IT Application Tools Reviewer: Lesson 1 Introduction to Business and Information Technology

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What does the term 'Business' refer to?

Producing and exchanging goods and services

Which of the following is NOT a component of Information Technology (IT)?

Mechanical systems

How does IT integration benefit businesses?

Enhances communication and information flow within an organization

What are 'Business Operations'?

Manufacturing and creating goods and services

Which type of process focuses on promoting and selling products or services?

Marketing Processes

How do businesses adapt to technological advancements according to the text?

By adapting to technological advancements

What was the primary use of mainframe computers in the 1950s and 1960s?

Complex calculations for large organizations

Which technology facilitated communication and resource sharing within organizations in the 1980s?

Local Area Networks (LANs)

What was the significant development that revolutionized communication within organizations in the 1970s?

Email

Which technology became widely accessible in the 1990s, transforming communication and paving the way for e-commerce?

The internet

What was the significant development in the 2010s that allowed remote access to computing resources and storage?

Cloud computing

Which technology enabled organizations to leverage large datasets for insights and decision-making in the 2010s?

Big Data and Analytics

What is the primary purpose of data protection in cybersecurity and risk management?

To safeguard sensitive data from unauthorized access or breaches

Which of the following is a strategy for managing IT-related risks?

All of the above

What is the primary purpose of infrastructure security in cybersecurity and risk management?

To ensure the security of IT infrastructure against cyber threats

What is the purpose of conducting regular risk assessments in cybersecurity and risk management?

All of the above

What is the primary purpose of maintaining customer trust in cybersecurity and risk management?

To uphold customer trust by safeguarding their data and privacy

What is the primary purpose of protecting an organization's brand reputation in cybersecurity and risk management?

To protect the organization's reputation from cyber incidents

What is the primary factor that has enabled businesses to operate on a global scale?

Digital technologies

Which of the following digital technologies has not been mentioned in the text?

Virtual reality

What is the primary implication of globalization and digitalization for businesses, according to the text?

All of the above

What is the primary characteristic of Big Data, as described in the text?

Volume

What are analytics tools primarily used for?

Data analysis, visualization, and reporting

How has social media altered the way businesses interact with customers and conduct marketing, according to the text?

It has changed how businesses interact with and market to customers

Which of the following is a characteristic of modern IT roles?

Emphasis on cross-functional teams and collaboration

What is a key challenge in the field of data analytics?

Ensuring data privacy and security

What is the focus of traditional IT roles?

Specialized roles with deep technical expertise

What is a characteristic of modern IT roles?

Proactive approach, automation, and continuous improvement

What is the shift in focus for modern IT roles compared to traditional IT roles?

From technology-centric to business-centric

This quiz covers the basics of business, information technology, and their relationship. Topics include the production, distribution, and exchange of goods and services in business, as well as the use of computers, software, and networks in information technology.

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