Quick Tip: Management Information Systems vs Decision support systems

For those of you who are wondering what’s the differences between Management Information Systems and Decision support systems, here’s a quick tip to get you started.

Management Information Systems (MIS) systems are structured systems that supports upper managements strategic plan. These systems integrate with multiple systems and are designed to support an organization core business functions.

Decision support systems (DSS) are used to solve semi-structured and unstructured problems. These are standalone systems that offer quick responses to all levels of management and improve performance. These system also provides management with new and unconventional approaches to solving problems or to reaching short-term goals.


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