Social Advances: Five Ways HR Can Use Social Technology to Build a Smarter Workforce
Enterprise HR departments are using social technology to improve employee recruiting, onboarding, knowledge sharing, mergers and acquisitions, and learning and development. These innovative applications lead ......
With IT departments finding more room in their budgets to tackle much-needed projects, desktop operating system refresh is moving to the top of the list.
After all, OS upgrades enable organizations to rethink and restructure their entire desktop infrastructure into more efficient and productive environments. With the expiration of Microsoft support for Windows XP looming, upgrading to Windows 7 presents an opportunity to create a streamlined environment primed for virtualization, cloud computing and other ...
As client hardware, software and operating systems age, the costs - and the associated security risks - of retaining older systems eventually outweigh the expense of replacing them.
With the 2014 expiration of Microsoft extended support for Windows XP, many enterprises and government agencies are deciding that the time has come to make the move to Windows 7 on new and, in some cases, older systems.
This detailed UBM TechWeb white paper explores ...
The expiration of Microsoft Windows XP support is driving enterprises and government agencies to prepare for the imminent move to Windows 7.
The complete impact assessment process in this UBM TechWeb guide, which includes detailed assessment worksheets, will help IT managers accurately plan resource requirements, overcome common migration hurdles and tap into the application environment optimization that migration makes possible.
With Windows XP's 2014 retirement looming, enterprises and government agencies are intensifying Windows 7 migration initiatives. Most organizations are faced with the choice of managing their migration internally or tapping a third party to do it.
To make an informed decision, this UBM TechWeb analysis identifies the phases associated with a migration strategy and estimates the time and costs associated with successfully concluding each step.
For most enterprises, creating, testing, and deploying a modern software application demands well-planned orchestration of an assortment of disparate tools and technologies. Sadly, far too many of these organizations are still attempting to deliver software the same way they did 20 years ago, using an amalgamation of manual procedures, homegrown scripts, and other archaic approaches. These techniques are no longer effective, and merely serve to delay delivery while amplifying costs.
In this White paper ...
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.
This paper describes the business challenges associated with managing core business activities and explains how IBM ECM enables greater efficiency, accuracy and cost reduction.
It also discusses the benefits of integrating IBM ECM with existing investments in ERP, CRM and other line-of-business (LOB) systems. Through integration, organizations can further improve their core business activities and deliver the business agility needed to quickly resolve complex business problems and enhance employee and customer decision making.
April 2012- EMA's leading Research Director, Charlie Betz, outlines the mission-critical features of modern workload automation, including event-driven approaches, integrated file transfer, and application-level integration. Learn the key criteria when creating your vendor short list, and which EMA-recommended vendors offer the best price-for-performance.
April 2012- This white paper outlines the three most important areas to consider when calculating the return on your investment (ROI) from workload automation. Learn how to measure cost, productivity, and consolidation accurately and get the best tool for your needs and budget.
Organizations adopting the IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services 4.2 can be affected by many variables.
Read the white paper which explores the best practices and characteristics of running the software on a POWER7 platform, and learn how this can influence performance optimization and scalability.
Best-in-Class Commerce Integrates Order Fulfillment,Inventory, and Supply Chain
According to the January 2012 Omni-Channel Retail Experience report, 58% of
consumer goods manufacturers and retail industry companies rank commerce or
web-enabled order efficiency as a key strategic area that is vital for creating a 360-degree unified customer experience across all channels of sales and service.
However, only 32% of companies share up-to-date order management and execution information across channels, and even fewer (27%) of companies possess processes ...
An excerpt from the recently published 100 SOA Questions book, this eBook brings together authoritative answers to the most crucial questions business, technical, and architectural decision-makers ask about SOA.
It draws on the immense experience of two SOA experts - IBM Fellow Kerrie Holley and Dr. Ali Arsanjani - who have participated in more than 100 SOA projects in the roles of architect, designer, consultant, technical manager, and strategist.
