StudyGuideExam1-1ISDS

StudyGuideExam1-1ISDS - Exam 1 Study Guide Analytical...

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Exam 1 Study Guide Analytical information: Encompasses all organizational information and its primary purpose is to support the performing of managerial analysis tasks. -Application Service Provider (ASP): A company that offers an organization access over the Internet to systems and related services that would otherwise have to be located in personal or organizational computers. Application software: Used for specific information processing needs, including payroll, customer relation management, project management, training, and many others. Attribute: Characteristics or properties of an entity class. Backup: An exact copy of a system’s information. Bandwidth: The amount of data that can be transferred over the network in a fixed amount of time. Bluetooth: An omni directional wireless technology that provides limited- range voice and data transmission over the unlicensed 2.4- GHz frequency band, allowing connections with a wide variety of fixed and portable devices that normally would have to be cabled together. Business intelligence: Information that people use to support their decision- making efforts. Business Process Management (BPM): Integrates all of an organization’s business processes to make individual processes more efficient.
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Business Process Outsourcing: The contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third party service provider. Business Process Redesign: The critical analysis and radical redesign of existing business processes to achieve breakthrough improvements in performance measures. Business processes: A standardized set of activities that accomplish a specific task, such as processing a customer’s order. Capacity planning: Determines the future IT infrastructure requirements for new equipment and additional network capacity. CIO: Chief Information Officer; responsible for 1) overseeing all uses of information technology and 2) ensuring the strategic alignment of IT with business goals and objectives. Computer infrastructure: A collection of compatible hardware and software arranged to communicate information from one location to another. Computer network: Two or more computers connected so they can communicate with each other and possibly share information, software, peripheral devices, and/or processing power Consolidation: Involves the aggregation of information and features simple roll-ups to complex groupings of interrelated information.
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Content Management Systems: Provides tools to manage the creation, storage, editing, and publication of information in a collaborative environment. Customer Richness and reach: The depth and detail of information that a business can supply to (or can collect from) a customer vs. how many people a business can connect with and how many products it can offer those people. Pre-internet, firms had to trade off between richness and reach, and now businesses don’t have the need. Darwinism:
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