11. Bias is a preference in favor of or against a person, group of people, or thing. What type of preferences might these be? Select all that apply.

  • Subconscious
  • Sudden
  • Defensible
  • Conscious

12. A key performance indicator (KPI) is a quantifiable value that is linked to business strategy. What are KPIs used for?

  • To evaluate overall productivity
  • To track progress toward a goal
  • To assess business operations
  • To determine functional effectiveness

13. A _____ is a method used to enable an accomplishment.

  • tracker
  • milestone
  • tactic
  • strategy

14. A music instrument retailer uses hardware and software tools to rapidly analyze data and communicate key insights about the number of people buying sheet music for certain types of instruments. This enables the store managers to make effective decisions about which instruments to stock. What business intelligence concept does this scenario describe?

  • Strategy
  • Visibility
  • Observation
  • Monitoring

Shuffle Q/A

15. Fill in the blank: A project sponsor is accountable for a project and establishes the _____ for its success.

  • inputs
  • timeline
  • plan
  • criteria

16. Fill in the blank: Developers use _____ to create, execute, test, and troubleshoot software applications.

  • mapping
  • programming languages
  • design patterns
  • models

17. Which of the following statements accurately describe systems software developers? Select all that apply.

  • Systems software developers are largely focused on creating products and solutions for consumers.
  • Systems software developers design computer and mobile applications.
  • Systems software developers create applications and programs for backend processing systems.
  • Systems software developers are likely to be stakeholders on a business intelligence project.

18. What are the primary responsibilities of a systems analyst? Select all that apply.

  • Identify effective ways to design and implement information systems
  • Study how an organization uses its technologies
  • Determine the best methods for reporting on results
  • Improve an organization’s computer hardware and software

Shuffle Q/A 2

19. Bias is a conscious or subconscious preference in favor of or against a person, group of people, or thing. What do business intelligence professionals consider to ensure their data does not create or reinforce bias?

  • Integrity
  • Validation
  • Maturity
  • Fairness

20. Fill in the blank: A _____ is a quantifiable value, closely linked to business strategy, which is used to track progress toward a goal.

  • scale
  • maturity assessment
  • metric
  • key performance indicator

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