August 2014- As physical and online shopping options increase, retailers are strengthening their supply chains to meet customer demands across this widening array of channels. To ensure products are available when and where the customer shops, omnichannel retailing requires centralized, real-time inventory visibility, a seamlessly integrated order management system, and store-based delivery hubs for personalized experiences.
August 2014- The word collaboration has taken on a new meaning as cloud technology reshapes sourcing and planning in the apparel world. Apparel execs are meeting omnichannel demand with a new, critical eye on financial collaboration to better fund suppliers, forecasting and replenishment data across many partners, and the agility required to react quickly to customer needs.
One of the greatest supply chain challenges that companies face is to reliably and profitably meet global demand. Outsourced manufacturing, lengthy global supply chains, a large number of suppliers, and volatile demand all create an environment where supply chain decision-makers worry that they can't deliver on promises they've made.
But companies with a strong assurance of supply program have confidence in their ability to fulfill demand. They're able to make dynamic, data-driven changes ...
August 2014- Data management used to be a fairly straightforward proposition. The relationship between IT and the business, however, has changed. Protecting, recovering and managing the business critical data in applications is posing new challenges for IT. Learn more from this UBM Tech study about what IT decision-makers are worried about and focused on as they look to simplify the increasingly complex work associated with application data management - and, by doing so, to significantly improve the ...
A February 2013 research study revealed some telling statistics among CIOs and Senior IT Managers about the state of their managed data. Most notably:
1) Mobile access to company data is of paramount importance
2) Large enterprises are having trouble locating data across their database
3) IT teams are overburdened, and business decisions are being hampered by time spent managing data silos
4) Organizations express interest in a solution that enables them to protect, manage ...
Free your people with Google Apps for Business.
Google's suite of cloud apps will free your workforce to be truly mobile - but for the move to be a runaway success, there are a few things you need to bear in mind. Our short ebook has seven tips for a hassle-free migration, from choosing the right apps to deciding on which of your current old-school - but potentially still useful - productivity apps you'll ...
August 2014- Red Hat and Dell offer an integrated OpenStack solution specifically for enterprise private cloud deployment. Delivered as a complete, custom solution, DellT Red HatR Cloud Solutions powered by Red Hat Enterprise LinuxR OpenStackR Platform allow you to quickly deploy an enterprise grade private cloud based on OpenStack, take advantage of world-class services and support, and get faster return on investment from your cloud
August 2014- Need a single application to manage legal, regulatory, and investigative matters? eDiscovery solution enables agencies to defensibly solve real-world challenges across the entire eDiscovery lifecycle from legal hold and collections through analysis, review, and production.
August 2014- It is well know that data explosion has become increasingly expensive to manage. Need to learn how to reduce cost and risk, streamline information governance, flexibly scale and implement a comprehensive archiving and eDiscovery solution?
August 2014- Government agencies' email volume has outstripped the capabilities of paper-based records management. Learn how to achieve, maintain, and document Capstone compliance and meet records management obligations under the Presidential Directive using Enterprise Vault and eDiscovery.
Where are your shipments right now?
Fuel costs, efficient delivery, and cargo theft are age-old challenges for fleet managers. But new technologies are making them things of the past. If it moves, you can track it. Read the eBook and see how the latest tracking technologies can improve the safety, security, and efficiency of your global shipments.
August 2014- The people at the sharp end of your business - your field service engineers - spend more time on the street than they do in the office. They could be making deliveries, installations or repairs, checking insurance claims, or valuing livestock. Or they could be doing any of 101 other tasks that require them to be on-site-sometimes at very unsocial hours. What would happen if you stopped blocking their progress and started actively empowering them? Read ...
September 2014- Email delivery is a full-time job for a team of IT specialists. Implementing and maintaining a highly scalable email delivery solution is a costly undertaking that diverts key resources from other business-critical initiatives.
August 2014- It's well known that transactional email is used to send out shipping notices or password resets, but did you know that due to its high click-through rates, it can be a great way to communicate with your customers? With this guide, find out what you might be missing in your transactional emails.
August 2014- BYOD has the potential to be messy and disruptive to your IT department. As a trend that is not going away, stay ahead of the game with our 10 tenets of BYOD wisdom. Read our ebook to see how you can give your employees the flexibility to bring their own devices while still protecting the business.
August 2014- Hell is other people. And they're all in your meeting. All too often, somebody or something turns your meeting into a painful experience. Download our ebook to discover the 7 deadly sins that can drag any get-together down into purest Meeting Hell - and make sure you don't commit them yourself.
August 2014- Application performance management (APM) tools allow enterprises to proactively manage their investments in bandwidth and the business-critical applications used every day. An application performance management solution is recognized as an essential component of WAN optimization-techniques that help businesses get the best possible performance from existing networks.However, building a business case for an application performance management solution requires more than a belief in its benefits. It requires some data to quantify the value of a ...
July 2014- With data playing an increasingly important role in business success, companies are seeking faster, more reliable, and more flexible connections to put the information in their data centers to good use. Read this ebook to explore connectivity considerations that meet modern needs.
July 2014- These are exciting times for enterprise application developers, as companies challenge them to build solutions that better exploit mobile devices, cloud infrastructures, sensor networks, big data, and APIs for widely used services such as Facebook and Gmail. Application development, however, isn't all intellectual exhilaration. It has its pain points, too, such as the toil that goes into creating and modifying batch workload jobs. This paper explores how app developers can use automation to deal with ...
July 2014- This inographic describes the simple steps to an effective SharePoint deployment and user acceptance
July 2014- This collection of articles substantiates growing concerns over application performance in cloud and/or virtualized environments. While cost reduction is a primary reason enterprises move from traditional datacenter infrastructure to distributed computing, the economics don't pan out if application performance and, subsequently, user adoption suffer. However, a good understanding of performance in the cloud or in virtualized environments demands a wholly different approach to monitoring, as explained in the following articles authored by technology strategists ...
July 2014- In December 2013, Compuware commissioned Research in Action to conduct a global, independent survey of 740 senior IT professionals' attitudes and concerns relating to cloud computing. The results revealed that businesses worry that the reduced visibility and control that accompanies their move to the cloud hampers their ability to deliver a high quality end-user experience with applications. The study shows that the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) offered by cloud providers are failing to address the needs of ...
This collection discusses the common performance issues encountered when managing jobs in a Hadoop environment. Whether you are running Hadoop on-premise or utilizing a cloud-hosted MapReduce environment, or a combination of the two, this collection will give you real-world examples of how to improve the distribution and utilization of your big data deployment.
Some of the key challenges we have seen include:
• Jobs running slow or failing without a clear ...
July 2014- Cloud-enabled managed hosting brings cloudlike consumption and provisioning attributes to the traditional managed hosting market. It represents an evolution of a mature market in which the wide variety of offerings and capabilities means vendors must be chosen carefully.
July 2014- This paper breaks down the challenges that often prevent the cloud from delivering the fast, flexible and affordable infrastructure companies seek - and then details the secret to achieving success with cloud solutions.
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