Input and output devices constitute the hardware components of MIS.
The programs and applications that convert data into machine-readable language are known as software.
Procedures are sets of rules or guidelines, which an organization establishes for the use of a computer-based information system.
The computer experts, managers, users, analysts, programmers, database managers, and many other computer professionals who utilize the computer-based information systems are the personnel in a management information system.
COMPONENTS OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM USED IN
LILAVATI HOSPITAL & RESEARCH SYSTEM
1) Marketing Research System (MRS)
2) Marketing Intelligence System (MIS)
3) Internal Reporting System (IRS)
4) Decision Support System (DSS)
DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM
Decision support systems (DSS) are a computer-based information system that supports business or organizational decision-making activities. DSS’s serve the management, operations, and planning levels of an organization and help to make decisions, which may be rapidly changing and not easily specified in advance. DSS’s include knowledge-based systems. A properly designed DSS is an interactive software-based system intended to help decision makers compile useful information from a combination of raw data, documents, personal knowledge, or business models to identify and solve problems and make decisions. Typical information that a decision support application might gather and present are: Inventories of information assets (including legacy and relational data sources, cubes, data warehouses, and data marts), Comparative sales figures between one period and the next, Projected revenue figures based on product sales assumptions.
As mentioned above, there are theoretical possibilities of building such systems in any knowledge domain. One example is the...