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disseminating organizational knowledge
True
Experts workers are people who create information and knowledge and integrate it into business.
False
The role of the ISD has been changing from more managerial and strategic to purely technical.
False
A TPS supports all of the following except the ____________.
the business strategy of the organizations business transactions
Mechanisms that provide the required cooperation between the ISD and the end user include all of the following except __________.
ISD has no representation on the top corporation executive committee
A high-level map or plan of the information requirements in an organization is called an ____________.
information architecture
Mainframe computers refer to the fastest computing engines available at one time
False
The most common input device is the keyboard.
True
Secondary storage is nonvolatile and can take place on a variety of media
True
Primary storage stores information for a very brief period of time.
True
There are many different potential career paths for the IT professional that may lead to a career in information systems management at the CIO level.
True
Information architecture consists of the physical facilities, services, and management that support all computing resources in an organization
True
Information technology provides support in three major areas: communication, collaboration, and data processing
False
Knowledge workers include all of the following except __________.
secretaries
At minimum, most organizations have all of the following except __________.
development
Career paths that can lead to the CIO position include all of the following except _________.
web crawler
The preset speed of the clock on the CPU is measured in gigahertz (GHz)
False
Primary storage stores three types of information: data to be processed by the CPU, instructions for the CPU, and operating system programs.
True
PC memory cards are credit card sized devices that can be installed in an adapter or slot in many PCs
True
Which of the following are common types of source data automation __________?
Micropone
All of the following are types of primary storages except __________.
Optical Storage
Hardware refers to the physical equipment of a computer system and includes all of the following except ____________.
operating system
Comparing LCD monitors to CRT monitors: LCD monitors _________.
are used in portable computers
The hierarchy or byte memory from smallest to largest is ____________.
kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, terabyte
Hypertext Markup Language is the standard language used on the World Wide Web.
True
The software crisis refers to the fact that organizations are not able to develop new software applications fast enough to keep up with rapidly changing business conditions.
True
Hardware comprises a larger percentage of the total cost of modern computer systems than it did in the 1950s.
False
Examples of non-procedural languages include FORTRAN and COBOL.
False
The management of two or more tasks or programs running on the computer system at the same time is called multi-tasking.
True
The __________ allows users to have direct control over visible objects and actions that replace complex command syntax
GUI
All of the following are types of application software except __________.
surveillance software
Examples of application software include all of the following except ____________.
operating system program
__________ supports the operations, management, and users of a computer system by providing a variety of support services
system support programs
Factors that should be included in software evaluation and selection include all of the following except __________.
previous system capabilities
System analysts are information systems professionals who modify existing computer programs.
False
Programmers typically can specialize in one or more programming languages.
True
Systems that support routine decision making in functional areas of organizations are called __________.
management information systems
The major categories of the information infrastructure do not include __________.
TCP
Programmers __________.
1. are information systems professionals who modify existing computer programs
2. are information systems professionals who write computer programs to satisfy user requirements
Secondary storage stores small amounts of information for a brief period of time.
False
Multi-function devices can include technologies to fax, print, scan, and copy
True
A PDA is a hand-held computer that uses a pen rather than a keyboard input.
True
Portable PCs have several tradeoffs when compared to desktop PCs, which include all of the following except __________.
Easier to use mouse
Secondary storage includes which of the following __________?
Magnetic Tape
Successful hardware exploitation comes from thoughtful consideration of all of the following except __________.
decreased technology revenues
Multimedia output is the computer-based integration of all of the following except _________.
light
System software is the class of programs that control and support the computer system and its information processing activities.
True
Off-the-shelf application software addresses a specific or unique business need for a company.
False
Application programs primarily manipulate computer hardware resources.
False
Open source software is software made available in source code for a cost to developers.
False
The Software Publisher's Association (SPA) enforces software copy write laws in corporations through a set of guidelines.
True
_________ is the lowest level of computer language.
machine language
The standard language the World Wide Web uses for creating and recognizing hypertext documents is __________.
html
The _________ are common in database applications as query languages, report generators, and data-manipulation languages.
4 GL
____________ control the use of the hardware, software, and data resource of a computer system.
system control programs
Personal application software includes all of the following except __________.
OS programs
The most widely used organizational structure is a matrix structure.
True