MIS 300 final part 7

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Which of the following information systems are very user friendly, supported by graphics, and provide exception reporting and drill down?
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digital dashboards
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Digital dashboards provide all of the following capabilities except:
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transaction processing
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The management cockpit best exemplifies which type of system?
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Digital dashboard
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The primary distinguishing characteristic of geographical information systems is:
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Every record or digital object has an identified geographical location
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Geocoding involves:
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Integrating maps with spatially oriented databases and other databases
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Today, geographical information systems are being combined with____ to form geospatial technologies.
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global positioning systems
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You’ve started an internship at the major hospital in your city. Your boss gave you ten minutes of training on the data warehouse that you have access to. The last thing she told you was to do some analysis on the Visit cube. Which of the following statements is false?
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One dimension of the cube (probably) month.
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Sally is working for her uncle for the summer in the marketing department of Proctor & Gamble. She tells you she does data mining all day long. Which of the following statements is false?
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Data mining can be used to identify customers.
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He has developed a budget in Excel using formulas, as he was taught to do in college. Which of the following statements is true?
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If shawn changes one of his assumptions, Excel will automatically recalculate the budget numbers.
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Which of the following questions is not on Amanda’s list?
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Do you need real-time data?
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Elena is trying to decide whether she should expand her ice cream shop to a big decides to be very methodical about it and follow the phases of the decision-making process she learned in college. Which of the following statements is true?
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Elena will use test data to validate her model.
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The information systems planning process proceeds in which order?
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Organization mission- organization strategic plan- IS strategic plan – new IT architecture
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which of the followings not a part of the typical IS operational plan?
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the organizational mission
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Evaluating the benefits of IT projects is more complex than evaluating their costs for all of the following reasons except:
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Benefits tend to be more tangible than costs.
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A company’s IT application portfolio is
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A list of application to be added or modified
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A company’s IT architecture includes all of the following except:
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The members of the IT staff
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which of the following statements about deterring the costs and benefits of IT investments is false?
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Benefits are hard to quantify because they are tangible.
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Which of the following is not an advantage of the buy option for acquiring IS applications?
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Few types of off-the-shelf software are available, thus limiting confusion.
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Which of the following are disadvantages of the buy option for acquiring IS applications?
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All of the above
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Which of the following systems acquisition methods saves the company’s time, enables the company to select software that has been used for similar problems in other organizations, and allows the company to try out the software?
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Buy option
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Which of the following systems acquisition methods can result in a company’s acquiring software that is controlled by another company, may be difficult to enhance or modify, and may not support the desired business processes?
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buy option
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Which of the following systems acquisition methods require staff to systematically go through every step in the development process and has a lower probability of missing important user requirements?
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Systems development life cycle
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Which of the following systems acquisition methods is time consuming, costly, and may produce excessive documentation?
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Systems development life cycle
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___ is a method of delivering software in which a vendor hosts the applications and customers access these applications over the internet.
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Software-as-a-Service
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Which of the following statements is false?
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Companies that purchase open-source software cannot modify it.
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Place the stages of the systems development life cycle in order:
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Investigation-analysis-design-programming/testing-implementation-operation/maintenance
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The____ that changes are made in the systems development life cycle, the ____ expensive these changes become.
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Sooner, less
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____ feasibility determines if the project is an acceptable financial risk and if the organization can afford the expense and time needed to complete the project.
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Economic
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______ feasibility addresses the human issues of an information systems project.
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Behavioral
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____feasibiltiy concerns a firm’s policies and politics, power structures, and business relationships.
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Organizational

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