manual system

manual system

[′man·yə·wəl ′sis·təm]
(computer science)
A system involving data processing which does not make use of stored-program computing equipment; by this somewhat arbitrary definition, systems using other types of tabulating equipment, such as the card-programmed calculator, are considered to be manual.
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'Using a manual system to collect revenue across the county has fully enabled corruption through non-receipting and non-official revenue receipts within our market,' Okong'o said.
According to official sources, the manual system would be replaced with e-tendering.
figure By WALTER MENYA figure By JOSEPH WANGUI Mt Kenya politicians have said they will go to court to stop the upcoming census as the rift with their northern counterparts over use of biometrics widens.Though the agency charged with carrying out population census may have made it clear that it has dropped plans to use the biometric system during the August national population census, Mt Kenya leaders insist the technology must be used while their northern Kenya counterparts want the manual system to remain.
These very few operators have been aided by the manual system of the new process.
He said initial tests had shown that the new system was 775 per cent efficient and fast as compared to old manual system.
Under the manual system, a traffic police officer used to display traffic signs and ask the applicant what did the particular sign mean.
'We will not turn back to the manual system even though we have problems on the first day of the election in Penang and Kedah,' he said.
The citizens have been left on the disposal of Patwaris who still follow the old manual system of record and act only when visitors grease their palm.
Reconciliation of collected money was one of the biggest problem while at times transparency and timeliness were compromised in manual system, he added.
He explains that the new automation system will enable the Bureau to produce between 300 and 500 birth certificates daily, unlike the manual system previously used.
The manual system works without electricity or compressed air.