World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Enterprise information system

Article Id: WHEBN0001010494
Reproduction Date:

Title: Enterprise information system  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Computer accessibility, Itanium, Java Transaction API, IA-64, Local information systems
Collection: Data Management, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Modelling, Website Management
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Enterprise information system

An enterprise information system (EIS) is any kind of

  1. ^ a b c d e
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^


See also

A typical enterprise information system would be housed in one or more content management systems.

Enterprise systems create a standard legacy systems in that it self-transactional, self-helping and adaptable to general and specialist conditions.[1] Unlike an enterprise information system, legacy systems are limited to department wide communications.[2]

Information systems

At the design stage the main characteristic of EIS efficiency evaluation is the probability of timely delivery of various messages such as command, service, multimedia files, etc.[3]

Design stage

Financial value is not usually a direct outcome from the implementation of an enterprise information system.[2]

An EIS can be used to increase business productivity and reduce service cycles, product development cycles and marketing life cycles.[1] It may be used to amalgamate existing applications. Other outcomes include higher operational efficiency and cost savings.[1]

Enterprise information systems provide a technology platform that enables organizations to hierarchies.



  • Purpose 1
  • Design stage 2
  • Information systems 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

The word enterprise can have various connotations. Frequently the term is used only to refer to very large organizations such as multi-national companies or public sector organizations. However, the term may be used to mean virtually anything, by virtue of it having become the latest corporate-speak buzzword.


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.