What is MIS?

MIS is the use of information technology, people, and business processes to record, store and process data to produce information that decision makers can use to make day to day decisions.
MIS is the acronym for Management Information Systems. In a nutshell, MIS is a collection of systems, hardware, procedures and people that all work together to process, store, and produce information that is useful to the organization.

The need for MIS

The following are some of the justifications for having an MIS system

Decision makers need information to make effective decisions.
MIS systems facilitate communication within and outside the organization.
Record keeping.

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MIS Course Modules

Management Information System(MIS) Module 1

The DIKW model or DIKW pyramid is an often used method, with roots in knowledge management, to explain the ways we move from data (the D) to information (I), knowledge (K) and wisdom (W) with a component of actions and decisions.

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Management Information System(MIS) Module 2

A transaction process system (TPS) is an information processing system for business transactions involving the collection, modification and retrieval of all transaction data. Characteristics of a TPS include performance, reliability and consistency.

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Management Information System(MIS) Module 3

An expert system is a computer based information system in which knowledge is represented in data, in which the processing of the knowledge is directed primarily by computer programs. Expert systems represent one of the most advanced facts ...

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