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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