MIS 535 All Homework Quizzes Week 1 to 7.....................(MIS 535 Managerial Applications of Information Technology - DeVry)

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MIS 535 Week 1 Homework

  1. Question Which of the following choices may lead to competitive advantage 
  2. Question An information system can be defined technically as a set of interrelated components that collect (or retrieve), process, store, and distribute information to support 
  3. Question The three activities in an information system that produce the information that organizations use to control operations are 
  4. Question The fundamental set of assumptions, values, and ways of doing things that has been accepted by most of a company's members is called its 
  5. Question The average number of tickets sold daily online is an example of 
  6. Question Networking and telecommunications technologies, along with computer hardware, software, data management technology, and the people required to run and manage them, constitute an organization's 
  7. Question Lower global costs of labor have 
  8. Question What's new in MIS? 
  9. Question Key corporate assets are 
  10. Question Engineers, scientists, or architects who design new products or services for a firm belong to which level of a business hierarchy? 
  11. Question What is the difference between the Internet and cloud computing? 
  12. Question An exponential rate of innovation means that 
  13. Question In a business hierarchy, the level that is responsible for monitoring the daily activities of the business is 
  14. Question The term "management information systems" designates a specific category of information systems serving 
  15. Question To monitor the status of internal operations and the firm's relations with the external environment, managers need _____ systems. 
  16. Question Which systems are typically a major source of data for other systems?
  17. Question Decisions that are unique, rapidly changing, and not easily specified in advance are best suited to which type of system? 
  18. Question Which systems are especially suited to situations in which the procedure for arriving at a solution may not be fully predefined in advance? 
  19. Question Which systems are designed to span functional areas and focus on executing business processes across the firm? 
  20. Question Today's companies need fewer levels of management because

MIS 535 Week 2 Homework

  1. Question The costs incurred when a firm buys on the marketplace what it cannot make itself are referred to as (Points : 1)  
  2. Question Disintermediation (Points : 1)  
  3. Question The four major types of competitive strategy are: (Points : 1)  
  4. Question Information asymmetry exists when (Points : 1) 
  5. Question When a firm provides a specialized product or service for a narrow target market better than competitors, they are using a (Points : 1) 
  6. Question Internet technology (Points : 1)
  7. Question The Internet raises the bargaining power of customers by (Points : 1)  
  8. Question Cloud computing (Points : 1)  
  9. Question Benchmarking (Points : 1)  
  10. Question The most successful solutions or methods for achieving a business objective are called (Points : 1) 
  11. Question An information system can enhance core competencies by (Points : 1) 
  12. Question The more any given resource is applied to production, the lower the marginal gain in output, until a point is reached at which the additional inputs produce no additional output. This is referred to as (Points : 1)  
  13. Question Network economics (Points : 1)  
  14. Question In network economics, the value of a commercial software vendor's software products (Points : 1)  
  15. Question Current technology trends will result in (Points : 1)  
  16. Question The quality of ubiquity, as it relates to e-commerce, is illustrated by (Points : 1)  
  17. Question Which of the following is not a recent development in e-commerce? (Points : 1) 
  18. Question What term best describes consumers selling goods and services electronically to other? (Points : 1)  
  19. Question Where there is no well understood or agreed-on procedure for making a decision, it is said to be (Points : 1) 
  20. Question The type of decision that can be made by following a definite procedure is called a(n) (Points : 1)

MIS 535 Week 3 Homework

  1. Question A characteristic or quality describing an entity is called a(n)  
  2. Question The confusion created by _____ makes it difficult for companies to create customer relationship management, supply chain management, or enterprise systems that integrate data from different sources  
  3. Question Duplicate data in multiple data files is called  
  4. Question A DBMS  
  5. Question The logical view  
  6. Question The type of logical database model that treats data as if they were stored in two-dimensional tables is the  
  7. Question A field identified in a table as holding the unique identifier of the table’s records is called the   
  8. Question The data dictionary serves as an important data management tool by  
  9. Question An automated or manual file that stores information about data elements and data characteristics such as usage, physical representation, ownership, authorization, and security is the  
  10. Question Which is the type of database management approach that can handle a large number of pages or documents?  
  11. Question Which is the most prominent data manipulation language today?  
  12. Question DBMSs typically include report-generating tools in order to  
  13. Question A schematic of the entire database that describes the relationships in a database is called 
  14. Question What is the process of streamlining data to minimize redundancy and awkward many-to-many relationships?  
  15. Question Cloud computing offers  
  16. Question A data warehouse is composed of  
  17. Question A data mart usually can be constructed more rapidly and at lower cost than a data warehouse because 
  18. Question Data mining is a tool that allows users to  
  19. Question What is the tool that enables users to view the same data in different ways using multiple dimensions?  
  20. Question OLAP is a tool that enables

