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Accounting Information Systems

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

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Accounting Information Systems

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

  1. a. Which, if any, category of application systems maintenancecorrective, perfective, or adaptive—presents the greatest risk from a control standpoint? Explain.
  2. b. Which, if any, pervasive control plans from Chapter 8 might be effective in controlling systems maintenance activities? What control plans other than those in Chapter 8 might be used? Discuss fully.

a)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The control system that poses the greatest risk from a control standpoint.

Introduction:

Acquiring and implementing accounting information systems:

It describes the acquisition of a system and its phases of development and the steps involved in it. It explains the difference between purchased and in-built systems. It explains the importance of the presence of an accountant in these systems.

Explanation

The control system that poses the greatest risk from a control standpoint:

There are situations where emergency corrections and fixes are carried out in a system when the problem arises...

b)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The other control plans that might be effective controlling the system maintenance activities.

Introduction:

Acquiring and implementing accounting information systems:

It describes the acquisition of a system and its phases of development and the steps involved in it. It explains the difference between purchased and in-built systems. It explains the importance of the presence of an accountant in these systems.

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