MIS MT3

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__________ refers to the relative level of detail that data represents. [Blank1] Specified Answer for: Blank1 granularity Correct Answers for: Blank1 Granularity Meaningful social networking applications ________. Answer Selected Answer: b. address real needs When you buy direct from a manufacturer from their Web site, eliminating the distributor and maybe the retailer, you are engaging in the process of __________. [Blank1] Specified Answer for: Blank1 disintermediation MIS
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  1. Which of the following observations is true?
    b. Most organizations today ignore the value of entity assets and simply try to connect to more people with stronger relationships.
  2. Real Simple Syndication (RSS) is a special case of a BI application server that serves only reports.
    a. false
  3. Which of the following is a description of a business intelligence (BI) application?
    b. It is the use of a tool on a particular type of data for a particular purpose.
  4. __________ data-mining is when analysts do not create a data model or hypothesis before running the analysis.
    unsupervised
  5. When creating a data warehouse that will be used for BI, programs first must extract, __________ and prepare the operational data. 
    clean
  6. __________ refers to sales between companies. 
    B2B
  7. When you attend a business function for the purpose of meeting people and reinforcing relationships, you are investing in your social capital.
    b. true
  8. In supervised data mining, a model is developed after the analysis.
    a. false
  9. An OLAP report has measures and dimensions. Which of the following is an example of a measure?
    d. average cost
  10. With Social CRM, relationships between organizations and customers emerge as both parties create and process content.
    b. true
  11. Which of the following observations is true?
    b. OLAP reports are more dynamic than RFM reports.
  12. E-commerce allows companies like Amazon.com to interact directly with consumers and experiment with different prices for similar products to see how pricing impacts the demand for the product; something known as price __________. 
    elasticity
  13. OLAP stands for Organizational Lead Analysis Program and is used extensively to generate reports for marketing and sales. 
    a. false
  14. ________ is the process by which users provide services to or on behalf of a vendor. 
    a. Crowdsourcing
  15. Social networking applications run on servers provided by ________.
    c. the application's creator
  16. __________ refers to the relative level of detail that data represents. 
    Granularity
  17. A file of order totals cannot be used for a market-basket analysis. This is a problem associated with the data being too fine.
    a. false
  18. Traditional B2C information systems rely on ________ that customers use to enter and manage their orders.
    d. Web storefronts
  19. With Social CRM, relationships between organizations and customers emerge as both parties create and process content.
    b. true
  20. With a(n) ________ you can subscribe to content sources and be notified when they have been changed. 
    b. RSS reader
  21. There are two general categories of data-mining techniques; supervised and __________. 
    unsupervised
  22. Businesses are actively experimenting with microblogging, because it helps them in public relations, relationship sales, and market research.
    b. true
  23. A company, such as priceline.com that matches buyers and sellers, is an example of an electronic __________ . 
    exchange
  24. One __________ of memory would hold the equivalent of a pickup truck full of books. 
    GB
  25. Google pioneered Web 2.0 advertising. With its AdWords software, vendors pay a certain amount for particular search words.
    b. true
  26. __________ data-mining is when analysts do not create a data model or hypothesis before running the analysis. 
    unsupervised
  27. A data warehouse contains a special database that stores the ________, which records the source, format, assumptions and constraints, and other facts about the data. 
    d. metadata
  28. A value of 9999999999 for a U.S. phone number is an example of dirty data.
    b. true
  29. Deleting problematic content on social networking sites is best reserved for when ________.
    a. the content is obscene and inappropriate
  30. E-commerce leads to ________, which is the elimination of middle layers of distributors and suppliers.
    b. disintermediation
  31. Meaningful social networking applications ________.
    b. address real needs
  32. ________ are a form of User-Generated-Content in which customers and partners can offer advice and assistance regarding products.
    c. Wikis and blogs
  33. Clearinghouses ________.
    a. provide goods and services at a stated price
  34. The use of User-Generated Content has been decreasing with the growth of e-commerce and Web 2.0.
    a. false
  35. Deleting content on User-Generated-Content sites should be reserved for contributions that criticize a firm's products or services.
    a. false
  36. Social networking groups can be of three types. The group that anyone can find by searching, and anyone can join it is a(n) ________ group.
    b. public
  37. If the problematic content posted on a social networking site represents reasonable criticism of the organization's products or services, the best response would be to ________. 
    a. leave it
  38. When you buy direct from a manufacturer from their Web site, eliminating the distributor and maybe the retailer, you are engaging in the process of __________. 
    disintermediation
  39. Electronic exchanges that serve to match up buyers and sellers are an example of __________. 
    clearinghouses
  40. __________ is the elimination of the middle layers in the supply chain. 
    disintermediation
  41. Information technology (IT) is simply technology. IT must be placed into the structure of an IS before an organization can use it.
    b. true
  42. The ________ is a software-industry standards organization that created a standard set of terms and graphical notations for documenting business processes.
    b. OMG
  43. In the case of management time, outsourcing ________. 
    b. saves both direct and indirect management time
  44. It is the CIO's responsibility to establish and communicate priorities, while the responsibility for enforcement rests with others.
    a. false
  45. User involvement is critical throughout the system development process.
    b. true
  46. A highly controlled and centralized organization needs decentralized information systems.
    a. false
  47. Which of the following is true for the various groups in an IS department?
    c. The development group manages the process of creating new information systems.
  48. In addition to its other functions, the IS department also must manage the computing infrastructure staff.
    b. true
  49. Maintenance, under the IS department, means to fix the system to do what it was supposed to do in the first place, as well as to adapt the system to changed requirements.
    b. true
  50. A functional business process ________.
    a. resides within a single business function in a single company
  51. Business processes must include one or more information systems.
    a. false
  52. Diamonds represent decisions and usually contain a question that can be answered with yes or no.
    b. true
  53. In interorganizational business process management, BPM authority is shared by multiple companies. 
    b. true
  54. The IS department has to create, operate, and maintain the computers, software, and personnel in the data warehouse and all of the data marts.
    b. true
  55. Functional business processes involve activities across several business functions.
    a. false
  56. Which of the following is true for the various groups in an IS department?
    c. The development group manages the process of creating new information systems.
  57. In addition to its other functions, the IS department also must manage the computing infrastructure staff.
    b. true
  58. In a ________ installation, the new system runs alongside the old one until it has been tested and is fully operational. 
    c. parallel
  59. The IEEE 802.11 Committee, the group that develops and maintains wireless standards, first developed a wireless security standard called ________.
    c. Wired Equivalent Privacy
  60. In a BPMN process diagram, the swim-lane layout is used to simplify process diagrams and to draw attention to interactions among components of the diagram.
    b. true

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