DQ1 What is the role of the end-user in the database development process? Why is the relational approach to creating databases so common today? What are the advantages of a relational approach to database design? What are the drawbacks? Do you think using a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft® Excel® is adequate for database work? Why or why not?
DQ2 How does the database management and design process ensure that your organization’s data is maintained accurately, efficiently, and securely? Why is it important that accounting information be accurate and timely? How may this be achieved?