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Vimbai Mudereri. SECTION 1- ANALYSIS 1. INTRODUCTION The salon I am doing on is a business owned by Boitumelo Michaels. It is a privately owned company that specializes in doing different types of hair-does. Her business is located in Mododitshane. She has about fifteen helpers helping her in treating the customers. Computer Project Questions 1. What kind of work does your business specialize in? 2. Do you use computers in your business? 3. Would you like your business to be computerized? 4. Where do you keep information about your customers? 5. Do you have problems with your existing system? 6. What kind of files do you keep? 7. What kind of problems do you face in your business? 8. Do you keep records of all receipts incase of emergencies? 9. Do you know how to use a computer? 10. How do you want the new system to help you? 2. SUMMARY Though this company uses a manual system, its sales are very high and they receive more and more customers each year. ...read more.

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of a certain treatment > The new system should be able to print out receipts for a customer and an extra one for the business > The new system be able to link one file, customer file, to another file, appointment file > The new system should also be able to show their income at the end of the day and print them and it should also be able to print a graph for the income at the end of the month. 6. DESCRIPTIONS AND EVALUATION OF THE CURRENT SYSTEM The current system is all-round manual. Each day they make sure that the customers were charged according to the prices. Taking all the receipts that have the amount of money and checking them with the finance book do this. Everyday, they write in the customers file the names of all new customers they have. There are some advantages to this system. > Miss Michaels is able to check for unpaid debts of her customers and phone them immediately. ...read more.

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She said that she would also like to use Microsoft word and Excel 2000. HARDWARE Miss Michaels said she would like to buy a computer that is Window '00. She would be using an inkjet printer, which is pretty fast, to print out what she needs. Miss Michaels would like to buy an Intel Inside Pentium 11. I advise her to do so because this kind of computer is quite fast when using. USER LEVEL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS Miss Michaels has gone to a computer college, and therefore she is very familiar with the layout of the keyboard. She would have no trouble with the new system. She also learnt a little about some of the hardware on computers and therefore she would have no problem in using Microsoft Access. 8. CONSIDERATION OF POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS Miss Michaels has requested to use Microsoft Access; therefore a database package would be needed for this. She will be using the most commonly used programming languages rather than any old or confusing one. Microsoft Access has all the requirements that are needed in the formation of the new system. ...read more.

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