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Data Processing as a business need
Prof. Adnan Khalid Data Processing as a Business
Need Electronic data processing is
growing because it is
capable of handling a vast
amount of data efficiently
and accurately. Demands of Modern Business
Demands Number of transactions
Mechanization Number of Transactions
Number Number of transactions increase
with the growth in the size of
Computer, with its high speed
and capacity can process
thousands of records.
Computer processes records
better than any previous method.
Cost Competitive pressure has made
it essential for companies to
adopt computerized data
Large number of transactions
increase labour cost and hence
electronic data processing is
more feasible. Accuracy
accuracy in many areas.
Calculations must be performed
accurately and an error of
fractions can create a great
calculations with virtually no
Speed Pace of modern business is fast.
Decisions must be taken on
Computer can process at a
speed unequalled by any other
selectivity in the way data is
Manually, it is hard to present
the data in different ways.
Computers can display the
same data in different ways and
essential for success of a
Computer generates information
precisely and quickly.
precisely Record Keeping
Record Computers can keep large
amounts of records.
It takes large space to store the
records manually. Computers
can store large number of
records for long times Service
Service It is difficult to provide customer
Computerized customer service has
become extremely popular because
of its speed and efficiency. ...
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- Spring '09