between organizations, information systems, and business processes? 89) Define and give an example of a cross-functional business process within a firm. 90) The automotive parts supply company you work for, Auto4U, has noticed that one of its brands of hubcaps is not selling nearly as well as.
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81) Describe the five major categories of IT infrastructure and provide an example of each. 82) An international ad hoc group of climatologists and oceanographers needs to set up a system to analyze massive amounts of data on ocean temperatures, collected hourly by hundreds of ships worldwide. What types of hardware.
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31) The business case for using grid computing involves all of the following except: A) cost savings. B) centralized maintenance. C) speed of computation. D) agility. 32) In client/server computing, the client is: A) the computer that acts as the user point of entry. B) the location of the bulk of the processing. C) software program used for.
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61) The most common source of business system failure is: A) software bugs. B) software errors. C) hardware or facilities failures. D) data quality. 62) Flash cookies are different from ordinary cookies in that they: A) are installed only at the user's request. B) are not stored on the user's computer. C) cannot be easily detected or deleted. D).
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71) A firm depends heavily on its ________ to supply capital, labor, customers, new technology, services and products, stable markets and legal systems, and general educational resources. A) HR department B) environment C) culture D) knowledge workers 72) The primary goal of social business is to deepen interactions with employees and customers. 73) A cross-functional business.
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21) MongoDB and SimpleDB are both examples of: A) Open-source databases. B) SQL databases. C) NoSQL databases. D) Cloud databases. 22) An example of a pre-digital database is a: A) library's card-catalog. B) cash register receipt. C) doctor's office invoice. D) list of sales totals on a spreadsheet. 23) What is the first step you should take in managing data.
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85) One of the capabilities of Internet communication is the ability of the individual to appear essentially anonymous by using made-up user names. Is anonymity the same thing as privacy, and should it be a right? What ethical issues are raised by increased anonymity? 86) What are the major issues concerning.
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81) What is BPM? What are the steps involved in practicing BPM? 82) Value chain analysis is useful at the business level to highlight specific activities in the business where information systems are most likely to have a strategic impact. Discuss this model, identify the activities, and describe how the model.
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61) A firm that locates all systems development and operations at its headquarters is using a ________ system configuration. A) unilateral B) centralized C) decentralized D) networked 62) ________ typically develop a single information system, usually at the home base, and then replicate it around the world. A) Domestic exporters B) Multinational firms C) Franchisers D) Transnational firms 63) Which.
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41) Which of the following is not a type of output device? A) Speakers B) Cathode ray tube C) Ink jet printer D) Keyboard 42) Virtualization: A) allows one operating system to manage several physical machines. B) has enabled microprocessor manufacturers to reduce the size of transistors to the width of an atom. C) can boost server utilization.
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41) Access is a: A) DBMS for small handheld computing devices. B) popular open-source DBMS. C) DBMS for midrange computers. D) DBMS for desktop PC systems. 42) In clustering, a data mining tool will: A) find new groupings within data. B) find related predictions from existing values. C) find several events grouped by time. D) find new associations. 43) MySQL.
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21) The five basic entities that make up any business are suppliers, customers, employees, products and services, and: A) its environment. B) manufacturing and production. C) sales and marketing. D) invoices and payments. 22) Promoting the organization's products or services is a responsibility of the ________ function. A) finance and accounting B) human resources C) manufacturing and production D).
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61) A wiki is a type of collaborative: A) social network. B) blogging. C) virtual world. D) web site. 62) Second Life is an example of a: A) virtual world. B) wiki. C) social networking site. D) mind mapping tool. 63) The goal of social commerce applications is to: A) connect through personal and business profiles. B) use social media to connect.
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71) Mass customization allows a company to offer individually tailored products using the same production resources as mass production. 72) You are the production manager for a manufacturer of bicycle parts. Which of the following tools or technologies would you use to improve production precision? A) value chain B) CAD software C) benchmarking D) industry.
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41) From your reading of the case study discussing TELUS's employee learning initiatives, which of the following statements best expresses their experience? A) Converting the learning environment from formal classes to a collaborative learning can achieve significant reductions in an organization's learning budget. B) Employees learn more rapidly in a well-designed, structured.
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