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Outputs of an Accounting Information Systems

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What are the typical outputs of an Accounting Information Systems? Why do system analysts begin by designing the outputs instead of system inputs?

What type of source documents does your business or a company with which you are familiar use for Accounting Information Systems? Are the documents paper-based, electronic, or other? Why does the business use those specific documents?

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What are the typical outputs of an Accounting Information Systems?
"An accounting information system (AIS) is a collection of interrelated parts, some of which may incorporate information technology. Its purpose is to collect data, process it into information, and report the information so it can be used by internal and external decision makers. AIS is important because it cuts across traditional functional lines in accounting. It ...

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