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03_Information_Technology_IT_ - Econ 185 Lecture 03 Econ...

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Econ 185 Lecture 03 1 Econ 185 Glenn Owen UC Santa Barbara 1 ` The importance of IT to accountants ` Source documents ` Systems – inputs, processing, outputs ` Data communications ` Computer software ` Case 2 ` Computer use ` Hardware/software decisions ` Audits of accounting information ` Evaluating existing AIS ` Designing new AIS ` Evaluate controls ` Promotion ` Internet distribution of AIS 3
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Econ 185 Lecture 03 2 ` Importance ` Examples: Purchase requisition Purchase order Vendor invoice Receiving report Check Sales order Picking ticket Shipping document Sales invoice Deposit slip 4 ` Inputs ` Processing ` Outputs ` Storage 5 ` LAN ` WAN ` Client/Server ` RFID 6
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Econ 185 Lecture 03 3 ` Operating systems ` Application software ` Programming languages 7 Backwater University is a small technical college that is located miles from the nearest town. As a result, most of the students who attend classes there also live in the resident dormitories and purchase one of three types of meal plans. The ‘‘Full Plan’’ entitles a student to eat three meals a day, seven days a week, at any one of the campus’s three dining facilities. The ‘‘Weekday Plan’’ is the same as the Full Plan, but entitles students to eat meals only on weekdays—not weekends. Finally,
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2009 for the course ECON 185 taught by Professor Owen during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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03_Information_Technology_IT_ - Econ 185 Lecture 03 Econ...

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