Accounting Information System's have traditionally only involved processing of financial transaction
Accounting Information System's (AIS) have traditionally only involved the processing of accounting and financial transactions. However, with the advancement of technology, other non-financial information has been able to be integrated into systems, giving a more complete view of the entire organisation. Looking at the manufacturing industry, respond to the following; What is the role of an AIS in the value chain of a manufacturing organisation? 3 marks How can an AIS assist with decision making in a contemporary manufacturing organisation? 3 marks How can the value chain be used to provide a competitive advantage for a manufacturing organisation? 4 marks
Please note, this is a theoretical question. You do not need to look at a specific business within the manufacturing industry. Rationale This assignment task is designed to enable you to demonstrate your ability to: understand and apply foundation principles relating to computerized information systems in contemporary organisations.