inquiry/response system

<business> Any computer system in which data is entered offline and processed in batch form, but information can be retrieved on-line. An example is the checking of credit cards.

["Computer Information Systems for Business V", Thomas Dock and James C Wetherbe, West Publishing Company 1988].

Last updated: 1996-06-24

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