INFORMATION SYSTEMS MIDTERM EXAM
1.What are the three main purposes that all businesses use information for?
a.Reading, writing, and arithmeticb.Data, storage, and hardwarec.Software, communications, and process supportd.Communications, process support, and decision-making
2.Which of these can be considered a direct result of the Moore’s Law?
3.What is the hardware, software, and media used to store, organize, retrieve, and communicate information called?
4.While placing an order on Amazon.com for your favorite movie, you find that you are not able to add the DVD to your cart because no more DVD’s are in inventory. This is an example of ________ in action.
5.What the four categories of change that information systems enable within an organization?
a.Input, storage, business rules, outputb.Process improvement, automation, control, information flowc.
Electronic Data Interchange, feedback, system, subsystem
Business rules, control, equifinality, open system