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What does TPS stand for?

Transaction Processing Systems

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What do you call the systems that process and record the routine daily transactions necessary to conduct business?

TPS (Transaction Processing Systems)

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What do you call the systems that provide users predefined reports that support effective business decisions?

MIS (Management Information Systems)

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What does MIS stand for?

Management Information Systems

5

What does MIS stand for?

Management Information Systems

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What does DSS stand for?

Decision Support Systems

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What do you call a system that is an extension of an MIS that provides interactive tools to support decision making?

DSS (Decision Support Systems)

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What does EIS stand for?

Executive Information Systems

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What do you call systems that provide senior executives with immediate and easy access to internal and external info to assist in strategic decision making?

EIS (Executive Info Systems)

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Give an example of a transaction processing system

- sales order entry and tracker systems
- hotel and airline reservation systems
- payroll and HR systems
- accounting systems

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Give an example of a transaction processing system

- sales order entry and tracker systems
- hotel and airline reservation systems
- payroll and HR systems
- accounting systems

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What type of business information system would you use to facilitate the preparation of forecasts?

DSS (Decision Support Systems)

13

What is sometimes called an exert system?

DSS (Decision Support Systems)

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What is sometimes called an exert system?

DSS (Decision Support Systems)

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Give an example of a DSS.

- production planning
- inventory control
- bid preparation
- revenue optimization
- traffic planning
- capital investment planning systems

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What type of system consolidates info internal and external to the enterprise and reports it in a format and level of detail appropriate to senior executives?

EIS (Executive Information Systems)

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Give an example of an executive information system.

- Sales forecasting
- Profit planning
- Key performance indicators
- Macroeconomic data
- Financial reports

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Give an example of an executive information system.

- Sales forecasting
- Profit planning
- Key performance indicators
- Macroeconomic data
- Financial reports

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What does SDLC stand for?

Systems Development Life Cycle

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What is the most popular SDLC approach used today?

Waterfall approach

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What does the waterfall approach consist of?

- Sequential steps of analysis, planning, design and implementation which flow in a single "downward" direction like a waterfall

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What does the waterfall approach consist of?

- Sequential steps of analysis, planning, design and implementation which flow in a single "downward" direction like a waterfall

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What do you call the framework for planning and controlling the detailed activities associated with systems development?

SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle)

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What do you call the framework for planning and controlling the detailed activities associated with systems development?

SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle)

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True or false.

In the prototyping model, an approximation of a final system is built, tested, and reworked as necessary until an acceptable prototype is finally achieved. Next, the complete system is developed from the prototype.

True

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True or false.

In the prototyping model, an approximation of a final system is built, tested, and reworked as necessary until an acceptable prototype is finally achieved. Next, the complete system is developed from the prototype.

True

27

True or false.

In the prototyping model, an approximation of a final system is built, tested, and reworked as necessary until an acceptable prototype is finally achieved. Next, the complete system is developed from the prototype.

True

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True or false.

In the prototyping model, an approximation of a final system is built, tested, and reworked as necessary until an acceptable prototype is finally achieved. Next, the complete system is developed from the prototype.

True

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What is the first step in systems development?

Systems analysis

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True or false.

The duties of system analysts and application programmers should never be combined

False

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True or false.

The duties of system analysts and application programmers should never be combined

False (can be, and often are, combined)

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True or false.

The duties of system analysts and application programmers should never be combined

False (can be, and often are, combined)

33

True or false.

The duties of system programmers and application programmers should not be combined.

True

34

True or false.

The duties of system programmers and application programmers should not be combined.

True (for segregation of duties)

35

True or false.

The duties of system programmers and application programmers should not be combined.

True (for segregation of duties)

36

True or false.

A DSS is a management reporting system.

False (interactive system)

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True or false.

A DSS is a management reporting system.

False (interactive system)

38

What should always be included in the system specification document for a financial report?

Data elements (which define the building blocks of the info provided in a financial report)

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What should always be included in the system specification document for a financial report?

Data elements (which define the building blocks of the info provided in a financial report)

40

COBIT defines the enterprise architecture for IT as a what?

Combo of IT resources and defined processes

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Is e-commerce a type of e-business?

YES