Definitions for "Automated Information System"
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.