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Chapter 03: Network Computing (part 2)

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  • 1. 
    By integrating collaboration tools, wireless networks, and instant communication devices, companies can reduce their paper-based processes and the number of personnel for operations and administration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    To prepare data and documents for transmission over a network, they are converted into digital packets based on the Internet protocol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Productivity improvements from business collaboration tools have been limited because those tools relied on commonly accepted industry protocols that severely limited interoperability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The disadvantage of converged networks is that they increase networking costs and the costs of integrating applications and bandwidth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    IP telephony has enabled convergence of LAN/WAN corporate infrastructures to the desktops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Advances in converged networks,and tools have eliminated the barriers to full integration and interoperability.
    • A. 

      T rue

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Examples of IT communication support for different-time/different-place situations are e-mail and virtual meetings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A risk associated with tools that are meant to improve the productivity and quality of life in general is that they can lead to abuses such as intruding on an employee's or manager's personal time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A(n) ____________ is a Web-based personalized gateway to information and knowledge in network computing.
    • A. 

      VPNs

    • B. 

      UDPs

    • C. 

      Portals

    • D. 

      Extranets

  • 10. 
    ___________ such as Yahoo! and MSN are gateways to general information on the Internet.  
    • A. 

      Corporate portals

    • B. 

      Commercial portals

    • C. 

      Mobile portals

    • D. 

      Vertical portals

  • 11. 
    There are differences in the ways various search engines work. They each perform the following basic tasks EXCEPT:  
    • A. 

      They search the Internet based on key words.

    • B. 

      They are powered by intelligent agents.

    • C. 

      They lack of security and privacy standards.

    • D. 

      They allow users to search for words or combinations of words found in their index.

  • 12. 
    12.  _______ technology provides a mechanism for information systems to act on behalf of their users.  
    • A. 

      Intelligent agent

    • B. 

      Search engine

    • C. 

      Wiki

    • D. 

      XML

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of blogs?
    • A. 

      Blogs started out as Internet journaling and personal publishing tools, but enterprises now use these systems to replace e-mail and support collaborative work.

    • B. 

      Blogs are simple to build due to user-friendly programs from blogger.com, blogspot.com, pitas.com, and others.

    • C. 

      Blog servers require more dedicated resources than an enterprise intranet.

    • D. 

      Blogs have become one of the fastest growing enterprise solutions as businesses recognize that the ability to easily find information contained within enterprise blogs is critical to improving worker productivity.

  • 14. 
    All of the following correctly define a technology EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      WAP is an Internet protocol developed for transferring information on the Internet to and from wireless clients.

    • B. 

      EV-DO is fast wireless broadband access (3G) that runs in a Wi-Fi hotspot.

    • C. 

      Instant messaging has become a mission-critical collaboration tool for over 130 million workers in businesses of all sizes.

    • D. 

      Bluetooth is how mobile phones, mobile and fixed computers, and PDAs can be easily interconnected using a short-range RF wireless connection.

  • 15. 
     _____ portals coordinate content within relatively narrow organizational and partners’ communities.
    • A. 

      Publishing

    • B. 

      Personal

    • C. 

      Affinity

    • D. 

      Corporate

  • 16. 
    Portals are an example of which network application?
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Collaboration

    • C. 

      Communications

    • D. 

      Web services

  • 17. 
    Skype is an example of ______ .
    • A. 

      Teleconference

    • B. 

      Telepresence

    • C. 

      Plain old telephone

    • D. 

      Voice overr IP

  • 18. 
    Workflow, groupware, and telepresence systems are examples of which network application?
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Collaboration

    • D. 

      Web services

  • 19. 
    The benefits of e-learning include which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Current, high-quality content

    • B. 

      Consistency

    • C. 

      Flexibility

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a disadvantage of telecommuting for employees?  
    • A. 

      Decreased feelings of isolation

    • B. 

      Possible loss of fringe benefits

    • C. 

      Lower pay (in some cases)

    • D. 

      No workplace visibility