Governance Of The Information Systems Organization

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Question 1
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This is an IT governance framework that is consistent with COSO controls.

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A

HIPPA

B

COBIT

C

SoX

D

ISACA

E

ISO

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Question 2
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The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was primarily aimed at which functional unit of a corporation?

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A

Marketing

B

Production

C

Sales

D

IT

E

Finance

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Question 3
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All of the following are frameworks for implementing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance EXCEPT:

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COSO

B

BCP

C

COBIT

D

ITIL

E

Committee for Sponsoring Organization of the Treadway Commission

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Question 4
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All of the following are mechanisms that can be created to ensure good IT governance EXCEPT:

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A

Policies

B

Review boards

C

Steering Committees

D

Consultants

E

IT Governance Council

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Question 5
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After Intel faced strong shifts in technologies, such as cloud services, social networking, mobile devices, etc., Intel realized that it needed to establish better governance, creating a _______________ .

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A

Employee boards

B

Customer boards

C

Security committees

D

Information governance boards

E

Higher control framework

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Question 6
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This is a balanced approach to managing a company's IT organization.

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Centralization
B
Decentralization
C
Federalism
D
Joint-Control
E
Business Centricity
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Question 7
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This type of organization management is where IT controls most of its IT infrastructure in one location.

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A
Distributed IS organization
B
Decentralized IS organization
C
Federalism
D
Joint-Control IS organization
E
Centralized IS organization
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Question 8
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Most companies would like to obtain the advantages derived from both centralized and decentralized organizational paradigms. What type of IT governance model would best help them to achieve this goal?

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A
Distributed Control
B
Decentralized
C
Federalism
D
Joint-Control
E
Centralized
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Question 9
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IT organizations implement powerful information systems like ERP and SCM that provide centralized data repositories. In addition, business units have tools for their particular units that individuals can use to report on and analyze collected data. This IT governance approach is best described as: ________ .

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A
Distributed Control
B
Decentralized
C
Federalism
D
Joint-Control
E
Centralized
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Question 10
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________ of the 1960's dictated a centralized approach to IT governance.

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A
Servers
B
Mainframes
C
Networks
D
PCs
E
The WWW
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Question 11
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________ of the 1980's allowed computing power to spread and gave rise to a decentralized approach to IT governance.

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Servers
B
Mainframes
C
Networks
D
PCs
E
The WWW
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Question 12
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______________ organizations scatter IT components in different locations to address local business needs.

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A
Distributed Control
B
Decentralized
C
Federalism
D
Joint-Control
E
Centralized
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Question 13
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The IT Governance Council reports directly to the board of directors or the ________ .

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A
CIO
B
CTO
C
CEO
D
COO
E
CFO
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Question 14
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IT governance has two major components: the assignment of decision-making authority and responsibility, and the __________________________ .

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A
cost considerations
B
decision rights
C
business plan
D
capability maturity model
E
decision-making mechanisms
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Question 15
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The archetype that is represented by a group of business executives that might or might not include the CIO is:

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A
IT monarchy
B
Feudal
C
Federal
D
Business monarchy
E
IT duopoly
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Question 16
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The archetype that is represented by IT executives and one other group is:

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IT monarchy
B
Feudal
C
Federal
D
Business monarchy
E
IT duopoly
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Question 17
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IT decisions have been categorized by Peter Weill and Jeanne Ross. These categories include all of the following EXCEPT:

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A
IT principles
B
IT architecture
C
IT infrastructure
D
Business application needs
E
IT security
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Question 18
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The decision about approval and justification of new technologies would fall into which one of the five major IT decision categories?

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IT principles
B
IT architecture
C
IT infrastructure
D
Business application needs
E
IT investment and prioritization
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Question 19
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The decisions that determine how IT assets are structured fall into which one of the five major IT decision categories?

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IT principles
B
IT architecture
C
IT infrastructure
D
Business application needs
E
IT investment and prioritization
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Question 20
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This IT governance archetype consists of IT individuals or groups of IT executives.

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Business monarchy
B
IT monarchy
C
Feudal
D
Federal
E
IT Duopoly
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