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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

Indicate who you would include on a systems analysis project team in each of the following situations, and discuss fully the reasons why you would include each member you suggest.

  1. a. A college’s system for tracking students from “cradle to grave” (i.e., from the time that prospective students apply for admission until the time that alumni die and are listed in the “In Memoriam” section of the alumni magazine).
  2. b. A bank’s system for integrating the various, previously separate affiliations that it has with its customers.
  3. c. A materials requirements planning (mrp) system, as discussed in Chapter 15. (Note: Discuss only if you have studied Chapter 15.)

a)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The person to be included in the systems analysis project team in the situation.

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 person to be included in the systems analysis project team in the situation:

A systems analyst will be always present from the information systems department. A representative might be present from each of the following departments...

b)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The person to be included in the systems analysis project team in the situation.

c)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The person to be included in the systems analysis project team in the situation.

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