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A) Uncertainty about the data security of sensitive information hosted offsite. B) Reduced internal processing and storage needs for the organization. C) Uncertainty about the adequacy of the host's processing speed and availability. D) Requires a reliable Internet connection. Answer: B Diff: 1 Topic: Enterprise Systems Computing in a Cloud Learning Objective: 04-05 Assess how cloud computing facilitates enterprise systems. Bloom's: Remember AACSB: Analytical Thinking AICPA: FN Leveraging Technology; BB Leveraging Technology 56) List the seven objects and their functions that are used to implement relational databases using Microsoft Access. Answer: • Tables are used to store data. • Queries are a tool used to retrieve and display data derived from records stored within the database. • Forms are utilized to enter data into tables and view existing records. •Reports are used to integrate data from one or more queries and tables to provide useful information to decision makers. • Pages allow data to be entered into the database in real time from outside of the database system. • Macros are defined by users to automate business processes. Diff: 1 Topic: Fundamentals and Principles of Relational Databases Learning Objective: 04-02 Explain basic relational database principles Bloom's: Remember AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA: BB Leveraging Technology; FN Leveraging Technology 57) What are the three main advantages of relational databases? Answer: • Flexibility and Scalability: relational data models are able to handle changes in business world quickly and easily. • Simplicity: A relational data model is a relatively simple model that is easy to communicate to both database users and database developers. •Reduced Information Redundancy: A relational data model requires each piece of data to be recorded only in one place eliminating the need for information to be stored in multiple places in the organization. Diff: 1 Topic: Advantages of Relational Databases Learning Objective: 04-01 Describe the advantages of relational databases Bloom's: Remember AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA: BB Industry; FN Leveraging Technology Page 81
ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS (RICHARDSON 2ND EDITION) 58) Discuss the challenges of enterprise system implementation? Answer: • Integrating various modules within the enterprise system, • Integrating with external systems such as the information system of a supplier and/or customer, • Integrating with the firm's own existing legacy systems, • Converting data from existing legacy systems to the enterprise system, and • Getting any big project implemented at a firm. Diff: 2 Topic: Enterprise Systems Learning Objective: 04-04 Understand the purpose and basic framework for an enterprise system Bloom's: Understand AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA: BB Industry; FN Decision Making