Accounting Information Systems

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



Accounting Information Systems

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

“Because there are computer-based documentation products that can draw data flow diagrams and systems flowcharts, learning to draw them by hand is a waste of time.” Do you agree? Discuss fully.

Summary Introduction

To comment: On the given statement.


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.


Comment on the given statement:

It is given that learning to draw manually is waste of time, as there are computer-based documentation techniques that help to draw system flowcharts and data flow diagrams.

The systems flowchart would represent the business process graphically. Here, the business process includes operation processes and information processes. Data storage, data processing, input, and output are said to be information processes. Work activities, organization, people, and equipment are said to be operation processes...

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