There is no consensus of the definition of the term "management information system". Some writers prefer alternative terminology such as "information processing system", "information and decision system",
"organizational information system", or simply
"information system" to refer to the computer-based information processing system which supports the
operations, management, and decision-making functions
of an organization [...].
A definition of a management information system, as the term is generally understood, is an integrated, user-machine system for providing information to support operations, management, and decision-making functions in an organization. The system utilizes computer hardware and software; manual procedures; models for analysis planning, control and decision making; and a database. [...]
This is a directory of sites that are related to academic scholarships in Management Information System (MIS). According to G. Davis and M. Olson in Management Information Systems (1984, p. 5-6):
AIS -- Association for Information Systems
is a professional organization whose purpose is to serve as the premier global organization for academicians specializing in Information Systems.
Enterprise Systems Architecture Laboratory providing resources to organizations interested in applying architectural frameworks. Services offered include consulting, education, and curriculum development.
The bitter Network Administrator
A website dedicated to IT Professional and some not so Professional.
Business Forms Management Association
Forms central for the global forms and information systems community
Helping executives improve their management of Information Technology.
Dominance, influence, submissive and compliance profiling tool for personnel management.
IFIP -- International Federation for Information Processing
a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing.
The Index of Information Systems Journals
The aim of this publication is to provide basic information about, and links to, either paper or electronic journal web sites, particularly, to provide links to their instructions to author's information
Information Management Research
Website contains great information to enlighten users about various topics on Information Management in general and MIS in particular.
Integrated Information Systems and Their Impact on the Work of Managers
Discusses models of the impact of Information Systems on the work of managers. Links to case study material from eight companies.
Operations management enterprise software focused on the utilities and engineering industries. Demos, brochures, events, and product information.
IRMA -- Information Resources Management Association
A not-for-profit, vendor-independent, international professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations.
IT Quality Management Solutions
itQMS provides solutions to help IT organization improve its processes, minimize system disturbances, reduce over-capacity and the total cost of ownership, while increasing overall availability and improving user and customer satisfaction.
Janco Associates, Inc.: Mid-Year IT Salary Survey
Draws on data collected throughout the year by internet-based and completed survey forms sent to businesses in Southern California as well as throughout the United States and Canada.
Midwest Association for Information Systems (MWAIS)
The Midwest Association for Information (MWAIS) serves Association for Information Systems (AIS) members across the Midwest United States. MWAIS serves the needs of Information Technology thought leaders in the U.S. Heartland.
MIS Faculty Offer Survey
Maintained by Dennis Galletta.
Object Technology Curriculum Issues
Below are responses received with regard to the four original questions of the survey on current status and future directions of OO curricula in schools of business. By Dr. Richard A. Johnson.
SIM -- The Society for Information Management
The international meeting place for IT executives around the world.