AIS05-07 - A IS Document flowcharts: one of four f lowchart...

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AIS Chapter 5- 7 Document flowcharts: one of four flowchart types discussed in the chapter. Follows the flow of one or more documents through an information system Hardware flowcharts: one of four flowchart types discussed in the chapter. Depicts the hardware layout of an information Microsoft Visio: software that can be used to create flowcharts and other forms of system documentation Program flowcharts: one of four flowchart types discussed in the chapter. Illustrates the logic of a computer program and the steps required to complete it SmartDraw: software that can be used to create flowcharts and other forms of systems documentation Symbols: elements of a flowchart and other forms of systems documentation Systems flowcharts: one of four flowchart types discussed in the chapter. Shows the components of an information system. Of the four types, this one is used most often in AIS work Chapter 6 Balanced: characteristic of a set of data flow diagrams. Balanced diagrams do not allow symbols to disappear between levels Context diagram: highest-level data flow diagram. Contains the least detail. Depicts a business process in a single circle, showing its interaction with external entities Data flow: one of four elements of data flow diagram. Depicted with an arrow. Always contains a noun phrase as a label, such as “purchase order information” Data store: one of four elements of a data flow diagrams. Depicted with two parallel lines containing a noun phrase label, such as “employee database” Database tables: primary organizational elements of a relational database. Compose of fields and records. Each
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