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Tinga Essay

2471 words - 10 pages

Semester One Mid-semester Examinations, 2015

MGTS1201 Computer-based Information Systems
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Semester One Mid-semester Examinations, 2015

MGTS1201 Computer-based Information Systems
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Is this shrinkage problem:
a) entirely a structured problem
b) entirely a semi-structured problem
c) entirely an unstructured problem
d) both a structured problem and an unstructured problem

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Semester One Mid-semester Examinations, 2015

MGTS1201 Computer-based Information Systems

31) The term ‘business intelligence’ is best described as:
a) encompassing applications such as RFM and Market Basket Analysis
b) encompassing technologies and processes, that is getting data into and out of a
data mart or data warehouse
c) providing decision support to management and front-line personnel
d) all of the above
32) Which of the following linkages occurs within a typical organisational information
system architecture:
a) business intelligence dashboards link directly with TPS
b) expert systems link directly with TPS
c) enterprise resource planning systems link directly with TPS
d) all of the above
33) Inter-organisational information systems include:
a) supply chain management systems
b) B2C electronic commerce systems
c) B2B electronic commerce systems
d) all of the above
34) Within the context of Porter’s Five Forces model, an entry barrier would be best
described as:
a) determining if entry into the particular business sector is high or low
b) a product or service feature that customers have learned to expect in that
c) regulation imposed on the sector to ensure healthy competition
d) all of the above
35) Which of the following is/are valid Access data types:
a) text
b) date/time
c) number
d) all of the above

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Semester One Mid-semester Examinations, 2015

MGTS1201 Computer-based Information Systems

Part B: Worth a total of 15 marks - answer ALL SUB-PARTS OF PART B in the
space provided in this examination paper
Part B: question (a)
We are modelling the data and their relationships for a music retailer. The three
entities with their atttributes are: ARTIST (Artist_Name which is not guaranteed to be
unique, Fan_Club_Address, Next_Tour_Date), ALBUM (Album_Name which is not
unique within the music catalogue, Album_Graphic), Genre (Genre_Name which is
not guaranteed to be unique, Genre_Description).
The rules for the data relationships are as follows:
a) Each ARTIST can have several ALBUMs, but might not have any...

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