ISYS 363 Practice Final

Identifying competitive advantages can be difficult and explains why they are typically______
temporary
in the relational database model, what is a characteristic or property of an entity?
Attribute
The smallest piece of data used by a computer is the ___
bit
What is drill-down capability?
Enables users to get details, and details of details, of information
What are the principles and standards that guide our behavior toward other people?
Ethics
Which of the following types of information can be found in a database?
All of these
Which of the following is an issue related to the waterfall methodology?
All of these
What type of website is best to build for a continually changing information including press releases, new product information, and updated pricing?
Data-driven website
What are several different types of software that sit in the middle of and provide connectivity between two or more software applications?
Middleware
What is at the heart of any ERP system?
Database
What is software?
the set of instructions that the hardware executes to carry out specific tasks
what is a major benefit of using/creating a PERT chart or diagram
The PERT chart shows all the results of the various feasibility studies on one easy to understand summary
Which of the following began as an essential emergency military communications system operated by the U.S. (DARPA)?
Internet
what are the two categories that include intellectual and knowledge-based assets
Explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge
what includes support-value activities and primary-value activities and is used to determine how to create the greatest possible value for customers?
Value chain analysis
What is the primary problem most organizations face today concerning information?
Data rich, information poor
What do most companies measure to determine the success of their websites?
Traffic
______ is a standardized data manipulation language developed in the 1970s that allows programmers to use one powerful language and use it on a variety of systems
SQL
A business strategy achieves a specific set of goals, which include______
attracting new customers and developing new products or services
Which of the following can be completed by encryption?
All o f these
_____ combines historical data with assumptions about future conditions to predict the outcomes of events
Predictive analysis
What is a project?
A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product,service, or result
Which of the following is a benefit an organization can receive from outsourcing?
All of these
Which of the following represents the phases in the SDLC?
Plan, analyze, design, develop, test,implement, maintain
What allows users to access the WWW?
Web Browser
What is the ebusiness model that applies to customers offering goods and services to each other over the internet?
C2C
Which of the following is a reason why businesses want to have the appropriate levels of authentication, access control, and encryption
All of these
What is one of the topics discussed in the Google and Facebook data center video shown or mentioned in class
How they are doing green computing by leveraging airflow and innovative cooling systems through the data center to reduce their power consumption and cooling expenses
What occurs when a business sells directly to the customer online and cuts out the middle man?
Disintermediation
Which of the following is not one of the five characteristics to common to high-quality information
quantity
_____is the standard page description language for
HTML
which of the following is included in Porter’s Five Forces Model?
the power of competitors
What is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements?
Project management
Which of the following is a reason why competitive advantages are typically temporary?
All of these
What refers to how well a system can adapt to increased demands?
Scalabilty
Which of the following is a business benefit of BI?
Up-to-the minute information for everyone
Which is/are the core network protocols that serve as the foundation of the current form of the internet?
TCP/IP
Which of the following provides an example of information?
Who is customer number 12345XX?
What is the ability to purchase goods and services through a wireless internet enabled device?
Mobile commerce
What is an ISP?
Internet service provider, a company that provides access to the internet for a monthly fee
Business intelligence is information collected from multiple sources, Which of the following provides an example of a source that would be included in business intelligence?
All of these
How does the internet overcome the geographic distances of the oceans?
Light signals are sent through fiber optic cables rolled out from boats lying on the ocean floor
What does supply chain management involve?
The management of information flows between and among stage sin a supply chain to maximize total supply chain effectiveness and profitability
What is a project deliverable?
Any measurable, tangible, verifiable, outcome, result or item that is produced to complete a project or art of a project
Which of the following is not a typical way that a company would duplicate a competitive advantage?
Carrying large product inventories.