week 3 - acc5130_CH4-Pt1_Fal10_3slide+notes

week 3 - acc5130_CH4-Pt1_Fal10_3slide+notes - 9/13/2010...

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9/13/2010 1 Accounting Systems: Design and Control Chapter 4 – Relational Databases (Part 1) Ms. Pam J. Schmidt PhD Candidate Dept. of Accounting School of Business Administration Assignment #1: Integrated Software Packages Many different types of integrated Software exist Often differ by: Industry Functionality Capability/Features Integrated Accounting Software General Ledger Account Receivables Account Payables Payroll Sales Order Inventory Purchase Order
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2 Integrated Accounting Software General Ledger Account Receivables Account Payables Payroll Sales Order Inventory Purchase Order Work Order Processing Bill of Materials Material Requirements Planning Database Management Systems (DBMS) Central Database and DBMS are at heart of integrated software packages (like ERP). Characteristics of DBMS 1. Cover broad subjects 2. Data independence 3. Controls redundancy of data 4. Provide spontaneous, ad hoc ‘Query’ System 1. as well as routine reporting
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