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1. Why would an organization want to integrate its IS functions? Please explain

2. How do information systems increase the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes in accounting functions? Please explain

3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using real time versus batch accounting information architecture? Please explain

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1. Why would an organization want to integrate its IS functions? Please explain

Information and Communications Technologies provides companies with the following: ability to handle larger quantities of information and other resources, greater accuracy levels because of making very few mistakes, all process costs are reduced and internal and external customers are offered improved services (The information was obtained at http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/canon/integrated-information-systems-seeing-the-whole-picture/introduction.html#axzz2Skfe8FbT "Integrated information systems: seeing the whole picture").
There are several goals achieved by integration of IS: reduces manual activities, data is entered only once into the primary data source, maintenance of global data consistency facing redundant data storages and new functions are implemented because of the combination of data (The information was obtained at ...

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Why organizations want to integrate IS functions is determined. How information systems increase the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes in functions is determined.

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