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management information system

a computerized information-processing system designed to support the activities and functions of company management.
Abbreviation: MIS. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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management information system

an arrangement of equipment and procedures, often computerized, that is designed to provide managers with information
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management information system in Technology

(MIS) A computer system, usually based on a mainframe or minicomputer, designed to provide management personnel with up-to-date information on an organisation's performance, e.g. inventory and sales. These systems output information in a form that is useable by managers at all levels of the organisation: strategic, tactical, and operational. A good example of an MIS report is an annual report for a stockholder (a scheduled report).
[Que's Computer User's Dictionary Second Edition, 1992].

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