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Information Technology Management
ITM 102
Vikraman Baskaran

Question 1 Text mining is the discovery of patterns and relationships from large sets of unstructured data–the kind of data we generate in e-mails, phone conversations, blog postings, online customer surveys, and tweets. Answer: True Question 2 Darren Pepper works for a large medical clinic. They are running out of five-digit patient numbers and they want to expand the patient number to seven digits. It will cost a great deal of money to make this switch because three of the clinic's programs will no longer work with this new number of digits in the patient number. The clinic is using a traditional file system. This is an example of ________. Answer: program-data dependence Question 3 A group of related fields, such as a student's name, the course taken, date, and grade, comprises a file. Answer: False Question 4 A DBMS separates the logical and physical views of the data. Answer: True Question 5 A DBMS reduces data redundancy and inconsistency by maximizing isolated files in which the same data are repeated Answer: False Question 6 Tools for consolidating, analyzing, and providing access to vast amounts of data to help users make better business decisions are known as Answer: business intelligence. Question 7 Data cleansing is the same process as data scrubbing. Answer: True Question 8 A grouping of characters into a word, a group of words, or a complete number (such as a person's name or age) is called a ________. Answer: field Question 9 Data administration is a special organizational function that manages the policies and procedures through which data can be managed as an organizational resource. Answer: True Question 10 Web browser software is much ________ to use than proprietary query tools. Answer: e
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