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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Figure 12.9 (the DFD depicting the receipt of goods and services) shows an update to the vendor master data from bubble 3.1 and another update to that same data from bubble 3.2. Discuss the difference(s) between these two updates. Be specific as to the nature of the data being updated in each case. How would your answer to this question be affected by your assumption about whether the PO receiving notification entering bubble 3.1 was “blind” as to quantities? Explain.

Summary Introduction

To determine: The difference between bubble 3.1 and bubble 3.2 in the above diagram.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Given diagram:

Determine the difference between bubble 3.1 and bubble 3.2 in the above diagram:

The process in bubble 3.1 is inspected and count goods. The process in bubble 3.2 compares and receiving report and purchase order. Bubble 3.1 is or product rejection rate field and bubble 3.2 is for vendor lead time and product fill rate fields...

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