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This essential text provides a strong foundation to accountants by offering concise, user-friendly coverage of core topics. Newly updated and revised, this eleventh edition has been reorganized to strengthen its flexibility. Expanded coverage is presented on Sarbanes-Oxley, Cobit Version 4, XBRL, and of risk and governance. Case in Point sections highlight how the concepts are applied in the field. Multiple choice questions at the end of the chapters help reinforce the material. An updated database chapter also provides hands-on instruction in Microsoft Access. Accountants will be able to use this information to effectively utilize the right information system for their needs.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to Accounting Information Systems|
|Accounting Information Systems and the Accountant|
|What are Accounting Information Systems?|
|What's New in Accounting Information Systems?|
|Accounting and IT|
|Careers in Accounting Information Systems|
|Information Technology and AISs|
|The Importance of Information Technology to Accountants|
|Input, Processing, and Output Devices|
|Secondary Storage Devices|
|Data Communications and Networks|
|Documenting Accounting Information Systems|
|Why Documentation is Important|
|Document and System Flowcharts|
|Process Maps and Data Flow Diagrams|
|Other Documentation Tools|
|End-User Computing and Documentation|
|An Overview of Databases|
|Steps in Creating a Database Using REA|
|Creating Database Tables and Records|
|Organizing and Manipulating the Data in Databases|
|Validating the Data in Databases|
|Extracting Data From Databases: Data Manipulation Languages (DMLs)|
|Object-Oriented Databases, Multimedia Databases, and Data Warehouses|
|Database Forms and Reports|
|Using Accounting Information|
|Accounting Information Systems and Business Processes: Part I|
|Business Process Fundamentals|
|Collecting and Reporting Accounting Information|
|The Sales Process|
|The Purchasing Process|
|Current Trends in Business Processes|
|Accounting Information Systems and Business Processes: Part II|
|The Resource Management Process|
|The Production Process|
|The Financing Process|
|Business Processes in Special Industries|
|Business Process Reengineering|
|Accounting and Enterprise Software|
|Integrated Accounting Software Programs|
|Enterprise-Wide Information Systems|
|Selecting a Software Package|
|Controls, Security, Privacy, and Ethics For Accounting Information Systems|
|Computer Crime, Ethics, and Privacy|
|Computer Crime, Abuse, and Fraud|
|Three Examples of Computer Crime|
|Mitigating Computer Crime and Fraud|
|Ethical Issues, Privacy, and Identity Theft|
|Introduction to Internal Control Systems|
|Internal Control Systems|
|Types of Controls|
|Computer Controls for Organizations and Accounting Information Systems|
|General Controls for Organizations|
|General Controls for Information Technology|
|Application Controls for Transaction Processing|
|Special Topics in Accounting Information Systems|
|Developing and Implementing Effective Accounting Information Systems|
|Systems Development Life Cycle|
|Implementation, Follow-Up, and Maintenance|
|Information Technology Auditing|
|The Audit Function|
|The Information Technology Auditor's Toolkit|
|Auditing Computerized Accounting Information Systems|
|Information Technology Auditing Today|
|Accounting on the Internet|
|The Internet and World Wide Web|
|XBRL: Financial Reporting on the Internet|
|Privacy and Security on the Internet|
|Disclosure of Business Practices, Shipping, and Billing|
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