Citations with the tag: MANAGEMENT information systems
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- 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?
Duris, Rick // 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.
Vandenbosch, Betty; Huff, Sid L. // 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.
- Editorial Preview.
Dickson, Gary W.; Nechis, Mal // MIS Quarterly; Dec82 Special Issue, Vol. 6 Issue 4, piii
The article discusses several articles published within the issue including "Future Role of the Information Systems Executive," by John F. Rockart, Christine V. Bullen, and Leslie Ball, "Managing Information Systems Personnel: A Review of the Literature and Managerial Implications," by Kathryn...
- Executive Overview.
Dickson, Gary W.; Nechis, Mal // MIS Quarterly; Dec88, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p524
An abstract is presented for the article "Convincing Top Management of the Strategic Potential of Information Systems," by Albert L. Lederer and Aubrey L. Mendelow.
- How to successfully manage the MIS department.
Teng, Anthony Y. // Outlook; Summer95, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p34
Presents a guide to successfully administering over the management information systems (MIS) department in the accounting profession. Dynamics of the MIS function; Level of knowledge and understanding of MIS technology; Internal technical or outside experts; Decision to hire additional...
- Use it or lose it.
Andel, Tom // Transportation & Distribution; Jul97, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p74
States that technology is hardly being used in the operation of warehouse establishments. Examination of the MIS and data processing functions performed at corporate headquarters; Information on the survey carried out by Computer Sciences Corporation on I/S professionals; Reference to...
- The changing environment in management information systems: New roles for computer professionals...
Gauch, Ronald R. // Public Personnel Management; Fall92, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p371
Discusses the roles of computer professionals and users in the context of the changing environment in management information systems. Technological factors; Additions to the duties of user departments; Planning and standards development.
- Management information systems.
Crafts, John M. // Appraisal Journal; Oct94, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p525
Presents the fundamentals of management information systems (MIS) as a way for appraisers to enhance productivity and increase market share. Explanation of `request for file' form; Client reports; Appraiser reports; Financial reports; Miscellaneous reports.
- A manager's guide to executive support systems.
Watson, Hugh J.; Rainer Jr., Kelly // Business Horizons; Mar/Apr91, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p44
Discusses the use of executive information system (EIS) or executive support system (ESS) of senior executives in an organization. Characteristics of the EIS or ESS; Factors contributing to the ESS growth; Management's involvement and responsibilities; Survey data as a tool in using ESS; How...
- LIMS market to reach $365 million in 2000.
Watson, Hugh J.; Rainer Jr., Kelly // Quality; Oct96, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p22
Reports on a market forecast for laboratory information management systems. Recovery from slowdown in the early 1990s; Average annual growth rate of the market.
- The demise of the paper trail.
Watson, Hugh J.; Rainer Jr., Kelly // Secretary; Jan96, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p15
Focuses on how technology has reduced the amount of paper used in an office and the time spent on managing files. How to choose an automated records management system; Durability of microfilm and microfiche; Easy access to electronic filing systems.
- Document management systems.
Watson, Hugh J.; Rainer Jr., Kelly // Secretary; Jan96, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p17
Looks at some filing systems by three document management companies. Bell and Howell Document Management Products Company's `Simplifiler'; Description of system; Introduction of TAB-TRAC system by TAB Products Company; White Storage and Retrieval Systems' `horizontal mechanized filing system.' ...
- Creating an electronic resource guide.
Benjamin, Maynard H. // Association Management; Sep94, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p38
Outlines steps on how to create an electronic resource guide for management systems. Categories in information dissemination; Resource guide components; Tips for maintaining updated resource guides.
- Mission Critical: Realizing the Promise of Enterprise Systems.
Benjamin, Maynard H. // CMA Management; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p7
Presents an overview of the publication, 'Mission Critical,' which contains Andersen Consulting Institute for Strategic Change director Thomas Davenport's views on enterprise system (ES) opportunities and challenges. Business change objectives that should be formulated in advance of ES adoption.
