Flashcards in BEC MCQ 4.1 Deck (33):
Ad hoc report
Is a report that does not currently exist but needs to be created on demand without having to get a software developer involved
A exception report is a report prepared when specific condition or exception occurs
is a specific report that can be printed or viewed on demand
are more traditional that displays information in a predefined format
An AIS is best suited to solve problems when there is certainty and clearly defined requirements
The information from AIS is made available to all levels of planning and controlling organizations activities
An AIS supports day-to-day operations by collecting and storing data
It is referred as Transaction processing system
Centralized processing system
Advantage of centralized processing system is:
It can be handled at central location
There is need for increased processing power and data storage at central location
there can be reduction in local accountability
input/output bottlenecks at high traffic time
Monthly vs budget are normally called as scheduled reports that are produced without anybody having to request them.
Sequential file processing
is almost totally restricted to batch processing. Tapes which are normal sequential files are normally restricted to backups and storage for very large amounts of data that at too expensive to be stored on disk and for which there is no real need for relatively quick access
is a transaction processing system.
Data base management system
is a system used by other systems to store and manage data not an application system itself. All of these other systems more than likely use DBMS as repository of data.
A decision support system
is a system that provides interactive support during the decision making process
Programmed edit check help
is not a really programmed edit check. a preformatted screen may assist in data entry
transaction logs would reflect transactions including payments made to a vendor, whether those payments are current or previous payments.
show transactions that contained some kind of error
which has the greatest impact on managements ability to make decisions
focuses management on unusual items
embeds intelligence into the identification numbers associated with a system.
purely numbers documents transactions or other items in order squence
Black coding represents block of numbers to broad categories of items that's is general ledger chart of account that assigns 1000 series account umbers liabilities to 2000 series etc.,
is created by a compiler and represents the intermediate instruction that take programming source code and translates it into machine language.
hard copy data outputs such as checks or purchase requisition that are used for business operations are generally referred to as documents
Reports generally represent summary information
are frequently on demand responses to data inquiries online.
contemplates data capture through information output.
Major function of transactions processing
Information and communication
is an element of the control gird
Hardware software network people and data. Allows business to perform the following functions on data:
Collect, process, store transform and distribute
controls the development, use and maintenance of data bases
Extensive business reporting language is an open royalty free internet based information standard for business reporting of all kinds. XBRL lables dataso that they are provided with context that's remains with them and bring conformity to the names by which they are recognized as disparate software
is a operating system that serves as a plat form for various applications not as a bsis for data aggregration transfer etc.,
Is a hardware /communication term that refers to transmission media
posting upon entry
characteristic of olrt