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For 100% availability, online transaction processing requires Fault-tolerant computer systems 198. In controlling network traffic to minimize slow-downs a technology called _____ is used to examine data files and sort low priority data from high priority data Deep packet inspection 199. The development and use of methods to make computer systems resume their activites more quickly after mishaps is called Recovery oriented computing 200. Smaller firms may outsource some or many security funtions to ISPs 201. From your reading of the severstal case study the firm implemented new information systems in order to achieve which of the main six business objectives? Operational excellence 202. Which of the following is not an example of the next generation enterprise applications Solutions incorporating SCM 203. A suite of intergrated software modules for finance and accounting human resources manufacturing and production and sales and marketing that allows data to be used by multiple funcions and business processes best describes ERP systems 204. Enterprise software is built around thousands of predefined business processes that reflect
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Best practices 205. Which of the following is not ture about enterprise systems? Enterprise software is expressly built to allow companies to mimic their unique business practices 206. You have been asked to implement enterprise software for a manufacturer of kitchen appliances. What is the first step you should take? Select the funtions of the system you wish to use 207. When tailoring a particular aspect of a system to the way a company does buiness enterprise software can provide the company with configuration tables 208. In order to achieve maximum benfit from an enterprise software packag a business Changes the way it works to match the software's business processes 209. Supply chain complexity and scale increases when firms Produce products and services that coordinate with hundreds or more firms and suppliers 210. Why is overstocking warehouses not an effective solution for a problem of low availability? It increases inventory costs 211. A network of arganizations and business processes for procuring raw materials transorming these marerials into intermediate and finished products and distributing the finished products to customers is called a Supply chain 212. Components or parts of finished products are referred to as Intermediate products 213. A company's supplier's supplier and the processes for managing relationships with them is the Upstream portion of the supply chain 214. A company's organizations and processes for distributing and delivering products to the final customer is the Downstream portion of the supply chain 215. Uncertainties arise in any supply chain because of Unforeseeable events 216.
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