Executive Information Systems and Digital Dashboards Descriptive Essay by Nicky

Gives a detailed description of executive information systems and digital dashboards.
# 145400 | 929 words | 7 sources | APA | 2010 | US

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This paper examines today's computer applications that help companies improve their performance and profitability, with a focus on executive information systems and digital dashboards. First, the paper shows how identifying appropriate technologies for a company represents a timely and valuable enterprise. To this end,the paper gives a detailed descriptions concerning executive information systems and digital dashboards, what they are, how they work, and how they provide value to a business organization. Two examples are given, first SAS, followed by Lilly Software's Executive Information System. A summary of the research and important findings concerning these executive management tools is provided in the conclusion.

Review and Discussion
Executive Information Systems

From the Paper:

"The research showed that EIS and digital dashboards are computer- and Internet-based applications that can help executives better manage the flood of information that they receive on a regular basis. The research also showed that executive information systems and digital dashboards are like any management tool in that their value relates to the individual's ability to use these tools appropriately. Top-level managers who are "spreadsheet junkies" will likely embrace these technologies in major ways, identifying new ways to use their information displays to make more timely and informed decisions..."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Abel, T. (2008). Microsoft Office 2000: Create dynamic digital dashboards using Office, OLAP, and DHTML. Microsoft Corporation. [Online]. Available: http://msdn.microsoft.com/ en-us/magazine/cc301554.aspx.
  • Desouza, K. C. (2002). Managing knowledge with artificial intelligence: An introduction with guidelines for nonspecialists. Westport, CT: Quorum Books.
  • Glenn, R. W., Panitch, B. R., Barnes-Proby, D., Williams, E., Christian, J., Lewis, M. W., Gerwehr, S. & Brannan, D. W. (2003). Training the 21st century police officer: Redefining police professionalism for the Los Angeles Police Department. Santa Monica, CA: Rand.
  • Lilly Software. (2008). Infor Global Solutions, Inc. [Online]. Available: http://www. lillysoftware.com/software_solution/business_performance/executive_information_ system.asp.
  • SAS. (2008). Executive Information Systems, Inc. [Online]. Available: http://www.execinfosys. com/.

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