Gartner Inc. has named Quest a Leader in its 2011 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM), which assesses vendors on their completeness of vision and ability to execute that vision. Read the full report for a comprehensive view of the APM space.
Get Gartner's full report.
In this limited edition for Quest Software, learn to look at performance problems from the user perspective and:
• Discover what an application-centric approach really means
• See how the entire organization benefits from simplified APM
• Learn to implement APM in your organization TODAY
Read "Application Performance Monitoring for Dummies" today.
In "The Five Essential Elements of Application Performance Monitoring," renowned business technology expert Don Jones discusses how to improve application performance from the perspective of the business and the end user.
Get all five chapters today.
In today's building management environment, organizations are stretching out capital improvement projects and delaying upgrades. At the same time, they still must maintain their existing assets and ensure tenant satisfaction. They are looking for ways to consolidate space and improve space planning.
Concurrently, energy costs are rising. Commercial buildings consume more electricity than any other type of physical asset or structure -- and they generate approximately 10 percent of all green-house gas emissions. Excluding ...
In October 2011, Hewlett-Packard commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey more than 200 global firms about their plans to modernize their application and technology portfolios across four major platforms: Intel-compatible, Unix/Linux, non-Unix midrange, and mainframe.
Forrester found that, across all platforms, data/access to data is a huge problem, the need to modernize is rampant but vexing, and hiring competent staff is a significant challenge.
Public-sector IT organizations are under intense pressure to do more with less. Diminished tax revenues and powerful political imperatives are putting the squeeze on budgets. Yet, at the same time, legislated mandates and the rising expectations of hyper-connected constituencies are relentlessly adding to IT's to-do list.
This white paper explains how public-sector IT executives can address this challenge and transform the economics of IT by upgrading to Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Middleware. It ...
February 2012- IDG Research conducted a survey on desktop virtualization adoption, polling 107 executives from the CIO audience on behalf of Citrix and IBM. This white paper, based on the survey, provides a view into transformation activities within large organizations, and examines motivations and experiences of financial services organizations to transform the delivery of IT services through desktop virtualization.
Communications are vital for your business, and e-mail is at the heart of it all. Your e-mail system demands high availability, but must remain simple, agile and cost-effective at the same time.
With the combination of Microsoft® Exchange 2010, VMware vSphere 5, and HP Storage, Servers, Networking, and Services, you can implement a converged, virtualized, and always-on messaging infrastructure to meet these demands.
This report presents the results of ESG Lab testing of the performance and scalability of the HP ProLiant DL980 server powered by Intel Xeon processors, running SAP with VMware vSphere 5.
Testing was conducted with a virtualized, tier-1 SAP application workload running on a massively scalable HP ProLiant DL980 server powered by next-generation Intel processors, running VMware virtualization software.
The tests were designed to confirm that virtualized infrastructure built with these components ...
This whitepaper explains how identity services eliminate all capital outlays for hardware, software and infrastructure, expenses for support and staffing.
You can reduce the costs of training and integration to reduce identity lifecycle costs by more than 80% from enterprise identity software.
As the world becomes more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent and the population continues to embrace social computing, today's enterprises face the dawn of a new era - the era of the Social Business. Just as the Internet changed the marketplace forever, the integration of social computing into enterprise design represents another enormous shift in the landscape.
Organizations that successfully transform into a Social Business can potentially reap great benefits - among them the ...
December 2011- Our CMO Study is the latest in IBM?s series of C-suite Studies, encompassing interviews with more than 15,000 top executives over the past seven years. The study casts light on the challenges public and private sector CMOs confront - and the opportunities they envision - in increasingly complex times.
CMOs indicate that, in the age of the customer, collaboration and influence through social networking will have the biggest impact on their organizations in the next three to five years. However, only 16% of CMOs think that it's necessary to become proficient at social media themselves to be successful leaders.
Forrester believes that CMOs who personally participate in social media will be better at leading the new brand experience, and leading a new generation ...
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