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"Hidden costs" such as _ vendor selection __ 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 time constraints. Project management ________ are intangible benefits of information systems. Improved asset utilization, increased organizational learning, and improved operations ________ are tangible benefits of information systems. Reduced workforce, lower outside vendor costs, and increased productivity ________ provides software tools to automate development methodologies and reduce the amount of repetitive work in systems development. CASE ________ systems integrate and share information from supplier, manufacturer, distributor, and customer logistics processes. Supply-chain management ________ systems often deliver information to senior executives through a portal, which uses a Web interface to present integrated personalized business content. Executive support ________ 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. CRM A A "supersite" that provides a comprehensive entry point for a huge array of Internet resources and services is called a(n): portal A __ Gantt chart __ 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. false 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): attribute A computerized system that performs and records the daily dealings necessary to conduct business is classified as a(n): transaction-processing system 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: current data A data warehouse is typically comprised of several smaller data marts. False A data warehouse may include information from legacy systems. true A field identified in a table as holding the unique identifier of the table’s records is called the: primary key A firm’s information policy lays out who is responsible for updating and maintaining the information in a database system. true A grouping of characters into a word, a group of words, or a complete number is called a record. False A marketplace extended beyond traditional boundaries and removed from a temporal and geographic location is called a(n): marketspace A one-to-one relationship between two entities is symbolized in a diagram by a line that ends: in two short marks
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