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ISDS chapter one terms

application software

the type of software that sits on top of the operating system and utilizes the computers capabilities to perform a user talk is called:


which of the following is NOT an example of an input device


a computer that makes programs and data available to people who are connected to a computer network


safety-critical systems have which of the following type of systems that kick in if the main computer goes down

random access

the most important type of memory that a typical computer uses during the processing operation is ---- memory


technology has contributed to globalization, which has led to


which of the following is NOT a basic computer operation

network interface card

NIC is an abbreviation for which of the following terms


which of the following computers would be used in a large corporation to complete huge processing needs, such as airline reservations

operating system

OS is an abbreviation for which of the following terms


the computer function in which raw data is received is known as


the CPU is often referred to as the ---- of the computer


the computer function in which processed data is displayed is known as

labor dumping

the flooding of a labor market with foreign workers is known as

director of network services

which of the following types of IT positions has the responsibility of ensuring overall network reliability

trade shows

are gatherings where manufacturers, designers, and dealers meet specifically to demonstrate their products and services

programming mathematics

the main course focus for the computer science field includes

information systems

which of the following company or university departments typically has the responsibility for managing information technology and systems


the combination of IT skills, business knowledge, and --- abilities makes MIS graduates good choices in almost any department in a corporation


is the act of one company contracting with another to provide services, that might otherwise be performed by in-house employees, performed by another company

computer history

computer science students are encouraged to supplement their technical degrees with all of the following "soft" business skill EXCEPT


which of the following departments is usually located in business schools

application software and business processes

the main course focus for the management information systems field includes

analytical and technical skills to develop solutions to problems

traditional computer science departments at the university level focus on

windows server 2003, operating system, and LAN-based client/server development

which of the following competencies are demonstrated by the Microsoft certified systems engineer (MCSE) certificate


programs that are designed for specialized fields or the business market are known as --- applications


validation proves that you are a --- copy of the software and not a pirate version


because web browsers can read --- files, that form of animation is common on the web

multimedia and graphics software

include desktop publishing and multimedia authoring programs, animation programs, image-editing programs, and 3-D rendering programs

personal productivity program

include word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and personal information management application


a --- file, which is used in publishing, allows very specific instructions to be attached to an image


which of the following is the lossy file format used on the web

it can avoid compatibility problems

spyware software can perform all of the following EXCEPT

minimum level of equipment needed for the computer to run the software

the system requirements for a software program indicate the

graphical multiuser dungeons, graphical multiuser dimensions

which of the following does gMUD stand for

public domain

which of the following software is NOT copyrighted software

google docs

unlike other web-hosted technology, --- permits opening and editing files directly within the users web browser

one computer

most software licenses included with programs that you purchase give you the right to install the program on

enterprise resource planning

which of the following types of software is used in integrate all facets of a business into a single computer system

redundant array of independent disks

the acronym RAID stands for which of the following

disaster recovery plan

an --- is a written plan that specifies steps to be taken in the event of an emergency


which of the following languages allow enterprises to publish and share financial information with each other

blade servers

are space-saving units that provide a powerful platform to fulfill the requirements of data centers and enterprise demands


assume that you are working in a computer lab. Each time a PC boots, you see the same windows desktop and application options. their computer lab is using a ---- structure


a hardware or software systems ability to continue functioning effectively as demands and use increase is known as

superior positon

a competitive advantage is condition that gives companies --- over the companies it competes with

create a network inventory

as OSS can do all of the following EXCEPT

telephone information processing system

an ERP system will contain all of the following EXCEPT

grid computing

refers to applying the abilities of many computers in a network to work on a single problem at the same time

finance and operations

business process reengineering focus on two core aspects of an organization


spell checking a document is an example of the computers ability to perform the --- function

the two main categories of software are

system software and application software

bachelors degree

in most cases, the degree required for an entry-level programming position is a


codecs use two different approaches to compression: lossless and ---


which of the following type of graphic is created by a drawing program

application software

includes programs that you use to complete a specific task such as letters and presentations

all of the above

once a disaster recovery plan is developed, additional steps to ensure the plan continues to function appropriately requires which of the following

all of the above

an OSS can do all of the following EXCEPT

keep track of an organizations interactions with its customers and retain those customers

the purpose of customer relationship management (CRM) software is to

an application service provider (ASP)

hosts software and deploys it over the internet to providers customers

a server is a computer that

makes programs and data available to people who are connected to a computer network

application software and business processes

the main course focus for the management information systems field includes

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