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Title: DATA PROCESSING AND THE COURTS - GUIDE FOR COURT MANAGERS
Project Director: D S SKUPSKY; J M GREENWOOD
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 54
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-TA-99-0013
Publication Number: R0033G
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: MAJOR ISSUES CONCERNING THE USE OF DATA PROCESSING IN THE COURTS ARE ADDRESSED, AND INFORMATION DETAILED IN THE REFERENCE MANUAL IS SUMMARIZED.
Abstract: BOTH REPORTS WERE PREPARED AS PART OF THE STATE COURTS' EQUIPMENT ANALYSIS PROJECT. THIS GUIDE STRESSES THE SYSTEMS APPROACH FOR DETERMINING DATA PROCESSING NEEDS AND SELECTING APPROPRIATE SYSTEMS. THE REPORT ALSO DISCUSSES ON-LINE VERSUS BATCH PROCESSING IN-HOUSE VERSUS SERVICE BUREAU OPERATIONS, SHARED VERSUS DEDICATED COMPUTER SYSTEMS, AND OTHER TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES CONCERNING COMPUTER SYSTEM DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION. INFORMATION FOR THIS REPORT WAS COLLECTED AND ASSESSED THROUGH COURT SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRES, COURT SITE VISITS, LITERATURE SEARCHES, AND MEETINGS WITH VENDORS. THE PROJECT STAFF SYNTHESIZED BOTH COURT AND DATA PROCESSING INDUSTRY INFORMATION TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS DESIGNED TO FULFILL COURT REQUIREMENTS. THE REFERENCE MANUAL (DATA PROCESSING AND THE COURTS - REFERENCE MANUAL) IS AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTER ON LOAN: (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Computer software; Court administrators; Information processing; Information Systems and Technology; Procedure manuals
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