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Management Information System: Web Resources

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Management Information System Related Websites

  • Aberdeen Group One can set up own profile to receive email update on marketing analysis and positioning services for business technology.
  • Business Owner Space A collaborative partnership of business resources located throughout San Jose, Silicon Valley. Most relevant and up-to-date information business owners need.
  • Business plans from Small Business Administration Outlines how to write a business proposal, elements of a business plan, how to start and finance a new business. Links to samples of business plans.
  • Lightreading Free web-based seminar, email newsletter, case studies on real-world technology deployment, white papers, etc.
  • Motley Fool Tips on current products with discussion board on various industries, including computers, Internet, etc.
  • Online dictionary by A free online dictionary and search engine to search for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology, with links to related sites.
  • American Productivity and Quality Center Look in the "Free Resources" section for case studies and articles on benchmarking and knowledge management.
  • CIO: Knowledge Management CIO Magazine provides articles with comments by readers.
  • Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation Download option opens a pdf version of the article, Read option offers plain text (with all illustrations).
  • Knowledge Management Consortium International Look under "Resources and Links" for articles, white papers, and more.
  • Knowledge Management Resource Center IKM Corporation provides resources searchable by keyword or by topics.
  • MISRC Working Papers Series The Management Information Systems Research Center at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota offers working papers from their researchers from 1971 to the present.
  • IS World Net: "A vision of information systems scholars harnessing the Internet for the creation and dissemination of informations."
  • Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems An outlet for research and work-in-progress carried out by scholars of the information systems field and members of the Association for Information Systems.

Management Information System Professional Associations

Handbooks and Dictionaries

  • Tech encyclopedia  This online encyclopedia has more than 18,000 definitions and explanations written in plain English on topics ranging from PCs, Macs, UNIX, networking, client/server, graphics, multimedia, Internet, World Wide Web, objects, major products and vendors, acronyms, buzzwords and much more.

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