MIS 535 Inspiring Minds/uophelp.com - Page 14 - For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com This Tutorial contains 4 Set of Midterm Exam (Scroll down to see Question Details) MIS 535 Final Exam Guide (4 Set) 1 Question 1.1. (TCO A) An example of a business using information systems for custom Question 3.3. (TCO B) Internet technology (Points : 10) Question 4.4. (TCO C) Non-relational databases like NoSQL are required in situations in which (Points : 10) Question 5.5. (TCO D) Which of the following is not an example of the emerging mobile computing platforms? (Points : 10) 6. (TCO A) What is the difference between information technology and information systems? Describe some of the functions of information systems. (Points : 25) Question 7.7. (TCO B) List three organizational factors that can prevent a firm from fully realizing the benefits of a new information system, and provide examples of each. (Points : 25) Question 8.8. (TCO C) The small publishing company you work for wants to create a new database for storing information about all of its author contracts. What factors will influence how you design the database? (Points : 25) Question 9.9. (TCO D) Describe and explain the idea of network neutrality. Are you in favor of network neutrality? Why or why not? (Points : 25) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MIS 535 Week 1 DQ 1 MIS in Your Pocket and DQ 2 Collaborative Culture in Business For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com MIS 535 Week 1 DQ 1 MIS in Your Pocket In today's society mobile devices have become common place. Are these mobile devices for personal entertainment only or can they be used for business purposes? Can you run your company out of your pocket? Discuss how smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices can be used in running a business. Consider all types of devices such as Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone 7 MIS 535 Week 1 Discussions 2 Collaborative Culture in Business 44 Pages Chapter 2 discusses some popular collaboration tools and technologies. Let's discuss these technologies. Which categories of technology do you currently use at your job? How effective is this technology at helping you collaborate? How is collaboration different from traditional teamwork? What is a collaborative culture in a business, and how can technology promote and support this culture? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MIS 535 Week 1 Homework (Quiz) For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com MIS 535 Week 1 Homework (Quiz) 1. : Which of the following choices may lead to competitive advantage (1) new products, services and business models; (2) charging less for superior products; (3) responding to customers in real time? 2. : An information system can be defined technically as a set of interrelated components that collect (or retrieve), process, store, and distribute information to support 3. : The three activities in an information system that produce the information that organizations use to control operations are 4. : The fundamental set of assumptions, values, and ways of doing things that has been accepted by most of a company's members is called its 5. : The average number of tickets sold daily online is an example of 6. : Networking and telecommunications technologies, along with computer hardware, software, data management technology, and the people required to run and manage them, constitute an organization's 7. : Lower global costs of labor have 8. : What's new in MIS? 9. : Key corporate assets are 10. : Engineers, scientists, or architects who design new products or services for a firm belong to which level of a business hierarchy? 11. : What is the difference between the Internet and cloud computing? 12. : An exponential rate of innovation means that 13. : In a business hierarchy, the level that is responsible for monitoring the daily activities of the business is 14. : The term "management information systems" designates a specific category of information systems serving 15. : To monitor the status of internal operations and the firm's relations with the external environment, managers need _____ systems. 16. : Which systems are typically a major source of data for other systems? 17. : Decisions that are unique, rapidly changing, and not easily specified in advance are best suited to which type of system? 18. : Which systems are especially suited to situations in which the procedure for arriving at a solution may not be fully predefined in advance? 19. : Which systems are designed to span functional areas and focus on executing business processes across the firm? 20. Today's companies need fewer levels of management because --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MIS 535 Week 1-7 All DQs For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com MIS 535 Week 1 DQ 1 MIS in Your Pocket In today's society mobile devices have become common place. Are these mobile devices for personal entertainment only or can they be used for business purposes? Can you run your company out of your pocket? Discuss how smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices can be used in running a business. Consider all types of devices such as Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone 7 MIS 535 Week 1 Discussions 2 Collaborative Culture in Business 44 Pages Chapter 2 discusses some popular collaboration tools and technologies. Let's discuss these technologies. Which categories of