Strategic information system (SIS)

Strategic information system is a system that delivers information products and services that play a direct and prominent role in helping the firm achieve its strategic goals.

This system also supplies and organization with business intelligence, or competitive information.

If an information system helps a firm gain an edge over its competitors, or at the very least helps it to keep up with the competition, in can be viewed as a system of strategic importance.

Strategic information systems can be external or internal systems.

Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Subschema
    Subschema refers to a subset of the fields and records in a schema. Subshemas provide ...
  • Windows NT
    Windows NT is a powerful operating system from Microsoft, with multitasking and multiprocessing ...
  • Mixed Chaining
    Mixed Chaining refers to the use of both forward chaining and backward chaining to solve ...
  • Pointers
    Pointers are pieces of data that identify the links between different records. ...
  • Random Access Memory (RAM)
    Random Access Memory (RAM) is a type of primary memory that resides in the CPU and temporarily ...