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This activity contains 21 questions.
A subsystem of a WAN could be a:
local area network (LAN).
A company's environment consists of all of the following EXCEPT:
What is the model that views a business as a series of activities that adds worth to a product or service?
Business organization model
Value chain model
Support activities of a business include all of the following EXCEPT:
human resource department activities.
management and administrative services.
What is the software that many large organizations use to create and maintain large databases?
What is it called when two or more companies share information?
Information database partnership
In regard to information technology, the process of capturing data about some type of event that is important to a company is known as:
After information has been presented in a usable form, the process of ____________, sending and distributing information to various locations, takes place.
Selling a product to a customer, entering employee work hours, or processing a payment to a vendor are all known as:
ATM transactions must be done with:
an enterprise resource planning (ERP) data entry system.
A transaction processing system that keeps track of how much a company owes to its vendors (suppliers) is a(n):
sales transaction system.
accounts receivable transaction system.
accounts payable transaction system.
inventory transaction system.
When a business chooses to focus on its core competencies and hand off responsibilities to another company, it is known as:
a business alliance partnership.
A cooperative arrangement between two businesses that offer complementary capabilities is a:
A manager who deals with long-term issues and plans for the company is at the ____________ level.
A(n) ____________ could help a manager plan the best product delivery and service routes.
Support activities of a business include sales and marketing and service.
The boundary of a system defines the limits of that system.
An expert system is a basic accounting and record-keeping system that tracks daily transactions necessary to conduct business.
Real-time processing is immediate; batch processing happens at a later time.
An example of an unstructured decision is determining the number of Christmas trees to order for a nursery that has never previously offered holiday products in.
Match each computer term with the correct definition.
A matching question presents 6 answer choices and 6 items. The answer choices are lettered A through F. The items are numbered 21.1 through 21.6. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice.
Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
information from a knowledgeable person
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