technology do you currently use at your job? How effective is this technology at helping you collaborate? How is collaboration different from traditional teamwork? What is a collaborative culture in a business, and how can technology promote and support this culture? MIS 535 Week 2 DQ 1 Strategic IT What are your thoughts about strategy and how applications get introduced to a company? It has been stated that IT provides a competitive edge to organizations. Can you think of a company that uses IT strategically? Perform some research on such a company and discuss its case in this thread. Make sure to use this week's material in your analysis e.g. use Porter value chain or other strategic frameworks. MIS 535 Week 2 Discussions 2 Twitter Searches for a Business Model 47 Pages How do you develop a Business model to 10% of your followers when the majority of tweeters have 1 follower? Read the case study, Twitter Searches for a Business Model, and let’s see if we can draw some conclusions. MIS 535 Week 3 DQ 1 Users and Database Design Has MS Access changed user understanding of databases? To what extent should end users be involved in the design of a database? How have our ideas of agile development environments affected this traditionally non-user input environment? MIS 535 Week 3 Discussions 2 Database in the World of Internet Search 46 Pages Web mining tools such as Google Trends and Google Insights for search services. This tracks the popularity of phrases used within Google to determine what people are interested in. What types of databases are used by companies like Google in implementing worldwide search engines? MIS 535 Week 4 DQ 1 Internet and the Web? The textbook glossary states that the Internet is a global network of networks using universal standards to connect millions of different networks. The Internet is named for "interconnection of computer networks". About.com states that “it is a massive hardware combination of millions of personal, business, and governmental computers, all connected like roads and highways. The Internet and the Web are not the same thing. What is the difference between the Internet and the Web? Let’s discuss what the Internet is and how many kinds of traffic, including Web traffic, can run on the Internet. What are the key technologies the Internet is based on Week 4 Discussions 2 Internet Tools VoIP and IP telephony are becoming increasingly popular with large corporations and consumers alike. For many people, Internet Protocol (IP) is more than just a way to transport data, it's also a tool that simplifies and streamlines a wide range of business applications. Telephony is the most obvious example. VoIP—or voice over IP—is also the foundation for more advanced unified communications applications—including Web and video conferencing—that can transform the way you do business. Discuss the advantages of some of the current technologies described in our reading this week including VoIP, Unified Communications, Virtual Private Networks, Wi-Fi and wireless technologies like RFID and Wireless Sensor Networks. Are there risks associated with any of these tools? MIS 535 Week 5 DQ 1 Cloud Services Go Mainstream This week’s discussion is an introduction to a significant company that has made great stride in the industry. Salesforce.com is an example of a company that has used the Cloud, particularly the SaaS model, to be competitive. Read the Case Study, “Salesforce.com: Cloud Services Go Mainstream,” in Chapter 5 of the Laudon text. What are the benefits of a cloud deployment for Salesforce.com? How will Cloud Computing change the traditional IT infrastructure? MIS 535 Week 5 Discussions 2 Business Value of Enterprise Systems This week we are asked to research and explain what and enterprise system is. An enterprise software system is a package that is part of the IT infrastructure that an organization uses to conduct its operations. Define an enterprise system and explain how enterprise software works. Select one type of Enterprise system and describe how it helps businesses achieve operational excellence. MIS 535 Week 6 DQ 1 Agile Methodologies This week we take a look at Agile. The use of agile methodologies changed the face of software development. Historically when using other traditional software methodologies, it was project managers, analysts, developers, testers and each group did their piece of the project then handled it off to the next team. Discuss how the emergence of agile methodologies has changed the IT system building model. MIS 535 Week 6 Discussions 2 Role of Senior Management What effectives of information system planning if senior management is knowledgeable and in full support of the planning strategy? What role does senior management play in the establishment of effective information system planning in a corporation? MIS 535 Week 7 DQ 1 How Phishing Attacks Have Compromised Major System The textbook states that, one increasingly popular tactic is a form of spoofing called phishing. Phishing involves setting up fake Web sites or sending e-mail or text messages that look like those of legitimate businesses to ask users for confidential personal data. The message instructs recipients to update or confirm records by providing social security numbers, bank and credit card information, and other confidential data either by responding to the e-mail message, by entering the information at a bogus Web site, or by calling a telephone number.
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