The Impact Of Management Information Systems On An Organization Performance And Success Factors

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The Impact of Management Information Systems on an
Organization Performance and Success Factors
Management information systems is the use of information technology and how it impacts businesses. While there are numerous types of technologies in the world today, we will discuss two of those, Cloud Computing and Virtual Meetings. While most may be familiar with these trending terms, we will discuss some of their characteristics in detail.
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II. CLOUD COMPUTING
Most individuals when asked, generally have it right. Information stored “somewhere else” that can be retrievable. However, that is in its most simplistic form. Cloud computing has made some major changes in the way it affects our personal lives and for our discussion, how it impacts businesses.
The National Information Standards and Technologies defines Cloud as “A model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.” (Howell 33).
Why are companies adopting to the idea of Cloud? Many business have turned to cloud computing for greater efficiency, cost savings, internal processes, collaboration, and many more benefits. In that same token, many businesses have fears, concerns, and the opportunities over cloud computing. It was once considered that only companies who were on the…
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