|Decision Support System (DSS)||Executive Information System (EIS)|
|1. Decision Support system can be defined as ainformation system that provides tools to mangers to assist them in solving semi- structured and unstructured problems in
|1. Executive information system is a tool provided to the executive body, which provides direct and online access to the timely, accurate and relevant
information in a useful and navigable
|2. DSS itself does not make any decision rather it provides analysis and all the possible results so that managers can make the
decision on his own.
|2. Executive Information systems get the input from the reports of supervisory level system. EIS also can have access
to other decision support system.
|3. Thus DSS is a support to the human decision making process instead of being a decision
|3. EIS can be helpful for decision making, analysis, policy and strategy
|4.DSS can be made access to the limited person in the organization. It is accessible to only those persons who are in decision
|4. EIS is mainly accessible to top level management of the organization.|