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an ERP system during the implementation increases the cost of the system and increases the implementation risks

Modifying

can be induced by tens of thousands of repetitions under low-impact loads.

RSI

help media firms store and manage unstructured digital data such as photographs, images, videos, and audio files.

Digital asset management systems

A cookie is a small file containing information about you and your Web activities that is deposited on your hard disk by a Web site.

True

Advances in data storage have made routine violation of indivdual privacy more difficult.

False

An organization must first do a ______ to help narrow down the ERP vendors to a select few.

needs assessment

Automobile manufacturing is an example of a vertical market.

True

Because genetic algorithms produce generalized solutions, they are best used as aids or guides to human decision makers instead of substitutes for them.

False

Because of the increasing pressure of global competition, businesses are become less integrated and more compartmentalized.

False

Because of their extensive integration, ERP systems are less suspectible to security hazards.

False

EDI standards that take advantage of network communicatiosn have yet to nbe fully implemented at the industry level.

False

ERP implementation teams should not use outsourcing partners as someone who will take _____ or to deflect blame when the project is not successful.

accountability

Ethics are developed through culture, values, and the ______ system of the individual with influences from family and society.

belief

Exposing an individual to ads that are chosen and based on the recorded and analyzed online behavior of the individual is referred to as:

behavioral targeting

FIP principles are based on the notion of the:

mutuality of interest between the record holder and the individual

Genetic algorithms are used for generating solutions to problems that are too large and complex for human beings to analyze on their own.

True

Identity theft in the U.S. is:

stabilizing

Intellectual property refers to all forms of human expression, both tangible and intangible.

False

In the context of an ERP implementation, ___ theory would implement very few restrictions on using the information from this system to monitor employee performance or collect and share consumer information from the system

stockholder

Netflix's public announcement of a reward for a technology solution to its movie recommendation system is an example of:

crowdsourcing

One problem with ERP systems is that they do not update data in real-time.

false

Outsourcing IT functions is cost effective but decreases flexibility.

False

Over half of all offshoring IT spending is in India.

False

Spam is unsolicited e-mail.

False

The _____ approach to implementing an ERP system helps organizations lower the long-term maintenance of the ERP application.

not rad

The P3P standard is concerned with

blocking or limiting cookies

The lowered costs of information storage, processing, and communication, along with the improvement of data quality, has resulted in which unique quality of e-commerce?

Information density

The U.S Department of Commerce developed a _______ framework in order to enable U.S. businesses to legally use personal data from EU countries.

safe-harbor

Unlike generic algorithms, neural networks are not suited to finding patterns and relationships in massive amounts of data.

False

When ERP software is purchased from a vendor, this is known as a "vendor-driven" architecture.

False

Which of the following is not a recent development in e-commerce?
The music industry is disrupted as music creation and distribution become

decentralized

which of the following was the leading advertising format in 2009?

Search engine

With the passage of the _______, the U.S. government has gained access to vast databases of telephone and email records.

Patriot Act

Amazon.com uses Web personalization as a major marketing tool.

True

The U.S. Department of Commerce developed a ________ framework in order to enable U.S. businesses to legally use personal data from EU countries.

safe-harbor

NORA is a

long answer

ERP systems make it ________ to use and share information.

easier

The term "________ divide" refers to large disparities in access to computers and the Internet among different social groups and different locations.

digital

An organization must first do a ________ to help narrow down the ERP vendors to a select few.

needs assessment

Because genetic algorithms produce generalized solutions, they are best used as aids or guides to human decision makers instead of substitutes for them.

FALSE

Enterprise-wide knowledge management systems deal with structured and semistructured knowledge, while other systems are used for unstructured knowledge

fals

Case-based reasoning describes a particular phenomenon or process linguistically and then represents that description in a small number of flexible rules.

FALSE

When an ERP system is upgraded, this means that the IT staff will have to upgrade not only the existing application, but also any ________ they have made.

modification

In general, for digital goods, the marginal cost of producing another unit is about zero.

true

Retail consumer e-commerce is still growing at double-digit rates.

FALSE

Information Technology includes only hardware and data.

false

MIS typically produce:

reports

Which phase of decision making finds or recognizes a problem?

intelligence

The system functionalities of an e-commerce site are best described as the:

not general

The last step in analyzing an ethical issue should be to identify the stakeholders - people who have a vested interest in the outcome of the decision.

false

help media firms store and manage unstructured digital data such as photographs, images, videos, and audio files.

digital asset

Based on your reading of the chapter, e-commerce is:

not widely accepted

Privacy is the right to be left alone when you want to be, without surveillance or interference from other individuals or organizations.

true

To protect the accuracy of the data, ERP systems must embed ________, on data accuracy and make them available to organizations.

best practices

Tools for the management, delivery, tracking, and assessment of various types of employee learning best describes:

LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Information Systems is synonymous with Information Technology.

false

Which of the following businesses utilizes the content provider Internet business model?

cnn

are not held liable for the messages they transmit.

not private

Varying a product's price according to the supply situation of the seller is called ________ pricing.

dynamic

Technostress is a computer-related malady whose symptoms include fatigue.

