CIS 109 Final Exam

The Strayer CIS 109 Introduction to Management Information Systems Final Exam in week 11 is 40 questions long in the multiple answer style. The questions are taken from chapters 8 through 14 and are given in random order. This actual test study guide with correct answers will help you prepare for the Final Exam.
CIS 109 Final Exam
Question 1
____ usually works with a smart card.
Answer
E-cash
E-wallets
E-checks
Micropayments
Question 2
E-procurement is an example of the ____ B2B e-commerce model.
Answer
seller-side marketplace
buyer-side marketplace
third-party exchange marketplace
trading partner agreement

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Question 3
Mobile commerce (m-commerce) is based on the ____ protocol.
Answer
extensible authentication
wired equivalent
wireless application
Wi-fi protected
Question 4
____ is a method for improving the volume or quality of traffic to a Web site.
Answer
Extensive markup language
Search engine optimization
Ad impression technology
Agent technology
Question 5
____ introduced the value chain concept.
Answer
Tim Berners-Lee
Michael Porter
Abraham Maslow
Frederick Taylor
Question 6
One of the issues with GIS is that too much ____ can prevent flexibility in responding to local preferences and even time differences.
Answer
regulation
control
standardization
coordination
Question 7
____ present(s) a challenge when designing and implementing global databases.
Answer
Local regulations
Different character sets
Intellectual property laws
Telecommunications infrastructure
Question 8
Foreign exchange systems that allow traders and brokers from around the world to interact are an example of information systems that support the _____ structure.
Answer
multinational
global
transnational
international
Question 9
Companies creating separate Web sites for each country in which they do business is called _____ of a Web site.
Answer
standardization
localization
centralization
regionalization
Question 10
Tyco Corporation is an example of the ____ type of global organization.
Answer
multinational
global
international
transnational
Question 11
A ____ shows a process at a more general level and is helpful for showing top management and the task force how a process works.
Answer
data flow diagram
flowchart
context diagram
conceptual data model
Question 12
____ centers on a structured workshop in which users and system professionals come together to develop an application.
Answer
XP
JAD
SOA
RAD
Question 13
____ uses an iterative process that repeats the design, development, and testing steps as needed, based on feedback from users.
Answer
XP
RAD
JAD
SOA
Question 14
With ____ outsourcing, the organization chooses an outsourcing company in a neighboring country.
Answer
onshore
nearshore
offshore
homeshore
Question 15
A ____ prototype shows users how a particular task that was not technically feasible can be done.
Answer
proof-of-concept
computer-aided
requirements-based
selling
Question 16
____ feasibility assesses a system’s costs and benefits.
Answer
Economic
Technical
Operational
Scheduling
Question 17
During the ____ phase, the systems designer must define the problem the organization faces, taking care not to define symptoms rather than the underlying problem.
Answer
planning
requirements-gathering and analysis
design
implementation
Question 18
____ are common examples of e-marketplaces.
Answer
Auctions
Internet service providers
E-distributors
Web-based CRMs
Question 19
Transaction data for a CRM system might be gathered using ____.
Answer
a RFID chip
grocery store loyalty cards
inventory numbers
reverse auctions
Question 20
A company can purchase a(n) ____ package that might include services from different vendors, but the e-distributor coordinates them into one package for customers.
Answer
enterprise resource planning
online auctions
maintenance, repair, and operations
electronic data interchange
Question 21
Overseeing order transmissions are part of the ____ flow in a manufacturing firm’s SCM system.
Answer
product
information
location
finances
Question 22
Information technologies and ____ play a major role in implementing an SCM system.
Answer
auctions
SDLC modules
CASE tools
the Internet
Question 23
____ decisions, or programmable tasks, can be automated because a well-defined standard operating procedure exists for these types of decisions.
Answer
Structured
Semistructured
Unstructured
Automated
Question 24
The ____ acts as a liaison between users and designers.
Answer
managerial designer
technical designer
model builder
database builder
Question 25
Which of the following geographic objects of a GIS is most likely used to show the location of an airport?
Answer
Points
Lines
Areas
Regions
Question 26
The ____ component includes mathematical and statistical models that, along with the database, enable a DSS to analyze information.
