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How would you explain the concept of business intelligence? What is its importance? 

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In the expansion phase of a business cycle

A) economy moves from a trough to a peak. B) economy moves from a peak to a trough.
C) economy moves from a trough to a contraction. D) economy moves from a peak to a peak.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) economy moves from a trough to a peak.

Explanation:

There are basically two important phases in a business cycle that are prosperity and depression. The other phases that are expansion, peak, trough and recovery are intermediary phases.

 

Expansion is a phase in which, when the economy moves from a trough to a peak. It is a period when the level of business activity surges and gross domestic product (GDP) expands until it reaches a peak.

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Which of the following statements about financial aid are true?

A) Financial aid is available to community college students. B) Most high school varsity sports team members will receive an athletic scholarship.
C) Elite, private colleges don't offer financial aid packages. D) Only children of unemployed parents can't qualify for financial aid.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Financial aid is available to community college students.

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Which best describes the practice of outsourcing?

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In business, outsourcing is an agreement in which one company contracts its own internal activity to different company. It involves the contracting out of a business process (e.g. payroll processing, claims processing) and operational, and/or non-core functions (e.g. manufacturing, facility management, call center support) to another party (see also business process outsourcing).


 


A company moves some of its jobs to another country and employing workers in other countries to save on labor costs best describes the practice of outsourcing.

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Which of the following is a function of inventory?

A) to take advantage of quantity discounts B) to decouple various parts of the production process
C) to provide a selection of goods for anticipated customer demand and to separate the firm from fluctuations in that demand D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

Explanation:

All the above given statements are functions of Inventory.

 

Inventory or stock is the goods and materials that a business holds for the ultimate goal of resale. Inventory management is a discipline primarily about specifying the shape and placement of stocked goods.


The primary function of inventory is to use marketing and production to increase profitability, to get the maximum amount for the business' investment. There are other functions of inventory, such as balancing supply and demand, improving efficiency, establishing a safety stock and geographical specialization.

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What is hierarchy relationship in a dimension. whether it is: 1) 1:1 2) 1:m 3) m:m

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1:m

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Why we can't create an aggregate on an ODS Object?

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1. Operational Data Store has very low data latency. Data moved to ODS mostly on event based rather than time based ETL to Data Warehouse/Data Mart. 


2. ODS is more closer to OLTP system. We don't normally prefer to store aggregated data in OLTP. So it is with ODS. 


3. Unlike data warehouse where data is HISTORICAL, ODS is near real time(NRT). So data aggregation is less important is ODS as data keeps changing.

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How do we Tune the BO Reports for Performance Improvement?

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We can tune the report by using index awarness in universe

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What is BAS? What is its function ?

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The Business Application Support (BAS) functional area at SLAC provides administrative computing services to the Business Services Division and Human Resources Department. We are responsible for software development and maintenance of the PeopleSoft applications and consultation to customers with their computer-related tasks.


It's called Broadcast Agent Server. Its function is torun the jobs or reports scheduled and can be monitored using Broadcast Agent Console.

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