Academically, the term is commonly used to refer to the set of management methods of information linked to the automation or human support of decision-making (for example: support systems for decision, expert systems and information systems for executives is very interesting remind, that in its origins, the companies used computers for the practical business of computing the payroll and keeping track of accounts payable and receivable.) As applications are coming historically developed always were to manage sales information, inventories, and other data that will assist in the management of the company, the term SIG (or my) arose to describe these kinds of applications. Today, the term is widely used in a number of contexts and includes (without limitation): support systems of decision-making, resources and management staff, project management, and recovery of database applications. What is what you need to consider to develop a management information system? About it Claudia Carballo, required a great effort, experience, time and money to create a management information system that produces integrated and comprehensive information currently provides us with top management is intended to broaden the horizons of planning and decision making under uncertainties increasingly degrees higher, because of the increasing competition in the business environment, (increase in the number of competitors), and a reduction in the availability of resources. This leads to the imperative need to manipulate increasingly more information to make informed decisions. However noted, that even if the Organization has not imposed the commitment to develop this task, can be an important role to improve the system to meet your needs. Perhaps it is not possible to change the forms of file or registry, but marginal changes, such as the improvement in the accuracy of data and timeliness of report dates can be made.
It is recognized that information management is the fundamental basis of a proper strategic planning. The introduction of computer technology has led to various information systems become elements of importance in the organization. Considering the immense capacity, referred to as far as the management of information; computers are capable of becoming a strategic advantage for the most diverse organizations therefore should be given to technology of computations, the great importance and enough time they deserve for help in the form fruitful, effective integration of analysis and intuition; rather than consider it simply as one form or way to reduce costs is insists on highlighting, deemed that the management information system can be reported as a pyramidal structure. 1.-The bottom of the pyramid, comprised of information related to the transaction processing questions about their status. 2.-The next level includes information resources to support the daily operations of control.
3. The third level brings together the resources of the information system to assist tactical planning and decision-making related to administrative control. 4.-The highest level includes the information resources required to support strategic planning and the definition of the highest levels of the administration policy finally it is very valid to take into consideration, or troop Alfonso Romero B., Jorge Inche M., Carlos Quispe, that the objective of a plan of information systems is provide a framework strategic reference for information systems in a determined field of the organization which integrated with the technique of the management of information systems enable drivers and control millimeter to the organization.The result of the system plan must, therefore, orient actions in development of information systems with the basic objective of supporting corporate strategy, developing an information architecture and project plan to support the strategic objectives of the organization.