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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Sauder School of Business
Introduction to Management Information Systems
Time: 2 Hours
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The examination consists of 14 page
CHAPTER 7dat - COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE AND
Tuesday, June 28, 2 016
10:14 A M
WHAT ARE THE FUNDAMENTAL WAYS OF ACHIEVEING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE?
Information systems can affect competitive advantage by making the
Which of the following statements is NOT accurate regarding how information systems are transforming
Forty-six percent of the entire population now use PC computers, sales are soaring.
Your answer is correct.
As of June 2014, mor
How are information systems related to business processes?
Information systems have no relation to the business process.
Information systems make it possible for firms to manage all their information, make better decisions, and
SIMULATION TITLE: Database Processing
SIMULATION DESCRIPTION: The user must develop a database for GearUp to track
supplier contact data as well as the experiences that buyers and operations personnel have
You earned 91 percent
SIMULATION TITLE: Business Intelligence Systems
SIMULATION DESCRIPTION: The user must use business information to help an
independent bookstore increase profits and efficiency.
You earned 90 percent.
You are a business information exp
SIMULATION TITLE: Strategy and Information Systems
SIMULATION DESCRIPTION: The user must help develop a competitive strategy for a new
division of GearUp.
A New Division
Kelly calls you to her office and tells you that she is interested in expanding GearU
SIMULATION TITLE: Collaboration Information Systems
SIMULATION DESCRIPTION: The user must create and work with a collaborative team to
solve a problem.
A New Division
Kelly calls you to her office and tells you that she hopes to expand the company into a
SIMULATION TITLE: The Importance of MIS: Get Hired!
SIMULATION DESCRIPTION: As an employee of GearUp, you must learn about MIS issues at
the company in order to earn a new position.
Applying for a New Position
After graduation you landed a starting positi
CHAPTER 6- NETWORKS AND COLLABORATION
Saturday, June 11, 2 016
WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT NETWORK?
Computers become more useful to people when computing devices are
connected to networks b/c this allows collaboration
CHAPTER 8 - DECISOIN MAKING AND BUSINESS
Wednesday, July 2 0, 2 016
11:14 A M
WHAT CHALLENGES DO MANAGERS FACE WHEN MAKING
For business managers -> decision making or choosing from a range of
CHAPTER 10 - ACQUIRING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Sunday, July 2 4, 2 016
HOW CAN INFORMATION SYSTEMS BE ACQUIRED?
5 BASIC WAYS OF ACQUIRING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS:
Buy it and use it as is
Buy it and cust
CHAPTER 4 - HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
Wednesday, June 1, 2 016
WHY DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY?
All these technologies are only 100 years old
Commercial telegraph system was developed in the 1830s
CHAPTER 11 - STRUCTURE, GOVERNANCE, AND ETHIC
Sunday, July 3 1, 2 016
HOW IS THE IT DEPARTMENT ORGANIZED?
Organizations rely on IT services
CHAPTER 3- PRODUCTIVITY, INNOVATION, AND STRA
Sunday, May 22, 2 016
WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT P RODUCTIVITY AND INNOVATION?
- Labour Productivity = is the ration of the GDP of a country divided by the total paid hour
CHAPTER 12 - MANAGING INFORMATION SECURITY A
Monday, August 1, 2 016
WHAT IS IDENTIT THEFT?
In identity theft vital information such as:
a person's name
date of birth
social insurance number
CHAPTER 5 - DATABASE AND CONTENT MANAGEMEN
Saturday, June 4, 2 016
WHAT IS CONTENT?
Something of value
Be considered as an asset
Related to intellectual property-> a form of creative endeavour that can be protecte
Chapter 9 - ECOMMERCE, SOCIAL NETWORKING, AND
Monday, July 18, 2 016
WHAT IS ECOMMERCE, AND HOW IS IT USED?
Buying and selling of goods and services over public and private computer
CHAPTER 2 - BUSINESS PROCESSES AND DECISION
Monday, May 16, 2 016
2.1 - HOW DID THIS STUFF GET HERE?
Ask your self where did the coffee come from? How many muffins are
made? Where did the milk come fro
SIMULATION TITLE: Hardware, Software, and Mobile Systems
Knowledge Needed: Technology
Kelly, the GearUp CEO, calls you into her office and says that she feels that her management
team and the GearUp company as a whole do not know enough about computers. S