An information system that usually involves the use of a computer. Often used as a synonym for an electronic records system. See also COMPUTER SYSTEM, ELECTRONIC RECORDS SYSTEM, INFORMATION SYSTEM.
The organized combination of ADP equipment, software, and established methods and procedures designed to collect, process, and communicate data or information supporting specific administrative, mission, or program requirements. This includes application systems, databases, and management information systems.
Any equipment of an interconnected system or subsystems of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, control, display, transmission, or reception of data and includes software, firmware, and hardware.
An assembly of computer hardware, software, and firmware configured for the purpose of automating the functions of calculating, computing, sequencing, storing, retrieving, displaying, communicating, or otherwise manipulating data, information and textual material.
Computer hardware, computer software, telecommunications, information technology, personnel, and other resources that collect, record, process, store, communicate, retrieve, and display information. An AIS can include computer software only, computer hardware only, or a combination of the above (See DoD Directive 8000.1, reference (d).)
An assembly of computer hardware, firmware, and software configured to collect, create, communicate, compute, disseminate, process, store, and /or control data or information.
Computer hardware and software configured to automate calculating, computing, sequencing, storing, retrieving, displaying, communicating, or otherwise manipulating data and textual material to provide information.
The term automated information system means an assembly of computer hardware, software, firmware, or any combination of these, configured to accomplish specific information-handling operations, such as communication, computation, dissemination, processing, and storage of information. Included are computers, word processing systems, networks, or other electronic information handling systems, and associated equipment. Management information systems are a common example of automated information systems.