HWChapter2.docx - Anna Kondrateva MBA AF 618 \u2013 Professor Radding Anh Van Nguyen Chapter 2 Assignment Ludmilla Bica DQ-2.2 The phrase \u201cgarbage in

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Anna Kondrateva Anh Van Nguyen Ludmilla Bica MBA AF 618 – Professor Radding Chapter 2 Assignment 9/23/19 DQ-2.2 The phrase “garbage in, garbage out” is commonly used in mathematics and computer science, the concept can be explained as the quality of input will determine the quality of output. We learned that data processing cycle contains four different stages – input of data, storage of data, processing of data and information output. If incorrect data would be entered during the input of data, it would directly affect the output. To avoid it, we need to make sure that correct data was captured and entered in the system. Then we need to confirm that captured data are accurate and complete by using source data automation, well-designed documents and data entry screens. Lastly, it’s important to confirm that data input was made in accordance with a company’s policies. The second stage is data storage, even if the data was input correctly nobody can guarantee the quality of output without proper data storage and organization. For example, in accounting, all
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