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ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 9, Problem 1RQ
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Identify and briefly describe six basic transaction processing activities performed by all transaction processing systems.

Program Plan Intro

Transaction Processing System (TPS):

A transaction processing system is a kind of information system that gathers, stores, retrieves and alters the data transactions of an enterprise.

Example: Bank account processing systems.

Explanation of Solution

Six transaction processing activities:

The six basic transaction processing activities performed by all transaction processing systems are:

  • Data collection
  • Data editing
  • Data correction
  • Data processing
  • Data storage
  • Document production

Data collection:

  • It captures and collects all the required data to finish transaction processing.
  • This can be done manually via handwritten or programmed via different devices.

Data editing:

  • Data editing is an important activity in transaction process. It is used to check data for fullness and validity to spot any issues.
  • For example, numeric is used for cost and quantity of data and an alphabetic is used for names which are not used correctly, the data is not valid.

Data correction:

  • Data correction is not adequate to eliminate invalid data...

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