August 2013- The mobile and web matrix has grown to such epic dimensions that it is nearly impossible and extremely cost-prohibitive to cover entirely in-house. There are thousands of device, carrier and platform combinations for mobile alone. Add web browsers, anti-virus software, plug-ins and PC specs into the mix and your testing lab would need to be the size of an aircraft hangar. But somewhere in the world there are potential users for every matrix combination. By ...
August 2013- This white paper will examine the role social media can play in presenting a more strategic view of customer data and how the right combination of technologies can deliver insight to help companies more effectively meet perpetually shifting consumer demands expressed through, and influenced by, these dynamic communication channels. We will look at the implications for marketing and sales, but also IT. And we will consider how and why social media tools and applications can ...
August 2013- In this report, we record how users see the potential benefits of big data analytics. We explore some of the more practical and popular applications, and we also look at the issues that are holding users back, including skills shortages, product immaturity and implementation uncertainties.
August 2013- Unstructured data is everywhere - in emails, call center notes, verbatim survey responses, tweets, blogs, and online news - to name just a few sources. In fact, by most industry estimates, unstructured text accounts for eighty percent of the data available to companies. Text analytics is being embraced at a rapid rate by organizations that want to gain insight into this information and use it for a competitive advantage. Factors fueling this growth include a ...
Affigent, in partnership with EMC Isilon, recognizes the growing need for video surveillance within the federal government.
Video Surveillance data storage solutions for the federal government that enable:
• Massive scalability: Unimaginable room for video surveillance data storage - from 18 Tbs to over 20 PBs of capacity per cluster.
• Unmatched efficiencies: Delivers 80% of greater storage utilization efficiency to drive down storage costs and reduce the data center footprint.
• Robust ...
July 2013- Today's CISOs face more challenges than ever, including increased and more sophisticated threats, complex IT environments, decreased budgets, and greater compliance pressures. But these challenges present opportunity. Learn how CISOs can play these challenges to their advantage to meet both data protection and compliance demands.
July 2013- Real-Time Application-Centric Operations Visibility with NetScout's Approach to Service Delivery Management.
July 2013- Service delivery monitoring is a critical enabler that IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must invest in to foster the transition from IT to business technology (BT). In this report, Jean-Pierre Garbani at Forrester Research provides insights into this and other major trends in monitoring solutions and answer several key questions that IT leaders are asking: What should we monitor? What monitoring techniques can we apply? How should we select a solution, given where ...
July 2013- Application performance management today sits at a juncture that crosses many disciplines and domains: software dev, applications in production, IT services, desktops, mainframes, web, mobile, cloud services, virtualization, app testing, network infrastructure, databases, and storage. This report aims to clarify the definition of an APM solution, and how vendors (new and established) are taking them forward. Also OVUM provides a SWOT analysis for the solutions along with features assessment; the results are summarized in the ...
Put personalized marketing to work.
Evolving technology and social trends offer many avenues for improving customer engagements. Forward-thinking organizations can now interact with individuals, while using insights from hard data to improve how they invest in marketing resources. Read the IBM? white paper for more information on how to launch a system of engagement that fuels growth and innovation.
July 2013- IBM recently underwent a major transformation, reorienting their entire business to focus more on customer needs. A fundamental element of this shift to Smarter Commerce was the implementation of marketing automation software. This not only allowed for cross-channel communication, it also let IBM engage with individuals directly. Read the white paper to learn how adopting this strategic approach helped improve customer experiences and response rates, while saving energy and costs.
The value in social acquaintances
Today, social approaches have become the norm for creating meaningful business value. In an IBM IBV executive study however, nearly three-quarters of respondents admitted that they were unprepared to embrace this shift in customer engagement. This white paper reveals how business leaders can successfully leverage social business, internally and externally, to deliver valued customer experiences, increase productivity and accelerate innovation.
The need for business agility is driving the Agile movement in software development-and continuous improvement is the key. But what does it mean to be better? Forrester Consulting surveyed IT professionals about their Agile and traditional application habits and practices, and their findings challenge some of the myths.
