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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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Operational Insight for Running IT at the Speed of Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how your organization can use IT operations analytics to solve and resolve IT issues more quickly, proactively, and effectively – allowing you to run IT at the speed of business. Read on to learn how this approach can help you manage big data, avoid costly outages, and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

IBM

Delivering IT as a Service With a Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper, drawn from an international study on cloud innovation, looks at the rise of the IT as a Service model and how it can position IT as an innovative business partner.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 18 Nov 2013

VMware

Reworking the Infrastructure for IT Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on the ability of pre-integrated, pre-configured, and pre-optimized hardware platforms to help improve efficiency in modern data centers.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

PowerEdge VRTX stands alone addressing IT demands of remote and small offices
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about Dell PowerEdge VRTX, and how it can help ease data centre management and daily operations for IT professionals.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Everything You Need to Know About Picking a Managed Services Provider
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the top 10 criteria you should look for when selecting a managed services provider.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

IBM

The Future of IT: From Chaos to Service Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the importance of shifting your IT department from infrastructure-oriented to service-oriented.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

ServiceNow

6 Tasks you CAN’T do with your Traditional IT mgmt tools - infographic
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This short infographic details six tasks that traditional IT operations tools are not equipped to handle.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

VMware, Inc.

Optimize Programs and Fulfill Mandate Expectations with Project and Portfolio Governance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management's enterprise approach to governance, agency executives can align projects with strategic goals, balance spending and assess risk. Plus, strategic governance provides greater levels of transparency and accountability, so compliance is never an issue and the return on taxpayer's funds is always rewarding.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Find the IT Service Management Solution that’s Right for Your Business - A Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers five criteria for improving ITSM to help drive your business.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

How to Drive ROI From Service Performance:Examining The Cost Benefits of Automated Service Level Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the value of service level management and explains three best practices to drive ROI.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

Study Reveals Cloud Expectations, Concerns and Experiences
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There is no doubt that cloud computing is changing the IT landscape, but it may also be changing IT's position within business dynamics and objectives. This comprehensive whitepaper presents the findings of a recent survey of IT decision makers on the impact of cloud computing business-wide.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dell VTRX Ready for IT Business Challenges
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a solution to help ease data center management and daily operations for IT professionals.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Getting on the Right Side of Capex vs. Opex Divide
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper looks at the financial and man-power advantages of managed colocation in contrast to in-house server management, and traditional hardware colocation.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2012

Rackspace

Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models: Top 10 Insights
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the conclusions from a survey of IT leaders around the world.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 08 Nov 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mitigating the Risks of Outsourcing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: When opting for an outsourcing program, CIOs should check the reliability, financial stability and reputation of service providers, advices Shailesh Joshi, head of corporate IT at Godrej Industries. Get further outsourcing insights in this resource.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Forming an Agile IT Function
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explores the important considerations that CIOs need to keep in mind when taking steps to bring in agility into IT function. Learn how to form a roadmap to IT success by reading on now.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Efficient and Effective Strategies for ITIL and ITSM
sponsored by ORSYP
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide details how to get the right ITIL and ITSM tools and processes in place to do and effective and efficient job.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

ORSYP

IT as a service provider: Accelerating business results
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how you can increase collaboration between business and IT, with a multi-cloud management technology. Read on to discover how it enables IT to take and maintain control over cloud operations, while seamlessly meeting all the needs of business users.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Dell Software

Amplifying the Signal in the Noise of IT Monitoring
sponsored by Zenoss, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study details the value of moving past the traditional, fragmented approach to IT monitoring.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

Zenoss, Inc.

Bridging the Gap Between IT and Business
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This important resource examines some of the most common challenges that IT pros face when dealing with business users and provides helpful tips for working with them in a way that is beneficial to the organization as a whole.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Code42

Fortescue metals mines for rapid growth with HP managed cloud solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study about a mining business that implemented managed cloud services that is designed to handle the constantly changing IT environment and provide fluid business continuity.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Power of Convergence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief resource for vital information regarding how converged infrastructures can help make, instead of break, your business.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Application Rationalization Datasheet
sponsored by Apptio
WHITE PAPER: To achieve decision agility, IT organizations need a scalable way to make business sense out of disconnected financial, operational, and project data about their application portfolio. Read on to learn more about innovative solutions!
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

Apptio

The Business Technology Value Scorecard
sponsored by Apptio
WHITE PAPER: In July 2013, the Technology Business Management Council commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the metrics that CIOs use to convey the contribution of technology to business goals. Forrester found that an optimal BT value scorecard would span four areas: health, delivery, outcome, and agility.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Apptio

Market Overview: SaaS IT Service Management Tools
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to make sure you are selecting the right ITSM tools for your organization.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

BMC Software, Inc.
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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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