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MIS Director

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(Chief Information Officer) The executive in charge of information processing in an organization. All systems design, development and datacenter operations fall under CIO jurisdiction. CIOs have demanding jobs as information systems in an organization are often taken for granted until something breaks down. The CIO is responsible for explaining to executive management the complex nightmare this industry has gotten itself into over the past 50 years and why equipment must be constantly retrofitted or replaced. Justifying new expenditures can be a difficult part of the job.

CIOs are also involved in creating business opportunities through information technology, although in larger companies this is often the role of the chief technology officer (CTO). Collaborating with other executives, CIOs work at the core of business development within the organization. See CTO, job descriptions and salary survey.
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"Worms and things that try to attack our system--we catch tons of those every day," says James Wiedel, MIS director and director of networking at the University of Southern California.
Hill is an 11-year veteran of the paper, who has served as systems director, corporate MIS director and MIS director.
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"We've discovered that once you put the terminals in a store you'll never want to take them out," commented Jim Pierce, Walgreens' MIS director.
Revlon's European MIS director Paul Holloway said, ``Revlon has a long history in South Wales.
"Each department had its own processes," Jonathan Turner, Cardinal's MIS director, explains.
director of MIS 1995-1998: regional controller, Planet Hollywood, 1994-1995: regional MIS director and aasistant controller, Hyatt Regency Waikolca (later Hilton Waikoloa), 1988-1993; senior analyst, Hyatt Hotels Corp., Chicago, 1985-1988: various positions with Hyatt Regency Maui and Hyatt Hotels Corp., 1978-1985
--John Nicoletta, MIS Director, New York State Bar Association, Albany