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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

Please post the assignment and your deadline.

 

Thanks!

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
its MC questions, I have at least 120 of them; they are due in 24 hours from now. can you complete them?
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The information systems projects of both the U.S. Navy and FedEx were __________ in nature.
A. tactical
B. strategic
C. operational
D. large-scale
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A global information systems strategy is characterized by __________ systems.
A. centralized
B. decentralized
C. distributed
D. homogeneous
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The business competency area for IS professionals:
A. is more strategic than technical.
B. sets them apart from others who have only technical skills.
C. is the easiest to outsource.
D. None of the above
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Information systems are combinations of __________ that people build and use to collect, create, and distribute useful data, typically in organizational settings.
A. hardware
B. software
C. telecommunications networks
D. All of the above
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Which type of information system enables customers to buy goods and services from a firm's Web site?
A. Customer Relation Management System
B. Electronic Commerce System
C. Office Automation System
D. Transaction Processing System
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Which of the following is considered to be one of the more traditional categories that are used to describe information systems?
A. Transaction processing systems
B. Management information systems
C. Decision support systems
D. All of the above
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Which of the following is NOT true about knowledge?
A. Knowledge is accumulated wisdom.
B. Knowledge is needed to understand relationships between different pieces of information.
C. Knowledge is used to organize or manipulate data.
D. All of the above are true.
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Knowledge is a body of governing procedures. Which of the following American outsourcing destination countries has the highest English proficiency?
A. Argentina
B. Brazil
C. Costa Rica
D. Mexico
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Which of the flowing is NOT a product marketed by Apple?
A. iPod
B. iTunes
C. iDrive
D. Newton
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Which executive-level person is responsible for overseeing and managing the organization's information systems?
A. Chief Knowledge Officer
B. Chief Technology Officer
C. Chief Information Officer
D. Chief Operations Officer
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Which IS manager is responsible for coordinating and managing the entire voice and data network?
A. Operations manager
B. Database administrator
C. Telecommunications manager
D. Network manager
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Which of the following events interrupted Globalization 2.0?
A. The Great Depression
B. World War I
C. World War II
D. All of the above
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__________ is a cultural characteristic related to the risk-taking nature of a culture.
A. Risk aversion
B. Uncertainty avoidance
C. Fear of future consequences
D. Risk seeking
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The first mainstream Web browser was called:
A. Netscape.
B. Opera.
C. Firefox.
D. Internet Explorer.
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Which of the following is a weakness of the multidomestic business strategy?
A. Differing product offerings limit economies of scale
B. Inability to react to local market conditions
C. Difficult to manage
D. Personnel overhead
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__________ enables you to apply concepts from one domain to a new situation or problem.
A. Information
B. Wisdom
C. Data
D. Knowledge
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De facto standards contributing to Globalization 3.0 include all of the following EXCEPT:
A. Microsoft Word.
B. Adobe Acrobat.
C. PayPal.
D. eBay.
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Which of the following is NOT considered a geoeconomic challenge of operating in a digital world?
A. Demographic
B. Expertise
C. Time zone differences
D. Internet access
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A __________ information systems strategy is characterized by local databases.
A. global
B. transnational
C. multinational
D. hybrid
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The EU data protection directive limits:
A. Internet freedom.
B. personal rights to access data.
C. transborder data flows.
D. electronic commerce.
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2nd set of questions
__________ is the operating system of choice for Web servers, embedded system, and supercomputers alike.
A. Tux
B. Pengu-ware
C. Linux
D. Unix
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When merging transaction and analytical processing a problem occurs. Real-time analytical processing diminishes the performance of transaction processing. What is the solution to this problem that many companies use?
A. Pause transaction processing while analytical processing is occurring.
B. Only allow transaction processing during off-peak hours.
C. Replicate all transactions on a second database server and run analytical processing off of the second server.
D. None of the above
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Which of the following is NOT considered a core business process?
A. Manufacture goods
B. Hire employees
C. Sell products
D. Provide service
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Software asset management includes all of the following EXCEPT:
A. performing a software inventory.
B. matching installed software with licenses.
C. creating a software asset management plan.
D. All of these are part of software asset management.
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The Windows Update Service is an example of a __________ system.
A. bug-fixing
B. patch management
C. software asset management
D. online help and repair
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__________ is a set of best practices that help organizations maximize the benefits from their information systems infrastructure while at the same time establishing appropriate controls.
A. CMMS
B. CAAT
C. S-OX
D. COBIT
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Systems for gaining business intelligence __________ data in order to better manage the organization.
A. gather
B. process and analyze
C. store
D. All of the above
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__________ can increase the reliability of an organization’s information systems infrastructure.
A. On-demand computing
B. Grid computing
C. Autonomic computing
D. Pay-per-use computing
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Graphical software tools that provide complex analysis of stored data are:
A. OLTP.
B. OLAP.
C. OLST.
D. OLIP.
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__________ is the use of the Internet Protocol for transporting voice, video, fax, and data traffic.
A. IP conveyance
B. IP integration
C. IP communication
D. IP convergence

