The DBA Function

  • Jay-Louise Weldon
Part of the Applications of Modern Technology in Business book series (AMTB)


The data base concept offers many advantages to organizations that adopt it. The pooling of formerly diverse data files into an integrated data base can reduce redundancy of data and promote consistency in the reports and processes that use the data base. The use of generalized software to store and access the data base can reduce the duplication in application programming and system development that existed when these tasks were the province of each individual system. Finally, the existence and use of dbms-related software, such as query languages and data dictionaries, makes the data base more available and more accessible to both programmers and end users of the data.


Data Base Data Dictionary Organizational Position Technical Task Data Base System 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jay-Louise Weldon
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Business AdministrationNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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