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4.Figure TB-4.7 shows several systems flowchart routines that intentionally violate good flowchart construction procedures. Required: Redraw each of the routines so that they conform to the guidelines and other techniques presented in the text for drawing systems flowcharts. HINT: Be alert to the description of each routine; the descriptions should govern your.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.A symbol used in data flow diagrams to depict an entity or process within which incoming data flows are transformed into outgoing data flows is a(n): a. data flow symbol b. external entity symbol c. bubble symbol d. file symbol 2.A data flow diagram could contain each of the following symbols except: a. a bubble or circle b. an octagon c. a square d. a curved.
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31.A basic unit of data such as a letter, number, or special character is known as a a.character b.field c.record d.none of the above 32.A collection of related characters that comprise an attribute such as a customer number or name is known as a a.character b.field c.record d.none of the above 33.A collection of related data fields pertaining to a.
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31.On a systems flowchart, a solid line with an arrow indicates a(n): a. batch total b. telecommunications link c. off-page connector d. logical flow 32.Which of the following systems flowcharting symbol descriptions is incorrect? a. disk b. computer process c. manual process d. display 33.Which of the following systems flowcharting symbols descriptions is incorrect? a. tape b. on-page connector c. start/stop d. paper file 34.Which of the following systems flowcharting symbols descriptions is incorrect? a. general purpose input-output b. manual process c. multiple-page.
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21.A system that supports constantly up to date reporting of data is a.OLTE b.OLRT c.ORLT d.OLTP 22.Digital image processing systems are capable of performing all of the following except: a.capture of data b.storage of data c.retrieval of data d.creation of data 23.The system that enables users of an ERP system to view source documents from any location is: a.electronic data interchange b.local.
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COMPLETION 1.______________________________ integrate the business process functionality and information from all of an organization’s functional areas, such as marketing and sales, cash receipts, purchasing, cash disbursements, human resources, production and logistics, and business reporting (including financial reporting) 2.________________________________________ are software packages that can be used for the core systems necessary to support.
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11.              An extra character added to a numeric code as a device to test the accuracy of data entered into a computer system is called a: a.              control digit b.              check digit c.              mnemonic digit d.              significant digit 12.              Assigning numbers to objects in chronological sequence is known as: a.              block coding b.              mnemonic coding c.              sequential coding d.             .
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11.              The uniform product codes (UPCs) used by supermarkets and other retailers are examples of a block coding scheme. 12.              Both the mnemonic and the hierarchical coding schemes attach specific meaning to particular character positions. 13.              Because it uses alphabetic characters, a sequential coding system is most understandable to human beings. 14.              A.
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21.A ____________________ is a collection of related characters that comprise an attribute, such as a customer number or name. 22.A ____________________ is a collection of related data fields pertaining to a particular entity or event. 23.The existence of the customer record, including the _________________________, provides the basic authorization required to accept and.
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8.For each of the following, indicate whether it is a characteristic of a A. physical data flow diagram B. logical data flow diagram C. systems flowchart 1. A graphical representation of a system showing the system’s processes, data stores, and the flows of data into and out of the processes and data stores. 2. A logical and.
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21.In a logical data flow diagram for a cash receipts system, each of the following labels might appear in a bubble except: a. cashier b. capture cash receipts c. endorse checks d. update master files 22.The data flows in a logical flow diagram show: a. how the data are transmitted b. where the data are transmitted c. the nature of the data being transmitted d. who receives.
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31.Network providers are companies that provide a link into the Internet by making their directly connected networks available for access by fee-paying customers. 32.Internet assurance is a service provided for a fee to vendors in order to provide a limited endorsement to users of the vendor's web site that the site.
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ESSAY 1.Define enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and give some examples of common ERP add-on modules. 2.What are the primary activities of the value chain and what are some of the main functions included in the value chain? 3.List and describe the 6 steps in the order-to-cash process. 4.List and describe the 5 steps.
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5.The following narrative describes the order entry process at Adams, Inc.: Adams, Inc. customers mail their orders to the Adams customer service center where clerks open the orders and review them for accuracy. The clerks then key orders into the computer. As the clerk is entering data the computer populates the.
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21.              Data warehousing is the use of information systems facilities to focus on the collection, organization, integration, and long-term storage of entity-wide data. 22.              Data redundancy allows non-technical users to bypass the programmer and to access the database directly. 23.              Data mining refers to the exploration, aggregation, and analysis of large quantities.
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21.____________________ are software programs designed specifically to allow users to view the various documents and data sources available on the Internet. 22.A(n) ____________________ is unsolicited non-document mail. 23.A smaller version of Internet technologies that is used to link an organization's internal documents and databases into a system that is accessible through web.
