06_Documenting_AIS_1

06_Documenting_AIS_1 - Overview Importance of documentation Document flowcharts System flowcharts Data flow diagrams Documenting AIS 1 Lect 6 2

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1 Documenting AIS 1 Lect 6 ` Importance of documentation ` Document flowcharts ` System flowcharts ` Data flow diagrams Overview 2 Documentation ` Why? ` What value added? 3 Documentation ` How the system works ` Training ` Designing new systems ` Controlling development ` Standardization 4 ` Auditing ` Documenting business processes ` Sarbanes-Oxley ` Accountability Document Flowcharts ` Purpose ` Steps: ` Identify departments ` Classify documents and activities ` Code copies 5 ` Account for distribution ` Use connectors ` Use annotations ` Note file sequence (alpha, numeric, date) ` Use acronyms (define) Case 3-22 - Document Flowcharts The Berridge Company is a discount tire dealer that operates 25 retail stores in a metropolitan area. The company maintains a centralized purchasing and warehousing facility and employs a perpetual inventory system. All purchases of tires and related supplies are placed through the company’s central purchasing department to take advantage of the quantity discounts offered by its suppliers. The tires and supplies are received at the central warehouse and distributed to the retail stores as needed. The perpetual inventory system at 6 the central facility maintains current inventory records, which include designated reorder points, optimum order quantities, and balance-on-hand information for each type of tire or related supply.
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2 Case 3-22 - Document Flowcharts The participants involved in Berridge’s inventory system include (1) retail stores, (2) the inventory control department, (3) the warehouse, (4) the purchasing department, (5) accounts payable, and (6) outside vendors. The inventory control department is responsible for maintenance of the perpetual inventory records for each item carried in inventory. The warehouse
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06_Documenting_AIS_1 - Overview Importance of documentation Document flowcharts System flowcharts Data flow diagrams Documenting AIS 1 Lect 6 2

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