Management Information Systems
“Management Information Systems” 250 U1-Q11 Describe the differences between sequential access files and direct access files. U1-Q12 Describe the differences between application software and support software. Provide an example of each. Unit VIII: The Information Management System Part III U8-Q12 Describe the U.S. position on privacy compared to the European position U8-Q11 Describe the PATRIOT Act and discuss implications regarding individual rights. U7-Q12 What is the purpose and role of an IS steering committee, or advisory board? U7-Q11 What are some of the reasons that organizations adopt a chargeback process for IS services? U6-Q12 Compare and contrast a strategic IS plan versus an operational IS plan. U6-Q11 Describe several common support services that most companies provide end users. U5-Q12 What major topics are usually included in a request for proposal (RFP)? U5-Q11 An effective project manager needs a variety of both technical and business skill sets. Identify the nontechnical skills that have been associated with superior project management. U4-Q12 Describe “user acceptance testing U4-Q11 Describe the difference between a formal and an informal system. U3-Q12 What are digital signatures and how do they work? U3-Q11 Discuss privacy issues in relation to the Internet. U2-Q12 What are some of the important questions that managers need to consider when evaluating the value of data to an organization? Unit II: Information Technology-Telecommunications and Networking U2-Q11 What is Bluetooth? What are the new telecommunications possibilities that Bluetooth can provide?