• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Movie Box

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Movie Box (Home of Entertainment) Background Movie Box is a well known small business, which is situated in Small Heath, Birmingham. Mr. Nazim Hussain currently owns the entertainment store, where he rents out movies and DVD's. Mr. Nazim has one assistant working for him, who records all the details manually. The assistant also answers phone calls about movies and DVD inquiries. Mr. Nazim charges his customers 1.00 for Bollywood films and 1.50 for Hollywood films. He also charges an extra fee of 1.00 for everyday the movie or DVD is over due. The customers have to come to the business if they want to take a movie or a DVD out. For a customer to rent out a movie he/she needs a membership number, without this number the customer can't rent out movies. Statement of Problem Mr. Nazim and his assistant were interviewed, to find out what are the problems with current system and the changes they would like to the new system. Mr. Nazim said that Movie Box is currently dealing with about twenty people per day. All these rentals are taken manually in a register. ...read more.

Middle

To prevent anyone to have access to the new system the user will have a special password. All the information should have a backup copy, incase any information is lost or is destroyed due to any viruses. Investigation The current system Presently Movie Box is working manually and the business is dealing with the following inputs: * Name * Address * Contact numbers * Membership number * Date of rental * Date the movie or the DVD is due back Processing: * How much revenue is coming in weekly * The cost of the movie or DVD * Filling in the register daily of the rentals being taken out Output: * Information about rented videos and DVD's is written on paper * Prices received for every video rented The Current System Below is a flow chart of how the current system rents out movies or DVD's Input: Below is an example of a form filled in by the assistant as each customer rents out a video. (This is done manually) * Name * Address * Contact Number Type of film- Bollywood or Hollywood * Date the movie or DVD is taken out * Date the movie or DVD is due back * Title of film * Cost Sign of customer........................ ...read more.

Conclusion

must be easy to perceive and comprehend by all the members of staff * Taking movies or DVD's should be much easier * Look-up functions and validation rules must all work * Information and details about certain movies or customers can be found easily by going to the customer's list * All information must be saved on the hard drive and must have a backup, incase any information is lost or has been destroyed due to viruses Quantitative Objectives * The system should have limitless capacity, as there is a lot of information about customers and movies as well as DVD's * Movies and DVD's should be taken out and returned back in less than five minutes * Calculations should not take more than two minutes to work out * The extra fee charge should come up automatically on the screen if the film is kept for more than a day * The programme should be straight forward and easy to use * The assistant should have their own password to log in so no one access customer details without authorization * (The design of the first page of the new system is shown on the next page) Nazia Nasreen Joseph Chamberlain College Page 1 of 8 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level ICT in Business section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level ICT in Business essays

  1. Business Aims and Objectives.

    The three specialist department are: * Treasury management - the treasury management team is responsible for funding, cash management, group structuring, managing financial risks and purchasing financial services. There aim is to minimise the cost of funding the business through providing the highest financial expertise.

  2. System design for Hollywood Nights Video Rental

    Here all the relevant information of the customers have been written down, membership number, name, address, telephone number and the date in which the membership card was issued. The cashier takes down the number of the membership card, the name of the film, the date in which the film was

  1. Designing a film poster for the film S.W.A.T.

    But I suggest that the name of the main characters should be added on the poster, otherwise I think it would be a perfect poster. The copyright, design and Patents Act were introduced in 1989. It says it is illegal for the users to copy the files without the permission from the owner or the holder of the copyright.

  2. The history behind the Boots.

    Specific - Means being precise about what you are going to achieve similar to the mission statement Measurable - Giving measurement for an objective Achievable - Can or is it possible Realistic - If it is possible; how much so; are there enough resources e.g.

  1. Thorpe Parks history.

    Some of these are different agencies to those used for Chessington World of Adventures. Corporate Hospitality makes it possible for businesses to entertain their guests at Thorpe Park. Thousands of corporate guests can be catered for at any one time, or even hire the whole Park for an evening. Education.

  2. Introduction To Dvd Express - a new business

    An 'account' style database would have to be created to keep track of and account for every sale in the store. Without this implemented the business could not possibly operate at the level that it wishes to. * As the store will be new to the area it will have

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work