What is the purpose of an MIS?

The primary purpose of an MIS is to assist the management in making strategic, tactical, and operational decisions. It offers up-to-date information on the company’s assets and helps various departments like – Marketing, finance, R&D, manufacturing, etc. From storing data to making it accessible, MIS is a crucial aspect of every business today. Other primary objectives are:

  • Data storage
  • Data retrieval
  • Data propagation
  • Planning
  • Graphical report making

Management Information Systems (M.I.S) is a blend of information technology (I.T) with business and management.

MIS is focused on providing a balance between technical skills and knowledge of business functions and processes, thereby preparing IT professionals who can analyze, design, develop, manage,lead, and evaluate organizational information systems.