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true

An organization can have a high level of infusion in one part of its
operations and a low level of diffusion overall.

a. data model

A tool that database designers use to show the logical relationships among data is a(n)
______. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. data model
b. entity-relationship diagram
c. relational model
d. all of the above

OTS

________________________ software is software that is mass produced by software
vendors to address needs that are common across business, organizations, or
individuals. (Fill-in-the-blank.)

Joining

____________________ involves combining two or more tables in a relational
database.

False

The analysis of data on user traffic through an organization's Web
site is an example of data mining.

Virtual Memory

______________________ ______________________ works by swapping programs or
parts of programs between memory and one or more disk drives.

Field

A(n) ____________________ is typically a name, number, or combination of characters
that describes an aspect of a business object.

Application Program Interface

A(n) ______________________ _____________________ ______________________
allows applications to make use of the operating system

Multimedia Message Service

The __________________ __________________ __________________ is a network
of links on the Internet to documents containing text, graphics, video, and sound

Alphanumerical

_______________________ data is a form of data that is represented by numbers,
letters, and other characters. (

True

In the relational model, each row of a table represents a data
entity or record and each column of the table represents an
attribute or field

Storage Area Network

The ______________________ ______________________ _____________________
is a special-purpose, high-speed network that provides high-speed connectivity among
data storage devices and computers over a networt

OTS

________________________ software is software that is mass produced by software
vendors to address needs that are common across business, organizations, or
individuals. (Fill-in-the-blank.)

False

Systems software consists of programs that help users solve
particular computing problems

False

The devices used to sequentially access secondary storage
devices are called DASD devices.

False

The ability of a computer to handle an increasing number of
concurrent users smoothly is called multitasking. (Circle the
correct answer.)

False

A database need not reflect the business processes of the
organization.

Data Definition Language

The ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ is a
collection of instructions and commands used to describe the logical and physical
structure of the data and the relationships among the data for each user

Programming Language

______________________ ______________________ are sets of keywords, symbols,
and rules for constructing statements that people can use to communicate instructions
to a computer

Joining

____________________ involves combining two or more tables in a relational
database.

Information

The ________________________ service unit is basically a miniature IS department
attached and directly reporting to a functional area in a large organization.

Database

A(n) ________________________ is an organized collection of facts and information,
typically consisting of two or more related files

c. information needs of the organization

The process of selecting the best database management system for an organization
considers ______. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. the ability to work seamlessly with other applications and databases
b. the reputation and financial stability of the database vendor
c. information needs of the organization
d. all of the above

LTE

Three major U.S. carriers plan to build a 4G network based on the ________________
technology which has the potential to download data at a rate of 100 Mbps. (Fill-in-theblank.)

Flat File

A(n) __________________ __________________ is a simple database program whose
records have no relationship to one another and are often used to store a single table or
file.

False

An attribute is a general class of people, places, or things for
which data is collected, stored, and maintained.

IP

The set of rules used to pass packets of data from one Internet host to another is called
the ________________ protocol.

False

The analysis of data on user traffic through an organization's Web
site is an example of data mining.

d. all of the above

Total cost of ownership includes the ______. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. cost to acquire an item
b. technical support costs
c. end-user operations
d. all of the above

Procedures

________________________ include the strategies, policies, methods, and rules for
using the CBIS.

false

In file server systems, multiple computer platforms are dedicated
to special functions, such as database management, printing,
communications, and program execution.

Software Development

IDE's and ______________________ ______________________ kits have given
software developers what they need to write software applications for mobile devices.

true

The raw data necessary to make sound business decisions is
stored in a variety of locations and formats.

d. attribute

As long as the tables in a relational database share one common ______, the tables
can be linked to provide useful information and reports. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. primary key
b. file
c. characteristic
d. attribute

False

The degree to which an organization supports the use of an
information system is not an important factor that can lead to
better attitudes about it.

JIT

Combining a value chain with ______________________________ inventory means
companies can deliver materials or parts when they are needed

Bluetooth

_________________________ enables users of multifunctional devices to synchronize
with information in a desktop computer, send or receive faxes, print, in general,
coordinate all mobile and fixed computer devices. (Fill-in-the-blank.)

Time Sharing

______________________ ______________________ allows more than one person to
use a computer system at the same time

Virtual Memory

______________________ ______________________ works by swapping programs or
parts of programs between memory and one or more disk drives.

False

Sustaining change almost always harms an organization while
disruptive change almost always helps an organization. (Circle
the correct answer.)

Chip Set

_______________________ ________________________ is the component of the
computer that rapidly provides data and instructions to the CPU

False

Grid computing is high-powered data processing performed in
support of our country's electric grid.

False

In a circuit-switching network, no fixed path is created between
the communicating devices and the data is broken into packets for
sending over the network.

True

The DBMS serves as an interface between an application
program and the database.

Multiprocessor

_____________________________ involves the simultaneous execution of two or more
computer instructions. (Fill-in-the-blank.)

c. record

A collection of fields about a specific object is a(n) ______. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. attribute
b. file
c. record
d. primary key

c. record

A collection of fields about a specific object is a(n) ______. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. attribute
b. file
c. record
d. primary key

Uniform Resource Locator

The ______________________ ______________________ _____________________
is a Web address that specifies the exact location of a Web page using letters and
words that map to an IP address and a location on the host.

True

An organization can have a high level of infusion in one part of its
operations and a low level of diffusion overall.

False

When the threat of new market entrants is high, the desire to seek
and maintain competitive advantage to dissuade new entrants is
also usually high.

Documentation

________________________ describes the program functions to help the user operate
the computer systems.

a. data model

A tool that database designers use to show the logical relationships among data is a(n)
______. (Circle the correct answer.)
a. data model
b. entity-relationship diagram
c. relational model
d. all of the above

False

Bluetooth is a wireless communications specification that
describes how to connect various telecommunications devices
over distances of up to 300 feet at speeds greater than 5 Mbps

TCP/IP

The Internet is an example of a packet switching network that uses the packet switching
protocol called _____________________.

Information

The ________________________ service unit is basically a miniature IS department
attached and directly reporting to a functional area in a large organization.

Primary Key

A(n) ____________________ ____________________ is a field or set of fields that
uniquely identifies a record. (Fill-in-the-blank.)

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