Chapter 1 BITM 330

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Warby Parker is successful because of its customized approach to selecting eyewear, using virtual technology to allow customers to see how they look in a particular pair of glasses (T/F)
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True
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An information system is more concerned with the output of the system than with the tools used to create the system (T/F)
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True
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Career Opportunities are strong in IS and are projected to remain strong for the next 10 years (T/F)
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True
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Over the years, the MIS function has changed to a partnership between the MIS department and the end users (T/F)
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True
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Today’s college students use information technology for:
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-Communicating and collaborating with other people -Share pictures with friends and family -Applying for jobs
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Every employee should make a contribution toward managing the IS function (T/F)
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True
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Which of the following represents a traditional function of the MIS department as opposed to a new, consultative function? -Managing systems development and systems project management. -Managing system integration including the Internet, intranets, and extranets. -Managing outsourcing. -Using business and technical knowledge to come up with innovative ideas about IT.
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Managing systems development and systems project management.
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In some organizations the MIS functional area is referred to as the information systems department, the information services department, or the information technology department (T/F)
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True
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Information technology (IT) relates to any computer-based tools that people use to work with information and to support the information and information-processing needs of an organization (T/F)
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True
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A list of things or transactions that has been organized to have meaning and value and is then combined with a user’s experience and accumulated learning is:
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Knowledge
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A list of items, like activities and transactions that have been organized so that they have meaning and value is:
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Information
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TPS stands for Transfer Processing Systems
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False
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An App (Application) is a computer program designed to support a specific task (T/F)
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True
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An organization can use only one type of information system throughout (T/F)
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False
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A Network is a connecting system that can only be wireless (T/F)
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False
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How does IT impact organizations?
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It decreases the number of middle managers required
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While information systems, such as transaction processing systems, generate more information for managers to process, other information systems, such as ___, help them analyze this information to make better-informed decisions.
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Business intelligence applications
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IT impacts society in which of the following ways?
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Surgeons can perform surgery at a remote location using robotics.

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