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Definition of

electronic information system

General Management

information collection system supporting decision making a management information system designed specifically to collect and store information from both internal and external sources for use by senior managers in making strategic decisions.

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  • The Case for Continuous Auditing of Management Information Systems

    Best Practice

    Management information systems represent the aggregation of personnel, computer hardware and software, and associated policies and procedures, allowing data processing to generate information that can be used for decision-making. Corporations typically have management information systems
    By Robert E. Davis

  • Building an Electronic Invoicing System


    This checklist considers some of the outline factors that can lead to greater use of electronic invoicing (e-invoicing), and considerations when implementing e-invoicing systems.

  • Electronics

    Sector Profiles

    It includes TV set manufacturers, videogame consoles, and, across an array of industry sectors, a vast army of specialist control-systems manufacturers, not to mention the aviation and auto sectors, both of which could not exist in their present forms without massive input from the electronics sector

  • Electronic Invoicing in the European Union

    Best Practice

    Electronic invoicing involves the replacement of manual paper-based routines with new integrated systems and processes. Expected benefits include the creation of integrated supply chains which are more cost-effective, less error-prone, faster, and simpler to manage. Other benefits include improved customer care (typically, as the joint EBA/Innopay report, “E-invoicing 2008,” points out, nearly half of customer queries relate to invoicing) as well as improved risk management
    By Hansjörg Nymphius


Definitions of ’electronic information system’ and meaning of ’electronic information system’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’electronic information system’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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