Mis Objectives and Uses

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An information system always:|
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 |   | requires hardware even if only a pencil.|
  | is computer-based.|
  | transforms inputs to information.|
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Operating systems software is primarily aimed at supporting business users in their tasks.| | |
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  | True|
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Operating systems software is primarily aimed at controlling the operation of system components such as input and output devices and the processor.| | |
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  | True|
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An example of an information to support strategic management is:| | |
 |   | Electronic Document management system.|
  | Business Intelligence system.|
  | Spreadsheet model of income projections.|
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An example of an information to support operational management is:| | |
 |   | Business Intelligence systems.|
  | Electronic Document management system.|
  | Spreadsheet model of income projections.|
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An example of an information to support tactical management is:| | |
 |   | Spreadsheet model of income projections.|
  | Electronic Document management system.|
  | Business intelligence systems.|
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Which type of software is focused on supporting communication, collaboration and coordination?| | |
 |   | None of the above.|
  | CRM software.|
  | SCM software.|
  | Groupware.|
  | E-business software.|
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An application used in an organization which runs on a managed server external to the company is best known as:| | |
 |   | object-oriented software.|
  | all of the above.|
  | bespoke software.|
  | packaged software.|
  | an application Service Provider solution.|
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The criterion used to assess how user and business needs are met in software is:| | |
 |   | security.|
  | cost.|
  | functionality.|
  | scalability.|
  | compatibility.|
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E-business software is best defined as to manage:|
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 |   | buy-side applications.|
  | internal administrative applications.|
  | sell-side e-commerce applications.|
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| Information systems that monitor the elementary activities and transactions of the organizations are:| | management-level systems.|
| operational-level systems.|
| knowledge-level systems.|
| strategic-level systems.|

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| Projections and responses to queries are information output characteristics associated with a(n):| | DSS|
| MIS|
| ESS|
| TPS|

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| Summary transaction data, high-volume data, and simple models are information inputs characteristic of a(n):| | DSS|
| MIS|
| ESS|
| TPS|

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| Which of the following individuals typically have less formal, advanced educational degrees and tend to process rather than create information?| | knowledge workers|
| executives|
| systems analysts|
| data workers|

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| Management information systems usually:|
| serve managers interested in weekly, monthly, and yearly results, not day-to-day activities.| | help managers make decisions that are unique, rapidly changing, and not easily specified in advance.| | provide managers with a generalized computing and telecommunications capacity that can be applied to a changing array of problems.| | perform and record the daily routine transactions necessary to the conduct of business.|

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| Decision support systems usually:|
| serve managers interested in weekly, monthly, and yearly results, not day-to-day activities.| | help managers...
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