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11) The ________ approach is the classical process used to develop information systems. A) rapid application development (RAD) B) object-oriented design (OOD) C) systems development life cycle (SDLC) D) extreme programming (XP) 12) The initial step in the first phase of the SDLC is to ________. A) assess the feasibility of the project B) define the goals.
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21) Inherent processes are ________. A) time-consuming business processes and involve substantial investment B) predesigned procedures for using the software products C) the activities which alter and design business processes to take advantage of new information systems D) always accompanied by business process reengineering 22) Which of the following is true for inherent processes? A) Inherent.
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Essay 1) What is systems development? How is it different from program development? 2) Why is systems development difficult and risky? 3) Explain how diseconomies of scale can affect systems development. 4) What are the phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)? 5) What are the main tasks that are performed during.
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11) The cost feasibility of a systems development project is usually expressed in exact figures or terms. 12) Organizational feasibility concerns how long it will take to complete the project. 13) Systems analysts are IT professionals who understand both business and technology. 14) User involvement is redundant throughout the systems development process. 15) Interviews.
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True or False 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 source data for a business intelligence system can be the data that.
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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) usually technical in nature 3) Which of the following is true of systems development?.
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11) SM application providers develop and operate their own custom, proprietary, social networking application software. 12) Content data is data about relationships. 13) Connection data differentiates SMIS from Web site applications. 14) Both Web sites and social networking sites present user and responder content, but only social networking applications store and process connection.
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11) Information systems for both manufacturing and operations departments of an organization will process data related to finished goods and can therefore cause duplication and lead to problems. 12) Contrary to popular belief, isolation of departmental applications cannot be held responsible for disjointed business processes. 13) Information silos can result in increased.
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21) The goal of ________ is to create information about past performance. A) data integration B) data mining analysis C) reporting D) BigData 22) ________ reports are reports produced when something out of predefined bounds occurs. A) Exception B) Static C) Dynamic D) Informal 23) ________ is the application of statistical techniques to find patterns and relationships among data for.
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6) Explain the data component of SMIS with respect to each of the three organizational roles. 7) Explain the procedure component of SMIS with respect to each of the three organizational roles. 8) Explain the people component of SMIS with respect to each of the three organizational roles. 9) What are defenders-of-belief communities? 10).
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True or False 1) Electronic data interchange is the use of information technology to support the sharing of content among networks of users. 2) Social media enables people to form hives, which refer to groups of people related by a common interest. 3) A social media information system is an information system that.
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True or False 1) A workgroup information system is an information system that is shared by a group of people for a particular purpose. 2) Workgroup information systems that support a particular department are sometimes called functional information systems. 3) Scheduling of groundskeeping is an example of a personal information system. 4) The.
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Essay 1) What is social media? 2) What are social media sponsors? 3) What are social media application providers? 4) Explain the hardware component of SMIS with respect to each of the three organizational roles. 5) Explain the software component of SMIS with respect to each of the three organizational roles. .
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  Multiple Choice 1) ________ systems are information systems that process operational and other data to analyze past performance, and to make predictions. A) Enterprise planning B) Data mining C) Business intelligence D) Internal communication 2) Which of the following is true of business intelligence systems? A) The business intelligence application processes the data to produce business intelligence.
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21) Data mining analyses are used to create information about past performance, whereas reporting analysis is used primarily for classifying and predicting. 22) Structured data is data in the form of rows and columns. 23) With unsupervised data mining, analysts do not create a model or hypothesis before running the analysis. 24) Regression.
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31) Which of the following is true about enterprise resource planning (ERP)? A) ERP is a suite of software applications that integrates existing systems by providing layers of software that connect applications together. B) ERP, though unable to incorporate functions of CRM, includes accounting, manufacturing, inventory, and human resources applications. C) The layers.
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21) The easiest and cheapest time to alter the information system is in the ________ phase of the SDLC. A) requirements analysis B) system definition C) component design D) implementation 22) In terms of software design, for ________, the team must determine candidate products and evaluate them against the requirements while for ________, the team.
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21) An HTTPS connection is a secure connection. 22) File Transfer Protocol is used for email transmissions. 23) An access name is a unique name that is affiliated with a public IP address. 24) Routers convert digital data into analog signals. 25) A tunnel is a virtual, private pathway over a public or shared.
