February 2013- This paper describes how IBM has infused traditional BI with personal analytics and performance management to balance user freedom and IT control. It introduces IBM Cognos Enterprise, the solution that can help your organization take advantage of this new kind of BI - one where the sky's the limit.
February 2013- In this paper, we demonstrate how important it is to address the different BI needs of your business constituents, so they have insight when and where they need it.
February 2013- You know you need Business Intelligence (BI), but you want it to be successful. Read this whitepaper and learn the five reasons why finding the right BI is like finding the right partner.
The Clipper Group examines what to do now to prepare for the ensuing decades of continuing data growth, technology change, and increasing long-term preservation requirements. For long-term archiving of digital data:
The average disk-based solution costs 15 times the average tape-based solution
The cost of energy alone for the average disk-based solution exceeds the entire TCO for the average tape-based solution
February 2013- Don't listen to the hype. Tape remains the most reliable storage solution available. Find out the truth about backups and why disk and tape play key roles in the storage hierarchy.
In the media and entertainment industry, content is king. The majority of this content is now produced in digital form and virtually all of this content has digital distribution; that content is not digital data. Protecting that content, the lifeblood of this industry, with the right data storage solution is more important than ever.
This whitepaper offers deeper insight into how LTFS provides significant advantages for media and entertainment applications. It includes an ...
February 2013- This whitepaper tells the story of how a financial institution leverages next generation customer experience management to deliver the one-to-one customer experience that drives superior business results
January 2013- Read this paper to find out what is happening in the industry in regards to Agile ALM and what you can do to take your development teams to the next level.
How enterprise-wide master data management helped five financial services firms get a better view of their customers and of their risk.
At many large financial firms, information that is accessible in one application isn't available in the others. Those data 'silos' make the organizations inefficient, prevent them from taking advantage of business opportunities, lead to poor decision making and can complicate compliance. Adopting an enterprise-wide data management solution can lead to more successful ...
IBM has redefined BI with an enterprise solution that brings reporting, analysis, modeling, planning and collaboration together for better decision-making cycles and to help remove the barriers to being analytics-driven. This is the new promise of BI realized.
This paper describes how IBM has infused traditional BI with personal analytics and performance management to balance user freedom and IT control. It introduces IBM Cognos Enterprise, the solution that can help your organization take ...
November 2012- This paper covers how IBM analysis software can help the people in your organization compile the facts and trends needed to make better and smarter decisions.
November 2012- BI can yield valuable insight that increases performance. For some, BI programs can be derailed by factors beyond technology-by people and process. Learn how to prepare a BI strategy that will help you achieve excellence in your initiative.
November 2012- Learn how important it is to address the different BI needs of your business constituents, so they have insight when and where they need it.
November 2012- The demands of business in todays economically challenging environment are forcing organizations to become smarter and more efficient about the use of their information. This paper from looks Ovum Research examines the key criteria and considerations you need to be aware of when evaluating your organizations BI and analytics strategy.
More than 2,000 companies around the world have replaced multiple, on-premise point solutions with Mimecast subscriptions in order to significantly reduce the risk, complexity and overall cost of email management.
Read why the Celtic's Vice President of Technology chose to do the same.
This White Paper summarizes why potential litigants are always best advised to gain
control of their email systems. Email is a technological issue and therefore,
requires a technological solutions.
This White Paper also identifies some key regulations that require the retention of documentary records and their production to regulators
Your goal is clear produce high-quality goods while optimizing resources at every step of production. And in today's uncertain economy, cost-control efforts may never have been more important. Unscheduled downtime because of equipment failure can have a serious impact on your organization's bottom line.
Download this white paper from IBM, and learn the basics of predictive maintenance, the benefits it provides manufacturing operations and the underlying technologies that make it possible. Predictive analytics ...
November 2012- Manage physical and virtual assets, maintain your infrastructure and capital equipment and maximize the efficiency of your people, processes and assets with predictive analytics.
Databases and information management systems let you describe, categorize, store, modify and analyze data. What if you could do the same with decisions? Your systems could learn from previous choices and manipulate them to fit new parameters to intelligently mold future decisions made by executives, everyday business users and even your systems to optimize outcomes.
Read this specially selected excerpt from James Taylor's new book, "Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using ...
The business value of reporting is simple: it not only communicates a company's performance, but helps the company understand it. With it, executives, managers and business users can take action on recent information. It creates a common context for decision-making in every department and at every level.
At its best, reporting is an integral part of performance management. However, IT departments and report authors can be challenged when they try to deliver these ...
This paper addresses the challenges of planning, budgeting and forecasting in a spreadsheet environment and highlights the advantages of using a software solution designed specifically for dynamic planning. The business challenges and drivers are discussed, including organizational and technological best practices to follow.
A Planning Software Selection Matrix is included to assist decision makers in selecting the most appropriate planning software for their specific business processes and needs.
November 2012- The number of mobile devices has now surpassed personal computers in sales. They are increasingly being used for business, which means that users expect to access all the applications they need to do their jobs, including business intelligence (BI), on these devices. Because BI can be sensitive and confidential, they also want to be sure it is protected from unauthorized users such as hackers and that it can't be accessed if the device is lost ...
The current business environment is still characterized by skittishness, tenuous demand and sporadic growth. It's no surprise then, that 60% of CFOs plan to make major changes to critical finance practices and processes, according to the 2010 IBM Global CFO Study. In fact, 70% of CFOs claim to be taking a more prominent role in enterprise decision making beyond the traditional role of finance.
Yet many CFOs admit to significant gaps in their ability to deliver ...
November 2012- This analyst report shows the total economic impact of migrating from an open source solution to IBM WebSphere Application Server -- a 44%% return on investment (ROI) producing a net value of over $1 million, with numerous benefits, including reduced support costs, reduced support incidents, higher application availability, and more. This report from Forrester, a highly respect independent analyst, provides readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the WebSphere Application Server on their ...
To realize the full benefit of cloud-based applications, integration must be dramatically simplified. Companies need a solution that can run anywhere, connect applications anywhere, be managed from anywhere, and require no specialist integration skills or IT infrastructure.
These solutions must be easily configurable, flexible, and scalable - which means no coding. And, the integration solution must implement projects within days, not weeks or months. WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration provides these benefits today. ...
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