July 2013- A new IBM Institute for Business Value survey of more than 28,000 consumers from around the world confirms that while consumers actively discuss, critique, promote, and even dismiss your brand, they will give their loyalty only to a few select retailers. How well retailers and product brands identify the arbiters that determine what's hot and what's not and build trust with both individuals and communities of like-minded consumers will determine whether they benefit from a base ...
The concept of using social networking in the office has evolved from simply connecting people and conversations to taking action and getting real work done. But in order for enterprise social networking to be successful it must incorporate the applications and relevant conversations employees use everyday to get drive business outcomes.
In this whitepaper discover how tibbr provides relevant updates employees need from CRM, ERP, expense, inventory and document management systems, plus unifies ...
June 2013- Organizations have spent time and resources on Microsoft SharePoint. Learn how they're using enterprise social networking to enhance the value of their investment. In this whitepaper, discover how tibbr connects your organization's content with relevant people, groups and systems to drive real business outcomes.
June 2013- Enterprise social networking must intelligently incorporate business applications with conversations so employees can execute on key business outcomes. In this report, discover how tibbr empowers IT to integrate your existing systems and data to increase efficiency. This report includes an overview of the tibbr Architecture, REST API, bi-directional functionality, activity streams and other key methods for integrating all applications.
June 2013- The goal of the 2013 Application and Service Delivery Handbook is to help IT organizations ensure acceptable application and/or service delivery when faced with both the first generation, as well as the emerging second generation of application and service delivery challenges.
May 2013- Door slimmer te communiceren en samen te werken benut u kansen die anderen laten liggen. Oplossingen voor Unified Communications (UC) zorgen ervoor dat u beter bereikbaar bent, sneller handelt en de productiviteit en klantenservice naar een hoger niveau tilt. Bied uw medewerkers nieuwe, effectieve manieren om in contact te blijven, ongeacht hun locatie of het type device dat zij gebruiken (smartphone, tablet, bureautoestel). Cloud computing is een van de meest efficiënte leveringsmodellen voor UC. ...
May 2013- The explosive increase in cyberthreats poses an increasingly daunting challenge to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of intellectual property and other sensitive information. Conflicting opinions about operational risk, myriad point solutions for security technology, and dissimilar computing infrastructures create a puzzling landscape for security and risk professionals. To assess the market, Forrester Consulting interviewed 225 IT security leaders across North America and Western Europe about their firm?s information security investments. Roughly 60% of respondents reported revenues ...
May 2013- The IBM z/OS mainframe environment has earned a reputation for superior application performance, availability and data security while managing extremely large volumes of application data. To maintain a competitive advantage, organizations that manage their mission-critical operations on the IBM System z platform must continually look for improvements in technology, processes and best practices.
May 2013- Testing and launching a web application isn't getting any easier. In fact, with the assortment of new browsers, plugins, third party apps and programming languages, this process has never been more complicated. Unfortunately, it's also never been more critical for success.
The mobile and web matrix has grown to such epic dimensions that it is nearly impossible and extremely cost-prohibitive to cover entirely in-house. There are thousands of device, carrier and platform combinations for mobile alone. Add web browsers, anti-virus software, plug-ins and PC specs into the mix and your testing lab would need to be the size of an aircraft hangar. But somewhere in the world there are potential users for every matrix combination.
As you think about your application in the context of new multicore systems you may wonder: What does it mean to transition my application to multicore? What is the essence of a multicore application? What are the tradeoffs involved? What are the changes you need to make?
This paper, part one of two, answers these questions, showing you how to transition an application to run on a multicore system smoothly and correctly.
Software must perform across more platforms than ever before,
so it must be stronger and more flexible than ever before.
It has to be future-proof and – of course – delivered yesterday.
Organisations must increase application quality and reduce the time to market. It’s a problem. Perhaps that’s why, on average, 68% of projects don’t succeed, 50% are late and 40% require rework. Fragmented infrastructure can prevent efficient testing and disparate teams affect traceability and ...
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