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(1) (Electronic Image Stabilization) See image stabilization.

(2) (Executive Information System) An information system that consolidates and summarizes ongoing transactions within the organization. It provides top management with all the information it requires at all times from internal and external sources.

The terms EIS and DSS (decision support system) are often used synonymously; however, an EIS implies more of a war room style graphical interface that overlooks the entire enterprise. A decision support system (DSS) typically provides a spreadsheet style "what if?" analysis capability, often for only one department or one product at a time. LightShip and Forest & Trees are examples of EIS software that popularized the concept. The EIS systems in the 1980s were the progenitors of the business intelligence (BI) software in the 1990s. See decision support system, EII and BI software.

(2) (Enterprise Information Services) The back-end layer where the traditional data processing occurs in an organization, which includes the databases, mainframe and ERP applications.

(3) (EIS International, Inc., Herndon, VA) Founded in Connecticut in 1980 by Robert Jesurum, EIS became a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for call centers worldwide. The firm's call center workstations and predictive dialing software were used in a wide variety of industries, including finance, telecom and cable, publishing and market research. In 2000, EIS became a subsidiary of German-based SER Systeme AG, and in 2002, a management buyout created the independent SER Solutions, Inc. with headquarters in Dulles, VA. Private investment firm The Gores Group acquired SER in early 2006. For more information, visit www.ser.com.

environmental impact statement

A detailed analysis of the probable environmental consequences of proposed federal legislation, major federal actions, or large-scale construction making use of federal funds, likely to have significant effects on environmental quality; such a statement is required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. §4321 et seq.).
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* Information display devices (PC or other mobile devices which management use to view the reports that an Executive information System generates).
In the Executive Information System application, Gradient security solutions are enabling 75 Penn State executives, administrators and clerical staffers to securely access a repository of sensitive personal and demographic information that helps the university make admissions decisions and meet legal requirements.
It will serve as a database for the LTO's motor vehicle registration system, drivers' licensing system, law enforcement and traffic adjudication system, revenue collection system, and executive information system. The project has a multi-year funding from 2013 to 2020.
IQWin32 version 3.0 includes several other new components--the Forecasting Module, the Executive Information System, and FRx Financial Reporting--available to all customers and also packaged into the core system.
After PE Biosystems went live with its new systems, including eight SAP modules, a Hyperion executive information system, and homegrown complaint and freight systems, it quickly saw improvements in efficiency - and the project team got to go to Hawaii.
Another helpful software tool is an executive information system. This helps to filter out unnecessary information - not an inventory listing, for example, but data on how many times the inventory is turning over.
Anticipated plans call for a separate data repository with a user-friendly executive information system front end and continued expansion of the content.
These executive information system modules allow management to define exactly what data they want to see and how they want to view them.
prepared 75 local-area networks in its regional offices worldwide to run customized versions of its mainframe-based executive information system. The system creates specialized decision-support systems tailored to local needs and is built on Cornshare, Inc.
Michael Eleey and Kendall Whitehouse, director and associate director, respectively, of the Academic Technology Services Department at Wharton School, worked with IBM Corp,, who had been selected to develop the Advanced Management Program Executive Information System. Their primary intent was to increase their familiarity with ToolBook before embarking on several other academic projects.
The value of an executive information system (EIS) is often defined by its "drill-down" capabilities.
An Executive Information System (EIS) for the White House could be built on a framework supplied by FILS (the Federal Information Locator System that OMB is required to implement to locate data throughout the fed government).

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