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ALSO CALLED: IT Strategy, MIS, Management Information Systems, IT Management Leadership, Information Technology Management, Information Technology Strategy
DEFINITION: MIS (management information systems) is a general term for the computer systems in an enterprise that provide information about its business operations. It's also used to refer to the people who manage these systems. Typically, in a large corporation, "MIS" or the "MIS department" refers to a central or centrally-coordinated system of computer expertise and management, often including mainframe systems  … 
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How Mobility and Analytics Are Redefining Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how the convergence of mobility and analytics within modern enterprises can improve decision-making, enable collaboration, drive faster results, and more.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

IDC Case Study: Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how UK-based organization Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, was able to leverage Linux to revolutionize their IT support capabilities, creating new opportunities for innovation and revenue streams.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Red Hat

How the Hybrid Cloud Transforms IT Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive, 27-page e-book explores a hybrid cloud solution that automates and makes infrastructure simpler so IT leaders can take a more proactive approach to meeting business needs.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

VMware View Business Process Desktops: Improving Productivity while Cutting Costs
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This report focuses on the Business Process Desktop use case, and documents IT professionals' experiences with VMware View to deliver desktops as a service to users. Read now for customer success stories and find out how you can start improving productivity while cutting costs.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

VMware

How Top Managers Motivate & Energise Employees
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at how the top managers keep their teams motivated.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

UNC-Chapel Hill builds open development and hosting environment with Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following case study reveals how by deploying Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise, The Middleware Services Group was able to reach their development and hosting environment goals.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Red Hat

NEC Cloud Collaboration
sponsored by NEC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of building a powerful collaborative environment for your workforce and introduces a way to go about it.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

NEC

Endpoint Innovation for More Viable Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Recent advances have given desktop virtualization more capabilities. Learn how this has led to a range of new use cases.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

TOPICS:  IT Management
Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Collaboration Systems Release 10.6 Features Overview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Cisco Collaboration Systems Release (CSR) 10.6, along with CUCM 10.5(2), enhances the user and administrator experiences and interactions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Case Study: VDI Enables Modern Business Processes
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and learn how Kent County Council implemented the VMware Horizon Suite VDI solution to accelerate Windows XP migration, reduce IT management time and cost and introduce more efficient business processes.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

Ensuring Desktop Virtualization Success
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can provide you with all the essential information you need to know before deploying VDI in your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware

The CXO’s Guide to Managing Expansion... While Controlling Costs & Compliance Considerations
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This resource will help your executive level team get their IT infrastructure ready for expansion while remaining compliant and controlling cost.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 Jun 2015

Verizon

What's New in IP Office Manager Release 9.1?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to help you prepare to install and administer IP Office Manager 9.1.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

6 Tips for Building a Future-Ready Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 6 tips to help future-proof your data center and 6 additional reasons to consider a completely new infrastructure approach. Read on to learn how you can evaluate vendors and get ready to meet the needs the modern data center.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Survey Results: Experiences with IT Self-Service Applications
sponsored by USU AG
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reports the results of a survey analyzing how organizations have implemented IT self-service applications, and how satisfied they were with the results.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

USU AG

Strategy Considerations for Building a Security Operations Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of SOCs and gives essential advice on designing one that will work for you.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

IT Planning Principles and Pitfalls
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This analysis highlights proper preparation for IT systems, and lists issues that can distract managers from solving problems. Discover IT optimization and virtual machine management's role in organizational success - as a direct result of advantageous planning.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

TeamQuest Corporation

Overcome Three of Today's Biggest End User Pain Points
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals 3 of the most critical IT challenges centered around end users today, providing tips on addressing these pain points without spending too much time or money doing so.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

Dell and Microsoft

It’s Time to Refresh Your Organization’s Laptop Fleet
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore top tips to help maintain optimal data security as it moves from device to device, without affecting employee productivity. Also, learn the benefits of refreshing client operating systems and how this can be key to keeping your system secure.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

Dell and Microsoft

Guide to IT Service Optimization Maturity
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a comprehensive breakdown of the 5 levels of IT service optimization maturity.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

Applying IT Service Management Best Practices To Mobile
sponsored by Good Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the keys to mobilizing your ITSM approach to ensure the success of your mobile business initiatives.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Good Technology

Project Team Member Performance
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Most project team members report to a functional manager who controls their assignments, performance appraisals, raises, bonuses, etc. Until recently, project managers (PMs) had little input into any of these processes. In this paper, learn how a PM working in a functional or matrix organizational structure can get team members to perform.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Why SMBs Should Use Windows Server 2003 Migration as a Launchpad to IT Transformation
sponsored by Windows Server
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out why SMBs should migrate to Windows Server 2003 to transform their IT department. Additionally, go through a decision process for SMB IT leaders, considering hiring professional consultants to shape the project.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Windows Server

Irish Newspaper Speeds Up Business with Cloud Solutions
sponsored by Cloud Sherpas
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how a large Irish newspaper sped up business processes and increased productivity by moving IT systems to the cloud.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

Cloud Sherpas

How to align supply and demand of your IT services
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide gives you tips for gaining complete visibility into IT costs, and it models this process by explaining how you can make money-driven decisions about cloud adoption.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

VMware
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IT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  but also including by extension the corporation's entire network of computer resources. In the beginning, business computers were used for the practical business of computing the payroll and keeping track of accounts payable and receivable. As applications were developed that provided managers with information about sales, inventories, and other data that would help in managing the enterprise, the term "MIS" arose to describe these kinds of applications. Today, the term is used broadly in a number of contexts and includes (but is not limited to): decision support systems, resource and people … 
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