Association of Certified & Corporate Accountants London 1959 - 1962; 74 pages in 4 volumes; diagrams.
Condition: Very Good overall; 4 creamcolored cardstock softcovers, stapled bindings, some stray pencil or few neat red pen underlines in volume 1 & 4, prev. owner's name on front V1;bindings tight, pages clean, light cover wear, corner creases. EDP / Titles below --.
Keywords: edp electronic data processing
Categories: General Histories and References
Item DescriptionElectronic Data Processing I -- An Introduction to Electronic Computers; II - Management's Initial Considerations When Planning for a Computer; III -- The Planning and Installation of a Computer; IV -- Management Control and Auditing
Includes sections reviewing-- The electronic computer; basic units of a computer; Programming; The Management Appraisal - preliminary investigation work, the Data Processing Centre center; personnel problems; the Auditor's Approach; Considerations by Senior Management, financial implications of using a computer, information to Staff; Establishing the study group; Work of the study group - training, visits to existing installation, study of equipment, information required from manufacturers, liaison with existing users and manufacturers, approach to outside trade organisations and international bodies; management's decisions, etc;
Selection of Equipment, submission & examination of proposals, final choice; Location & Installation; selection & training of staff; planning and development; Programming and programme testing; control features; appreciation talks to management and staff; trial runs and stand-by arrangements; more; the Problems of Management controls; financial and accounting controls; forecasting, budgeting and commercial applications; auditing problems; more.