In the newer Web-based architecture, the _______layer is split into the Web Services tier and the Web Browser tier
In a typical two-tier architecture, the server handles both the _____ and database duties
The _________ tier acts as the intermediary between the client application and the database
Online Analytical Processing is the foundation of the _____ module in ERP.
ERP vendors break the software up into ______ which organizations can selectively implement to support the different functional areas.
One benefit of the ________ module is that it helps companies comply with the government rules of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
If the ERP vendor's software and best practices do not match the organization's needs, it may be necessary to ___________ the ERP system
ERP vendors embed their best business _______ in their software to businesses improve their productivity and performance
Research shows that large companies lose up to __________ per minute every time their ERP system goes down
A fully functioning ERP system needs a high availability __________ in order to support the growth of the user population and its expansion out to the supply chain partners
Implementing a new ERP system is mainly a question of installing ERP software
Project Management is an example of non-traditional ERP module now being offered by some vendors
A performance management module is useful for empowering employees and managers by giving them easy access to all their relevant information
In an ERP architecture, hardware layering has had a significant impact on scalability
Marketing automation is an example of a typical ERP module.
In the ___________ phase of the traditional SDLC, the team should do a thorough analysis of the cost and benefits of the proposed system
Analysis and Design
In the traditional ERP life cycle, by the end of the _________ stage, the team should have a prototype or sandbox of the ERP software up and running and accessible to the entire team, consultants, and SMEs.
An example of a deliverable that would be due at the end of each stage of the traditional ERP life cycle would be a: _________
____________ is not a stage of the traditional ERP life cycle
The SDLC uses a ____________ approach for problem-solving
ERP system development can make use of prototyping methodologies by using a ___________ to get more immediate user feedback as the system is being developed
The ___________ provide knowledge to embed business rules and input for interface and report design
The primary task of the ___________ phase of the traditional SDLC is to determine the user requirements of the new system
In the ____________ phase of the traditional SDLC, the functional requirements have to be converted to system and process flow charts, user input screens, sample reports, etc
In the design phase the technical requirements from the analysis phase have to be converted into network infrastructure designs
ERP system development projects are not very complex so they don't need a structured development process
The main reason for the early system development failures was a lack of clear leadership
The investigation phase should be conducted by the IT department
At the end of the investigation phase, a report is prepared for management and stakeholders