Himpunan Mahasiswa Sistem Informasi

Information System

Hello friends! 🙂 Are you an Information System Student? Are you sure you already know what field of study are you majoring at? Take a look below for some hints!


What is Information System?

Information system is an integrated set of components for collecting, storing, and processing data and to provide information, knowledge, and digital products. Information System is a discipline related to information and communication technologies to resolve business and technology issues within the company. Both efficient and effective Information System on all lines of the company must be the first target of computerization.

If the company has computerized on one or more variety of processes, periodic evaluation is still needed, evaluating by continuously updating information about the various technologies and new methods in Information System. Many large companies are built entirely around the information system. These include eBay, an auction most of the market; Amazon, the electronic mall evolves and cloud computing service providers; Alibaba, business-to-business e-marketplace; and Monopodia, Indonesian local customer-to customer e-commerce. Of course, information system does not focus on computer only. There are many focus majoring on this field which includes; Business intelligence, Strategic Information System, e-Business, ERP, and Applied Database.

Specialization on Information System?

  • Business intelligence (BI) or Oracle is a variety of software applications used to analyze an organization’s raw data. BI include data mining, online analytical processing, querying and reporting.
  • Strategic information Systems (SIS) are information systems that are developed in response to corporate business initiative. They are intended to give competitive advantage to the organization
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is business process management software that allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage the business and automate many back-office functions related to technology, services, and human resources.
  • Electronic Business or e-business is a term which can be used for any kind of business or commercial transaction that includes sharing information across the internet. Commerce constitutes the exchange of products and services between businesses, groups and individuals and be one of the essential activities of any business.
  • Applied Database, this gives an overview of the capabilities of modern database systems, and how to build database-backed applications.


Therefore, make sure you know what filed of Information System will you be focusing on. You should also know what outputs you’re expecting in 4 years later, folks! Let’s conquer the world with Information System!