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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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Patterns for Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this solution guide, explore how patterns of expertise within a cloud environment can help IT managers decrease the time and effort it takes to maintain current assets.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

IBM

Emerging Markets Are Upbeat on Cloud
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the results of an extensive study that was conducted to find out the impact of new trends on IT consumption.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses a solution that can end the days of manual audits in your data center with more accurate mapping practices.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 15 Dec 2009

BMC Software

Cisco Global Cloud Index Q&A
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper is a Q&A about the Cisco cloud index that will give you a full understanding of how it works and how you can use it to help you run your data center.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 11 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

As Cloud Empowers Lines of Business, Challenges for IT
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the results of a thorough survey that was conducted to determine the impact of cloud technology on IT departments.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The IT Department of 2020
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look into the future by analyzing what IT departments might look like in 2020.
Posted: 09 Dec 2013 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Breaking Through The Value Ceiling
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain information to determine whether your governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tools have yet to maximize their full value, and discover 3 ways that you can go beyond to bring significant ROI.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

IT Solutions Provider Helps Boost System Performance and Security for Travel Industry Leader with vShield Implementation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This case study covers a solution that can help reduce management complexity in your virtualized data center and improve security.
Posted: 03 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Dec 2013

VMware

Show the Value of IT with a Comprehensive Service Catalogue
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of a well-crafted service catalog for showing the value of IT to organization decision makers.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

ServiceNow

Changes to Spark the IT Revolution
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the important changes IT needs to make in order to keep up with tech savvy employees and emerging technology trends.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

ServiceNow

Get the Full Benefits of IT Asset Management
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a solution that will finally bring the benefits of ITAM to your organization.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

ServiceNow

SaaS Economics - The Safe Bet Is No Longer the Smart Bet
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper suggests the use of software-as-a-service as a method for saving on IT service management.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

ServiceNow

HP's New Style of IT - Delivering a New Approach to IT Service Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This graphic white paper covers an IT management solution that you can mold to your business requirements and budget.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Transformative Service Management - Reinventing Service Management for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the changes that have transformed IT and how they should be viewed as an opportunity for the department to reassert its value.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Creating a Service-Oriented IT Department
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the importance of shifting your IT department from infrastructure-oriented to service-oriented.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

ServiceNow

Top 10 IT Service Management Next Practices
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: New challenges in the IT world, such as cloud computing, demand new tools and IT management practices. This guide outlines the implementation of new IT management and the benfits associated with doing so.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

VMware vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers 10 important tech tips to help you find the cause of problems in your data center and quickly resolve them.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

VMware, Inc.

CIO Insights: How ERP Drives Manufacturing Transformation
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how ERP and other technologies are impacting the manufacturing sector and the function of IT. Inside, learn about the CIO's new role as a transformative business leader, and discover how the right ERP tool drives success.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Bridging the IT Gap -- A Fresh Approach to Infrastructure Management eBook
sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® processors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the gap between data center technologies and infrastructure management tools capabilities and discusses what must change and it how to change it.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

HP and Intel® Xeon® processors

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

River Oaks Hospital Case Study
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: Read up on this case study on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at River Oaks Hospital, which has transitioned to an electronic documentation system that streamlines patient information to reduce the time needed managing interfaces and more time providing health services.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2011

GE

Integrated Systems and Streamlined Practices Propel New, Responsive IT Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this report for Forrester to discover how organizations are responding to the need to transform. Discover some of the challenges faced with the transformation, and how the change is far more fundamental than previously anticipated.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

IBM

Enterprise Resiliency & Application Recovery
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes, your IT information and data is compromised. This side-by-side case study outlines how East Coast University and a medical center in NYC helped weather hurricane sandy and maintain IT availability.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

SunGard Availability Services

Understanding the Ins-and-Outs of IT Disaster Recovery Management
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper examines what elements are critical in constructing comprehensive DR strategy, detailing the three components crucial to success: backup hardware, software, and the surrounding programs.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

SunGard Availability Services
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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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