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1)
Planning the use of IT to accomplish organizational goals.
2)
Maintaining enterprise applications.
3)
Managing outsourcing relationships.
4)
Protecting assets.
5)
All of the above are functions of the IS department.
1)
COO
2)
Director of information services
3)
CFO
4)
Vice president of information
1)
The technology office.
2)
The development department.
3)
Outsourcing relations.
4)
Operations.
1)
CFO.
2)
CTO.
3)
CIO.
4)
Operations.
1)
IS department.
2)
CIO.
3)
CIO.
4)
CEO.
1)
CEO
2)
CTO
3)
CIO
4)
CSO
5)
None of the above.
1)
Centralized information system.
2)
Highly controlled information system.
3)
Decentralized information system.
4)
None of the above.
1)
Numbers
2)
Considers
3)
Prioritizes
4)
Tracks
1)
Requirements
2)
Design
3)
Implementation
4)
All of the above.
1)
In-house.
2)
By outside investigators.
3)
Outsource.
4)
Out-of-house.
1)
Fewer
2)
More
3)
The same number
4)
Years of experience is not relevant for this work
1)
Database administrator
2)
Data administrator
3)
Sustaining-application developer
4)
PQA engineer
1)
Data administrator.
2)
Database administrator.
3)
Database control administrator.
4)
Data control administrator.
1)
Data items.
2)
Metadata.
3)
Data definitions.
4)
Sku_description.
1)
Data file.
2)
Data standards.
3)
Data definitions.
4)
Data dictionary.
1)
Data item name.
2)
Data item description.
3)
Standard data format.
4)
Data size.
1)
No longer having to completely controlling everything.
2)
The long-term costs may be higher.
3)
Expertise is gained.
4)
The organization will usually stay tied to the outsourcer.
5)
All of the above.
1)
Outsourcing usually leads to an initial cost reduction, because the organization does not need to offer benefits.
2)
Outsourcing usually allows the organization to hire part-time employees at lower costs.
3)
Outsourcing allows the company to lower the salaries of the remaining workers to match those of the outsourced company.
4)
Outsourcing allows the organization to gain economies of scale.
1)
Outsourcing will cap taxes.
2)
Outsourcing reduces implementation risk.
3)
Outsourcing will avoid problems in production.
4)
Outsourcing avoids legal risk.
1)
Running a web storefront on Amazon.
2)
Acquiring licensed software packages from Oracle.
3)
Hiring EDS as a vendor for hardware infrastructure.
4)
Hiring PeopleSoft to handle the firm's payroll function.
5)
None of the above. They are all examples of outsource alternatives.
1)
Loss of intellectual property rights.
2)
Loss of economies of scale.
3)
The outsourcing vendor may change its pricing strategy.
4)
There may be no easy exit.
1)
You have lost economies of scale.
2)
The CIO has become superfluous.
3)
The vendor has become tightly integrated into the business.
4)
There may be mismanagement.
5)
None of the above.
1)
Use computer resources according to the policies established
2)
Install only necessary software
3)
Make limited use of Youtube
4)
Request software additions as something new becomes available