An is an information system that helps managers

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A(n) ________ is an information system that helps managers understand problems and potential solutions by acquiring and analyzing information with sophisticated models and tools.
According to ________, the cost of computing will drop by 50 percent as computer-processing power doubles every 18 months.
In the process of capturing information, ASCII text is generated by ________.
By examining checkout data, supermarkets have learned that people who are buying beer often also buy a bag of salty snacks. The use of data mining led to the discovery of a(n) ________ pattern.
________ allow managers and employees to use a Web browser to gain access to customized company information and to complete specialized transactions.
A(n) ________ uses internal and external sources of data to provide managers and executives theinformation they need to monitor and analyze organizational performance.
To properly secure data and data networks, a manager should use all of the following EXCEPT ________.
A(n) ________ allows companies to exchange information and conduct transactions by purposefully providing outsiders with direct, Web browserbased access to authorized parts of a company’s intranet.
The two major types of data mining are ________.
The first company to use new information technology to substantially lower costs or differentiateproducts or services often gains ________.
Intranets are ________.
Data mining is the ________.
________ are a hybrid of executive information systems and intranets.
Companies relying on a trucking company providing just-in-time (JIT) transportation would ________.
An article addressed to nurses who work in intensive care emphasize practices affirming the patient's intrinsic value and individual personality. One method to affirm the patient's intrinsic value is to demonstrate ____.
In TQM terms, ________ is an organizational goal to provide products or deliver services that meet or exceed customers’ expectations.
The American Society for Quality defines quality as ________.

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