Network management: Briefs
- Information: the under-utilised asset. Henry, Harry // Accountancy;Sep72, Vol. 83 Issue 949, p18
Focuses on the underutilization of various assets in companies. Importance of effective use of the management information systems; Benefits of enlarging the computer capacity in the company; Use of internal inter-firm comparisons as yardsticks for assessing field performance of managers.
- Integrating information. Jackson, Dominique // Asian Business Review;Dec96, p58
Emphasizes the importance of a successful information management system in the success of an organization. Complexity of the task of integrating information from disparate systems; Management information systems' support for the activities of employees, owners, customers and other key people in...
- Know your system's outcome. Duris, Rick // Automatic I.D. News;Mar1996, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p48
Discusses the importance of creating a vision for results to be achieved when planning a management information system (MIS). Involvement of the appropriate people in the creative vision; Identification of business results; Consideration of software and hardware to be used; Resolution of...
- What impacts your core system? // Automatic I.D. News;Mar1996, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p54
Offers information on the definition and installation of a management information system. Problems regarding core requirements; Technology as part of the organization; Business, people and systems requirements.
- Using the power of management information system technology to support the goals of centers for... Lachat, Mary Ann // American Rehabilitation;Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p42
Looks at how management information systems technology can benefit centers for independent living. Documentation and tracking of services; Discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act; The consumer service component; Other aspects.
- Executive Support Systems and managerial learning. Vandenbosch, Betty; Huff, Sid L. // Business Quarterly;Autumn92, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on Executive Support Systems (ESSs) which are designed specifically to provide top management with high-quality information in a form that is easy to access, easy to use and relevant to decision making. Creation of ESSs from commercially available shells; Three distinct ways that an ESS...
- Maintenance management information systems. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Dec93, Vol. 194 Issue 12, p42
Offers advice on how to establish a management information system in the maintenance department of a mining or manufacturing company. Identification and presentation of maintenance department's quality field data; Phases in the installation of a maintenance information system; Information...
- Executive information unfolds. Marek, Sherry // Hotel & Motel Management;06/16/97, Vol. 212 Issue 11, p47
Features the executive information systems (EIS) for managers of hotels. Information on EIS; How managers can benefit from information systems; Advantage of implementing executive information systems in hotels; EIS' role in information traffic; Requirements in the implementation of EIS.
- When will EIS deliver? Bartholomew, Doug // Industry Week/IW;03/03/97, Vol. 246 Issue 5, p37
Identifies the factors and the reasons why executive information systems (EIS) have failed to deliver significant results. Initial optimism about the capabilities of EIS; Disappointing experience of several companies with EIS; Structural rigidness of EIS systems; Lack of dependability and...
- Corporate MIS: I. Allen, Leilani // Mortgage Banking;Nov99, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p109
Focuses on the role of management information system (MIS) in the implementation of a loan origination system in the United States. Definition of MIS; Why a company build MIS; Structure of MIS.