This high level, business problem focused eBook uses 5 customer scenarios to show how people and organizations are tackling real issues using IBM solutions. It is 20 pages, fully interactive and covers IBM?s overall Warehousing portfolio of offerings, inclusive of:
• IBM Smart Analytics System
• IBM Netezza family of appliances
• InfoSphere Warehouse 9.7.3
• Informix Time Series
• InfoSphere Warehouse Packs & Industry Models
May 2012- This paper describes the benefits of consolidating from HP servers to an IBM PureFlex System in a SAP application environment with six industry examples. Learn about the cost reductions through the use of IBM PureFlex System.
May 2012- In this paper, Ptak/Noel describes the new IBM PureFlex system and the unique management capabilities of the IBM Flex System Manager.
May 2012- Today's businesses need simpler more efficient and flexible computing models. The IBM PureSystems family is comprised of platform systems and infrastructure systems that include built-in "patterns of expertise" to address complex business and operational tasks for smarter computing.
May 2012- By creating a 360-degree view of subscriber and product information with IBM InfoSphere, telecommunications companies can increase cross- and up-sell opportunities, develop targeted marketing campaigns, more easily adapt to consumer trends and enhance operational efficiency.
Learn how your organization can take advantage of recent breakthroughs to lower the cost of data management.
This informative e-book describes proven strategies for lowering the costs associated with:
• database administration
• database development
• database systems
• data storage
This e-book also discusses the new breakthrough features that make it easier than ever for you to move to DB2. Not only is it easier than ...
February 2013- Technological, corporate and legislative change looms for our industry. To meet the challenges of resource management, reporting and accountability, operational flexibility and more, operations monitoring needs to keep up. This White Paper provides some "best practices" for monitoring and reporting.
April 2012- IT organizations everywhere are looking for easier and more cost-effective ways to accelerate and simplify end-to-end work-load management across complex, heterogeneous infrastructures. In many cases, they are shifting more of the production work-load from traditional data center infrastructures to the cloud. The success of this transition, however, depends on solutions that can automate the management of critical activities that sup-port the business, such as batch processing. What's required is a single point of control and ...
Many of the latest initiatives in the IT world are focused around aligning IT resources more closely with business users and business needs. The more that IT can reduce the gap between the requirement of the business community and the fulfillment of these requirements, the greater the improvement in business performance.
Companies become more agile and responsive to market changes and new opportunities; governance and risk can be managed more effectively through better ...
In this paper you will learn about a new, broad, and all encompassing multiplatform view of modernization in the context of applications, people and teams. Our goal is to help you:
- Find smarter ways to design, build, maintain and extend the applications that run the business.
- Choose the best procurement model for your organization, including cloud and packaged applications.
- Provide individual practitioners with the best tools available to optimize ...
Batch processing with WebSphere Compute Grid: Delivering business value to the enterprise. Reduce or eliminate batch windows by running batch and OLTP 24X7 and achieve higher throughput [ Source: IBM ]
April 2012- Batch processing is a mission critical workload for the enterprise. End of day/month/year reporting, bulk account processing for credit scores and assessing interest, and reconciling banking activities are just a few examples of tasks carried out with batch processing. Whether they like it or not, or even are cognizant of its role and importance, enterprises depend on batch processing.
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) provides water, sewer, and wastewater treatment services to nearly 600,000 residents, 1.6 million annual visitors, and 700,000 workers in the District of Columbia and parts of Virginia and Maryland.
Nucleus Research examined DC Water's adoption of IBM Business Analytics and found that the deployment enabled employees to utilize more information when making decisions, resulting in lower contract labor costs, the recapture of lost revenues, and reduced ...
The Alameda County Social Services Agency (SSA) is a 2,200-employee organization that works collectively and in partnership with community-based organizations to serve the social service needs of the citizens of Alameda County.
The agency assists approximately 11 percent of Alameda County's 1.6 million residents who receive assistance in areas that include employment, training, financial assistance, housing, and homelessness prevention.
In addition to the departments that provide these services, Alameda County SSA's departments include ...
In recent years, cloud computing has been as visible as any topic in IT. Its front-page news status has been accelerated by Amazon, Salesforce.com, Yahoo, and Microsoft, among other firms, aggressively vying for leadership in providing cloud infrastructure or services. However, this race for mindshare has obscured cloud computing facts. Many admit to the haze surrounding cloud computing.
This white paper separates fact from fiction, reality from myth, and, in doing so, ...
"The number one criteria of a data-centric organization is the desire to know." Data is today's most effective competitive weapon. But how does an organization make the best use of the business data it gathers and generates? And what is IT's role in that best-use scenario?
Recent research set out to explore these questions, asking IT leaders across industries about their companies' use of data analytics and their involvement in it, including organizational ...
Many organizations are moving away from traditional approaches to BI to implement other solutions.
This Aberdeen research report compares the performance of organizations based on the types of BI technologies and approaches they choose.
Review the limitations of traditional BI, benefits of interactive BI and why BI is powerful for organizations today.
Business analytics has become a priority for many organizations because it provides the ability to gather relevant business data, apply functional knowledge to the data and deliver business insights based on its manipulation.
This Aberdeen research report focuses on the linkage between the analytical mindset and line-of-business required to survive in today's rapidly changing market place.
Review the connection between analytical adoption, pervasiveness and engagement from line of business decision makers, ...
January 2012- This data sheet describes the advantages of IBM Cost Buster solutions for business analytics, which make it easy for small and midsize organizations to invest in leading-edge technology without straining their finances. These flexible, affordable offerings enable firms to purchase any combination of software, hardware and services and spread the cost over 36 fixed monthly payments, helping them to preserve their cash flow and lines of credit.
January 2012- Learn why analytics-driven organizations outperform their peers.
January 2012- Organizations that have the most success with BI typically approach it incrementally. Discover a step-by-step strategy for success in this newsletter featuring research from Gartner.
Organizations whose success or failure is determined by the decisions they make are handicapped by systems that are centered on processes or functions. As a result, these organizations struggle to improve business productivity and find it hard to make changes in their systems quickly, despite a pressing need to do so.
To succeed, these organizations need to move their thinking from processes and functions to decisions. - they need to become decision-centric.
November 2011- The IBM Information Management portfolio contains everything customers need to build a foundation of trusted information to support a comprehensive business analytics and optimization strategy and to make smarter business decisions. This 12 page paper outlines our complete set of IM solutions designed to help customers not only manage their data, but also master it.
October 2011- Download this white paper to discover more about the role of text in survey research, and learn the steps to follow to conduct text analysis.
The post-recession reality for any size organization is that flexibility and "agility" have become mandatory in order to maintain market competitiveness and to ensure long term viability. In fact, companies that implement agile budgeting and forecasting models on average are more profitable and have larger market shares than their competitors who don't.
Download this free white paper to learn what the challenges and benefits of agile budgeting are - and how choosing the ...
For years Fortune 500 companies have relied on stallwarth suppliers like IBM and SAP to power their business intelligence and reporting solutions. With data volumes growing at an average annual rate of 40%, however, mid-sized organizations are now finding it mandatory to invest in business intelligence and dashboarding software. Choosing a platform that worked for a Fortune 500 company, however, can lead to disastrous results.
Download this free white paper and learn the three most critical ...
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