TRUE

Outsourcing IT functions is cost effective but decreases flexibility.

FALSE

The strength of patent protection is that it:

grants money

An extranet that links a large firm to its suppliers and other key business partners is called a(n):

PRIVATE INDUSTRIAL NETWORK

Outsourcing gives organizations access to a broader set of key IT skills.

true

Which dimension of quality means that a decision should reflect a rational process?

coherence

A third-party Net marketplace that connects many buyers and suppliers for spot purchasing is called a(n)

exchange

The type of decision that can made by following a definite procedure is called a(n) ________ decision.

structured

are designed to have a generalize capability to learn.

neural networks

Over half of all offshoring IT spending is in India.

FALSE

Which of the five moral dimensions of the information age does spamming raise?

QUALITY OF LIFE

Which of the following adjusts copyright laws to the Internet age by making it illegal to circumvent technology-based protections of copyrighted materials?

DIGITAL MILLENIUM ACT

ERP systems can help to ________ data with an organization's trading partners.

SYNCHRONIZE

A database is considered to be one of the key components of an ERP system.

TRUE

All of the following are components of an ERP system except:

Tools

it is not feasible for companies to produce error-free software because:

-it is too expensive create perfect software

shipping bots are a form of intelligent agent

tru

compared to digital markets, traditional markets have:

-higher transaction costs

ERP outsourcing is more common that it outsourcing in general

false

a DSS database is a collection of:

-current or historical data from several applications or groups

one benefit of outsourcing is that there are no unexpected costs

-false

CAD workstations:

-provide design engineers with precise, three-dimensional representations of their models.

the effort required to locate a suitable product is called:

-search costs

the Y2K problem provided a huge boost to the practice of IT outsourcing

-true

varying a product's price according to the supply situation of the seller is called ________ pricing.

-dynamic

are an essential component of a knowledge work system.

-links to external knowledge bases

protection for trade secrets is enforced at the federal level

-false

one problem with ERP system is that they do not update data in real-time.

-false

an extranet that links a large firms to its suppliers and other key business partners is called a(n):

-private industrial network

virtual reality applications for the web use a standard called:

-VRML

the ethical issues surrounding the use of information technology include, privacy, accuracy, property, and _______ issues.

-accessibility

the effort required to locate a suitable product id called:

-search costs

spam is unsolicited e-mail.

-false

compared to traditional markets, digital markers have:

-lower distributed delivery costs

selling products and services directly to individual consumers via the Internet best describes:

-B2C e-commerce

cbr is used in diagnostic systems in medicine:

-true

Podcasting allows subscribers to listen to live, streaming radio and other audio content.

False

Based on your reading of the chapter case discussing the HSBC, which type of information system was used to establish the policies for lending subprime mortgages?

Model-driven DSS

All previous mass media in modern history, including the printing press, use a broadcast model where content is created in a central location by experts.

True

Reducing the business process layers in a distribution channel is called

disintermediation

Which phase of decision making finds or recognizes a problem

Intelligence

Offshoring ERP development helps make change management easier.

False

What type of model asks what-if questions repeatedly to determine the impact on outcomes of changes in one or more factors?

Sensitivity analysis

The key concepts in patent law are originality, novelty, and value.

False

During the input phase of an Information System, the people components are most prominent

True

In which of the following revenue models does a Web site charge a fee for access to some or all of its offerings on a continual, regular basis

Subscription

One reason that outsourcing lowers costs is because it doesn't require any oversight.

false

ERP systems are ________ which means they can be accessed using a web client.

web-enabled

In the U.S. corporations must adhere to the disclosure rules as specified by:

Sarbanes-Oxley

Despite the passage of several laws defining and addressing computer crime, accessing a computer system without authorization is not yet a federal crime.

False

The U.S. CAN-SPAM Act of 2003

requires spammers to identify themselves

Collocating team members is not cost effective in global ERP implementations.

True

ERP II expanded to include B2B functions and EDI.

True

Management information systems provide information on the firm's performance.

True

When ERP software is purchased from a vendor, this is known as a "vendor-driven" architecture.

True

Outsourcing by its very nature forces a more process-oriented perspective on the company.

True

Information Technology is a component of Information Systems.

True

Which of the following is not one of the three principal sources of poor system performance?

Insufficient integration with external systems

Which systems help managers monitor and control the business by providing information on the firm's performance?

MIS

DSS primarily address structured problems.

True

An example of the content provider business model is Barnesandnoble.com, a retailer of printed books.

False

ERP Vendor embeded ____ in their software

Best Practice

Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperatives States that

If the action is not right for everyone to take, it's not right for anyone

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