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Unformatted text preview: onment 65) Which of the following refers to the ability of a computer, product, or system to expand to serve a larger number of users without breaking down? A) modality B) scalability C) expandability D) disintermediation 66) How would you determine the market demand for your firm'+s IT services? A) Perform a TCO analysis. B) Benchmark your services. C) Hold focus groups to assess your services. D) Analyze sales returns on key investments. 67) Which of the following is NOT one of the main six factors to consider when evaluating how much your firm should spend on IT infrastructure? A) your firm'+s business strategy B) the IT investments made by competitor firms C) market demand for your firm'+s services D) your firm'+s organizational culture 68) Your firm, an auto parts manufacturer, has just merged with an automobile engine manufacturer, and the two companies have different SCM systems. Which of the following strategies would be the most likely course to help to reduce the TCO of the merged firms'+ technology investments? A) Use Web services to join the two systems. B) Move one firm into using the other'+s system in order to centralize management and support services. C) Develop a single ERP system that encompasses the information needs and business processes of both firms. D) Purchase a hosted, on-demand ERP system that encompasses the needs and processes of both firms. 69) Which model can be used to analyze the direct and indirect costs to help firms determine the actual cost of specific technology implementations? A) total cost of ownership B) return on investment C) breakeven point D) cost benefit analysis 70) Hardware and software acquisition costs account for about ________ percent of TCO. A) 20 B) 40 C) 60 D) 80...
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- Fall '14