Praying for Graduates

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14. Congratulations to the Class of 2020! No matter what college or high school the graduating classes this year deserve a big round of applause. These students have step up and have gone beyond all measures… Continue reading Praying for Graduates

National Day of Prayer

The theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer is “Pray God’s Glory Across the Earth,” and the chosen Bible verse is from Habakkuk 2:14: “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.” Today, is the National Day of Prayer! Please join… Continue reading National Day of Prayer

MIS Week 14

In my management information systems course the students learned about project management last week. Experienced Project Managers are necessary overseers to ensure projects are completed on time. Project Managers often use Gantt and PERT charts to keep a project on task and target. Microsoft Project software can assist managers draw and plan out projects, as… Continue reading MIS Week 14

MIS Week 13

Last week my MIS students are learning about the importance of artificial intelligence and machine learning in business. We are reviewing the role and types of knowledge management systems along with how they provide value to a firm. What is Knowledge Management? - it refers to the set of business processes developed in an organization… Continue reading MIS Week 13

Cobol Programmers Wanted!

IBM is looking for Cobol Programmers, so last night I decided to look up some names on LinkedIn, and so we will see what happens. I know that my father, Robert Wisor, worked to develop the COBOL business module. Somebody out there must remember his name, as it would of been a team effort of… Continue reading Cobol Programmers Wanted!

MIS Week 12

This week my MIS students are learning more about supply chains and enterprise applications systems. They are also discovering the importance of customer relation systems. Students discovered how the internet has changed how companies conduct business via e-commerce and m-commerce. They learned the difference between push and pull marketing systems. Today’s digital companies must have… Continue reading MIS Week 12

Online Educational Resources

There are several apps that colleges and professors are recommending this week due to moving courses online. Doceri – whiteboard software WebEx – online meeting softwareZoom – video creation software  If you know any other educational apps used for online higher education, then please do share which ones you use to create course content. One suggestion that I agree… Continue reading Online Educational Resources

MIS Week 7

This week my students are giving their independent research presentation. Each student will talk 3-5 minutes about their selected technology topic. The subject must pertain to today’s information systems or information technology. One of the main goal’s for this course is for students to discover that not only is in-depth research an important part of… Continue reading MIS Week 7

MIS Week 6

This week students discovered how managers go about doing research to find contacts using online databases. As a group, their assignment was to plan a strategy as to whether or not to build a manufacturing plant on the continent of Australia. The teams must decide which city to build the new office furniture plant. Second… Continue reading MIS Week 6

MIS Week 4

This week’s MIS lesson covers the issue of internet privacy for companies, employees, and customers face online. How accountable are businesses as to what happens if data is lost, stolen, or breached? Company Marketing departments must either allow a user to either opt-in to receive email subscriptions or provide the ability to opt-out by unsubscribing… Continue reading MIS Week 4