1 The process of defining relationships among data to create useful information requires ______
2 _____ are people who create, use, and disseminate knowledge and are usually professionals in science, engineering, business, and other areas.
3 Data that can be used for a variety of purposes is said to be ______.
4 In information systems, _____ is used to make changes to input or processing activities.
5 ____ consists of computer programs that govern the operation of the computer.
6 An _____ is a network based on Web technologies that allows only selected outsiders, such as business partners and customers, to access authorized resources of a company’s intranet.
7 ____ is (are) considered to be the most important element in a computer-based information system.
8 ___ involves using information ...view middle of the document...
knowledge management system
12 _____ is a branch of artificial intelligence that allows computers to recognize and act on patterns or trends.
13 Hiring an outside company to perform some or all of a systems development project is called _____
14 The goal of the _____ phase of systems development is to gain a clear understanding of the problem to be solved or opportunity to be addressed.
15 An organized collection of people, procedures, software, databases, and devices used to perform and record business transactions.
transaction processing system
16 The _______ phase of systems development defines the problems and opportunities of the existing systems.
17 _____ is a set of major understandings and assumptions shared by a group, such as within an ethnic group or a country.
18 The ____________ specifies factors that can lead to better attitudes about the information systems, along with higher acceptance and usage of it.
technology acceptance model
19 Michael Porter proposed a now widely accepted competitive forces model that includes ______ forces.
20 _____ is a strategy for gaining competitive advantage wherein a company strives to deliver different products and services.
21 An agreement between two or more companies that involves the joint introduction and distribution of goods and services is called ______.
22 The ______ visa program allows new employees from foreign lands into the United States.
23 The ____________ is a multi-faceted role that helps users determine what outputs they want from the system and help construct plans for developing the necessary programs that produce those outputs.
24 According to Thomas Friedman in his book The World is Flat, we have progressed from the globalization of countries to the globalization of multinational corporations to the globalization of ______.
The number of eras of globalization that Thomas Friedman describes in his book the World is Flat is ______.