Presentation on theme: "ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS"— Presentation transcript:
1 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS Core Concepts ofACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMSMoscove, Simkin & BagranoffDeveloped by:S. Bhattacharya, Ph.D.Florida Atlantic UniversityJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
2 Chapter 16 Information Technology and AISs IntroductionThe Importance of Information Technology to AccountantsInput, Processing and Output DevicesSecondary Storage DevicesData Communications and NetworksComputer Software
3 The Importance of Information Technology to Accountants The AICPA’s Top 10 Information Technologies for 2004Information SecurityAnti-Spam TechnologyDigital OrganizationDatabase and Application IntegrationWireless TechnologyDisaster RecoveryData MiningVirtual OfficeBusiness Exchange TechnologyMessaging Applications
4 Input, Processing and Output Devices Input DevicesSource documents and data transcriptionPOS devicesMICROCRPlastic cards with magnetic stripsMicrocomputer input devicesAudio input
5 Input, Processing and Output Devices Central Processing UnitsPrimary memoryMicroprocessorsComputers, processing speeds and AISs
6 Input, Processing and Output Devices PrintersVideo outputMultimedia
7 Secondary Storage Devices Magnetic (hard) disksFloppy disksCD-ROMs and DVDsFlash memoryImage processing
8 Data Communications and Networks Communication Channels and ProtocolsLANsWANsClient/Server ComputingWireless Data Communications
9 Computer Software Operating Systems Application Software Programming Languages
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