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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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Why is the ITSM Market Moving to the Cloud?
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers why organizations move their IT service desk tools to the cloud and the looks at eight benefits it can bring to your organization.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

BMC Software, Inc.

6 Tasks You Can't Do with Traditional IT Operational Tools
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details 6 tasks that traditional IT operations tools aren't equipped to handle.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

VMware

Connecting the Clouds: Best Practices for Integrating IT Service Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers creating a corporate-wide integration strategy for Software-as-a-Service that meets business needs and improves your quality of service.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

BMC Software, Inc.

The Software-Defined Datacenter: What It Means to the CIO
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This independent study takes a look at the immediate advantages of virtualization vs. longer-term concerns, and outlines what will be needed to prepare for the future of a software-defined datacenter.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2012

VMware, Inc.

CIT Builds A Strong Managed Services Foundation With N-ABLE
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read the informative white paper to find out how an IT services firm utilized a set of MSP tools to expand managed services, proactively monitor and manage customer needs and add new service management tools on-demand.
Posted: 01 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

N-able Technologies

Managing Enterprise Assets and IT Assets in a Converged World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This EMA report provides guidelines for how to plan a more effective EAM strategy, including maturity levels, processes, and technologies. IBMs Maximo Asset Management and SmartCloud Control Desk functionality and architecture will be introduced and the impact these applications have in use-case deployments in 3 different verticals will be stressed
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Leveraging the Power of the Peloton to Lead Change
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper combines the concept of the peloton with one of the most widely accepted approaches for enabling change in organizations: John P. Kotter's 8 Steps for Enabling Change.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Modern Infrastructure 2013 Seminar
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an upcoming event that will teach you how to take back control of your data center.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

A SaaS-First Approach to Application Porfolio Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the virtues of SaaS for business operations and where the technology is headed.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

BMC Software, Inc.

IT Transformation Consulting Services: Align your technology direction
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an IT transformation consulting service as a means of achieving effective, value-driven change. Read on now to learn how you can ensure business and IT alignment, spur business growth, and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Presentation Transcript: SMART Guidance for Exchange Migrations
sponsored by BinaryTree
WHITE PAPER: This informative transcript of a recent webinar shares some of the new features of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, and discusses the migration process from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

BinaryTree

Is Your Outsourcing Strategy Under Your Control?
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: Proactive planning and evaluation can prevent common problems with IT outsourcing providers, keeping your data safe and ensuring your outsourcing venture is cost-effective.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

Keep Users Happy by Integrating IT Operations and IT Support
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need to bridge the gap between sides of an IT staff and how it can help a business.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

BMC Software, Inc.

Run SAP Services Fact Sheet
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: If you run SAP systems, you know that managing a complex landscape can be challenging - but it's also necessary. Fortunately, this resource introduces a way to manage your SAP services more efficiently and effectively, by implementing application lifecycle management (ALM) standards.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Software Asset and Licence Management Best Practice
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: SAvvy businesses realize there's a huge opportunity for cost savings and risk mitigation with the right approach to software asset management (SAM) and software license management. In this informative resource, explore best practices for a better approach to SAM and license management, so you can take full control of all your enterprise software.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Flexera Software

Unlocking Value in Application Outsourcing Relationships
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: In order to combat the challenges of burdening legacy systems, CIOs often look to outsourcing companies for the cost efficiencies they need. But without the right application portfolio management (APM) strategy, those cost savings could be useless.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

Bringing virtualized storage intelligence to converged infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details converging IT resources in your data center to minimize data center footprint, heighten scalability, and centralize management. Discover an innovative solution that enriches these consolidated environments with advanced, virtualized storage in a blade form factor.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

Managing City Assets: A New Perspective; A New Model; and Transformed Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about a leading technical approach that accelerates implementation, substantially removes funding hurdles, ensures an ongoing solution and incentivizes cities to migrate from a fragmented, costly and inadequate model to a common leading-edge solution.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

Common Telecom Challenges and How to Overcome Them
sponsored by Unimax
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the day-to-day challenges telecom and IT departments face and how leveraging advanced technology together with an innovative approach to solving those telecom challenges simplifies moves, ads and changes (MACs) for help desk agents to understand and execute.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

Unimax

Consolidated Operations Management
sponsored by Boundary
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores the key requirements for managing today's environments and provides insight into one SaaS solution that delivers on those requirements. Read on to learn why traditional IT operations management approaches are failing and find out the benefits of this next-generation technology.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Boundary

Dealing with More and More Data: Challenges for the Utility CIO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document provides utilities with an understanding of specific challenges faced by CIOs and provides information technology (IT) decision makers with a view to the use of time series databases in getting to scale.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant for mobile device management software explores the top vendors' MDM offerings. Discover the strengths and cautions associated with each MDM vendor to see which one is right for you, or if your current vendor is living up to its competition.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Cloud adoption: a matter of time
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: As current market realities require a cost-efficient and agile IT strategy, Software as a Service (SaaS) in the form of cloud computing is rapidly becoming a popular option for businesses.  Find out why in the following white paper, which discusses why SaaS and cloud computing are a preferred choice for many businesses.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

SAVVIS

Why Your Service Desk is Failing Whitepaper
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the challenges and failings of legacy service desks and newer service management platforms, and outlines five key requirements of service management success. Also inside, find critical questions to ask potential service management vendors.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

CA Technologies.

People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: ITaaS has transformed how businesses operate, making them more efficient and smarter.  Learn the eight things you can do as a CIO to accelerate the benefits of ITaaS in your workplace.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

VMware, 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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