Article Summaries on MIS In the News. In the field of technology, staying on top of current trends is central to being equipped with the most relevant and useful information (and thereby being viewed as knowledgeable in a competitive marketplace). The purpose of this activity is to help you learn how to be more self-sufficient in staying current on technology-related news through the process of submitting short summaries of articles you have researched with the focus on contemporary news related to the field of MIS.