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51.              The model that logically organizes data into two-dimensional tables is the a.              hierarchical database model b.              network database model c.              relational database model d.              object-oriented database model 52.              The model that includes abstract types that allow users to define data to be stored in the database is the a.              hierarchical database model b.              network database model c.             .
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21.A private data base service allows all subscribers to access and search external databases, usually through the Internet or other network connection. 22.SPAM is unsolicited non-document mail that has largely been eliminated. 23.A type of intranet, which has been extended to limited external access, is referred to as an extranet. 24.E-mail is the.
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11.The _______________________ approach combines modules from various vendors to create an information system that better meets an organization’s needs than a standard ERP system. 12.A(n) ________________________________________ is a means for connecting to a system or application provided by the developer of that application. 13._______________________ usually includes a design environment for modeling and.
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8.Why might a firm decide to implement only certain modules in an ERP system rather than a complete implementation? 9.Why must an organization expect the implementation of an ERP to disrupt operations? 10.Describe and explain these concepts and their relationship to one another: enterprise application integration, middleware, application programming interface, event-driven architecture,.
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21.An external entity is a person, place, or thing within the system that transforms data. 22.A physical data flow diagram uses bubbles to specify where, how, and by whom a system's processes are accomplished. 23.When the context diagram and the level 0 diagram have equivalent external data flows, the DFDs are said.
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31.              ____ databases include abstract data types that allow users to define characteristics of the data to be stored when developing an application. a.              hierarchical b.              relational c.              network d.              object-oriented 32.              In a(n) ____ database model, data are logically organized into two-dimensional tables. a.              hierarchical b.              relational c.              network d.              object-oriented 33.              The ____ database model, as originally conceived,.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.Back office functions include: a.customer interface b.supplier interface c.purchasing d.accounting 2.A byproduct of e-business is a.elimination of sales staff b.increase in accounting staff c.production of hard copy reports d.increased errors 3.Increased efficiency in the purchasing function from e-Business includes a.the seller soliciting pricing b.automatic price checking by the computer c.decreased electronic based business events d.none of the above 4.The vast majority of e-Business is a.business.
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TRUE/FALSE 1.E-Business is the application of electronic networks (including the Internet) to exchange information and link business processes among organizations and/or individuals. 2.Standing data is relatively permanent data stored in master data. 3.Adding, deleting, or replacing standing data is called transaction processing. 4.Master data are repositories of relatively permanent data maintained over an extended.
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31.              In a network database model, data are logically organized into two-dimensional tables. 32.              An object oriented database system is a database that allows both simple and complex objects to be stored using abstract data types. 33.              The normalization process involves various steps (called normal forms) that transform an original database design.
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11.According to the text, this includes functions related to accounting events, internal operations and financial statement preparation a.batch processing b.information processing c.periodic processing d.data maintenance 12.The processing mode in which there is a delay between the various data processing steps is referred to as: a.imperial mode b.periodic mode c.immediate mode d.passive mode 13.In batch processing, business event data are usually.
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3.Figure TB-4.5 shows a level 0 logical data flow diagram for a billing system. The logical data flow diagram intentionally violates several of the guidelines and other techniques presented in the text for drawing data flow diagram. Required: Identify as many of the errors in the logical data flow diagram construction as.
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COMPLETION 1.In a data flow diagram, a(n) ____________________ symbol depicts an entity or a process within which incoming data flows are transformed into outgoing data flows. 2.In a data flow diagram, a(n) ____________________ symbol represents a pathway for data. 3.Data store symbols are represented by ______________________________________. 4.In a data flow diagram, a(n) _________________________ symbol.
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61.              Each relationship in an E-R diagram has a ___________ that shows the degree to which each entity participates in the relationship. a.              maximum cardinality b.              identifier c.              cardinality d.              primary key 62.              A decision maker prepares a presentation in a suitable format for a given decision at a given point in time when using.
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2.Figure TB-4.3 shows a context diagram a cash sales system. The diagram intentionally violates several of the guidelines and other techniques presented in the text for drawing data flow diagram. Required: Identify as many of the errors in data flow diagram construction as you can. In the diagram, place consecutive numbers (each.
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TRUE/FALSE 1.Flowcharts are commonly used in financial audits, business process reengineering and security review engagements. 2.Data flow diagrams portray a business processes’ activities, stores of data, and flows of data among those elements. 3.Data flow diagrams present a comprehensive picture of the management, operations, information systems and process controls embodied in business processes. 4.A.
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5.Describe 5 of the pros of an enterprise system. 6.Describe 3 of the cons of an enterprise system. 7.Lexington Company is considering taking customer’s orders on their Web site. a. What information should Lexington collect from the customer during this process? b. What information would need to come from Lexington’s system to complete the.