MIS 535 Week 4 Homework

(Version 1)

  1. Question A device that acts as a connection point between computers and that can filter and forward data to a specified destination is called a(Points : 1)  
  2. Question Which device sends data packets to all connected devices in a network? (Points : 1)  
  3. Question The method of slicing digital messages into parcels, transmitting them along different communication paths, and reassembling them at their destination is called (Points : 1)  
  4. Question What is the most important communication standard today for linking disparate computers and networks? (Points : 1)  
  5. Question In TCP/IP, IP is responsible for (Points : 1)  
  6. Question On which protocol is the Internet based? (Points : 1)  
  7. Question All network computers connect to a single hub in a (Points : 1)  
  8. Question In a bus network, (Points : 1)  
  9. Question A network that covers a large geographic area is most commonly referred to as a(n) (Points : 1)  
  10. Question Which communications medium uses single copper wire surrounded by thick insulation? (Points : 1)  
  11. Question Which type of signal follows a straight line and does not bend with the curve of the Earth? (Points : 1)  
  12. Question Data is sent through the fiber optic cable by a (Points : 1) 
  13. Question A domain name server (Points : 1)  
  14. Question Net neutrality means (Points : 1)  
  15. Question Which technology uses the Internet Protocol to deliver voice information in digital form using packet switching? (Points : 1)  
  16. Question In the cloud computing model, (Points : 1)  
  17. Question A cloud computing model (Points : 1)  
  18. Question Cost reductions in using cloud based services stem from (Points : 1)  
  19. Question In an RFID system, a(n) _____ is electronically programmed with information that can uniquely identify an item, such as an electronic code. (Points : 1)  
  20. Question The cloud computing model described in the lecture is an example of which cloud computing model? (Points : 1

(Version 2)

  1. TCO A: List and describe the four information systems serving each of the major functional areas of a business.
  2. TCO B: The text describes Michael Porter's view of the Internet as somewhat negative. What negative influences does Porter see? Describe several positive influences the Internet has on business. Do these outweigh the negative influences?
  3. TCO A: The fact that online advertising revenues are growing at 30% a year, while offline traditional advertising is growing at about 5% a year, suggests that:
  4. TCO A: The three activities in an information system that produce the information organizations use to control operations are:
  5. TCO A: What type of information system is an intranet most easily adapted to:
  6. TCO B: The value chain model:
  7. TCO B: Internet content providers:
  8. TCO B: Which type of decision is calculating gross pay for hourly workers?

MIS 535 Week 5 Homework

  1. Question Which type of infrastructure services provides voice and video connectivity to employees, customers, and suppliers? (Points : 1)  
  2. Question Specifications that establish the compatibility of products and the ability to communicate in a network are called (Points : 1) 
  3. Question _____ unleash powerful economies of scale and result in declines in manufactured computer products. (Points : 1) 
  4. Question Which model can be used to analyze the direct and indirect costs to help firms determine the actual cost of specific technology implementations? (Points : 1)  
  5. Question The practice of contracting custom software development to an outside firm is commonly referred to as (Points : 1) 
  6. Question What is the act of providing hardware and software capabilities as services over the Internet? (Points : 1) 
  7. Question In order to achieve maximum benefit from an enterprise software package, a business (Points : 1) 
  8. Question Which best describes a suite of integrated software modules for finance and accounting, human resources, manufacturing and production, and sales and marketing that allows data to be used by multiple functions and business processes? (Points : 1) 
  9. Question Which type of software enables data to be used by multiple functions and business processes for organization coordination and control? (Points : 1)  
  10. Question Which type of software is built around thousands of predefined business processes? (Points : 1) 
  11. Question A company's suppliers, their supplier's suppliers, and the processes for managing relationships with them constitute (Points : 1)  
  12. Question A company's organizations and processes for distributing and delivering products to the final customers constitute (Points : 1) 
  13. Question Inefficiencies arise in a supply chain because of (Points : 1)
  14. Question Companies with effective supply chain management systems can expect (Points : 1)
  15. Question When tailoring a particular aspect of a system to the way a company does business, enterprise software can provide the company with (Points : 1) 
  16. Question A scheduling system for minimizing inventory by having components arrive exactly at the moment they are needed and finished goods shipped as soon as they leave the assembly line best describes a _____ strategy. (Points : 1)
  17. Question Enterprise application vendors have created _____ to make their own customer relationship management, supply chain management, and enterprise systems work closely together. (Points : 1)
  18. Question _____ integrate(s) multiple applications from multiple business functions, business units, or business partners to deliver a seamless experience for the customer, employee, manager, or business partner and provide(s) a greater degree of cross-functional integration than the traditional enterprise applications. (Points : 1)
  19. Question Which metric is based on the relationship between the revenue produced by a specific customer, the expenses incurred in acquiring and servicing that customer, and the expected life of the relationship between the customer and the company? (Points : 1)
  20. Question Operational CRM applications include tools for (Points : 1)