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Systems designed to perform specific, predefined tasks such as a digital video recorder (TiVo) or a network router are referred to as __________ systems.
A. integrated
B. specific
C. embedded
D. special-purpose
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A __________ backup site is a backup facility consisting of an empty warehouse with all necessary connections for power and communication, but nothing else.
A. hot
B. cold
C. empty
D. dormant
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Application service providers offer:
A. on-demand computing.
B. on-demand software.
C. utility computing.
D. utility software.
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In a __________ grid, the computers are just there to perform the grid’s computing tasks.
A. homogeneous
B. dedicated
C. pure
D. uniform
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A(n) __________ ASP offers services for small businesses within a limited geographical area.
A. specialist or functional
B. vertical market
C. enterprise
D. local
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An autonomic computing system must know its:
A. configuration.
B. capacity.
C. current status.
D. All of the above
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The Linux operating system is an example of:
A. public domain software.
B. nonprotective open source software.
C. protective open source software.
D. proprietary software.
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A __________ is a facility in which businesses can rent space for servers or other information systems equipment.
A. collocation facility
B. server room
C. data warehouse
D. server warehouse
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__________ refers to the use of Internet technologies for placing telephone calls.
A. VoIP
B. IPT
C. IPP
D. PoIP
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__________ are controls helping to ensure the reliability of information, consisting of policies and their physical implementation, access restrictions, or recordkeeping of actions and transactions.
A. Information systems controls
B. Audit controls
C. Infrastructure controls
D. Access controls
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I will post the others in about the next 3 hours if you would like. please remember to submit answers in batches of 10. thanks
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

I'm sorry, but I won't be able to assist with these. Good luck on this assignment!

Expert:  Josie-Mod replied 2 years ago.

Hi, I'm a moderator for this topic and I wonder whether you're still waiting for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will do my best to find another Expert to assist you right away. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you. Thank you!

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi, Chris M Can I post them here, Having problems opening a new page?
Expert:  Josie-Mod replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

 

Sorry for the confusion but I am not Expert Chris M. The Expert has opted out of this question. I'm a moderator for this topic and I wonder whether you're still waiting for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will do my best to find another Expert to assist you right away. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you. Thank you!

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
ok thanks another expert or Chris M would do
Expert:  Josie-Mod replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

 

Thank you for your reply, your question is open to all Experts. Sometimes, finding the right Expert can take a little longer than expected and we thank you greatly for your understanding. We'll be in touch again shortly.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
hi chris m can i post the questions now
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

I answered the questions that you posted at the following link: http://www.justanswer.com/homework/6bzn7-chris.html

 

Thanks

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
hi can you help with some MC questions
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

I just saw your reply. What is the subject matter for these MC questions?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Entrepreneur
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

Please post the questions and I'll see if I can assist you.

 