- Kill the messenger.
Phillips, Kent // Beverage World; 10/1/95, Vol. 114 Issue 1601, p158
Ponders on the importance of the management information system (MIS) department in business enterprises. Lack of accountability of the MIS department; Evaluation of MIS; Categories of information supplied by MIS.
- Internal chargeback: Keep it simple, but not too simple.
Herman, James // Business Communications Review; Apr97, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p24
Focuses on the allocation of costs among different users in the information systems of an organization. Need for simplicity in the internal chargeback algorithm; Issues of fairness and accountability; Goals of a chargeback scheme; Limitation of the use of scarce/specialized resources.
- Centralized IS efficient but leaves some dissatisfied.
Schneiderwent, Craig // InfoWorld; 02/23/98, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p72
Opinion. Explores various aspects of central information systems (IS). Roles and responsibilities of central IS departments; Selection of software; Development environment used by IS; Limitations of central IS.
- The systems cycle: When to plant, when to harvest.
Fuller, Gordon // PC Week; 3/8/93, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p81
Opinion. Focuses on computer systems evolution as a cycle and not a trend. Necessity of weeding out mainframe systems and taking the savings from outsourcing to invest for maximum return; Need for systems leaders to manage information to track and evaluate innovation.
- WWW Q&A: Human factors in design.
Crombie, Heather // Inter@ctive Week; 03/24/97, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p58
Answers a question concerning human factors in designing management information systems. Description of the ergonomics of Web design; Importance of the human factors in research.
- Natural disasters pose ultimate test for IS emergency backup strategies.
Moser, Karen D. // PC Week; 1/31/94, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p51
Reports on assessment of emergency backup strategies for computer systems after the January 17, 1994 earthquake in Los Angeles, California. Power sources; Data category in city owned computer systems; Priorities.
- Systems implementation myths.
Moser, Karen D. // PC Week; 9/25/95, Vol. 12 Issue 38, p24
Enumerates myths concerning the implementation of information systems. Modification of package; Vendor's implementation of the system; Users on project team.
- Spec manages mobile devices on networks.
Leon, Mark // InfoWorld; 1/15/96, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p20
Reports on the Mobile Management Task Force's (MMTF) development of specifications to bring mobile computers into the family of devices that can be managed with existing network management software. Compatibility of specifications with the Internet Engineering Task Force's Management...
- The Intelligent MIS-a Management Helper.
King, William R. // Business Horizons; Oct73, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p5
Focuses on the development of an intelligent management information systems (MIS). Definition of hierarchy of information system; Impact of MIS on corporate executives; Aspects of organizational intelligence technology.
- Computer representation of management policy.
Moffett, Jonathan // Journal of Information Technology (Routledge, Ltd.); Sep/Dec91, Vol. 6 Issue 3/4, p231
Highlights the workshop convened to discuss issues relating to the computer representation of management policy in Great Britain in 1991. Development of protocols for the cooperation of independent managers in setting policies; Expression of application-specific policies.
- M.I.S. AND THE PLANNING PROCESS.
Sethi, Narendra K.; Slade, Martin H. // Industrial Management; Sep/Oct81, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p9
Focuses on the objectives of management information systems. Characteristics of a business plan; Kinds of business plan; Reason on the interest of executives on management information system.
- ORGANIZING A MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM.
Trotter, William R. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (00360805); Spring69, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p40
Discusses several ways of developing a Management Information System or any other business system. Advantages of the systems; Case study of a Management Information System; Purpose of the Management Information System; Stages of the evolution of reporting in companies; Formats of Management...
- The Examination for the Certificate in Management Information.
Trotter, William R. // Accountancy; Jun67, Vol. 78 Issue 886, p387
Announces the availability of copies of the report by the examiners in the October 1966 examination for the Certificate in Management Information.
- Mega's miracle.
