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ADMS 2511

APADMS 2511Management Information SystemsPractice Midterm Covering Sessions 1 to 5 Effective date April 19 2014This practice exam is structured to take two and a half hours 150 minutes Since it is worth 45 marks you would allocate 33 minutes for each mark Review our study tips before doing the practice examinationDo the questions on your own before looking at the answer guide Note that during the exam the exam will be handed out one question at a timeQuestion 1 22 marks73 minutes Shopify shopifyca was started by a single entrepreneur in Ottawa It has created software that is used to establish digital storefronts Started in 2005 Shopify now has over 300 employees that provide a means for independent retail stores to have a lowcost retail presence Shopify is a company that creates and hosts online stores for its customers As of February 2013 Shopify had over 40000 clients in 90 countries around the world Shopify charges a monthly fee that starts as low as 14 for what they call a basic starterstorefront Companies can then move to29 per month for up to 100 products posted on the site to 179 per month for unlimited service An example of a potential Shopify client is Friggle Furniture FF a store in Toronto that sells futons couches that convert into beds FF used the 29 per month Shopify platform to create its electronic storefront On the electronic storefront FF has posted about 30 examples of its futons FF also assembles futons based upon parts purchased from a variety of sources It sells these futons to other stores in Canada using both its web site and a sales force of three people who travel to large retail furniture stores across the country All fouton kits that cost over 500 are equipped with RFID radio frequency identification tagsRequiredAWhat is business process management 1 mark 3 minutes BWhy could business process management be important to a development and hosting company like Shopify that has 300 employees 2 marks 7 minutesC Provide three 3 examples of IT information technology infrastructure components that could be present at the above companies For each component provide an example that could pertain to either Shopify or Friggle Furniture 3 marks 10 minutes Use the following table to record your answerProvide three examples of IT infrastructure For each component provide an example components 12 mark eachthat could pertain to either Shopify or Friggle Furniture 12 mark each1
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