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David Tucker Business Systems Analysis William Dafnis 03/07/2010 Pine Valley Case Study a. All of Pine Valley Furniture’s system grew with the company, and was created in house to meet the needs of the growing company. Each department has its own database for record keeping. I believe they may have chosen this option as a result of the high cost of companywide software. Another option would have been to purchase a company based database that would be used by the entire company. b. The advantage of a enterprise system is that they have all the information in on system, and, it can be accessed by all employees no matter what department they work it. This
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Unformatted text preview: type of system is beneficial for the accounting personal when doing reports and forecasting revenue. c. Skills required for a system analysts. At least a bachelor's degree in related field Broad knowledge related to computer systems Strong problem-solving and analytical skills Ability to think logically Attention to detail d. The primary types of systems used by Pine Valley are accounting and finance. Accounting/finance would track sales, expenses, payroll, and customers invoices. These databases will allow PVF to track all sales, expenses, and customer information....
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