Review Q's pg 33

Review Q's pg 33 - Octavious Brooks CTS 115-INFORMATION...

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Octavious Brooks CTS 115-INFORMATION SYSTEMS BUSINESS CONCEPTS CHAPTER 1 ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS P. 33 1) The word “processing” in data processing means converting data from one form to another into useful information . 2) Three examples in which raw data also serves as useful information is when it is relevant, complete and accurate . 3) Three business examples of data that must be processed to provide useful information would include the following: a. Designing video games for different age groups without knowing which kinds are selling the most within each group i.e. adventure, sports or family games. b. Marketing music without knowing what genre is the most popular. c. Marketing movie DVDs without knowing which was top rated at the box office. 4) Three examples of subsystems not operating in the context of IT are the different branches of government, the hierarchy of military personnel and the position of players on a sports team. All of these examples are considered subsystems because they all contribute to meet a common main goal. 5) Transaction Processing Systems (TPS) differ from Decision Support Systems
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