Book Title
Business Driven Information Systems 5th Edition

CS 74219

July 20, 2017
Which of the following questions can procurement help a company answer?
A. What quantity of raw materials should we purchase to minimize spoilage?
B. How can we guarantee that our raw materials meet production needs?
C. At what price can we purchase materials to guarantee profitability?
D.All of these are correct.
Which of the following is an example of acting ethically?
A. Individuals copy, use, and distribute software.
B. Employees search organizational databases for sensitive corporate and personal
C. Individuals hack into computer systems to steal proprietary information.
D.None of these are examples of acting ethically.
What is the most important part of the project plan?
A. Gantt chart
B. specification
D. None of these are correct.
What is machine-generated data?
A. has a defined length, type, and format and includes numbers, dates, or strings such as
Customer Address
B.created by a machine without human intervention
C. data that humans, in interaction with computers, generate
D. not defined, does not follow a specified format, and is typically freeform text such as
emails, Twitter tweets, and text messages
What is network convergence?
A. allows dynamic IP address allocation so users do not have to have a preconfigured IP
address to use the network
B. converts IP addresses into domains, or identifying labels that use a variety of
recognizable naming conventions
C.the efficient coexistence of telephone, video, and data communication within a single
network, offering convenience and flexibility not possible with separate infrastructures
D. the integration of communication channels into a single service
What is the process of learning from ecosystems and adapting their characteristics to
human and organization situations?
A. data collection
B. artificial intelligence
C. biomimicry
D. intelligent system
What type of chart typically displays the critical path?
A. Gantt chart
B.PERT chart
C. All of these are correct.
D. None of these are correct.
What occurs when the user goes into an emotional state of over-analysis (or
over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing
the outcome?
A. distributed computing
B. advanced analytics
C.analysis paralysis
D. data artist
In terms of big data what is velocity?
A. includes different forms of structured and unstructured data
B. includes the uncertainty of data, including biases, noise, and abnormalities
C. includes the scale of data
D. includes the analysis of streaming data as it travels around the Internet
Which of the metrics below represents the frequency of inventory replacement?
A. back order
B. inventory cycle time
C. customer order cycle time
D.inventory turnover
Review the following list of key terms and determine which one typically occurs during
operational business process improvement.
A. automation
B. streamlining
C. reengineering
D. improvement
What occurs when programmers test the system to ensure it is bug-free?
A. alpha testing
B.development testing
C. integration testing
D. system testing
Which of the choices below represents the definition of information secrecy?
A. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding information
B. a method or system of government for information management or control
C.the category of computer security that addresses the protection of data from
unauthorized disclosure and confirmation of data source authenticity
D. examines the organizational resource of information and regulates its definitions,
uses, values, and distribution, ensuring that it has the types of data/information required
to function and grow effectively
What is a model that represents the current state of the operation without any specific
improvements or changes to existing processes?
A. As-Is process models
B. To-Be process models
C. competitive business process models
D. workflow model
What is hardware?
A.consists of the physical devices associated with a computer system
B. the set of instructions the hardware executes to carry out specific tasks
C. a computer designed to request information from a server
D. a computer dedicated to providing information in response to requests
Which of the below would not be considered a company operating in the long tail of a
typical sales curve?
A. Walmart
B. Netflix
C. iTunes
D. Zappos
What kind of attribute would be age?
A. null-valued attribute
B. multivalued attribute
C.derived attribute
D. stored attribute
What is the theft of a website's name that occurs when someone, posing as a site's
administrator, changes the ownership of the domain name assigned to the website to
another website owner?
A. typosquatting
B.website name stealing
C. internet censorship
D. teergrubing
What is affinity grouping?
A. determines values for an unknown continuous variable behavior or estimated future
B.determines which things go together
C. segments a heterogeneous population of more homogeneous subgroups
D. assigns records to one of a predefined set of classes
Which business application uses electronic tags and labels to identify objects wirelessly
over short distances?
A.radio-frequency identification
B. global positioning systems
C. geographic information systems
D. location-based services
What is the use of the Internet to provide customers with the ability to gain personalized
information by querying corporate databases and their information sources?
B. application integration
C. data integration
D. forward integration
What is the number of millions of CPU cycles per second?
A. megahertz
B. gigahertz
What is a task in a business process?
A. BPMN event
B. BPMN activity
C. BPMN flow
D. BPMN gateway
What is a hot site?
A.a separate and fully equipped facility where the company can move immediately after
a disaster and resume business
B. a separate facility that does not have any computer equipment but is a place where
employees can move after a disaster
C. a separate facility with computer equipment that requires installation and
D. a detailed process for recovering information or a system in the event of a
catastrophic disaster
What is the capability of two or more computer systems to share data and resources,
even though they are made by different manufacturers?
A. service-oriented architecture
B. service
C. loose coupling
What is the success rate for a project using the waterfall methodology?
A.1 in 10
B. 2 in 10
C. 4 in 10
D. 8 in 10
A global positioning system (GPS) ________.
A. occurs when a company places active or semi-passive RFID tags on expensive
products or assets to gather data on the items' location with little or no manual
B. uses plastic or conductive polymers instead of silicon-based microchips, allowing
them to be washed or exposed to water without damaging the chip
C. measures the acceleration (the rate of change of velocity) of an item and is used to
track truck speeds or taxi cab speeds
D.provides extremely accurate position, time, and speed, using a satellite-based
navigation system
Which of the below is not a valid form of an ebusiness revenue model?
A. value-added services fees
B. subscription fees
C. advertising fees
D. service provider
Which of the following is not one of the differentiating factors of a network?
A. architecture
B. topology
C. protocols
D. telecommunication system
What measures how well a solution meets the identified system requirements to solve
the problems and take advantage of opportunities?
A. economic feasibility
B.operational feasibility
C. schedule feasibility
D. technical feasibility

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