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

MIS Week 11

My college classes resumes this week. It is big opportunity for me, as I go from teaching in the classroom to teaching online. I know my Internet connection and collaboration software are good to go, as I practiced with several different ones. Most of all, I hope that my pup doesn’t interrupt my online WebEx… Continue reading MIS Week 11

Dogs Dig Technology

We had a blast in class today. We had the honor of meeting IBM Ai Jackie. Her Puppy Raiser, Lorraine Trapani, an IBM Watson executive, came to speak to my Marist College technology students. IBM Ai Jackie was super good in class while Lorraine shared about IBM’s partnership with Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB).… Continue reading Dogs Dig Technology

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 5

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it ~ Proverbs 13:11 This week students got to learn how to create budgets for both corporate events and simple computer network systems. Students had to compare hotel accommodations in Miami and airfares from several cities for 200 employees and visitors. The… Continue reading MIS Week 5

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

MIS Week 3

This week MIS course material covers a new process called Porter’s Competitive Force Model as well as Supply Chain Model and how both add real value to a company if done right. Students are learning how companies are flattening by removing middle manager and that communication is quicker and flows in every direction due to… Continue reading MIS Week 3