systems manage information about customers, interactions with customers, past purchases, and interests.
Programs that analyze data, such as those in a DSS (decision support system), sometimes are called
When a mobile user, remote office, vendor, or customer connects to a company's network using the Internet, a(n) ____ provides them with a secure connection to the company network server, as if they had a private line.
request for proposal (RFP)
With a ____, the vendor selects the product(s) that meets specified requirements and then quotes the prices.
In the ____ phase, system developers perform four major activities: (1) develop programs, (2) install and test the new system, (3) train users, and (4) convert to the new system.
program development life cycle
The ____ follows these six steps: (1) analyze the requirements, (2) design the solution, (3) validate the design, (4) implement the design, (5) test the solution, and (6) document the solution.
For each input and output, a systems analyst typically develops a(n) ____ chart, which is more technical than a mockup and contains programming-like notations.
Systems analysts discuss various aspects of a development project with the ____ committee, which is a decision-making body in a company.
products are software tools designed to support one or more activities of the system development cycle.
Users may have ____ if they have sore, tired, burning, itching or dry eyes; blurred or double vision; or difficulty focusing on a screen image.
Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act
The 1988 ____ regulates the use of government data to determine the eligibility of individuals for federal benefits.
allows users to choose an encryption scheme that passes between a client and a server requires that both the client and server have digital certificates
a markup language that enables Web sites to be displayed more easily on microbrowsers in smart phones
assists programmers with identifying syntax errors and finding logic errors in a program
A device that contains surge protection and provides backup power supply during a power failure.
post-implementation system review
purpose of a meeting is to find out if the information system is performing according to the users' expectations
is a strategy that proposes that programmers should begin coding and testing solutions as soon as requirements are defined.
A ____ form collects data from visitors to a Web site, who fill in blank fields and then click a button that sends the information.
is a special formatting language that programmers use to format documents for display on the Web