MIS 535 Week 6 Homework

  1. Question What will you need to understand and measure for an effective reengineering project? (Points : 1)
  2. Question Enabling organizations to make continual improvements to many business processes and to use processes as the fundamental building blocks of corporate information systems is the goal of (Points : 1)
  3. Question The _____ is directly responsible for the individual systems project. (Points : 1)
  4. Question Which process develops a detailed description of the functions that a new information system must perform? (Points : 1)
  5. Question The entire system-building effort is driven by (Points : 1)
  6. Question Systems design (Points : 1)
  7. Question Transferring transaction data from a legacy system to the new system would be defined by which category of system design specifications? (Points : 1)
  8. Question What is the primary driving factor in firms to select domestic outsourcing firms to build system solutions? (Points : 1)
  9. Question The four kinds of structural organizational change enabled by IT, in order from least to most risky, are (Points : 1)
  10. Question Traditional software development methodologies often fail because (Points : 1)
  11. Question You have been hired by a pharmaceutical company to evaluate its inventory of systems and IT projects. Which types of projects would be best avoided? (Points : 1)
  12. Question To best evaluate, from a financial standpoint, an IT investment whose benefits cannot be firmly established in advance, you would use (Points : 1)
  13. Question What do many companies overlook when making information system investment decisions? (Points : 1)
  14. Question Information systems projects are valued similarly to stock options in which model of financial evaluation? (Points : 1)
  15. Question An example of an external integration tool would be: (Points : 1)
  16. Question Agile methodologies emphasize (Points : 1)
  17. Question The major variables in project management are (Points : 1)
  18. Question Using a strategic analysis approach, an organization's information requirements are known through a small number of (Points : 1)
  19. Question In which approach to systems building are the development stages organized so that tasks in one stage are completed before the tasks in the next stage have begun? (Points : 1)
  20. Question The process of creating workable information systems in a very short period of time is called (Points : 1)

MIS 535 Week 7 Homework

  1. Question Social media sites result in loss of personal information because (Points : 1)
  2. Question Information systems (Points : 1)
  3. Question The feature of social institutions that means mechanisms are in place to determine responsibility for an action is called (Points : 1)
  4. Question The process in law-governed societies in which laws are known and understood and there is an ability to appeal to higher authorities to ensure that the laws are applied correctly is called (Points : 1)
  5. Question Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperative states that (Points : 1)
  6. Question The ethical "no free lunch" rule states that (Points : 1)
  7. Question European privacy protection is _____ than in the United States. (Points : 1)
  8. Question Intellectual property can best be described as (Points : 1)
  9. Question It is not feasible for companies to produce error-free software because (Points : 1)
  10. Question The practice of spamming has been growing because (Points : 1)
  11. Question Which of the five moral dimensions of the information age does spamming raise? (Points : 1)
  12. Question Policies, procedures, and technical measures used to prevent unauthorized access, alteration, theft, or physical damage to information systems refers to (Points : 1)
  13. Question Security challenges posed by the communications between layers in a client/server environment are (Points : 1)
  14. Question Phishing involves (Points : 1)
  15. Question Evil twins are (Points : 1)
  16. Question The HIPAA Act of 1996 (Points : 1)
  17. Question Financial institutions are required to ensure the security and confidentiality of customer data through the (Points : 1)
  18. Question Automated data are more susceptible to destruction, fraud, error, and misuse because information systems concentrate data in computer files that (Points : 1)
  19. Question The vulnerability inherent in wireless networking is due to (Points : 1)
  20. Question Statement ranking information risks are included in a(n) (Points : 1)
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