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IS (Information Systems) Test
Seattle University Is Midterm Spring 2017
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In a manufactuing organization, the supply chain is a key value chain whose primary activities include all of the following EXCEPT:
Finance and Accounting
The idea of _____ is a form of innovation that constantly seeks ways to improve business processes and add value to products and services.
Which of the following is NOT one of the functions of a computer-based information system?
A type of memory whose contents are not lost if the power is turned off or interrupted is said to be _____.
The component of a computer that provides the CPU with a working storage area for program instructions and data is called the __________.
A(n) _____ device provides data and instructions to the computer and receives results from it.
CPU clock speed is the _______________ at a predetermined rate.
number of electronic pules created
An operating system with _____ capabilities allows a user to run more than one program concurrently.
_____ is an open-source operating system whose source code is freely available to everyone.
One of the advantages of off-the-shelf software is that ________________.
the initial cost is lower because the software firm can spread the development costs over many customers
One advantage of proprietary software versus off-the-shelf software is that _____.
the software provides a company a competitive advantage by solving problems in a unique manner
_____ is a personal application software that includes a wide range of built-in functions for statistical, financial, logical, database, graphics, and date and time calculations.
All of the following are examples of activities performed by an operating system EXCEPT ________.
allowing a user to do word processing
The smallest piece of data used by a computer is a(n) _____.
A(n) _____ is a field or set of fields in a record that uniquely identifies the record.
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