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Exam: CMP 552 Midterm (Spring I 2012) @ VIU SHORT ESSAY: Write your answers in a separate document in Word (.doc/.docx) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) and post it to the course online system by deadline (before midnight of Sunday, February 5th) (10 points each) 1) Define business process. What might be a business process used at a hospital? 2) You have been hired to work with 10 salespeople from different branches of a national business in creating an online training site for new Sales employees. Identify six collaboration tools that are available to help the team work together. Which single tool would be the most helpful for the project, in your opinion, and why? 3) You have been hired by an international architectural firm, with offices in Singapore, Paris, and Mumbai. The firm would like architects and drafts people from different teams to be able to collaborate efficiently. How will you determine what the best collaboration tools are for their needs? 4) Describe in detail the major factors to determine when performing a strategic systems analysis. 5) Do you believe that professional groups should be allowed to assign their own professional codes of conduct and police themselves from within? Why or why not? 6) You are starting a market research company with a single business partner and are planning the hardware and software needed for the two of you. Which factors should play into your decision of how much to spend on these investments? 7) What types of relationships are possible in a relational database? Describe and give an example of each. 8) What is Web 3.0, and how do you think Web 3.0 developments could impact businesses? 9) Think of a business that might like to establish. In 1-2 pages (minimum 1 page and maximum 2 pages), define the business in terms of what product(s) or it provides, where it is located, and its name. Go to http://www.godaddy.com and find an appropriate domain name for your business that is not yet taken. Add in your report the...
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