It is the next step of Business Intelligence.
It answers: Why this? What if? Will it repeat? What else?
Business analysis is a research discipline of identifying and clarifying business needs i.e
a problem or an issue within a organisation and then determining solutions to business problems by working with the various stakeholders to define and implement an acceptable solution.
It is the next step of Management Information.
It answers: What happened? How? When? Who did this?
Business intelligence leverages software and services to transform data into actionable intelligence
that informs an organization’s strategic and tactical business decisions. It doesn’t tell you what to do; it tells you what was and what is.
It is the next step of Report.
It provides: The detailed information? The summarised information?
Management information system, or MIS, broadly refers to a computer-based system
that provides managers with the tools to organize, evaluate and efficiently manage departments within an organization.