It Final

It Final

Week 8 : Wk8 – Final Exam

  1. (TCO A) Based on the examples in the chapter, if you were asked to formulate a plan for a regional drive-in restaurant chain’s efforts to use information technology to develop a loyal customer base, what would be the best use of information technology from the list below? (Points : 8)  Use IT to increase supplier loyalty. Use IT to increase operational efficiency. Use IT to create new products and business models. Use IT to achieve customer intimacy.
  2. (TCO B) ________ are visual tools for presenting performance data in a BI system. (Points : 8) |        Dashboards and scorecards Parameterized reports Reports and the drill-down feature Scenarios and models |
  3. (TCO C) The type of logical database model that treats data as if they were stored in two-dimensional tables is the (Points : 8) |        OODBMS. pre-digital DBMS. relational DBMS. hierarchical DBMS. |
  4. (TCO D) IT staffing is reduced in a cloud computing environment because (Points : 8) |        There is less infrastructure to manage and maintain. There is a reduction in local software installation on individual work-stations        Most services required are available from the cloud All of the above |
  5. (TCO E) Which of the following factors provides an understanding of why computing resources today are ever more available than in previous decades? (Points : 8)network economics law of mass digital storage and Moore’s law declining communications costs, universal standards, and the Internetall of the above
  6. (TCO F) Change is (Points : 8) | not welcome in any methodologies accepted often using traditional methodologies foundational principle of agile methodologiesalways to be done at the end of the project
  7. (TCO G) Many security attacks occur because (Points : 7)users open documents that they think come from a co-workers        users leave their computers running user download illegal movies and music corporate firewalls are not reliable

Week 8 : Wk8 – Final Exam

  1. (TCO G) Define the basic concepts of responsibility, accountability, and liability as applied to ethical decisions. How are these concepts related? (Points : 35)
  2. (TCO F) Differentiate between intangible and tangible benefits and list three examples of each. In what types of systems are intangible benefits more predominant? (Points : 35)
  3. (TCO E) Distinguish between grid computing, cloud computing, and utility computing. (Points : 35)
  4. (TCO D) What is cloud computing and how do you think its developments could impact businesses? (Points : 35)
  5. (TCO C) What types of relationships are possible in a relational database? Describe and give an example of each. (Points : 35)
  6. (TCO B) You are evaluating BI software from a variety of vendors. Identify six elements in the BI environment. Use your understanding of the importance of these elements to formulate six questions to ask the vendor in order to determine how their software will interplay with your needs. (Points : 35)
  7. (TCO A) Assess at least two benefits of using enterprise systems. (Points : 35)