Business Data System – Information Technology Exam

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Business Data System – Information Technology Exam

The key terms of Information Technology Exam, Business, Data, System, Particular, Change.


Among fields such as​ accounting, finance,​ marketing, and​ others, which has undergone the most change because of technology in the past 5​ years?

Marketing


Checking for quality and paying creditors would fall within which two functional​ areas?

Manufacturing and​ production, and finance and accounting


Enterprise Systems are also known as​ ________________.

Enterprise Resource Planning​ (ERP) Systems


​ESS, DSS, and MIS systems all fall under the generic term of​ _______ systems as they help with the decision making process.

Business Intelligence


What solution would a corporation use if they had a collection of mostly older systems which they wanted to connect to one​ another?

Enterprise applications


​_____ refers to the use of social networking to extend a​ business’ collaboration efforts in order to engage and connect better with their​ employees, suppliers,​ and/or their customers.

Social Business


Based on the information in this​ video, which of the following is the most accurate description of a business intelligence​ system?

an information system that processes data into information containing​ patterns, relationships, and trends


In this​ video, Samir describes how business executives use a BI application to drill down and see​ _____ data, the detail in the data such as data on a particular store or data on a particular item.

Granular


crackers

malicious hackers, people who break into computers for malicious purposes.


antivirus software

software that scans a computer’s hard disk, CDs, and main memory to detect viruses and, sometimes, to destroy them.


firewall

a system of hardware and/or software that protects a computer or a network from intruders.


encryption

the process of altering readable data into unreadable form to prevent unauthorized access.


in this​ video, samir describes how business executives use a bi application to drill down and see​ _____ data, the detail in the data such as data on a particular store or data on a particular item.

Granular


With​ E-commerce and the​ Internet, which of the following depicts a trend in​ advertising?

E-commerce and Internet advertising have grown while traditional advertising and commerce have remained flat.


What is emerging as a major business area of innovation that offers a flexible collection of computers on the Internet that can perform tasks previously performed on corporate​ computers?

Cloud Computing


Which of the following most accurately describes an information​ system?

A set of components that​ gather, analyze,​ store, and utilize information for making better decisions for a firm


What are the dimensions of information​ systems?

Organizations, People, and Information Technology


What are the steps of the problem solving​ process?

Problem​ Identification, Solution​ Design, Solution Evaluation and​ Choice, and Implementation


As Julie explains to​ Trey, she needs sales data in order to plan future cookie production. Based on her​ explanation, data is defined as​ _____.

recorded facts or figures


When Julie describes calculating the average number of cookies sold in​ February, she is describing an example of obtaining​ _____ from​ _____.

​information; data


Based on the information in this​ video, which of the following describes high quality​ data?

It is​ correct, current, and complete.


In this video​ dramatization, Julie and Trey discuss the need to document any changes they make to a cookie recipe. If they change the recipe for red velvet cookies and​ don’t change the list of ingredients they use for the procurement of​ inputs, this is an example of failure of data to be​ _____.

correct


As Julie explains to​ Trey, she needs information obtained from high quality data to help her make good decisions. Which of the following four documents would not be a good source of information for​ Julie?

a social media report that shows the total number of​ “likes” for each cookie


What primary goal does the San Francisco​ Giants’ “dynamic ticket​ pricing” help​ accomplish?

It allows ticket prices to fluctuate according to demand


Businesses in America will spend approximately​ $600 ____________ on​ hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment in 2015.

Billion


With new laws requiring the storage of emails and other important​ documents, estimates of information systems storage now exceeds​ 1.8:

Zettabytes


When talking about changes related to information​ technology, the text identifies three interrelated changes that are responsible for the bulk of innovations. These include the mobile digital​ platform, ________________________, and the growth of cloud computing.

the growing use of big data


___________________ is a business driver which focuses on ways to achieve better efficiencies to increase profits.

Operational Excellence


If a competitor to your business introduces an effective product or service​ (i.e., when Citibank first introduced the​ ATM), your need to follow is considered an example of the business​ driver:

Survival


A manager upset that he or she is not receiving​ forecasts, sales​ projections, or appropriate dashboards is expressing frustration for having a poor​ ______________ business​ driver:

Improved Decision Making


An automobile rental company interested in learning and adapting to the needs of its customers is focusing on the business​ driver:

Customer and Supplier Intimacy


Which is an example of a business using information systems for customer​ intimacy?

Mandarin Oriental​ Hotel’s customer-preference tracking system


In its simplest​ form, ___________ represents streams of raw facts with limited usefulness until organized.

Data


An information system can be defined technically as a set of interrelated components that collect​ (or retrieve),​ process, store, and distribute information to support which of the​ following?

Decision making and control in an organization


What is the name for the process of converting raw data into a more meaningful​ form?

Processing


What is the name for the field that deals with behavioral issues as well as technical issues surrounding the​ development, use, and impact of information systems used by managers and employees in the​ firm?

Management Information Systems


Information​ systems, management information​ systems, information​ technology, information​ management, and computer information systems are often confused with one another. Which of these focuses primarily on hardware and​ software?

Information Technology


Which of the following is NOT an element of critical​ thinking?

Providing iterative feedback


Which of the following business problems is NOT a problem in the technology​ dimension?

Complexity of task


Which of the following is NOT a step in the​ problem-solving process?

Solution analysis


Which of the following is NOT considered to be a typical people​ problem?

Political Conflict


The problem solving model consists of problem​ identification, solution​ design, ________________, and implementation.

Solution evaluation and choice


in this​ video, samir describes how business executives use a bi application to drill down and see​ _____ data, the detail in the data such as data on a particular store or data on a particular item.

Granular


If you are solving a problem using the problem solving​ model, the phase where you identify as many possible solutions as possible would represent the​ ___________ phase.

Solution Design


The final phase of the problem solving model is the​ ___________ phase.

Implementation


Accountants rely heavily on information systems to do all of the following EXCEPT​ ________.

Manage financial investments


Which of the following is FALSE about the information systems occupations through​ 2022?

Offshore outsourcing will decrease demand in the US for managerial IS positions


​_____________ is the largest single group in the U.S. business labor force and this group dramatically benefits from information to help with the decision making process.

Management


Among fields such as​ accounting, finance,​ marketing, and​ others, which has undergone the most change because of technology in the past 5​ years?

Marketing


Checking for quality and paying creditors would fall within which two functional​ areas?

Manufacturing and​ production, and finance and accounting


Enterprise Systems are also known as​ ________________.

Enterprise Resource Planning​ (ERP) Systems


​ESS, DSS, and MIS systems all fall under the generic term of​ _______ systems as they help with the decision making process.

Business Intelligence


What solution would a corporation use if they had a collection of mostly older systems which they wanted to connect to one​ another?

Enterprise applications


​_____ refers to the use of social networking to extend a​ business’ collaboration efforts in order to engage and connect better with their​ employees, suppliers,​ and/or their customers.

Social Business


Based on the information in this​ video, which of the following is the most accurate description of a business intelligence​ system?

an information system that processes data into information containing​ patterns, relationships, and trends


In this​ video, Samir describes how business executives use a BI application to drill down and see​ _____ data, the detail in the data such as data on a particular store or data on a particular item.

Granular


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