Chapter 1 Essay

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Chapter 01
The Information Age in Which You Live: Changing

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does it mean to live in the "digital age"?
A. Payment for goods is made with hard cash
B. Living, working, learning, and playing in a digital world
C. Accessing information over the Internet
D. Being born after 1990

AACSB: Use of Information Technology
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: 1
Taxonomy: Knowledge and Understanding

2. Why do we consider technology invasive?
A. Technology is an integral part of our personal, as well as our professional, lives
B. Technology is so pervasive that we believe we cannot live without it
C. Technology invades our personal thoughts
D. Technology requires that most
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A. Your technology helps streamline costs without sacrificing quality
B. You give the appearance of technological sophistication
C. Your management systems are consistent with industry standards
D. Your strategic systems are technologically advanced

AACSB: Use of Information Technology
Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective: 1
Taxonomy: Knowledge and Understanding

12. If you wanted to ensure that your business maintains a competitive edge, what should be one of your main concerns when purchasing technology?
A. The new technology communicates with existing systems
B. Standard operating procedures are supported so that innovative employees can focus on new markets
C. The new technology is consistent with the technology owned by your customer base
D. The new technology enables you to be innovative and move into new markets

AACSB: Use of Information Technology
Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective: 1
Taxonomy: Knowledge and Understanding

13. Should a business' decisions about its technology drive its business strategy?
A. Yes, if the decision is about management information systems (MIS)
B. Yes, if the decision is about strategic information systems (SIS)
C. There are times that technology should drive strategy and vice versa
D. No, business strategy should drive decisions about its

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