Herman P. Hoplin

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This paper reports the results of a field study conducted to obtain managers perceptions of their Management Information Systems (MIS). The basic study involved responses from over 100 MIS/DP managers, users, and other business professionals. The research sampled the perspectives of both MIS and non-MIS personnel and found no great disparities in either the(More)
This paper stresses the notion that Expert Systems (ES) are more than a change in the system. ES change the thinking process and, therefore, the framework for thinking which opens new fields of' vision. This provides a window which fills voids in the conventional management process. Using largely non-technical terms, connection is made between the state of(More)
RESEARCH AND CONSULTING EXPERIENCES Aa Information Systems (IS) technology forges ahead, a sobering thought arises that a good possibility exists that we may have inadvertently misdirected IS research into technical directions with far too little effort and effect on the managerial and motivation aspects of the IS technicians and with even less influence on(More)
Particularly over the past ten years much progress has been made in developing computer-based decision systems for business. These systems have worked well with structured types of decisions or problems. Unfortunately, many business decisions are of the unstructured variety which are not adequately handled by pre-Artificial Intelligence (AI)(More)
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