Trivia Quiz On Business Technology!

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Business Technology refers to technology that helps an organisation run its business and operational processes in which they handle customer-facing applications, business-critical production and logistics solutions, or back office financial systems. This quiz has been made to test your knowledge about current technological developments in business or firm. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Although this term is often used interchangeably with Business Intelligence, Business _________ reflects a more complex and exploratory approach to dealing with business data. For example, BI might answer the question “What happened?” and B_ might answer the question "Why did it happen?"

    Correct Answer
    Business analytics
    Explanation
    Business Analytics the practice of iterative, methodical exploration of an organization's data, with an emphasis on statistical analysis. Business analytics is used by companies committed to data-driven decision-making

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  • 2. 

    __________ analytics is the use of, or the capacity to use, all available enterprise data and resources when they are needed. It enables dynamic analysis and reporting, based on data entered into a system less than one minute before the actual time of use.

    Correct Answer
    Real-time Analytics
    Explanation
    Real-time analytics is the use of, or the capacity to use, data and related resources as soon as the data enters the system. The adjective real-time refers to a level of computer responsiveness that a user senses as immediate or nearly immediate. Real-time analytics is also known as dynamic analysis, real-time analysis, real-time data integration and real-time intelligence

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  • 3. 

    In the ________-__-_-_______ (SaaS) BI model, applications are typically deployed outside of a company’s firewall at a hosted location and accessed by an end user with a secure Internet connection. (This model is also known as cloud BI or on-demand BI.)

    Correct Answer
    Software as a Service BI (SaaS BI)
    Explanation
    Software as a Service business intelligence (SaaS BI) is a delivery model for business intelligence in which applications are typically deployed outside of a company’s firewall at a hosted location and accessed by an end user with a secure Internet connection. Also known as on-demand BI or cloud BI, the technology is sold by vendors on a subscription or pay-as-you-go basis instead of the more traditional software licensing model with annual maintenance fees.

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  • 4. 

    A data warehouse ________ comes with its own operating system, storage, database management system (DBMS) and software, allowing the purchaser to deploy a high-performance data warehouse right out of the box.

    Correct Answer
    data warehouse appliance
    Explanation
    data warehouse appliance is a combination hardware and software product that is designed specifically for analytical processing. An appliance allows the purchaser to deploy a high-performance data warehouse right out of the box

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  • 5. 

     In-database analytics works by moving compute-intensive BI functions, such as reporting analysis and data mining, to an __________ ____ _________ (EDW) built on an analytic database platform.

    Correct Answer
    in-database analytics
    Explanation
    In-database analytics is a technology that allows data processing to be conducted within the database by building analytic logic into the database itself. Doing so eliminates the time and effort required to transform data and move it back and forth between a database and a separate analytics application.

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  • 6. 

    What was acquired by Google for $3.1 billion (in cash) from a San Francisco-based private equity firm Hellman & Friedman along with JMI Equity and management?

    • A.

      DoubleClick Inc.

    • B.

      Microsoft

    • C.

      Yahoo

    • D.

      Rediff

    Correct Answer
    A. DoubleClick Inc.
    Explanation
    Google acquired DoubleClick Inc. for $3.1 billion in cash from a San Francisco-based private equity firm Hellman & Friedman along with JMI Equity and management.

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  • 7. 

    Which telephone giant has a trademark on the term ‘flip phone’?

    • A.

      Nokia

    • B.

      Samsung

    • C.

      Motorola

    • D.

      Iphone

    Correct Answer
    C. Motorola
    Explanation
    Motorola is the correct answer because they were one of the pioneers in the development and popularization of flip phones. They introduced the first commercially available flip phone, the Motorola StarTAC, in 1996. This innovative design revolutionized the mobile phone industry and set the trend for flip phones for many years to come. As a result, Motorola became closely associated with the term "flip phone" and is often credited with popularizing this form factor.

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  • 8. 

    Who developed the Token-Ring LAN technology in the 1980s?

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      IBM

    • C.

      Microsoft

    • D.