Trotter, William R. // Accountancy; Oct87, Vol. 100 Issue 1130, p146
Features the Miracle integrated management information and accounting system.
- Executive Overview.
Trotter, William R. // MIS Quarterly; Jun89, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p146
An abstract is presented for the article "Validating Instruments in MIS Research," by Detmar W. Straub.
- The year is 2005: It's time to dial up an MIS department.
Valovic, Tom // Telecommunications - Americas Edition; Apr95, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p6
Presents a scenario for the information systems in the year 2005. Applications for the bandwidth; Electric commerce; Public servers with an array of resources available on a usage-sensitive basis.
- Systems development methodologies: unanswered questions.
Wynekoop, Judy L.; Russo, Nancy L. // Journal of Information Technology (Routledge, Ltd.); Jun95, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p65
Discusses the lack of knowledge about information systems development and the use of systems development methodologies. Evaluation of methodologies in use or examination of the selection, development, adaptation or use of methodologies in practice; Ramifications of the lack of knowledge for...
- Integrating student learning and faculty research though use of students as subjects.
Davis, J. Steve // Journal of Research on Computing in Education; Spring90, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p369
Discusses the advantages of laboratory exercises which employ students as subjects. Ways to design exercises to benefit the students and the researcher; Exercises which have been successfully conducted in management information system.
- Adequate information need in 1975.
Davis, J. Steve // Accountancy; Feb1975, Vol. 86 Issue 978, p7
Urges accountants in British industry, commerce and practice to ensure that during 1975, management information systems of their clients and employers are in good working order.
- ERRATA NOTES.
DeGross, Janice I. // MIS Quarterly; Jun2004, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p323
This section provides a correction to a paper by Ravi Bapna, Paulo Goes, Alok Gupta and Yiwei Jin, which appeared in the March 2004 issue of the journal MIS Quarterly.
- Executive Overview.
DeGross, Janice I. // MIS Quarterly; Mar89, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p32
An abstract is presented for the article "A Scientific Methodology for MIS Case Studies," by Allen S. Lee.
- Vendors approve a frame-relay MIB as enterprise standard.
Wallace, Bob // InfoWorld; 6/6/94, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p14
Reports on an agreement on a standard for managing emerging high-speed service across the enterprise by a coalition of frame-relay vendors, including manufacturers, service providers and telephone companies. Outline of a Management Information Base (MIB) by Customer Network Management (CNM)...
- Question is, will he be MIS-ed?
Strahler, Steven R. // Crain's Chicago Business; 3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p38
Presents information on the removal of management information systems (MIS) commissioner Sal Lato, giving way to the introduction of Beth Boatman as director of business and information management. Comments from Lato.
- Latest information systems for management.
Newing, Rod // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account; Sep93, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p36
Discusses modern software-based information systems for accounting. Importance of double-entry bookkeeping; Introduction of executive information systems; User requirements from information software; Systems' adaptation as data changes; Timeliness of information; Common complaint from...
- The system works.
Perry, Rick // Health Systems Review; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p13
Reports on use of practice management information system, at the Bayfront Health System in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Benefits of using the practice management system; How the system works; When Bayfront introduced the practice management system.
- Open management systems open new questions.
Vittore, Vince // America's Network; 4/1/95, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p39
Discusses the debate on open network management interface standards in the United States. Telecommunication carriers' adoption of the common management information protocol/common management information services; Defining a network element within the Advanced Intelligent Network. INSET:...
- EIS--executive toy or action catalyst?
Burgetz, Bruce // CMA Magazine; Feb91, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p23
Deals with executive information systems (EIS). Primary reasons given for the move to an EIS; Challenge of defining and delivering critical pieces of information to management.
- Executive information systems take off.
Hopkins, Bob // CMA Magazine; Oct91, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p31
Focuses on the use of executive information systems (EIS) in Canada. Examples on the use of EIS by Canadian companies; Objectives of EIS applications; Types of EIS.