Type
Quiz
Book Title
Information Systems Management 8th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132437158

978-0132437158 Chapter 7

August 26, 2019
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The Importance of Information Systems Management, 8e (McNurlin/Sprague/Bui)
Chapter 7 Managing Corporate Information Resources
1) Information is facts where the meaning or intent is supplied by a particular usage.
2) Information is data in context.
3) Wisdom is information with direction or intent.
4) All Web-enabled database models are relational.
5) The hierarchal data model uses a partner-child relationship.
6) In the network data model, relationships are usually specified by pointers.
7) Relational databases use tables to store data.
8) The object data model stores data, procedures that can be performed on that data, attributes
describing that data, and relationships between the data object and others.
9) Data used outside the organizational unit that creates it is usually controlled by the data
administration unit.
10) Data warehouses contain all data used to process daily transactions.
11) Metadata is data about data.
12) A Data Pod is a subset of a data warehouse, usually designed to support a specific group of
users.
13) Document management is limited to internal documents that are generally comprised of
complex information types.
14) Content management is concerned with the management of paper-based documents on the
corporate Internet.
15) Content management systems are easier to maintain than document management systems
because content is static.
16) IS has been continually managing new forms of information resources in addition to the
resources it has already been managing.
17) Corporate databases are not really a major responsibility of IS organizations, and
management of data has gotten increasingly streamlined as it has become distributed.
18) Knowledge management is becoming a key to exploiting the intellectual assets of
organizations
19) To manage data, it is not that important to define it in a structured way or how data is
represented, or stored, but how data is retrieved for use.
20) A well-designed data structure helps reduce problems related to data storage, undesired
duplication of records, and multiple updating of records.
21) ________ are facts devoid of meaning or intent.
A) Data
B) Information
C) Knowledge
D) Wisdom
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22) ________ is data that has been given an explicit meaning in a specific context.
A) Data
B) Information
C) Knowledge
D) Wisdom
23) ________ contains intent that is derived from strategies or objectives.
A) Data
B) Information
C) Knowledge
D) Wisdom
24) Which level of Bradley's database model contains the storage level?
A) Level 1
B) Level 2
C) Level 3
D) Level 4
25) Which level of Bradley's database model contains the enterprise data level?
A) Level 1
B) Level 2
C) Level 3
D) Level 4
26) Which data model contains data relationships that are explicitly stated usually with
pointers?
A) hierarchical model
B) network pointers
C) Both A and B
D) None of the above
27) Which database model utilizes tuples to represent an individual entity?
A) hierarchical model
B) network model
C) relational model
D) object-oriented model
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28) Which database model uses parent-child relationships to represent data relationships?
A) hierarchical model
B) network model
C) relational model
D) object-oriented model
29) Which database model contains methods that can perform work on data?
A) hierarchical model
B) network model
C) relational model
D) object-oriented model
30) Which of the following is a function of the data administration group?
A) clean up data definitions
B) control shared data
C) manage data distribution
D) All of the above
31) ________ explains the meaning of each data element and how each element relates to other
elements.
A) Metadata
B) Megadata
C) Element Data
D) None of the above
32) The biggest challenge in creating a data warehouse is:
A) determining the data to include.
B) discarding old data.
C) cleaning the data to be standardized.
D) partitioning the data warehouse into subordinate data marts.
33) An important consequence of document management is:
A) restructuring of document publishing and distribution.
B) increased document obsolescence.
C) increased business for document transportation services.
D) All of the above
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34) The field of ________ deals with Web-based information.
A) document management
B) content management
C) data warehousing
D) None of the above
35) Which of the following utilizes XML to give data meaning?
A) document management
B) content management
C) data warehousing
D) None of the above
36) ________ management is becoming a key to exploiting the intellectual assets of
organizations.
A) Database
B) Network
C) Knowledge
D) Resource
E) All of the above
37) The types of knowledge organizations attempt to manage include:
A) Experience and tacit
B) Cognitive and tacit
C) Expert and cognitive
D) Tacit and explicit
E) All of the above
38) A well-designed data structure helps reduce problems related to:
A) data storage.
B) efficient manipulation of data.
C) undesired duplication of records and multiple updating of records.
D) All of the above
39) A major concept in database management is:
A) creating alternative ways of defining relationships among types of data.
B) creating data models to structure data.
C) creating methods to represent data.
D) All of the above
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40) The________ approach expands the view of data by storing and managing objects, methods,
attributes and relationships.
A) hierarchical model
B) network model
C) relational model
D) object-oriented model
41) Distinguish between data, information, and knowledge.
42) Briefly describe Bradley's three-level database model.
43) Distinguish between the hierarchical, network, and relational data models.
44) Briefly describe the object model.
45) What is the role of data administration within an organization?
46) Why is data cleansing for data warehouses a difficult process?
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47) What are the three phases of the content management life cycle?
48) What is data management?
49) How do relational databases store data?
50) What is the organizational process? How does IT generate value in supporting the
organizational process?