"Hidden costs" such as _
__ costs can easily undercut anticipated benefits from outsourcing.
_____ refers to the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to achieve specific targets within specified budget and
________ are intangible benefits of information systems.
Improved asset utilization, increased organizational learning, and
________ are tangible benefits of information systems.
Reduced workforce, lower outside vendor costs, and increased
________ provides software tools to automate development methodologies and reduce the amount of repetitive work in systems
________ systems integrate and share information from supplier, manufacturer, distributor, and customer logistics processes.
________ systems often deliver information to senior executives through a portal, which uses a Web interface to present
integrated personalized business content.
________ systems provide information to coordinate all of the business processes that deal with customers in sales, marketing,
and service to optimize revenue, customer satisfaction, and customer retention.
A "supersite" that provides a comprehensive entry point for a huge array of Internet resources and services is called a(n):
__ shows each task as a horizontal bar whose length is proportional to the time required to complete it.
A banner ad opens a new window automatically and does not disappear until the user clicks on it.
A blog typically contains a:
series of chronological entries
A business document indicating the direction of systems development, the rationale, the current systems, new developments to
consider, the management strategy, the implementation plan, and the budget is called a( n ):
information systems plan
A characteristic or quality describing an entity is called a(n):
A computerized system that performs and records the daily dealings necessary to conduct business is classified as a(n):
A data mart usually can be constructed more rapidly and at lower cost than a data warehouse because:
it typically focuses on a
single subject area or line of business
A data warehouse is composed of:
A data warehouse is typically comprised of several smaller data marts.
A data warehouse may include information from legacy systems.
A field identified in a table as holding the unique identifier of the table’s records is called the:
A firm’s information policy lays out who is responsible for updating and maintaining the information in a database system.
A grouping of characters into a word, a group of words, or a complete number is called a record.
A marketplace extended beyond traditional boundaries and removed from a temporal and geographic location is called a(n):
A one-to-one relationship between two entities is symbolized in a diagram by a line that ends: