BIS219 Final Exam 4
BIS219 Final Exam 4
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Chapter 1 The Modern Organization in the Global WebBased Environment 1 Which of the following is not a fact about IT careers 2 Amazon s service combines processing power with networks of people who are paid to do the kind of work that machines cannot do well 3 Amazon is using its IT infrastructure to deliver a variety of services for all of the following reasons 390 gt4 8 F6 339 Chapter 2 Information Systems Concepts and Management 4 The most important result of the Global Information Link 1 and Global Information Link 2 projects at Chevron is which of the following 5 Which of the following statements about information systems is not correct 6 A collection of related les tables and so on that stores data and the associations among them is Chapter 3 Ethics Privacy and Information Security 7 Which of the following was not one of TJX s responses to the security breach 8 Various organizations that promote fair and responsible use of information systems often develop 9 What is is not necessarily Chapter 4 Data and Knowledge Management 10 What is the most significant benefit of Panasonic s new data management system 11 It is very difficult to manage data for which of the following reasons 12 When customers access a Web site and make purchases they generate Chapter 5 Network Computing 13 Fundamental points about network computing in organizations include all of the following except 14 Networks enable which of the following applications 15 Which of the following are advantages of computer networks Chapter 6 EBusiness and ECommerce 16 Cyberbanking offers all of the following advantages except 17 With regard to travel services and the airlines a problem that can arise is which of the following 18 When Ford Motor Company decided to avoid direct online sales the company was trying to eliminate which of the following Chapter 7 Wireless Mobile Computing and Mobile Commerce 19 Problems in PampG s distribution network included all of the following except 20 Unfortunately many managers consider smart phones as only transmit wirelessly 21 Which type of satellite has the largest footprint Chapter 8 Organizational Information Systems 22 The Toyota Production System is which of the following rather than as that can 23 The Toyota Production System has 24 Which of the following is not a characteristic of a transaction processing system Chapter 9 Managerial Support Systems 25 Virtual reality systems 26 Which of the following is not a characteristic of natural intelligence 27 Which of the following information systems are supported by graphics and provide exception reporting and drill down Chapter 10 Acquiring IT Applications 28 Zappos information systems provide all of the following functions except 29 Zappos return rate is the return rate of typical retailers 30 The information systems planning process proceeds in which order Essa uestions Technology Guide 1 Computer Hardware 1 What are the types of enterprise storage systems and their purpose a The three major types of enterprise storage systems are redundant arrays of independent disks RAID sotrage area networks SAN and network attached storage NAS The purpose of these systems is to provide large amounts of storage highperformance data transfer a high degree of availability protection against data loss and sophisticated management tools Respectively RAID is aimed at imporving reliability by grouping standard hard drives to a specialized microcontroller The microcontroller makes them appear as a single local drive but the data gets duplicated against all drives to protect against drive failures A SAN allows for rapid and reliable access to storage devices by multiple servers and allow for storage administrators to monitor all networked storage devices from a single console A NAS is a specialpurpose server that provides file storage to users who access the device over a network Little to no training is required Response TG13 Computer Memory Technology Guide 2 Computer Software 2 Describe the factors to be considered for software selection a The factors to be considered for software selection are size and location of user base availability of system costs system capabilities existing computing environment and inhouse technical skills These factors are interdependent on one another and have a direct effect on the outcome of the project For example a small user base means that most likey the internal team can take a course if the technical skills are not in house applied in the current environment with minimal changes and the systems are not required to be online after business hours By contrast a global system can mean just the opposite Response TG24 Software Issues Technology Guide 3 Protecting Your Information Assets 3 Discuss the pros and cons of using credit cards or debit cards in an online environment a The pros of using a credit or debit cards in an online environment is the convenience of not having to leave the house to shop or pay bills Using these leaves a trail which can be useful for future purchases Also some banks and credit card companies offer a zero liability in the case of fraudulent transactions The cons of using credit and debit cards is that they can be stolen from online retailers and used for fraudulent purposes and can even lead to identity theft Response TG32 Behavioral Actions to Protect Your Information Assets Technology Guide 4 Rainer 2e 4 Differentiate among local area networks wide area networks valueadded networks a Local Area Networks LAN connect two or more devices in a limited grographical regionusually a building so that every device on the network can communicate with every other device b Wide Area Networks WAN are networks that cover large geographic areas and typically connect multiple LANs WANs have large capacities and typically combine multiple channels such as copper fiberoptic and satellite The Internet is an example of a WAN c ValueAdded Networks VAN are private dataonly networks managed by outside third parties that provide telecommunication and computing services to multiple organizations An example of a VAN is Amazon s computing cloud offered to thousands of organizations These organizations usually use these to avoid the maintenance costs associated with a large network that they can grow as they want Response TG42 Types of Networks 3 1 If you are a dissident in China you might use which of the following to communicate 32 Consider this domain name wwwbusinessgsuedu The edu is the 33 is a system with universally accepted standards for storing retrieving formatting and displaying information Via a client server architecture
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