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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

There are many instances where controls may be implemented using manual processes or alternatively automated using technology. One example of this is a signature. It can be manual or digital. Describe the positives and negatives of each implementation. Based on your observations, can you make a general statement about manual versus automated controls?

Summary Introduction

To determine: The positives and negatives of manual and automated implementation.

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

Determine the positives and negatives of manual and automated implementation:

Signature is the control which can be manual or digital. Even though manual signature is optimal, it is easy to copy. Two signatures of an individual are never identical...

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