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MCS-052 Principles of Management and Information Systems – Solved Assignment 2017-2018

by Aditya Singh on September 10, 2017



This assignment has eight questions. Answer all questions. Each question is of 10
marks. Rest 20 marks are for viva voce. You may use illustrations and diagrams to
enhance the explanations. Please go through the guidelines regarding assignments
given in the Programme Guide for the format of presentation. Answer to each part of
the question should be confined to about 300 words.

  1. What is ERP? Explain different components of an ERP system.
    Compare ERP with other similar software solution.
  2. What is portfolio management? Discuss the uses and significance
    of various tools used to automate the portfolio management
    processes.
  3. Discuss why management needs information. Is it possible for the
    management of an organization to make effective decisions without
    the aid of an information system? Explain.
  4. How are databases used in e-business? How does e-business fit into
    different locations within the production chain?
  5. What is the role of OLAP in decision-making? What does the term
    drill mean down in an executive information system?
  6. Explain different advantages and disadvantages of Knowledge
    Management in Organisations.
  7. Explain some of the security threats to information systems? How
    does encryption ensure data security?
  8. What is total cost of ownership (TCO)? What are the different cost
    factors for computation of the TCO of any system? Explain.

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Sunday, 10 September 2017


Answer all the questions. Each question carries 40 marks. 20 marks are for viva-voce. You may use illustrations and diagrams to enhance the explanations. Please go through the guidelines regarding assignments given in the Programme Guide for the format of presentation.
  1. Characterize the architectural operations of SIMD and MIMD computers. Distinguish between Multiprocessors and Multicomputers based on their structures, resource sharing, and interprocessor communications. Also, explain the differences among UMA, NUMA, COMA and NORMA computers.
  2. Explain the differences between string reduction and graph reduction machines.

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