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 ......
NetVault: #1 in the 2011 Oracle Backup Solutions Buyer’s Guide
Want to know how NetVault Backup compared against other Oracle backup software solutions - and why it's DCIG's #1 choice? In this 37-page report you'll get unbiased, third-party evaluations of Oracle backup software - and why NetVault Backup sits on the top of the list. Download your copy today.
Open Source Software (OSS) is widely recognised as providing significant technology, innovation and business benefits to software development organisations, but it is not without associated challenges and risks.
In this complimentary whitepaper, we address the intellectual property (IP) risks that developers, development managers and c-level managers must take into account when developing and distributing software created with OSS. We also discuss a number of common myths surrounding OSS that keep developers up at ...
November 2011- Consolidating dedicated and virtualized workloads can reduce costs throughout your infrastructure, while dramatically improving your ability to meet changing processing demands. Read this white paper to find out IBM's recommended best practices in the selection and migration of Linux/x86 workloads and applications to IBM Power Systems servers.
IDC studied a group of enterprises that had deployed SAP applications on IBM Power Systems servers running Linux server operating environments and had been working with those systems for several years:
1)Annual benefits totaled $25,000 per 100 users For a large organization with 10,000 users, this would amount to more than $2 million in benefits.
2)The utilization rate for servers more than doubled, from 34% to 70% and many more
Information technology is central to meeting the challenges facing midsize businesses. While there are many new capabilities available to midsize businesses for solving these challenges, excessive complexity can undermine a successful IT strategy.
Read this ITG executive summary to see how IBM Power Systems servers and IBM System i can help minimize the costs and risks.
September 2011- This white paper examines many of the security concerns associated with virtualization and helps you understand and prioritize these risks, as well as describing the IBM security solutions that can help you secure virtual environments and position your organization to reap the full rewards of this exciting technology.
September 2011- This white paper highlights the importance of responsiveness and rapid time to value in today's business climate, specifically focusing on accelerating and optimizing application development.
September 2011- In an era of change, it can no longer be business as usual. Your ability to grasp new ideas and information from multiple sources is vital to creating and nurturing a culture of innovation. Read this eBook to learn how collaboration gives you the opportunity to change the way you work and innovate.
The complexity and uncertainty of today's financial markets have put tremendous pressure on the teams responsible for managing investment portfolios and the functions associated with them. At the same time, Boards must be briefed and they expect all portfolio data to be accurate - at their convenience. With growing investment balances across the industry, it's imperative that the relevant stakeholders have access to automated, consolidated investment information that is actionable and timely.
September 2011- Deepen your customer relationships. Drive operational effectiveness. Optimize your workforce. Read this white paper and see how using LotusLive services to become a social business can help your organization simplify, speed up and enhance interactions in practically all areas of the business.
September 2011- IBM Web Content Manager software can help you more easily create content, target individuals with relevant content and optimize content delivery on your website - plus so much more. IBM Web Content Manager software enhances the web experience by bringing together the key capabilities and functionality people expect, including new and improved social features, enhancedcontent support, improved search and search engine optimization capabilities,simplified editing and publishing of digitalmedia, and integration with rich internet applications ...
A Glimpse into IBM's Collaboration Future report focuses on the evolution of Notes and Domino and highlights the broader shift in the collaboration market toward a blending of traditional collaboration services with newer social constructs and business applications-- all accessible via mobiles, browsers and rich clients.
This analysis is relevant to individuals tracking the evolution of the collaboration market, as well as IT leaders responsible for Notes or Domino infrastructures.
Organizations are faced with endless pressure to lower infrastructure costs while improving quality of service (QoS) capabilities. However it is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve these goals without automating and integrating business and IT processes.
This paper examines the evolution of IT organizations as they move from static batch processing to dynamic workload automation capabilities that integrate with and understand business processes and trigger revenue-generating actions based on real-time requests.
September 2011- Automation is the key to modernizing an IT organization and enabling it to deal with increased demands from the business. In this Forrester report you will learn about the 10 functional areas to evaluate when creating the foundation of IT process automation.
September 2011- Reduce your for SAP System Copy time by as much as 90 percent. The time savings you'll realize will make it easy for you to perform SAP system copies whenever you need them - whether you're creating a test system or providing users with actual test data for simulation of real business situations.
The new global business environment and in particular the Internet with its implied on-line, real-time, 24x7 operation has dramatically altered this rigid notion of job scheduling.
This white paper discusses how new solutions are required that can automate and accelerate existing IT processes and adapt to new processes and systems as they arise.
December 2011- This white paper helps managers demonstrate the profitability of reducing operational costs in server backup and recovery through investment in cloud server data protection (subscription), rather than traditional backup methods. Comparative cost categories used in calculating this ROI are summarized in a convenient checklist. These include capital costs of hardware and software as well as ongoing monthly costs for maintenance, media, labor, and offsite storage of backup data.
Show the profitability of reducing operational costs in server backup and recovery through investment in online server data protection rather than traditional backup methods.
This paper includes a checklist of comparative cost categories used in calculating ROI.
September 2011- The IBM Rational ALM value estimator illustrates how your organization can be positively impacted by the use of Rational software solutions as you manage your software development and delivery from definition to deployment.
September 2011- This practical guide explores key criteria of an ALM solution for today's high-performance teams. Explore key considerations for enhancing your single- or multi-vendor ALM environment. Establish your strategic priorities, identify objective criteria to compare vendor offerings, and structure a purchasing process to get the best possible solution for your needs.
September 2011- Author, industry analyst and Agile luminary Liz Barnett evaluates the Rational Jazz strategy in this objective 27-page report. Based on research incorporating over a dozen interviews with IBM distinguished engineers, technology evangelists and customers, this report explores the Rational Jazz strategy and the first two generations of Jazz-based products.
In this white paper, we describe in detail the three key areas you need to understand to successfully launch and manage business-critical PHP applications in the cloud.
• How to understand and minimize complexity when migrating PHP applications to the cloud
• A customizable best-practices approach to deploying and managing PHP applications in the cloud for High Availability
• A joint solution from RightScale and Zend that helps organizations deploy and manage ...
August 2011- This free Citrix white paper shows how to improve the user experience for critical web applications while reducing costs. Read it to learn how Citrix NetScaler takes application acceleration, scalability, reliability and security to the next level. Then see how NetScaler goes beyond traditional ADCs by enhancing database scalability and providing real-time performance monitoring for SLA conformance. More than 2000 enterprises already use NetScaler.
In July 2010, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying ThinApp.
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the ThinApp on their organizations. Forrester interviews with an existing customer and subsequent financial analysis found that the organization will experience the following benefits:
• Decreased application packaging time<...
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (MHHS) was managing an extremely complicated procurement to payment (P2P) system that consumed countless staff hours and cost $50 each for thousands of paper-based financial transactions and reconciliations every month.
Learn how MHHS was able to shift from a paper-driven system to an electronic payment and invoicing model and review the benefits - including cost savings of $11 per invoice.
A recent survey by Gartner found that the market for cloud services is expected to reach $150B by 2013. Although cloud computing adoption started in small and medium sized companies, cloud services are rapidly gaining market share in the enterprise.
Despite these statistics, there are still misunderstandings on the definition of cloud computing and even more confusion over how enterprise companies would benefit switching from traditional on-premise to cloud solutions. Quite often fear, uncertainty, ...
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