MODELING AND MANAGEMENT OF OPERATIONS
to the U.S. in
In a previous couple of decades, there has been an upheaval in computing and communications, and all signs are
that technological progress and use of information technology - data innovation will proceed at a fast pace. Going
with and supporting the sensa
Ch. 8 Confidence interval and point estimation
The goal of point estimation is to give a single best guess value for an unknown
population parameter (like mean or variance). The best guess and point estimate for the
population mean is the sample mean ( X
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Final Exam BU956
E-mail me the answers to these questions on or before December 13th at 5pm
1. What purpose do the critical success factors methodology and strategic impact grid play
in the planning process?
2. Provide examples of firms or types of firms
Part A: Technology advent has benefited almost all industries and so as healthcare. Electronic Health
record systems hold the promise to address the two most crucial challenges to the healthcare systems:
controlling costs and improving quality and that is
Web 2.0 Technology
Web 2.0 Space
Some of them are technological components (e.g., AJAX, RIAs,
Some are principles (e.g., participation, collective intelligence,
and rich user experience)
Some are applications and tools (
Printed Copy Due on or Before October 15th
1) Describe the difference between information systems and information technology. Provide
an example of each.
2) Identify the three types of organizational activit
Following goals are easily achieved by this database:
If a given contract is profitable for any given year. (compare the fees paid against
the costs associated with the service calls)
Annual fee on each appliance is stored in Contract_Appliances t
2 out of 2 points
Tax jurisdiction is an example of which environment factor?
2 out of 2 points
The processes for managing new product development and production
launch are related to:
2 out of 2 points
Customer opinions about using the Internet are an example of which
2 out of 2 points
The law which governs making web sites and other digital acc
Information systems, including the hardware and software within them, have greatly
impacted globalization. An information system is a set of interrelated components working
together to collect (or retrieve), process, store, and disseminate information to
1. A _ consists of a group of programs that manipulate the database and provide an interface between the
database and its users and other application programs.
a. database management system
b. data model
d. data warehouse
2. A _ is a skilled
1. A(n) _ is an organized collection of data.
2. _ fields in a database include the total, average, maximum, and minimum value.
3. Together, bits, characters, fields, records, files, and databases form the _.
ANS: hierarchy of
1.Computer system hardware components include devices that perform the functions of input, processing, data
storage, and output.
2. The ability to process (organize and manipulate) data is a critical aspect of a computer system.
3. The compo
1. A _ consists of two primary elements: the arithmetic/logic unit and the control unit.
c. central processing unit
d. magnetic tape
2. The _ performs mathematical calculations and makes logical comparisons.
c. control unit
1. A _ is any material substance that carries an electronic signal to support communications between a
sending and receiving device.
b. telecommunications medium
2. _ refers to the rate at which data is excha
1.Knowledge workers are people who create, use, and disseminate knowledge, and are usually professionals in
science, engineering, business, and other areas.
2. The value of information is directly linked to how it helps decision makers achieve thei
1.A database can contribute to organizational success by providing managers and decision makers with timely,
accurate, and relevant information based on data.
2. A DBMS provides a single point of management and control over data resources.
1. A(n) _ is a set of interrelated components that collect, manipulate, store, and disseminate data and
information and provide a feedback mechanism to meet an objective.
a. information system
c. knowledge base
d. technology infusion
1. _ consists of raw facts, such as an employee number, and number of hours worked
in a week, inventory part numbers, or sales orders.
2. _ is the awareness and understanding of a set of information and the ways that
information can be made usef
1.Telecommunications devices relay signals between computer systems and transmission media.
2. Telecommunications technology enables business people to communicate with coworkers and clients
from remote locations.
3. The narrower the bandwid
1. _ consists of any machinery (most of which uses digital circuits) that assists in the
input, processing, storage, and output activities of an information system.
2. Located physically close to the CPU (to decrease access time), _ provides
Emerging technology application project
Application of the technology to a business problem.
One page word document. Example shown in another attachment
Technological advancement and change in our society are continui
Unlike a DSS, an ESS is usually customized for a specific individual.
Using rules of thumb is a _ approach to problem solving:
A(n) _ report summarizes the previous days critical activities a
Data life cycle process
Business analytics-Business intelligence- learning about your business success and mistakes.
-You want to centralize your data to avoid redundancy and to keep data clean.
Data- discrete event of information (ie. string of number)