Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving more than 59 million consumer and small business relationships with more than 6,100 retail banking offices, more than 18,000 ATMs and an online banking with more than 25 million active users. Bank of America offers services to more than 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83 percent of the Fortune Global 500. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In late-2008, Bank of America acquired Merrill Lynch, a long-standing, global investments and financial services firm.
Even if you are not a Bank of America customer, you have probably used some bank’s ATM system and/or online banking services. The following instructions require you to consider the business processes delivered to you as a consumer of banking services via an ATM and to help you explore the underlying information management requirements of an ATM system.
Sample Homework: Bank of America Case
1. List the steps required in a typical ATM transaction, such as drawing out cash or transferring funds from one account to another, and briefly explain why each of these steps is necessary. Use a table to organize your response.
|Example: Getting Cash Out of the ATM | |Steps in the Process:...