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Chapter 7 1) Which of the following statements is true of personal information systems? A) Personal information systems that support a particular department are called workgroup information systems. B) Adapting to changes in personal information systems is extremely difficult and time consuming. C) Personal information systems have only a single user and so procedures are not documented or formalized. D) The solutions to problems in a personal information system usually involve more than one department. 2) Personal information systems are most likely to be used by ________. A) physician partnerships B) drug salespersons C) PRIDE systems D) hospitals 3) Which of the following is a characteristic of workgroup information systems? A) isolated problems B) informal procedures C) resistance to change D) 1000s of users 4) Physician partnerships most likely use ________. A) inter-enterprise information systems B) workgroup information systems C) enterprise information systems D) departmental information systems 5) Which of the following statements is true of workgroup information systems? A) Workgroup information systems that support a particular department are called enterprise information systems. B) Workgroup information systems that support a particular business function are called personal information systems. C) The users of workgroup information systems are defined by levels of security authorization. D) Workgroup information systems typically support 10 to 100 users.
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6) Which of the following is a characteristic of enterprise information systems? A) They do not document procedures since the procedures are simple and informal. B) They are shared between two or more independent organizations. C) They typically have hundreds to thousands of users. D) They are highly open to change. 7) Which of the following statements is true of enterprise information systems? A) They are information systems that are shared by two or more independent organizations. B) The solutions to problems in these systems usually involve more than one department. C) Enterprise information systems typically support less than 100 users. D) They are called personal information systems if they support a particular business function. 8) ________ are systems that are shared by two or more independent organizations. A) Inter-enterprise information systems B) Workgroup information systems C) Enterprise information systems D) Personal information systems 9) Which of the following is most likely to make use of an inter-enterprise information system? A) hospitals B) drug salespersons C) PRIDE systems D) physician partnerships 10) A(n) ________ exists when data are isolated in separated information systems. A) walled garden B) information silo C) mashup D) viral hook 11) Information silos arise as a result of ________. A) data integration across several information systems within an organization B) the sharing of an inter-enterprise information system with several organizations C) too many users depending on a single enterprise-wide information system
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  • Fall '12
  • danielowens
  • Macroeconomics, Customer relationship management, Enterprise application integration

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