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41.When a transaction cannot be processed in a routine fashion because of an error or other processing problems, the transaction must be handled by a(n): a. rejection routine b. change report c. exception and summary report d. exception routine 42.The following is a jumbled list of the activities suggested in this text for drafting data flow diagrams for an.
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3.Discuss the alternative methods (E-mail, EDI, and Internet) of conducting electronic commerce. 4.Explain how the Internet and personal computers could be used in a college course such as AIS to eliminate all paper exchanged between the students and the professor. What technologies (hardware, software) you would need to carry out your.
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COMPLETION 1.The involvement of two or more individuals and/or organizations in the completion of electronic-based business events is referred to as ____________________. 2.Processes that include distribution, manufacturing, and accounting software operations are ____________________ processes. 3.____________________ represent the books of original entry used for recording most business events. 4.____________________ are repositories of relatively permanent data.
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41.              Running an applications approach to sales and inventory programs leads to a.              a central database b.              data redundancy c.              higher efficiencies d.              reports that are easier to query 42.              Data flows that mirror and monitor business operations are called ____ flows. a.              horizontal information b.              vertical information c.              sequential d.              master data 43.              Data flows that provide a basis.
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COMPLETION 1.              Business process such as hiring employees, purchasing inventory, and collecting cash from customers are called ____________________. 2.              The ____________________ approach attempts to describe all aspects of the business events and processes under consideration. 3.              Analyzing collected historical data with multidimensional analytic tools and exploratory techniques is called _________________________. 4.              Primary key ______________.
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PROBLEMS 1.Figure TB-4.1 is a "generic" level 0 data flow diagram, taken from Figure 4.5 in the text. Required: Using good data flow diagram construction techniques draw a diagram to explode bubble 3.0 to its next lower level. Diagram 3.0 should contain three processes, appropriately numbered, and should contain the following data flows.
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31.Which of the following is not a cost of electronic data interchange (EDI)? a.entering data only once b.training employees c.buying and leasing hardware and software d.reengineering affected applications 32.Which of the following are the two primary categories of E-Business over the web? a.Client and server relationships b.Networks and network providers c.Assurance providers and vendors d.B2B & B2C 33.To implement a.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.              Data redundancy: a.              occurs when data is stored in multiple locations b.              is eliminated by using the applications approach c.              reduces labor and storage costs d.              improves consistency between applications 2.              Which of the following statements related to the event-driven approach is false? a.              It attempts to describe all aspects of business events. b.             .
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11.A(n) ____________________ data flow diagram depicts what activities the system performs rather than how, where, or by whom they are performed. 12.When the context diagram and the level 0 diagram reflect the equivalent external data flows, the two diagrams are said to be ____________________. 13.The successive subdividing, or exploding, of logical data.
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11.A device that is not directly connected to the processing computer is referred to as an online device. 12.In an OLTE system, use of data entry devices allows business event data to be entered directly into the information system at the time and place that the event occurs. 13.A computer configuration in.
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41.              Each relationship has a characteristic, called a cardinality, that shows the degree to which each entity participates in the relationship. 42.              Maximum cardinality is used to specify the minimum level of participation that one entity can have with another entity. 43.              In set theory, a two-dimensional collection of information is called.
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11.Those entities which perform no information processing activities for the system are called: a. external entities b. internal entities c. boundary entities d. environmental entities 12.Which symbol can be either an entity or a process depending on the type of DFD? a. bubble symbol b. external entity symbol c. data flow symbol d. file symbol 13.Which of the following is the least detailed of the data flow diagrams? a. logical.
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21.              Which of the following is not a function that a database management system performs? a.              Defining the data. b.              Defining the relations among data. c.              Interfacing with the operating system for storage of the data on the physical media. d.              Mapping one view of the data. 22.              Which of the following functions would not.
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11.In a(n) ____________________ system, use of data entry devices allows business event data to be entered directly into the information system at the time and place that the event occurs. 12.A computer configuration in which certain equipment is directly connected to the computer is said to be ____________________. 13.____________________ systems gather business.
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11.The following symbol represents general purpose input-output. 12.The following symbol represents a computer process. 13.The following symbol represents a manual process 14.The following symbol represents a disk 15.The following symbol represents a paper file. 16.The following symbol represents a document. 17.In a data flow diagram, an external entity symbol portrays a source or a destination of.
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TRUE/FALSE 1.              Business processes such as hiring employees, purchasing inventory, and collecting cash from customers are called events. 2.              The traditional applications approach to business event processing view of business event processing concentrates on the process being performed. 3.              The database approach to business event processing, in which facts about events are stored.
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