Transaction Processing Systems. TPS automate the handling of data about business activities or transaction, which can be though as simple, discrete events in the life of an organization. – Reports may be produced immediately to provide standard transaction summaries, and transactions may be moved from process to process in order to handle all aspects of business activity. – The goal of TPS development is to improve transaction processing by speeding it up using
fewer people, improving efficiency and accuracy, integrating it with other organizational information system, or providing information not previously available.