ch02 - R E V I E W - Chapter 2: Information Technologies:...

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R E V I E W - Chapter 2: Information Technologies: Concepts and Management 1. In the digital economy, how well a company transforms itself from traditional modes of operation to e-business depends on all of the following EXCEPT : A) how well the company adapts its structure and processes to take advantage of emerging technologies B) its degree of outsourcing C) the IT architecture the company uses D) the IT infrastructure the company uses 2. A(n) ______________ is a computer program designed to support a specific task or a business process, such as processing the payroll . A) application program B) database program C) file system D) operating system 3. A(n) _______ consists of stored numeric, alphanumeric, figures, sounds, or images organized for retrieval. A) data B) database C) information D) knowledge 4. ________ refers to an elementary description of things, events, activities, and transactions that are recorded, classified, and stored, but not organized to convey any specific meeting . A) Data B) Database C) Information D) Knowledge 5. A student's grade point average is an example of ___________ . A) data B) database C) information D) knowledge 6. An employee's performance rating in comparison with the performance ratings of other employees is an example of ____________ . A) Data B) Database C) Information D) Knowledge 7. ____________ support functional managers by providing them with periodic reports such as weekly sales volume and comparisons of actual expenses to budgeted expenses . A) Personal information managements B) Transaction processing systems C) Management information systems D) Enterprise systems
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8. The __________________ are considered critical to the success of any organization since they support core operations, such as purchasing of materials, billing customers, preparing a payroll, and shipping goods to customers. A) personal information managements B) transaction processing systems C) management information systems D) enterprise systems 9. Business processes that involve taking orders from customers and fulfilling them after buying materials from a supplier are supported by which type of information system? A)
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