Describe an Information System
By Ivan S
2.Inputs to the Information System .3
3.Output to the Information System .4
4.Data Sinks and Stores .4
5.Processing done in the information system .5
6.Data-flow and Context diagram
Context diagram .6
Data Flow Diagram .7
7.Hardware and software used -
in the information system .8
8.Social and ethical impacts of -
the information system .8
9.Summary and conclusions .9
At the time of the surveys, all information was accurate. Changes may have taken place in that time that would affect the information gathered and therefore change the overall report.
Summary of the information system
I have chosen to do the Civic Video located on Main St in Osborne Park as the information system I will describe. The element of the system I will describe is the process of hiring out a Video/DVD.
This part of the information system is assuming that the customer knows where to find his or her desired Video/DVD and that the Video/DVD is not already out on loan to another customer. Customers enter the store and proceed to the area of the store where their desired Video/DVD is located. After finding the desired Video/DVD they precede go with the case of the desired Video/DVD to the counter (possibly after standing in a queue) where an employee of civic video will be standing. After handing over the Video/DVD case the employee will ask the customer to enter there unique code to access their account. After the account has been accessed, the employee then proceeds to a cupboard where the actual Video/DVD is stored. The Video/DVD is put into its case then scanned by the employee to register that the customer has hired out the Video/DVD. The Cashier asks for the payment from the customerAfter this, the Video/DVD is given back to the customer who can now leave with the Video/DVD.
The environment of the... [continues]
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