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31) When the BigData collection is broken into pieces, and hundreds or thousands of independent processors search these pieces for something of interest, the process is referred to as the ________ phase. A) Crash B) Control C) Reduce D) Map 32) The results generated by BigData processors are combined in what is referred to as.
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11) The IEEE 802.3 protocol is used for wired LAN connections. 12) Wireless mice use Bluetooth to connect to the computer. 13) Bluetooth is a protocol that can transmit data over long distances. 14) DSL operates on the same lines as voice telephones. 15) Leased lines are also called PSDN. 16) Cable modems provide high-speed.
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11) Problematic data are termed dirty data. 12) Data granularity refers to the level of detail represented by the data. 13) The granularity in clickstream data is too coarse. 14) If the granularity is too coarse, the data can be separated into constituent parts. 15) The curse of dimensionality states that the more attributes.
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True or False 1) Systems development has a broader scope than computer program development. 2) Information systems involve people and procedures, so they can never be off-the-shelf. 3) Systems development is easy and risk-free. 4) The bigger the system and the longer the project, the more the requirements change. 5) One of the major challenges.
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21) Connecting system "islands" via a new layer of software/system is the function of enterprise application integration. 22) Unlike departmental systems in which a single department manager is in charge, enterprise systems have no clear boss. 23) Many organizations create their own enterprise systems from scratch. 24) Transitioning from one system to a.
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  Multiple Choice 1) Which of the following is true of personal information systems? A) Personal information systems that support a particular department are sometimes called departmental information systems. B) Adapting to changes in personal information systems is difficult. C) Such systems have only one user and hence procedures need not be documented or formalized.
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21) In a pilot installation, a new system is installed in phases across the organization. 22) In a plunge installation, the organization shuts off the old system and starts the new system. 23) All commercial software products are shipped with known failures. 24) Projects that spend little time documenting requirements are sometimes said.
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21) Which of the following would be the responsibilities of a small-scale project manager? A) initiate, plan, manage, monitor, and close down projects B) develop test plans, design and write automated test scripts, and perform testing C) advise CIO, executive group, and project managers on emerging technologies D) help users solve problems, provide training 22).
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21) Defenders-of-belief communities are effective for activities that involve innovation or problem solving. 22) Seekers of the truth share a common desire to learn something, solve a problem, or make something happen. 23) In social CRM, relationships between organizations and customers are predefined. 24) Since the relationships between organizations and customers emerge from.
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  Multiple Choice 1) ________ is another, more common title given to the vice president of information systems. A) CEO B) CTO C) CIO D) COO 2) Other titles for the ________ include director of information services and director of computer services. A) CTO B) CFO C) CEO D) CIO 3) The IS department's principal manager is the ________. A) CIO B) CEO C) CTO D).
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11) Information silos arise as a result of ________. A) the individual users of personal information systems B) an inter-enterprise information system's involvement to find solutions to problems arising within two or more enterprises C) an organization's plan to create them D) data being isolated in separated systems 12) Which of the following applications falls.
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31) The advantage of ________ installation is that if the system fails, the failure is contained within a limited boundary. A) phased B) parallel C) pilot D) plunge 32) 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 33).
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11) ________ is the dynamic social media process of employing users to participate in product design or product redesign. A) Social capitalization B) User interface designing C) Crowdsourcing D) Process reengineering 12) ________ is the application of social media to facilitate the cooperative work of people inside organizations. A) Enterprise architecture B) Enterprise resource planning C) Enterprise 2.0 D).
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11) The ________ group within the IS department manages the process of creating new information systems as well as maintaining existing information systems. A) technology B) operations C) development D) data administration 12) Which of the following sentences is true for the development group of an IS department? A) The development group manages the process of.
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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) Social media ________ are companies and other organizations that choose to support a presence on one or more SM sites. A) outlets B) sponsors C).
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11) Which of the following problems is particularly common for data that have been gathered over time? A) wrong granularity B) nonintegration C) inconsistency D) missing values 12) ________ refers to the level of detail represented by the data. A) Abstraction B) Granularity C) Dimensionality D) Aggregation 13) Which of the following is true of data with granularity? A) Granularity refers.
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