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Unformatted text preview: ISOM 101 Midterm Review HKUST Business School Misc Check your participation scores on LMES; you cannot change/dispute your premidterm scores after next week ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 2 HKUST Business School Lecture 2 What is “IS”? “IS” is… What are some big trends and how will they affect us? Which part of our life is not touched by technology? What does rapidly changing and improving technology mean to an average consumer/computer user? How will technology transform businesses in the near future? What role does IT play in the profit equation? Good/bad for us? What is valuable/scarce/hard to replace? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 3 HKUST Business School Lectures 3-4 Characteristics of the “Digital World” Globalization, Digitization of goods, Speed, Merger of products and services, Ideas, New Markets What are the forces that have caused the world to become “FLAT”? Examples of the ten forces? What are some implications of a “Flat World” (and why should we care)? Automation, collaboration, specialization… what do all these mean to me? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 4 HKUST Business School Lectures 5-7 (a) What is “E-Commerce”? How is it different from traditional commerce and why do these differences matter? What is a “Value Chain” and why is it important? What is an “intermediary”? Why do we still/not need intermediaries in electronic markets? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 5 HKUST Business School Lectures 5-7 (b) What is “E-Commerce”? How is it different from traditional commerce and why do these differences matter? E-commerce is… What are some advantages and drawbacks of e-commerce? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 6 HKUST Business School Lectures 5-7 (c) What is a “Value Chain” and why is it important? Primary vs. supporting activities What is an “intermediary”? Why do we still/not need intermediaries in electronic markets? Why did people speculate “dis-intermediation”? What is “re-intermediation”? Examples? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 7 HKUST Business School Lectures 5-7 (d) B2B and B2C models (examples?) What is the “long tail”? What is the key driver for long tail? What are the effects of long tail on sellers and consumers? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 8 HKUST Business School Lecture 8 What are the major components of a computer? How are these components related to each other and what are their respective functions? What are the main functions of a CPU? What are the two main types of storage? What is the difference? How should a company decide whether to develop the software (in house), purchase offthe-shelf, or adopt open-source? What are the advantages/disadvantages of each of the options? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 9 HKUST Business School Lecture 9.1 What are the major components of a computer network? What are the different types of computer networks? What are their respective strengths/weaknesses? What are networking standards? What are the most common ones and which is better? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 10 HKUST Business School Lecture 9.2 What are the major components of a computer network? What does the “transmission medium” transmit? Why do we need a “translator” for computers? What are the measures of transmission capacity? What are the main types of physical transmission media and what are their advantages/disadvantages? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 11 HKUST Business School Lecture 9.3 What are the different types of computer networks? What are their respective strengths/weaknesses? What are some common topologies? What are their goods/bads? What are the two common types of network architecture? What is the difference? What does a hub/router/gateway do? What are their differences? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 12 HKUST Business School Lecture 9.4 What are networking standards? What are the most common ones and which is better? What are the three common protocols? How does Ethernet work? How is “collision” resolved in the Ethernet? What are the two major limitations of the Ethernet? How does a token ring work? Why is it able to completely eliminate the possibility of collision? ISOM 101 Raymond G. Sin © 13 HKUST Business School Lecture 10.1 What is the “Internet architecture”? How does the Internet work? Who manage the Internet? 14 Prof. R. G. Sin © HKUST Business School Lecture 10.2 What is the “Internet architecture”? Who/which agency invented the Internet? For what purpose? Which were the first two nodes on ARPANET? The initial four NAPs? 15 Prof. R. G. Sin © HKUST Business School Lecture 10.3 How does the Internet work? What structure does the Internet resemble in our physical world? What (type of data transmission) does the Internet rely on to reduce “traffic jam”? How does TCP/IP work? (recall the Keroro example) What are the separate roles of TCP and IP? How does IP ensure the packets get to the right place? How does DNS work? 16 Who manage the Internet? Prof. R. G. Sin © ...
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