Question 1 :
All enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are heavily dependent on databases to store the data required by the ERP applications.
Question 2 :
Database management systems were first introduced in the 1950s.
Question 3 :
Databases that contain historical and summarized information are usually called data warehouses.
Question 4 :
An advantage of the database approach is the creation of maximum data redundancy.
Question 5 :
An enterprise data model is a relational model that shows the high-level entities for the organization and associations among those entities.
Question 6 :
A workgroup typically comprises between 25 and 100 persons.
Question 7 :
The source of the data is sometimes called the system of record.
Question 8 :
Data quality problems currently cost U.S. businesses some $60 million each year (Hudica, 2003).
Question 9 :
Stand-alone databases exhibit many of the same advantages common to file processing systems.
Question 10 :
The database approach requires additional costs and risks.
Question 11 :
Data descriptions are stored in a central location called the depository.
Question 12 :
Stored representations of objects and events that have meaning and importance in the user's environment are known as a database.
Question 13 :
Another name for multimedia data is unstructured data.
Question 14 :
The most common source of database failures in an organization is the failure to implement a strong database administration function.
Question 15 :
The primary mechanism for providing context for data is metadata.