Thanks

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Question 1 of 20
5.0 Points
Once a firm decides to enter an industry and chooses a market in which to compete, it must gain an understanding of its competitive environment. This challenge can be undertaken by completing a(n):
A. business analysis.
B. industry analysis.
C. competitor analysis.
D. market analysis.
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Question 2 of 20
5.0 Points
Some industries, like the athletic shoe industry, are dominated by a small number of firms with strong brands. These industries are difficult to break into without spending heavily on advertising. The barrier to entry that the firms in these types of industries have erected is referred to as:
A. government and legal barriers.
B. capital requirements.
C. product differentiation.
D. access to distribution channels.
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Question 3 of 20
5.0 Points
Firms that pursue a(n) __________ strategy compete for market share on a country-by-country basis and vary their product or service offerings to meet the demands of the local market.
A. worldwide
B. multidomestic
C. inclusive
D. universal
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Question 4 of 20
5.0 Points
Aquafina operates in the bottled water industry. The companies that offer identical or similar products and go after the same customers that Aquafina does are Dasani and Zephyrhills. Dasani and Zephyrhills are Aquafina's:
A. direct competitors.
B. indirect competitors.
C. impending competitors.
D. potential competitors.
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Question 5 of 20
5.0 Points
According to the textbook, the three different types of competitors a business will face are:
A. potential, direct, and upcoming.
B. potential, fleeting, and indirect.
C. indirect, fleeting, and future.
D. direct, indirect, and future.
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Question 6 of 20
5.0 Points
A(n) __________ industry is an industry that is experiencing significant international sales.
A. global
B. mature
C. multi-domestic
D. emerging
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Question 7 of 20
5.0 Points
Opportunities for leadership, niche, harvest and divestment are associated with __________ industries.
A. fragmented
B. mature
C. declining
D. global
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Question 8 of 20
5.0 Points
Which of the following is a "support" activity in the value chain?
A. outbound logistics
B. inbound logistics
C. marketing and sales
D. resource procurement
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Question 9 of 20
5.0 Points
The primary opportunity existing for start-ups in fragmented industries is to:
A. grow through product or process innovation.
B. consolidate the industry and establish industry leadership as a result.
C. capture a first-mover advantage.
D. pursue a cost reduction strategy through process innovation.
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Question 10 of 20
5.0 Points
Supplier concentration, switching costs, attractiveness of substitutes, and threat of forward integration are factors that have a direct impact on:
A. rivalry among existing firms.
B. threat of substitutes.
C. bargaining power of buyers.
D. bargaining power of suppliers.
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Question 11 of 20
5.0 Points
If a startup pioneers an industry or a new concept within an industry, the name recognition the startup establishes may create a formidable nontraditional barrier to entry referred to as a(n):
A. unique business model.
B. competitive superiority.
C. aggressive tactical advantage.
D. first-mover advantage.
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Question 12 of 20
5.0 Points
The term __________ refers to initiatives, such as Netflix in movie rentals and Zipcar in car sharing, which revolutionize how products are sold in an industry.
A. product model innovation
B. business model innovation
C. value innovation
D. opportunity innovation
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Question 13 of 20
5.0 Points
XXXXX XXXXX has just finished writing a business plan for a startup in the medical products industry. She has now reached the point where she needs to develop a plan for how her firm will compete, use its resources, structure its relationships, interface with customers, and create value to sustain itself on the basis of the profits it earns. Jennifer needs to establish her firm's:
A. tactical plan.
B. feasibility plan.
C. business model.
D. operating plan.
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Question 14 of 20
5.0 Points
Which of the following is a "primary" activity in the value chain?
A. resource procurement
B. technology development
C. outbound logistics
D. human resource management
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Question 15 of 20
5.0 Points
Two fatal flaws can render a business model untenable from the beginning. These are utterly unsound economics and:
A. a complete misread of the customer.
B. overemphasis on the importance of feasibility analysis.
C. overemphasis on the importance of industry analysis.
D. failure to complete a business plan prior to developing a business model.
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Question 16 of 20
5.0 Points
__________, a relatively new approach to partnering, takes place when a service provided comes inside a partner's facilities and helps the partner design and manage its supply chain.
A. Permeating
B. Penetrating
C. Fulfilling
D. Insourcing
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Question 17 of 20
5.0 Points
In a business model context, the three components of a firm's customer interface are target customer, fulfillment and support, and:
A. pricing structure.
B. product/market scope.
C. strategic assets.
D. business mission.
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Question 18 of 20
5.0 Points
Organizations (typically nonprofit) that are formed by firms in the same industry to collect and disseminate trade information, offer legal and technical advice, furnish industry-related training, and provide a platform for collective lobbying are called:
A. strategic alliances.
B. trade associations.
C. joint ventures.
D. consortia.
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Question 19 of 20
5.0 Points
In a business model context, the three components of a firm's partnership network are:
A. business mission, partners, and strategic assets.
B. core competencies, suppliers, and target customer.
C. suppliers, partners, and other key relationships.
D. pricing structure, fulfillment and support, and target customer.
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Question 20 of 20
5.0 Points
From a broad perspective, firms choose one of two generic strategies to position themselves in the marketplace. These are:
A. high quality and low cost.
B. discount pricing and premium pricing.
C. value and low cost.
D. cost leadership and differentiation.
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Answers are as follows:

 

1. B. industry analysis.

2. B. capital requirements.

3. B. multidomestic

4. A. direct competitors.

5. D. direct, indirect, and future.

6. A. global

7. C. declining

8. D. resource procurement

9. C. capture a first-mover advantage.

10. D. bargaining power of suppliers.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
can you do some more?
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

I just logged on and got your reply. Yes, I have time to answer another set of 20 questions.

 

Thanks

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
hi are you online?
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

I am working on another assignment right now, but if want to post another set of questions, I'll get to them when I am finished.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Your response should be a minimum of one (1) single-spaced page to a maximum of two (2) pages in length; refer to the "Assignment Format" page for specific format requirements. APA referencing.

 

Question

Create an audit report for a hypothetical project of your choosing. Be sure to include each of the six (6) minimum content requirements that should be included in an audit report.

Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Customer,

 

I'm sorry, but I won't be able to assist with this assignment. You might try posting this in the Business and Finance Homework category. Good luck with this assignment!

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
k cool
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.
OK. Good luck!

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