intro to Documentation

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Unformatted text preview: Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Systems Development and Documentation Techniques UAA – ACCT 316 – Fall 2003 Accounting Information Systems Dr. Fred Barbee C h a p t e r 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Documentation Techniques Data Flow Diagrams Document Flowcharts System Flowcharts Program Flowcharts Used by 62.5% of IT Professionals Used by 97.6% of IT Professionals A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Documentation Techniques Data Flow Diagrams Document Flowcharts System Flowcharts Program Flowcharts More than 92% use both DFDs and flowcharts. A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Typical Information System Computer-based; Has a number of terminals connected to it via telecommunications links; Is used by dozens of people within and outside the organization; A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Typical Information System Has hundreds of programs that perform functions for virtually every department in the organization. Processes thousands of transactions and hundreds of requests for management information. A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 For such a system . . . We need “pictures” “pictures” rather than a narrative description to “ “ see see ” ” and analyze all the inputs and outputs. Source Document Compute Batch Total Source Document Convert to Mag. Tape Trans Data Edit & Sort Sorted Data Update Files Batch Total Master Files (Sub Ledgers) Source Document Summary of data Computer- Based Batch Processing of Transactions To Next Slide Accounting Depart ment Initiate Purchase Prepare Purchase Req. Reorder when quantity reaches specified level Inv. Records Purchase Requisition 1 2 P/R File C Match, Post and File Inv. Records Purchase Requisition 2 2 PO P/R File N Hold until PO is received To Purchasing 1 Purchasing Department Prepare PO & approve Purchase Order 1 2 Sup. File A 3 4 Purchase Requisition To Supplier Sup. File A To Acct Pay 1 To Receiving Receiving Department Prepare PO & approve Purchase Order 3 Sup. File A To Receiving File until arrival of goods A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Documentation Techniques . . . are tools used in analyzing, designing, and documenting system and subsystem relationships . . . A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Documentation Techniques They are largely graphical in nature; Are essential to both internal and external auditors; and Are indispensable in the development of information systems. Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 Acct 316 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 Auditors A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 A c c t 3 1 6 The Interim Audit . . ....
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