MT 1 study guide.docx - 1 What are the 3 main purposes that all businesses use info for a Communications process support and decision-making 2 Which of

MT 1 study guide.docx - 1 What are the 3 main purposes that...

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1. What are the 3 main purposes that all businesses use info for? a. Communications, process support, and decision-making 2. Which of these can be considered a direct result of the Moores Law? a. A playstation today is faster than a military supercomputer from 1996 3. What is the hardware, software, and media used to store, organize, retrieve and communicate info called? a. Information technology 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 a. Business rules 5. What are the four categories of change that information systems enable within an organization? a. Process improvement, automation, control, info flow 6. When filling up a car with gasoline today, most people complete their entire transaction at the pump. This includes paying for the transaction filling the vehicle with the fuel, and receiving a receipt for the transaction. What type of organizational change has this info system allowed for? a. Automation 7. When sitting at the coffee ship on campus you connect to the wireless network so that you can research a project for the mgmt. class. What element of an info system is the wireless connection? a. Communication media 8. An associative table must have a. 2 foreign key columns 9. _____ is being faced with more info than we can effectively process a. Info overload 10. Yahoo finance provides stock quotes that are 15 minutes delayed. For which reasons would this info be unacceptable for high-frequency trading where stock trades are made many times per second?
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