An office automation system (OAS) includes 5 basic functions -Electronic Publishing:-
Electronic publishing comprises soft copy output which allows us to create, edit and delete that publication easily. User uses both desktop publishing and word processing software to produce text and photos in printable formats. MS word, Notepad etc are the common examples of word processing software. Adobe Page maker, MS Publisher etc are considered as common desktop publishing software. Electronic publishing also includes web publishing like online magazines, blogs, news portals etc. Often, it is in the form of letters and images.
Often, communication is considered as a transferring of data and information between the 2 or more users. In addition, electronic communication comprises communication between the users using electronic mediums, such as communication using cellphone, TV - Radio, social networks and medias. Mostly, e-mail, fax, video chatting are being used as an electronic communication.
Electronic collaboration indicates the coordination between the multiple organizations throughout the electronic meeting that helps to share data and information, make, update and eliminate the plannings. It is no matter whether the distance of the users are geographically far from each others.
All kind of graphical representation, multimedia systems and e-data management are known as image processing. These are the easy electronic portable information which are stored in the digital form into the memory. They can be edited, modified and also deleted by the users. Basically, electronic devices like digital and video cameras, scanners etc are used for processing image.
Generally, all the electronic accessories and equipment along with task scheduling and task distribution are included into the office management. It includes everything management in an organization whether they are data, business, projects, notes or people.