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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 to Meet the Growing Demands on IT: Four Steps Along the Path
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, gain critical insights into a new "service broker" model of IT operations that can provide end users with faster service, enable IT teams to undertake more strategic projects, and allow management to see more clearly IT's business contributions.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Rackspace

Fundamentals of Managing the Data Center Life Cycle for Owners
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to gain an understanding of leading and managing mission critical facility projects in the conext of the data centre life cycle. Download and use this guide as a reference to the 5 phases of a data centre's life cycle as well as the steps within each and how they intertwine.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

APC by Schneider Electric

Tone Down the Costs Associated with Network Management
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to find out why many enterprises aren't leaning towards a cost-effective network management strategy that meets their needs
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

SolarWinds, Inc.

Rethinking People Costs in Enterprise IT
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This insightful document offers strategies of infrastructure outsourcing as liberation for your talented IT staff members from day-to-day menial tasks so you can allocate them to work on customer-facing applications. Download and read on to learn how outsourcing your organization's IT infrastructure enables budget breathing room.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Rackspace

How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: By utilizing new, proper management software tools, you enable and maximize data center professionals control over energy costs and can allocate IT assets more effectively for the business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Schneider Electric

Meeting the Big Data Challenge: Get Close, Get Connected
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: The following CITO Research white paper explains the big data network challenge and offers solutions to overcome it so you can deliver value faster on your big data projects. Read on to learn about the untold story of big data, use cases for big data analytics, moving to the best architecture, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Equinix

So You Think You Know the Cloud
sponsored by Peak Hosting
WHITE PAPER: Take a deeper neutral look at the fine print of cloud computing through a provider and weigh it against keeping everything in-house. Uncover the truth about vendor oversubscription, lack of transparency, and other details sometimes swept under the rug.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Peak Hosting

The Migrate-Manage-Govern Strategy to Active Directory Transformation
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how to transform your AD into a business agility enabling asset through a parallel of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Read on to learn how to move up the pyramid.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell Software

Automation 101
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: Use this ebook as a guide to build and master automation in your IT department. These six simple steps guide you through the process and offer tips of the trade to ensure success. Download and keep this as a reference point through your automation process.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

LabTech Software

Quality in the Cloud: Best Practices for ISVs
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how ISVs can partner with hosting companies, establish criteria for selecting a hosting service, and get metrics for measuring hosting performance as it relates to cloud services. You'll get insight into how you can prepare to enter into the cloud market quickly and confidently.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Equinix

Active Directory Forest Disaster Recovery. What You Don't Know WILL Hurt You
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper arms you with case study documented warning signs to look out for and to address before AD forest disaster occurs. Download now and prepare yourself against a company business failure.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Dell Software

A Tale of Two Workloads
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to learn about one possible solution that you can leverage with existing VMware vSphere to build a hybrid cloud infrastructure for your organization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Rackspace

Top 10 Key Elements for Leading Edge Service Management
sponsored by Monitor 24-7
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get the top 10 key elements required from your application which will provide a flexible service management framework capable of operating your way. You'll learn how you can improve your customer-facing functions with a simple set of service management tools.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Monitor 24-7

Converged Infrastructure Solutions for the Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: ccess this resource to learn how one organization was able to deploy a suite of converged infrastructure solutions for a software-defined data center. You'll learn how this approach lead to reduced infrastructure costs and improved efficiency, and more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

Leveraging Virtualization for Operational Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Power Systems enhace and optimize Linux operating platforms to consolidate workloads, reduce IT infrastructure, and diminish IT staff costs all while it readies the environment for higher resilience levels and cloud provisioning. Read on to learn how IBM Power Systems could save you 50% in your data centre.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

IBM

The Secret to Business Results: How Network Connections Drive Web Application Performance
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about the challenges of delivering applications effectively when your users and applications are global in scope. You'll also learn how you can meet those challenges and the expectations of your users.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Equinix

Expert Advice for Colocation Customers
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert e-guide to learn what about the best approach for selecting the right colocation provider. You'll get tips on how to accurately compare features as well as critical information with respect to data center tiers and colocation services.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Iron Mountain

Data Centre Projects: System Planning
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine a methodology for planning your data center project that's designed to improve the quality and speed of the results. You'll learn how basing your planning around 4 tasks will allow you to ensure that the right people are able to make the right decisions in the right order to maximize efficiency.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Evaluating and Implementing DCIM Solutions
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can avoid the common pitfalls of DCIM software implementation. It also gives delivers practical guidance of how to ensure the success of your DCIM strategy.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Shell Eco-marathon Widens its Horizons
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This case study covers how Shell Eco-marathon now allows organizers to explore and serve data quickly and efficiently to improve event management.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: By streamlining your mainframe portfolio, you run fewer products on one integrated platform to lower costs on licensing, maintenance, and reduce admins necessary to manage them. Explore this guide to learn how streamlining your mainframe portfolio can reduce cost of ownership and empower your IT staff to innovate.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Centre vs. a Scalable, Prefabricated Data Centre
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the benefits of standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, and integrated data center facility power and cooling modules. You'll get a better idea of the total cost of ownership savings you could expect in comparison to traditional, built-out data center power and cooling infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Implementing Hot and Cold Air Containment in Existing Data Centres
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Data center containment strategies offer a way to improve the predictability and efficiency of traditional data center cooling systems without overhauling your data center hardware.Access this white paper to explore containment methods that allow you to leverage your existing data centers to improve air management and efficiency.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Converged and Hyper Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert e-guide to learn what defines hyper-converged systems versus converged infrastructures. You'll also learn what problems each solutions solves while getting a look into why these solutions are taking the IT industry by storm.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

SimpliVity

Best Practices for Selecting a Colocation Provider
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This e-guide delves into the finer points of choosing a co-location center that works for your requirements.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Iron Mountain
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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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