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MIS

MIS

(1) (Management Information System) An information system that integrates data from all the departments it serves and provides operations and management with the information they require.

It was "the" buzzword of the mid to late 1970s, when online systems were implemented in all large organizations. See decision support system.

(2) (Management Information Services) See Information Systems.
References in classic literature ?
Her actual knowledge of the Misses Bordereau was scarcely larger than mine, and indeed I had brought with me from England some definite facts which were new to her.
Perhaps the people are afraid of the Misses Bordereau.
I must go home now, for dad is very ill, and he misses me so if I leave him.