A Report On Management Information System

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Management Information system is an online database of financial informational organized and programmed that works to produces regular reports on operations for different level of management in a company. It can also be used and developed special reports for daily operations. Another purpose of MIS is to give feedback to the managers about their performance; and give the top manger oversight to monitor the whole company. Information shown by MIS shows the actual data over and against planned results from a year ago to manage the progress and goals. MIS use routine reports that are programmed and ran in intervals or on demand while others are obtained using built-in demand languages; displayed functions built into the system used for the…show more content…
Other airlines followed suit, creating their own systems. For example, Delta Air Lines launched the Delta Automated Travel Account System (DATAS) in 1968. United Airlines and Trans World Airlines followed them after in 1971, with the Apollo Reservation System and Programmed Airline Reservation System (PARS). The problem following these systems being developed is that travel agents begun to push for a system that would automate their side of the process. Fearing this would place too much power in the agent’s hand. American Airlines executive Robert Crandall proposed creating and industry-wide computer reservation system to be a central clearing house for U.S Travel. In 1976, United began to offer their system APOLLO to travel agents so it wouldn’t let them book tickets to United’s competitors. After this, other companies started following suit and release their systems to travel agents. If we fast-forward to today, the systems that were developed by the airline companies have been crashing. One story recently showed in November of 2016, “Airlines report problems as booking system goes down”, the computer booking system used by major American Airlines had a malfunctioned back in November. The system, known as Sabre said the outage happened in the middle of the day. It wasn’t immediately clear how widespread the outage was. It seemed that only passengers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New

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