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Accounting Information Systems

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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

A seasoned systems employee was overheard saying, “As long as we plan a systems development project and carry out the project in an orderly manner, we don’t need a formal, documented systems development methodology.” Do you agree? Discuss fully.

Summary Introduction

To explain: If Person X agrees with the statement.

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 view of Person X:

Person X agrees with the statement. Person X also states that the systems methodology might offer some other features that might aid the development effort. They are:

  • Systems development methodology breaks the project into smaller steps. Every step has its own starting point, steps, and others. The person carries out the project will be responsible for the deliverable and timely completion of the step in the project...

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