IS290 EXAM#3 Chapter 9

What is the study of the effect that changes in one (or more) part of the model has on other parts of the model?

Goal-seeking analysis
Sensitivity analysis
Statistical analysis
Drill-down

Sensitivity analysis
What is drill-down capability?

Finds the inputs necessary to achieve a goal, such as a desired level of output.
Enables users to get details, and details of details, of information.
Involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex groupings of interrelated information.
The ability to look at information from different perspectives.

Enables users to get details, and details of details, of information.
Which of the following represents the top-down (executives to analysts) organizational levels of information technology systems?

None of these. It varies from organization to organization.
DSS, TPS, EIS
EIS, DSS, TPS
TPS, DSS, EIS

EIS, DSS, TPS
Which system differentiates an executive information system from a decision support system and a transaction processing system?

Order processing system
Stock market information system
Manufacturing system
Transportation system

Stock market information system
What can a model accomplish?

All of these
Manipulate time
Understand uncertainty
Calculate risks

All of these
Which of the following is a type of transaction processing system?

Manufacturing
Order processing
Transportation
Sales

Order processing
What is a special-purpose, knowledge-based information system that accomplishes specific tasks on behalf of its users?

Artificial intelligence
Neural network
Intelligent agent
Intelligent system

Intelligent agent
What is a category of AI that attempts to emulate the way the human brain works?

Neural network
Intelligent system
Artificial intelligence
Expert systems

Neural network
What is an artificial intelligence system that mimics the evolutionary, survival-of-the-fittest process to generate increasingly better solutions to a problem?

Genetic algorithm
Intelligent system
Artificial intelligence
Neural network

Genetic algorithm
What are various commercial applications of artificial intelligence called?

Drill-down
Intelligent systems
Digital dashboard
Sensitivity analysis

Intelligent systems
Which of the following is not a reason for the growth of decision-making information systems?

People no longer have to worry about protecting the corporate asset of organizational information.
People must make decisions quickly.
People must apply sophisticated analysis techniques to make good decisions.
People need to analyze large amounts of information.

People no longer have to worry about protecting the corporate asset of organizational information.
What integrates information from multiple components and tailors the information to individual preferences?

Sensitivity analysis
Drill-down
What-if analysis
Digital dashboard

Digital dashboard
Which of the following is a type of decision support system?

Inventory tracking
All of these
Order processing
Manufacturing

Manufacturing
Which of the following is a quantitative model typically used by a DSS?

All of these
Goal-seeking analysis
What-if analysis
Sensitivity analysis

All of these
What is slice-and-dice capability?

Finds the inputs necessary to achieve a goal, such as a desired level of output.
Enables users to get details, and details of details, of information.
Involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex groupings of interrelated information.
The ability to look at information from different perspectives.

The ability to look at information from different perspectives.
What is consolidation?

The ability to look at information from different perspectives.
Enables users to get details, and details of details, of information.
Finds the inputs necessary to achieve a goal, such as a desired level of output.
Involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex groupings of interrelated information.

Involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex groupings of interrelated information.
What finds the inputs necessary to achieve a goal, such as a desired level of output?

What-if analysis
Sensitivity analysis
Goal-seeking analysis
Drill-down

Goal-seeking analysis
Which of the following is an incorrect enterprise view of information technology?

None of these.
Processing is OLTP for executives and OLAP for analysts.
Processes are analytical for executives and transactional for analysts
Granularity is coarse for executives and fine for analysts.

Processing is OLTP for executives and OLAP for analysts.
Which of the following is the most commonly used form of AI in the business arena?

Neural network
Expert system
Intelligent system
Artificial intelligence

Expert system