      Google

    Correct Answer
    B. IBM
    Explanation
    IBM developed the Token-Ring LAN technology in the 1980s. Token-Ring was a local area network (LAN) protocol that used a token-passing access method to allow devices to transmit data on the network. IBM introduced Token-Ring as an alternative to Ethernet, offering a more deterministic and reliable network communication method. Token-Ring LAN technology was widely adopted in the 1980s and 1990s, particularly in IBM mainframe environments.

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  • 9. 

    Who has registered the domain name gbrowser.com leading to the speculation of a browser on the anvil?

    • A.

      Google

    • B.

      Yahoo

    • C.

      Rediff

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Google
    Explanation
    Google has registered the domain name gbrowser.com, which suggests that they may be working on developing a new browser. This registration indicates that Google is potentially planning to enter the browser market, leading to speculation about the release of a new browser in the future.

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  • 10. 

    What percentage of IT spend is typically owned by other departments than IT?

    • A.

      30%

    • B.

      60%

    • C.

      40%

    • D.

      20%

    Correct Answer
    A. 30%
    Explanation
    Other departments in an organization often have their own technology needs and budgets, which can include IT-related expenses. This means that a portion of the overall IT spend is typically owned by these other departments. The correct answer of 30% suggests that, on average, around 30% of the IT budget is allocated to departments outside of IT.

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  • 11. 

    What are the three components of the Business Technology Model

    • A.

      Business Capabilities and Transformation, Digital Frontline, Technology Backbone

    • B.

      People, Process, Technology

    • C.

      Integration and Communications, Business Logic, Supply Chain Management

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    A. Business Capabilities and Transformation, Digital Frontline, Technology Backbone
    Explanation
    The three components of the Business Technology Model are Business Capabilities and Transformation, Digital Frontline, and Technology Backbone. These components represent different aspects of the model that are essential for a successful business technology strategy. Business Capabilities and Transformation focus on the core capabilities and processes of the business that need to be transformed or improved. Digital Frontline refers to the customer-facing digital channels and experiences. Technology Backbone represents the underlying technology infrastructure and systems that support the business operations.

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  • 12. 

    What factors are driving organisations to focus more attention on their Information Technology

    • A.

      Higher team productivity and morale, faster time to market, better quality, and lower risk

    • B.

      Access, transparency, and opportunity

    • C.

      Reduced development cycles, disruptive business models and increased market competition

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Higher team productivity and morale, faster time to market, better quality, and lower risk
    Explanation
    Organizations are increasingly focusing on their Information Technology due to several factors. One factor is the potential for higher team productivity and morale. By leveraging IT tools and systems, teams can collaborate more efficiently, leading to increased productivity. Additionally, IT can enable faster time to market, allowing organizations to bring products and services to market more quickly and gain a competitive edge. IT also plays a crucial role in ensuring better quality, as it enables organizations to implement robust testing and quality control processes. Lastly, IT helps to lower risk by providing reliable data security measures and disaster recovery plans.

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  • 13. 

    One of the components of the Business Technology Model is Technology Backbone. What does it consists of

    • A.

      The study, design, development, application, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems

    • B.

      IT systems and processes that support the running of the businesses operations, through the management of end-user services, plus enterprise and business applications

    • C.

      Techniques for processing, the application of statistical and mathematical methods to decision-making

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    B. IT systems and processes that support the running of the businesses operations, through the management of end-user services, plus enterprise and business applications
    Explanation
    The correct answer is IT systems and processes that support the running of the businesses operations, through the management of end-user services, plus enterprise and business applications. This component of the Business Technology Model refers to the technology infrastructure and systems that are in place to support the operations of a business. It includes the management of end-user services, such as help desks and technical support, as well as the implementation and management of enterprise and business applications that are used to run the business efficiently.

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  • 14. 

    Digital Frontline is a component of the Business Technology Model. What is at the heart of Digital Frontline activities?

    • A.

      Customer Experience

    • B.

      Business Development

    • C.

      Technology

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    A. Customer Experience
    Explanation
    At the heart of Digital Frontline activities is the customer experience. This means that the primary focus of Digital Frontline is to enhance and improve the experience that customers have with a business or organization. This can involve various strategies and technologies aimed at creating a seamless and personalized experience for customers throughout their interactions with the company. By prioritizing the customer experience, businesses can build loyalty, increase customer satisfaction, and ultimately drive growth and success.

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