IT 205 Week 1 Week One Knowledge Check

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IT 205 Week 1 Week One Knowledge Check

Week 1 Knowledge Check

The material presented below
is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the content
area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and skills.
Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help you
master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results 

Score
18 / 18






Concepts


Mastery


Questions





Meeting
Business Need


100%


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1
·        
2
·        
3




Business
Intelligence


100%


·        
4
·        
5
·        
6




Functions of
Information Systems


100%


·        
7
·        
8
·        
9




Types of
Enterprise Systems


100%


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Types of
Components


100%


·        
13
·        
14
·        
15




Relationships
Between Components


100%


·        
16
·        
17
·        
18




Concept: Meeting Business
Need




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
1
·        
2
·        
3




Materials on the concept


  • Low-Cost Leadership

  • The Business Value Chain Model

  • Synergies, Core Competencies, and Network-Based Strategies

  • Extending the Value Chain: The Value Web





1.

What directly links consumer behavior to distribution and
production supply chains?

·        
A.

Efficient customer response system

·        
B.

Customer relationship management (CRM)

·        
C.

Mass customer customization

·        
D.

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)





2.

When a person compares the effectiveness and efficiency of an
organization’s business processes against standards, what is this known as?

·        
A.

Targeting

·        
B.

Recalibrating

·        
C.

Benchmarking

·        
D.

Bullseyeing





3.

What is it called when a collection of independent firms leverage
IT to coordinate their value chains to produce a product or service?

·        
A.

Virtual network

·        
B.

Value web

·        
C.

Collective business

·        
D.

Efficiencies of scale



Concept: Business
Intelligence




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
4
·        
5
·        
6




Materials on the concept


  • Information System Strategies for Dealing with Competitive Forces

  • Basic Strategy 101: Align the IT with the Business Objectives

  • Porter’s Competitive Forces Model

  • Synergies, Core Competencies, and Network-Based Strategies





4.

What is the basic principle of IT strategy for a business?

·        
A.

Ensure that the people serve the business.

·        
B.

Ensure that the business serves the technology.

·        
C.

Ensure that the people serve the technology.

·        
D.

Ensure that the technology serves the business





5.

Which model is the most widely used for understanding competitive
advantage?

·        
A.

Value chain model

·        
B.

Competitive forces model

·        
C.

Supply chain model

·        
D.

Business objects model





6.

What uses a network infrastructure to connect people, places, and
assets in widely-distributed locations?

·        
A.

Local area network (LAN)

·        
B.

Site based company

·        
C.

Core company

·        
D.

Virtual company



Concept: Functions of
Information Systems




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
7
·        
8
·        
9




Materials on the concept


  • 2.4. The Information Systems Function in Business

  • The Information Systems Department





7.

What is the responsibility of the chief information officer?

·        
A.

Responsible for the firm’s knowledge management program

·        
B.

Oversees the use of information technology in the firm

·        
C.

Oversees information security

·        
D.

Ensures that the company complies with existing data privacy laws





8.

What is the primary role of a systems analyst?

·        
A.

Write business systems software

·        
B.

Repair and maintain hardware for firms

·        
C.

Translate business problems into IS requirements

·        
D.

Ensure privacy policies for firms





9.

Who is in charge of making sure IS files are safe, as well as
enforcing the safety policy?

·        
A.

Chief privacy officer (CPO)

·        
B.

Chief knowledge officer (CKO)

·        
C.

End users officer (EUO)

·        
D.

Chief security officer (CSO)



Concept: Types of
Enterprise Systems




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Materials on the concept


  • Global E-business and Collaboration

  • Systems for Linking the Enterprise

  • Enterprise Applications





10.

Which systems support nonroutine decision making for middle
management?

·        
A.

Executive support systems

·        
B.

Management support systems

·        
C.

Decision-support system

·        
D.

Transaction support system





11.

What collects data from key business processes in various parts of
the organization and stores it in a central repository?

·        
A.

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)

·        
B.

Middleware management (MM)

·        
C.

Customer relationship management (CRM)

·        
D.

Supply chain management (SCM)





12.

What system improves service and drives sales?

·        
A.

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)

·        
B.

Decision-support system (DSS)

·        
C.

Transaction processing system (TPS)

·        
D.

Customer relationship management (CRM)



Concept: Types of
Components




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
1
·        
14
·        
1




Materials on the concept


  • People

  • Technology

  • Organizations

  • 1.3. Understanding Information Systems: A Business Problem-Solving
    Approach

  • The Role of Critical Thinking in Problem Solving





13.

What is considered the most expensive part of an information
system?

·        
A.

Organization

·        
B.

People

·        
C.

Data management

·        
D.

Technology





14.

Which of the following provides the platform on which a firm can
build its information system?

·        
A.

World Wide Web

·        
B.

Computer software

·        
C.

Intranet

·        
D.

IT infrastructure





15.

Which stem perspective considers all of the components in the
firm’s IT structure and the way they work together?

·        
A.

Technology perspective

·        
B.

People perspective

·        
C.

Organization perspective

·        
D.

Information perspective



Concept: Relationships Between
Components




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
16
·        
17
·        
18




Materials on the concept


  • Organizations

  • Dimensions of Information Systems

  • Technology

  • What Is an Information System?

  • It Isn’t Simply Technology: The Role of People and Organizations





16.

What are logically related tasks and behaviors for accomplishing
work known as?

·        
A.

Personnel processes

·        
B.

Information processes

·        
C.

Business processes

·        
D.

Technology processes





17.

What does an intranet use?

·        
A.

Mainframe technology

·        
B.

Infrared telecommunications systems

·        
C.

The telecommunications capacities of fiber optic networks

·        
D.

Internet technology within the boundaries of the firm





18.

What is a broader understanding of the people, organizational, and
technical dimensions of a system known as?

·        
A.

Management systems literacy

·        
B.

Information systems literacy

·        
C.

Computer systems literacy

·        
D.

Integrated systems literacy

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