IT 205 Week 3 Week Three Knowledge Check

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IT 205 Week 3 Week Three Knowledge
Check

Week 3 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
15 / 15






Concepts


Mastery


Questions





Information
Policy


100%


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1
·        
2
·        
3




Business
Intelligence


100%


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4
·        
5
·        
6




Knowledge
Work Systems


100%


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Decision-Support
Systems


100%


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Knowledge
Management Systems


100%


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13
·        
14
·        
15




Concept: Information Policy




Mastery


100%


Questions


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1
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2
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3




Materials on the concept


  • 5.4. Managing Data Resources

  • Establishing an Information Policy





1.

What is the best description of the primary purpose of an
information policy?

·        
A.

To specify the formal rules governing the maintenance,
distribution, acquisition, classification, and use of information in an
organization

·        
B.

To allow each user within an organization access and use of
information when working offsite

·        
C.

To enforce policies and procedures through which data can be
managed by the IT department within an organization

·        
D.

To decide how policy information can be shared with customers or
clients of an organization from state to state





2.

What role does data administration play in a large organization in
establishing an information policy?

·        
A.

Determining user accounts for different databases within the
organization

·        
B.

Analyzing and reporting data to decision makers within the organization

·        
C.

Developing and implementing an information policy for the
organization

·        
D.

Safeguarding data within the organization





3.

What is the primary purpose of a database design and management
group within a large organization?

·        
A.

To duplicate the functions of data administration

·        
B.

To perform data mining functions for the organization

·        
C.

To design databases and train users within the organization on how
to manage them

·        
D.

To define the structure, organize the content, and maintain the
database



Concept: Business
Intelligence




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
4
·        
5
·        
6




Materials on the concept


  • 5.3. Using Databases to Improve Business Performance and Decision
    Making

  • Tools for Business Intelligence: Multidimensional Data Analysis and
    Data Mining

  • Group Decision-Support Systems

  • Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)

  • 10.2. Business Intelligence in the Enterprise





4.

What is business intelligence (BI)?

·        
A.

The series of extractions of data from data warehouses and data
mines to help businesses make better decisions

·        
B.

The use of charts and diagrams to analyze business profitability
from state to state

·        
C.

A set of tools used to analyze, report, and send information about
company competitors

·        
D.

A series of tools used for consolidating, analyzing, and providing
access to data to help users make better business decisions





5.

What business intelligence tool enables users to view the same
data in multiple dimensions?

·        
A.

OODBMS

·        
B.

OLAP

·        
C.

SQL

·        
D.

DSS





6.

What is the primary use of data mining?

·        
A.

Quickly find and compare transaction data gathered over many years.

·        
B.

Summarize vast amounts of data into condensed reports.

·        
C.

Find hidden relationships in data.

·        
D.

Obtain answers to ad hoc questions in a rapid amount of time



Concept: Knowledge Work
Systems




Mastery


0%


Questions


·        
7
·        
8
·        
9




Materials on the concept


  • Knowledge Work Systems

  • 10.4. Systems for Managing Knowledge

  • Examples of Knowledge Work Systems





7.

What is a knowledge work system?

·        
A.

A customized system designed to analyze customer knowledge for
businesses in the workplace

·        
B.

A system designed to organize and manage structured knowledge for
managers to be sent to CEOs

·        
C.

A system designed to collect and distribute general-purpose
knowledge within an organization

·        
D.

A specialized system designed for knowledge workers to promote and
manage knowledge creation and integration





8.

What are the requirements of a knowledge work system?

·        
A.

A wide range of capabilities to allow users to customize the
system to their needs

·        
B.

Quick access to external databases and great computing power

·        
C.

Large storage capacity and cloud computing options

·        
D.

Quick search features and powerful analysis tools





9.

What are the three major types of knowledge work systems?

·        
A.

Computer-aided design (CAD), virtual reality systems, and
investment workstations

·        
B.

Learning management systems (LMS), custom decision-support systems
(CDSS), and computer-aided design (CAD)

·        
C.

Custom decision-support systems (CDSS), computer-aided design
(CAD), and virtual reality systems

·        
D.

Computer-aided design (CAD), digital assess management systems,
and learning management systems (LMS)



Concept: Decision-Support
Systems




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Materials on the concept


  • Group Decision-Support Systems

  • Support for Semistructured Decisions

  • Review Summary

  • The Business Intelligence Environment

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics Capabilities



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10.

Which system supports decision making by enabling users to extract
useful information that was previously buried in large quantities of data?

·        
A.

Decision-support system (DSS)

·        
B.

Executive support system (ESS)

·        
C.

Transcription processing system (TPS)

·        
D.

Geographic information system (GIS)





11.

A DSS database contains what kind of data?

·        
A.

Historical data extracted from transaction-processing systems

·        
B.

Current or historical data from several applications or groups

·        
C.

External data mined from the Internet and other third-party
sources

·        
D.

The organization’s current transaction data





12.

Which type of information system uses data visualization
technology to analyze and display data for planning and decision making in the
form of digitized maps?

·        
A.

Executive support system (ESS)

·        
B.

Decision-support system (DSS)

·        
C.

Geographic information system (GIS)

·        
D.

Transcription process system (TPS)



Concept: Knowledge
Management Systems




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
13
·        
14
·        
15




Materials on the concept


  • Improving Decision Making and Managing Knowledge

  • Business Information Systems in Your Career

  • 10.4. Systems for Managing Knowledge

  • Enterprise-Wide Knowledge Management Systems





13.

What system provides an organization with the ability to identify,
incorporate, and distribute knowledge into its business processes and decision
making?

·        
A.

Knowledge management system (KMS)

·        
B.

Customer relationship management (CRM)

·        
C.

Enterprise process system (EPS)

·        
D.

Knowledge work system (KWS)





14.

What are the two major types of knowledge management systems?

·        
A.

Management information systems and decision support systems

·        
B.

Enterprise systems and knowledge management systems

·        
C.

Enterprise-wide knowledge management systems and knowledge work systems

·        
D.

Expert systems and knowledge work systems





15.

Enterprise-wide knowledge management systems handle what three
types of knowledge?

·        
A.

IT, structured, and tacit knowledge

·        
B.

Structured, semistructured, and tacit knowledge

·        
C.

Structured, unstructured, and general knowledge

·        
D.

Sales, human resources, and IT knowledge

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