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Bus-K 201 - The Computer in Business

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K201xPerience Exam 1 Review Questions Chapter 1 1 Briefly describe the following terms system information system and management information system 2 List and briefly explain the five component model of an information system with an example 3 Why do businesses develop information systems Also point out some of the wrong reasons businesses sometimes cite for developing information systems 4 What is the most important component of an information system Why 5 Explain how the five components of an information system are arranged in terms of ease of change and organizational disruption 6 How is information technology different from information systems 7 Recognize the common definitions of information 8 What are the five characteristics of good information 9 Chapter 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Describe the process by which organizations develop their information systems Briefly explain Porter s five forces model What are the four competitive strategies firms can choose from according to Porter s model Briefly describe the concepts of value margin and value chain List the primary activities in a generic value chain Distinguish between the primary and support activities of a value chain What are support activities in a value chain What is the central idea of business process design Chapter 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 What is the purpose of a database Describe a database and its various elements Define Primary Key foreign key and metadata Describe a DBMS and its functions List some of the popular DBMS What are application programs and what are their functions Explain the different types of DBMS products Describe the elements of a data model Provide examples How does normalization resolve the data integrity problem Chapter 7 1 2 3 4 List the problems associated with information silos What is the fundamental problem of information silos How can this problem be remedied What are the four phases of the customer life cycle Briefly describe each phase Define ERP What is the primary purpose of an ERP



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