Computerised v. Manual Systems

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  • Created by: Olivia
  • Created on: 10-12-13 17:55

Benefits of a computerised system:

  • Takes up a lot less space- no need for filing cabinets
  • Searching for records is very quick
  • More thn one person can access the same data from their network PC at the same time
  • The data stays within the computers memory- it wont get lost or misfiled
  • Reports can be generated very quickly- often by an automated processing routine

Problems of a paper-based system:

  • Takes up a lot of space
  • Searching for records is tedious and can take a long time
  • Only one person can access the data at…

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