Management Information Systems are the bedrock of modern business. Every company and organization no matter how large or small has access to an amount of information unprecedented in history, but if this information is to be useful, it must be systematized in an efficient and also secure way. With the wealth of information accessible to businesses and organizations, the acquisition and dissemination of that information to individuals for whom the information is relevant is of great importance. So important to companies is the flow of information, that it has spawned an entire industry in and of itself. There are a great many resources for MIS professionals, from associations and special interest groups, to journals, blogs, conferences and more. This resource guide provides links to and descriptions of some of the most prominent resources available in the field, with the goal of helping MIS professionals find exactly the resources they need to help them perform at maximum potential.
Associations and Special Interests
Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems: The Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems is an arm of the Association for Advanced Computing. SIGMIS provides members with support and promotes best practice education and research for the MIS field.
Association for Information Systems: The Association for Information Systems is a worldwide leader in the MIS research field and is devoted to the service of society by advancing the knowledge of MIS professionals and organizations that lead the field in research, teaching, practice and the study of information systems.
Society for Information Management: The Society for Information Management strives to collate information relevant to the field of MIS and also provide a local network of MIS professionals that meets regularly to discuss the industry.
Management Information Systems Association: The Management Information Systems Association is devoted to the concept of using information systems and advances in the field to transform society. This student organization is ambitious in its goal to become the leading student organization for information management professionals.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society: The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of global healthcare through the use and improvement of management information systems.
Information Systems Security Association: The Information Systems Security Association is a global non-profit organization for management information systems security professionals devoted to advancing information security through facilitating peer interaction and promoting professional development.
ISACA: ISACA is an organization that is devoted to providing enterprise level auditing tools for management information systems professionals and educating companies and MIS professionals on information systems governance.
American Society for Information Science and Technology: The American Society for Information Science and Technology was founded in the 1930s and has been devoted to the advancement of information systems technology and implementation throughout its long history.
Information Systems Management: The primary focus of Information Systems Management is to highlight best practices in the information systems management world through the publication of research mixed with the insights of people with extensive managerial experience.
Journal of Management Information Systems: The Journal of Information Systems seeks to provide a high quality forum that serves to advance the practice and understanding of organizational information systems while providing resources to those seeking to explore new means of information delivery.
Information Knowledge Systems Management: Information Knowledge Systems Management targets professionals responsible for the engineering and management of the information systems and their environment with the goal of helping professionals improve the overall system and the environment in which it exists..
Information Management Magazine: Information Management Magazine is devoted to bringing its readers the absolute latest on information management trends and cutting edge techniques.
Information Systems and e-Business Management: The goal of the Information Systems and e-Business Management journal is to fundamentally advance the MIS field through the publication of unique research featuring behavioral, technological, and analytical perspectives.
Information Systems Research: Information Systems Research is a journal devoted to the advancement of information systems through the publication of theory and research intended to encourage intellectual development in all facets of the industry.
Information Technologies and International Development: Information Technologies and International Development is an interdisciplinary journal that positions itself at the crossroads between information and the communications technologies by which it is disseminated.
Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management seeks to provide its worldwide readership with valuable insights into the inner workings of information and technology that they might productively create, apply, and communicate information within their organizations.
Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries: The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries is designed as a forum for the international titans of the Management Information Systems industry to share their insights with the readership, advancing the knowledge and understanding of MIS throughout the world.
Management Information Systems Quarterly: MIS Quarterly is devoted to the cause of advancing the MIS field through the publication of knowledge concerning IT-based services, the management of IT resources, and the impact of IT on the managerial, organizational, and societal levels.
Transactions on management Information Systems: Transactions on Management Information Systems is a journal produced by the Association for Computer Machinery with the express goal of bringing its readers high quality MIS related articles dealing with the design, development, assessment, and management of information systems.
Information Systems Journal: This peer reviewed scientific journal publishes articles and papers on every aspect of information systems but with a principle focus on the interplay between people and information systems.
Journal of the Association for Information Systems: The Journal of the Association for Information Systems seeks to provide insight into the world of MIS from all angles and perspectives whether scientific or philosophical. This is one of the most respected MIS journals in the world.
Journal of Information and System Management: The Journal of Information and System Management intends to provide an interdisciplinary space in which the cutting edge theory, research, development, and architectures that impact the field can be presented to MIS professionals.
Journal of Strategic Information Systems: The Journal of Strategic Information Systems publishes articles having to do with the impact of the utilization of information systems on the part of businesses, organizations, and management as a strategic tool.
European Journal of Information Systems: The European Journal of Information Systems provides a singularly european perspective on the MIS world. The journal publishes top notch articles from european leaders in the field.
Information and Organization: Information and Organization is a journal devoted to discussing the most pressing topics of the MIS world having to do with the impact of modern information systems on society. Information and Organization addresses the risks and concerns associated with a society built upon the bedrock of information systems.
Information-Management Blogs: This is a collection of blogs written by top professionals in the MIS field. Information Management bloggers cover a wide array of subjects and are updated often ensuring readers will always have a fresh perspective.
Tim Blair White Blog: Tim White has been an Information Systems executive for over 20 years and this blog is all about sharing his hard won knowledge with other MIS professionals.
AIIM Blogs: AIIM is a global community for information professionals and this is the community blog where community members and some of the top experts in the MIS field post articles for the benefit of their fellow MIS professionals.
Healthcare Information and Management Society Blog: This is the blog site of the Healthcare Information and Management Society and is primarily concerned with the issues facing MIS professionals in the healthcare industry.
Micheal Axelsen Blog: Micheal Axelsen is an information systems and information systems governance consultant; he has posted regularly on this blog for over seven years, sharing lessons he’s learned and the perspective he’s gained during his many years in the industry.
Impact of Information Systems on Society Blog: This unique blog features many interviews with top thinkers in the technology world on the impact of the internet and information systems on society.
NCES 25th Annual Management Information Systems Conference: This is a Management Information Systems conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. The focus of the conference is on the sharing of information regarding best practices, and innovative ideas for tackling some of the industry’s most challenging issues.
International Conference on Information Systems: This conference is the annual meeting of the Association for Information Systems and is designed as a meeting of the minds, a gathering of some of the most influential people in the Information Systems industry.
International Conference on Business Information Systems: The International Conference on Business Information Systems is being held in Poland in 2013. This will be the 16th such conference and will feature presentations and workshops on some of the hot button issues facing businesses in the modern MIS environment.
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences: The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences is holding is 46th annual conference and is one of the most highly regarded conferences on the subject in the world and features three full days of research paper presentations followed by a full day of workshops.
IADIS International Conference: The IADIS International Conference is being held in Lisbon Portugal this year and in addition to all the standard conference fair consisting of discussions on research, teaching, and industry practice, IADIS is also featuring a socio-technological perspective for this years conference.
International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems: The International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems is focused on bringing together the brightest researchers, engineers, and practitioners interested in learning about the advancements made in the application of Information Systems in businesses.
International Conference on Information Systems Security Management: The International Conference on Information Systems Security Management is bringing together the leading academics, scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange their vast experience and research results for the overall improvement of MIS Security.