MD12Mark McClain


True/False          Mark T for True and F for False. If False, rewrite the statement so that it is True.

__F__1. Useful information has meaning to the person who receives it.

__T__2. A typical enterprise consists of a wide variety of departments, centers, and divisions — collectively known as functional units.

__T__3. CMSs are popular in large part because of their ease of use; CMS operators need minimal technical skills.

__F__4. The high cost makes drones prohibitive for cash-strapped or small scientific or conservation use.

__F__5. In most circumstances, the licensed software owner can make multiple copies of software, for back up or to share with other users.

__F__6. Educational requirements for help desk specialists are far more stringent than they are for other careers in the technology field.

__T__7. Outsourcing enables companies to find workers with specialized experience and to control costs.

__F__8. Apps developed for a specific mobile platform or device generally work on any other device without any modification.

__T__9. Like native apps, hybrid apps are developed for specific platforms and deployed to an app store.

__F__10. Most professionals have the experience and skill set to take a certification exam without preparation.

__T__11. Data analysis certifications focus on the discovery, collection, and analysis of evidence on computers and networks.

__T__12. Employers often use social media to determine if a candidate’s personality would fit into the corporate culture.


Match the terms with their definitions.

__H__1. A+

__B__2. artificial intelligence

__C__3. CRM

__J__4. ERP

__D__5. hybrid app

__I__6. inference rules

__E__7. jailbreaking

__G__8. MRP

__A__9. OLTP

__F__10. Project Management Professional


a.                            processing system in which the computer processes each transaction as it is entered

b.                            application of human intelligence to computers

c.                            information system that manages information about customers, past purchases, interests, and the day-to-day interactions

d.                            program that combines features of native and mobile web apps

e.                            process of hacking into iPhones and iPads in order to make unauthorized modifications to the operating system and bypass DRM restrictions

f.                             broad development certification that tests knowledge of tasks required during system development

g.                            information systems that monitors and controls inventory, material purchases, and other processes related to manufacturing operations

h.                            hardware certification that tests knowledge of computer setup, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, basic networking skills, and system software

i.                              set of logical judgments that are applied to the knowledge base each time a user describes a situation to the expert system

j.                              integration of MRP II with the information flow across an organization to manage and coordinate the ongoing activities of the enterprise


Problem Solving


  1. Keywords for Job Search After taking your third computer class, you realize that you would like to train people how to use computers and software. You look for a job online and are asked to enter some keywords for your job search. What keywords will you enter to find a job that allows you to train others how to use computers and software?

Trainer, computer, software

  1. Online Job Search Having decided to work in the computer equipment field, you begin your job search online. In addition to looking on job search websites for available positions, where else might you find job postings?

Newspaper, Schools, jab fairs 

  1. Documenting Education and Experience You are preparing your resume to submit to a computer service and repair company. You have studied computer service and repair in various classes and want to convince your prospective employer that you are the best candidate for the job. What might convince the employer to offer you a job?

Resume format, Perspective experience, have a degree and certifications

  1. Contemplating a Job Offer After graduating from college with a degree in computer science, you send your resume to several companies. Almost immediately, you receive a job offer as a technical support representative in a midsized organization. Will you accept this job offer or wait for additional offers? Why?

I will wait for a better job offer. While it may be a risk. Having a degree in computer science will make you over qualified to be a technical support representative.

  1. Appropriate Certification Because you hope to pursue a career as a system administrator, you would like to obtain a certification. Many certifications are available, but you want to choose the one(s) that will best prepare you for your future career. Which certification(s) will you consider?

A+, O365, AWS, VMware

Internet Research

Research This:

(a) Visit at least two career websites and review the resources. What type of career advice is given? Are aptitude tests available? What tools are provided to manage a job search, such as tips for writing a cover letter and resume, job search mistakes to avoid, search strategies, and online social network tips?, They give the top rated workplaces, No, Saved searches, Resume building tool along with a cover letter.