I find that the trickiest thing about creating an ERD from a problem description is staying organized throughout the process. In many scenarios, attributes will be scattered throughout the description, and not all conveniently listed together next to where the entity is mentioned. I find that the best way to tackle this problem is by using five or…[Read more]
When working as a Retail Manager for Armark during the World Meeting of Families last semester, I sold “pope attire” to the mass crowd the event attracted. We kept a strong track of inventory numbers and used that data to determine what inventory needed to be replenished during the next re-stocking period. By effectively tracking and analyzing…[Read more]
According to Rakesh Sharma in his article on the Twitter Revolution, why is social media a massive improvement in communication channels?
A) It helps bridge common gaps in every-day communication
B) It allows us to maintain connections with ease
C) It has increased the efficiency of global communication
D) It has made messages clearer and…[Read more]
Which of the following is a web application used by criminals to exploit browser vulnerabilities as a means of downloading and installing Trojans and other types of malicious software into victim’s computer?
A) Trojan horse
B) DOS (denial-of-service) shell
D) Blackhole exploit kit
E) Mydoom web deployment
Source: h…[Read more]
What type of technology is expanding the taxi business?
A) Electric cars
B) Solar-powered energy
D) Weather resistant tires
E) Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
What form of technology does the new Oral-B Pro 7000 SmartSeries electric toothbrush use to connect to a smartphone app that shows the latest news and whether while the user brushes their teeth?
A) A unique identification system
E) Ultrasound electromagnetic waves
Which of the following is a downside to using streaming media service over traditional cable service?
A) Streaming media is more expensive than cable service
B) Streaming media does not provide local or live programming
C) There is less of a selection of entertainment options available on streaming media services
D) Streaming media services…[Read more]
Which of the following is NOT a trajectory zone according to the country performance index measuring years 2008 – 2013?
1) Stall Out
2) Stand Out
3) Cash Out
4) Watch Out
5) Break Out
What does SDLC stand for?
A) System Downtime Limitation Control
B) System Developer Lifetime Career
C) Systems Development Lifecycle
D) Software Deployment Legal Copy
E) Syntax: Delete, Loop, Copy
What are communities of practice?
A) Groups where people with a similar interest work towards a common goal
B) Collective learning in a shared domain of achieving worthwhile objectives
C) System analysts working together to practice building and analyzing systems
D) Specific locations where technology professionals collaborate
E) Virtual…[Read more]
In what state did Oracle’s $100 Million ERP project replace legacy systems at 34 colleges?
B) New York
C) Washington State
D) Washington DC
In regards to healthcare organizations, what is ACO an acronym for?
a) Ace Certified Organization
b) Another Common Organism
c) Accountable Care Organization
d) Architecture Collaborative Option
e) Analysis Cooperative Operation
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of using a swimlane diagram?
A) Simple system workflow visualization
B) Easy to identify multiple phases in a system
C) Succinct display of information
D) Applicable to a number of different diagrams
E) They provide useful information
What fraction of most computer and information system managers worked more than 40 hours per week in 2012?