TEACHERS OF COMMERCE
DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
SUMMARY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & INFORMATION LITERACY [COAF 1104] ASSIGNMENT 1 [DUE DATE: 13 SEPTEMBER 2013]
Simply Holiday (JH) is a vacation lodge in one of the Victoria Declines. It has been existing for a decade. It catches the interest of low-budget holidaymakers from Mvuma, zimbabwe as well as all those from other countries.
The lodge provides 5 self-catering chalets. Four of these chalets are 2-bedroomed, while the 5th one is 3-and-half-bedroomed family chalet. In the last 2 years, there has been a stable increase in pilier, prompting JH's management to re-think about the mechanics of making decisions in the light of data capture, storage, connection and collection of information techniques. JH would like to employ the very best information technology to ensure that the organization preserves the best information of all ventures conducted and enable the business to remain frequently abreast with new tendencies that come with the increasing stream of clientele. JH considers information technology since an important ideal aspect of the corporation in just as much as what is happening inside the banking and financial assistance sector.
a) What software software would you recommend to JH for his or her customer database? Briefly describe why you will recommend this kind of application software program to JUGENDGASTEHAUS.[10 marks] b) What information related to JH's clients should be captured inside the database and what is it is relevance towards the management team's decision making procedure? [10 marks] QUESTION TWO
a) Briefly go over the three characteristics of information, highlighting the importance of each quality to the business decision making process. [15 marks] b) With the aid of a diagram in brief define a information program, highlighting you will of each element of the system. [15 marks]