Since Strategic information systems are those computer systems that implement business strategies they are those systems where information services resources are applied to strategic business opportunities in such a way that the computer systems have an impact on the organization’s products and business operations.
Strategic information systems are always systems that are developed in response to corporate business initiative.
A group of general, well integrated systems that monitored control the internal operations of the organizations.
Aims at meeting the information needs of managers particularly with the current and past operations of the enterprise, it offers summary and exception reports on the operations of the firm known as operations support systems
It is a set of interactive software programs that provide managers with tools, models, and data to make their decisions
This gives direct support to the user while decision making. Provides flexibility and helps in deciding the input data, tool and depth of analysis and also the outcome of the analysis, it gives full control for the system
A DSS answers questions like “what if this could” and predict more confidently rather than assuming or guessing without proper feedback. It helps in goal seeking like how they should do it in order to achieve their goals and also calculates the risk involved in with certain alternatives.
The 3 main systems that are suitable for the strategic level planning, the top level management could chose the most appropriate and convenient Information system depending on the nature and requirements of the business