Ch14 - ch14 Student 1 An enterprise resource planning system when implemented correctly links most of the areas of a business together True 2

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ch14 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. An enterprise resource planning system, when implemented correctly, links most of the areas of a business together. True False 2. Enterprise resource planning is a once-per-year activity usually involving a management retreat. True False 3. Implementing ERP may require major changes in the way a company is run. True False 4. SAP AG is a major vendor of ERP software. True False 5. SAP AG is a world leader in ERP software with its flagship product, R/2-D/2. True False 6. One of SAP's ERP modules is the global alliance module. True False 7. SAP's R/3 product is the only viable framework for implementing ERP. True False 8. The "data warehouse" is an archive of records that must be retained for legal reasons. True False 9. SAP modules are updated twice each year. True False 10. Orders taken over the internet pose a threat to data integrity in an ERP system. True False 11. The technical aspects of SAP software are a closely guarded secret. True False 12. "Drilling down," in the context of the information warehouse, means getting an increasingly detailed and focused view of aggregated data. True False
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focused view of aggregated data. True False 14. Corporate Governance is one area that SAP does not support. True False 15. Just-in-time or kanban practices cannot be supported by SAP. True False 16. mySAP.com is an internet interface that allows users to have the full functionality of the SAP software without requiring the deployment of any special software. True False 17. According to a survey done by the Harvard Business School, most executives had very positive feelings about ERP software. True False 18. Because of the high level of control that ERP software brings to business processes, cost overruns are rare when implementing ERP. True False 19. Using the SAP Financials module requires that a firm adopt Activity-Based Costing (ABC). True False 20. SAP's Corporate Services segment includes the ability to manage all types of corporate assets including "human capital." True False 21. The core of the three-tier client/server configuration required to run SAP is the R3 Application Server. True False 22. The corporate services applications are designed to manage either centralized or decentralized services but some of each at the same time. True False 23. SAP R/3 cannot manage the firm's real estate portfolio but can interact with the department or external contractor performing that function. True False 24. The term cloud computing is used to refer to delivering hosted services over the Internet. True False
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course COMMERCE 398 taught by Professor Dale during the Spring '11 term at The University of British Columbia.

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Ch14 - ch14 Student 1 An enterprise resource planning system when implemented correctly links most of the areas of a business together True 2

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