Explain each of these familiar phenomena in terms of what you learned in this chapter: (a) pimples, (b) dandruff, (c) greasy hair and shiny nose, (d) stretch marks from gaining weight, (e) freckles.
Chapter 11 Information Systems Within The Organization 11.1 Transaction Processing Systems Transaction: Any business event that generates data worthy of being captured and stored in a database. Examples of transactions are a product manufactured, a service sold, a person hired, and a payroll check generated. In another example, when you are checking out of Walmart, each time the cashier swipes an item across the bar code reader is one transaction. Transaction Processing System (TPS): Supports the monitoring, collection, storage, and processing of data from the organization’s basic business transactions, each of which generates and collects data continuously, in real time. The TPSs are critical to the success of any ente