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BUSI/COMM 335 Information Systems

Review Questions - Data Processing Concepts


1.   What are the phases of Data Processing?



2.   Compare and contrast Batch versus Real-Time data processing.



3.   What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of Batch Processing and Real-Time Processing?


4.   What are some of the roles of Updating?


5.   What is the difference between Batch Sequential Updating and Batch Random Updating? Discuss the advantages/disadvantages of both.


6.   What are some of the considerations when deciding which updating method to embark on?