OFFICE AUTOMATION SYSTEM (OAS)
Office automation systems are among the newest and most rapidly expanding computer based information system. They are being developed with the hopes that they will increase the efficiency and productivity of office workers. Many organisations have taken the first step towards automating their office— Often, this steps involves the use of word processing equipment to facilitate the typing, storing, revising and printing of textual materials. Another development is a computer based communication system such as electronic mail which allow people to communicate in an electronic mode through computer terminals. An office automation system can be described as a multi-function, integrated computer based system that allows many office activities to be performed in an electronic mode.