Answer
user interface
DSS engine
model base
modeling and simulation
Question 27
____ conferencing includes an audio link but no video capability.
Answer
Real-time computer
Multicast
Analog
Desktop
Question 28
The _____ characteristic of an intelligent agent demonstrates the agent’s ability to migrate from one platform to another with a minimum of human intervention.
Answer
humanlike interface
adaptability
mobility
reactivity
Question 29
____ systems have been one of the most successful artificial intelligence related technologies.
Answer
Management information
Supply chain management
Agent
Expert
Question 30
Intelligent agents demonstrate ____, the capability to select problems or situations that need attention and act on them.
Answer
adaptability
collaborative behavior
mobility
reactivity
Question 31
____ is an example of an expert system that can be applied to various financial applications.
Answer
DENDRAL
ASIMO
Shyster
PortBlue
Question 32
Some banks use a(n) ____ system to qualify customers for loans, using parameters from past customers stored in a database.
Answer
case-based reasoning
artificial neural network
natural language processing
decision support
Question 33
The size and complexity of the human language has made developing ____ systems difficult.
Answer
natural-language processing
genetic algorithm
artificial neural network
personal language
Question 34
When using a(n) ____, IS personnel time is freed up to focus on applications, such as customer relationship management and financial information systems, that are more strategically important to the organization.
Answer
application service provider model
quick response code
cave automatic virtual environment
avatar
Question 35
With the ____ model, users don’t need to be concerned with new software versions and compatibility problems because the application service providers offer the most recent version of the software.
Answer
CAVE
virtual reality
radio frequency identification
SaaS
Question 36
The ____ component of a virtual reality system is an input device that captures and records movements of the user’s feet as the user turns in different directions.
Answer
walker
central coordinating processor and software system
manual navigation control
visual and aural
Question 37
One advantage of grid computing is _____, meaning more nodes can be added for additional computing power without affecting the network’s operation.
Answer
improved reliability
simulation
scalability
immersion
Question 38
Within the context of virtual reality technology,_____ refers to allowing users in
different locations to interact and manipulate the same world at the same time by connecting two or more virtual worlds.
Answer
networked communication
full-body immersion
telepresence
interaction
Question 39
Bluetooth can be used to create a ____, to communicate among computerized devices.
Answer
personal area network
local area network
wide area network
metropolitan area network
Question 40
____ component of a virtual reality system enable users to see and hear the virtual world.
Answer
Walker
Central coordinating processor and software system
Manual navigation control
Visual and aural system

Discussion 1

You have been asked to create a one-day training course that highlights the important elements of what you have just learned within the past ten weeks. Create a hierarchy of no more or no less than five of the most important topics that you believe that a one-day course entitled Management Information Systems: The Essentials Presented in One Day should address. Provide a detailed rationale for each of the five topics.
Management Information Systems: The Essentials Presented in One day

1. Information Systems an Overview
• This topic provides the student with basics about information systems.
Giving the student an overview lays the foundation for more advanced
topics covered in the course.
2. Personal, Legal, Ethical, and Organizational Issues of Information Systems
• This topic gives the student knowledge about information security and
privacy issues surrounding information systems and will equip them as
they enter environments where the principles discussed can be put into
practice.
3. Building Successful Information Systems
• This topic provides the framework from which to plan, design and deploy
information technology solutions that, if implemented, will meet
organization goals.
4. Enterprise Systems
• This topic moves beyond the basics and explores advanced technology
solutions as related to information systems that are used to support all
functions of the business environment.
5. Emerging Trends, Technologies, and Applications
• This topic exposes the student to the future of information systems and
the technological advances that lie ahead; and the impact these advances
will have on business and society.