IT Quiz 6

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  1. A Defender corporation:
    A. Attempts to maintain a stable, limited line of products or services and is frequently "second in" with a more cost-efficient product or service
    B. Values first in in new-product and market areas and responds rapidly to early signals concerning areas of productivity
    C. Responds in those areas where it is forced to by environmental pressures
    D. Locates and maintains a secure niche in a relatively stable product or service area and concentrates on doing the best job possible in a limited area
    D. Locates and maintains a secure niche in a relatively stable product or service area and concentrates on doing the best job possible in a limited area
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. A Reactor corporation:
    A. Attempts to maintain a stable, limited line of products or services and is frequently "second in" with a more cost-efficient product or service
    B. Locates and maintains a secure niche in a relatively stable product or service area and concentrates on doing the best job possible in a limited area
    C. Values first in in new-product and market areas and responds rapidly to early signals concerning areas of productivity
    D. Responds in those areas where it is forced to by environmental pressures
    D. Responds in those areas where it is forced to by environmental pressures
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A Prospector corporation:
    A. Responds in those areas where it is forced to by environmental pressures
    B. Values first in in new-product and market areas and responds rapidly to early signals concerning areas of productivity
    C. Attempts to maintain a stable, limited line of products or services and is frequently "second in" with a more cost-efficient product or service
    D. Locates and maintains a secure niche in a relatively stable product or service area and concentrates on doing the best job possible in a limited area
    B. Values first in in new-product and market areas and responds rapidly to early signals concerning areas of productivity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The role of the general manager in IT decision making can be described as?
    A. Not appropriate
    B. Important for certain IT tasks
    C. Occassionaly needed
    D. Mandatory
    E. Optional
    D. Mandatory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. General managers should take an active role in decisions about information systems. This is vital because of which one of the following reasons?
    A. IS systems are normally incongruent with business goals
    B. IS staff has not been trained to make general business decisions
    C. IS systems are designed to support business decisions
    D. IS personnel do not have the companies best interests as their focus
    E. IS cannot be trusted to make good decisions
    C. IS systems are designed to support business decisions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Nolan discussed IT's Stages of Growth. Which of the following definitions is the Control stage?
    A. The planning and development of IT in the organization is closely coordinated with the business development
    B. Batch processing to automate clerical operations to achieve cost reduction, operational systems focus, lack of management interest, and centralized development
    C. Transition to supporting knowledge workers and from data processing
    D. Information requirements rather than processing drive the applications portfolio, and information is shared within the organization.
    E. In response to management concern about cost vs. benefits, systems projects are expected to show a return, plans are produced, and methodologies/standards enforced
    E. In response to management concern about cost vs. benefits, systems projects are expected to show a return, plans are produced, and methodologies/standards enforced
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Nolan discussed IT's Stages of Growth. Which of the following definitions is the Maturity stage?
    A. Batch processing to automate clerical operations to achieve cost reduction, operational systems focus, lack of management interest, and centralized development
    B. Transition to supporting knowledge workers and from data processing
    C. Information requirements rather than processing drive the applications portfolio, and information is shared within the organization.
    D. In response to management concern about cost vs. benefits, systems projects are expected to show a return, plans are produced, and methodologies/standards enforced
    E. The planning and development of IT in the organization is closely coordinated with the business development
    E. The planning and development of IT in the organization is closely coordinated with the business development
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The ultimate goal for a successful IT department is:
    A. To manage projects well
    B. To reduce costs
    C. IT-Business Alignment
    D. Improve software quality
    C. IT-Business Alignment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. An Analyzer corporation:
    A. Attempts to maintain a stable, limited line of products or services and is frequently "second in" with a more cost-efficient product or service
    B. Values first in in new-product and market areas and responds rapidly to early signals concerning areas of productivity
    C. Responds in those areas where it is forced to by environmental pressures
    D. Locates and maintains a secure niche in a relatively stable product or service area and concentrates on doing the best job possible in a limited area
    A. Attempts to maintain a stable, limited line of products or services and is frequently "second in" with a more cost-efficient product or service
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. _____________ is the plan an organization uses in providing information
    A. IS Strategy
    B. Data Strategy
    C. Business Strategy
    D. Organization Strategy
    E. System Strategy
    A. IS Strategy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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