The basic output of the system design is a description of the task to be performed, complete with layouts and flowcharts. This is called the job specifications manual or system manual. It contains:
(i) General description of the existing system.
(ii) Flow of the existing system.
(iii) Outputs of the existing system – the documents produced existing system are listed and briefly described, including distribution of copies.
(iv) General description of the new system – its purposes and functions and major differences from the existing system are stated together with a brief justification for the change.
(v) Flow of the new system – this shows the flow of the system from and to the computer operation and the flow within the computer department.