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Chap006 - Chapter 06 - Telecommunications and Networks...

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Chapter 06 - Telecommunications and Networks Chapter 06 Telecommunications and Networks True / False Questions 1. (p. 258) Many businesses find that they are better off buying an off-the-shelf software package for managing mobile devices than they would be if they went through the time-consuming and expensive process of developing software that specifically supports their business. FALSE The efficiencies gained from a customized software application far outweigh the time and money it takes to develop it. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 4 2. (p. 258) Worthwhile mobile applications are often simply shrunken versions of desktop applications. FALSE A worthwhile mobile application isn't just a shrunken version of a desktop one; it is formatted for display on a mobile device and easy to use without a standard keyboard. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 3 6-1
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Chapter 06 - Telecommunications and Networks 3. (p. 259) A business that insists on not sacrificing any functionality when developing a mobile application may be backing its IT department into a corner. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 3 4. (p. 259) Developing mobile software that can access company applications typically requires middleware , which synchronizes data between back-end systems and the mobile devices. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 5. (p. 213) A change in technology often induces social, political, and economic system changes long before a critical mass of users is reached. FALSE Until a critical mass of users is reached, a change in technology only affects the technology. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 6-2
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Chapter 06 - Telecommunications and Networks 6. (p. 213) The telecommunications industry has changed from a deregulated market to government-regulated monopolies. FALSE The opposite is true; the telecommunications industry has gone from government-regulated monopolies to a deregulated market. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 6-3
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Chapter 06 - Telecommunications and Networks 7. (p. 214) Middleware is an essential component of any IT infrastructure because it allows disparate systems to be isolated. FALSE Middleware is an essential component of any IT infrastructure because it allows disparate systems to be joined together in a common framework. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 6 8. (p. 216) Business-to-business electronic commerce websites can be used by businesses to establish strategic relationships with their customers and suppliers. TRUE
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