Omparison between Management Information System (MIS) and Executive Information System (EIS)

Objectives of the Study
The main objective of this project is to present the contemporary developments of Management Information Systems (MIS) and Executive Information Systems (EIS) along with their forthcoming evolution and alteration. Up to date examples will be demonstrated to support and prove the relevant theory and definitions. By completing this dissertation, I aim to create a document that will be exclusively about MIS and EIS in companies, and not just another document that refers too little to these systems. Moreover, I aim to evaluate the importance of these systems in business nowadays and to specify exactly their advantages and possible drawbacks within companies.
Purpose and Scope of the Study
Information Systems are an integral part of modern organizations and businesses. It has become obvious that computer-based Information Systems are nowadays used to support all aspects of an organization s daily transactions and activities. Moreover, the evolution in technology creates new opportunities for forward thinking companies. Furthermore, Information Systems affects the process of strategy development as it offers more information to managers through the use of experts systems and Executive Information Systems. The purpose of this project to give a broad overview of the use and importance of MIS and EIS. it has become more than obvious nowadays that MIS is an integrated, computer-based, interactive system that supports operations and decision making functions at all levels, whereas EIS is a form of data retrieval system that provide selected and summarized information for senior executives. Briefly, EIS provide senior managers with a system to assist them in taking strategic and tactical decisions. Their aim is to analyze, compare and highlight trends to help with governing the strategic direction of the company.
Keywords associated with the project:

Decision support systems (DSS)
Executive support system (ESS)
LAN (Local Area Networks)
Standard query language (SQL)
Read only memory (ROM)
Central processing unit (CPU)
The backing storage/storage
Input devices
Key performance indicators (KPI)
Critical success factors (CSF)