Booz Allen Hamilton

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Massive Data and the Cloud: A Revolution in Intelligence Analysis

    Cloud Computing offers a very important approach to achieving lasting strategic advantages by rapidly adapting to complex challenges in IT management and data analytics. This paper discusses the business impact and analytic transformation opportunities of cloud computing. Moreover, it highlights the differences among two cloud architectures - Utility Clouds and...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud Computing: Big Data Technology

    Does all your data fit on one computer? Most corporate enterprises face significant challenges in fully leveraging their data. Frequently, data is locked away in multiple databases and processing systems throughout the enterprise, and the questions customers and analysts ask require an aggregate view of all data, sometimes totaling hundreds...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    The Economics of Cloud Computing Addressing the Benefits of Infrastructure in the Cloud

    The federal government is embracing cloud computing as a means of reducing expenditures for Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and services - trading up-front investment for significant out year savings. Booz Allen Hamilton has conducted an economic analysis to investigate the potential savings of the federal plan, focusing on IT data...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Cloud-Ready Enterprise Architecture

    The rapid growth of Cloud Computing, a style of computing in which scalable and elastic IT capabilities are provided as a service to multiple clients using Internet technologies, has significant promise for federal agencies but requires a coordinated approach to planning and implementation. The decision to move to a cloud...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Quantifying Risk: Aircraft Carrier Fleet Gap Analysis

    When the Navy decommissions the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in November 2012, the fleet will be reduced from 11 carriers to 10 until the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is ready for service. To help its decision making, the Navy asked Booz Allen Hamilton to conduct an extensive analysis...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Government's Effective Migration to a Cloud Computing Environment

    Cloud Computing has rapidly emerged as a new computing paradigm that arrays massive numbers of computers in centralized and distributed data centers to deliver web-based applications, application platforms, and services via a utility model (i.e., fee or charge per use). Industry considers Cloud Computing an "Emerging technology." Booz Allen Hamilton,...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Overcoming Obstacles in Adopting a Cloud Computing Environment

    Adopting new IT requires planning. Virtually every type of IT - from simple applications to network devices and high-performance storage devices - brings a planning requirement to maximize effective IT implementation and utilization and to minimize disruption. Cloud Computing not only requires the level of attention and planning of any...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Security Authorization: An Approach for Community Cloud Computing Environments

    The objective of this paper is to provide an approach to performing assessment and authorization of Cloud Computing Environments (CCE) in accordance with existing National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance. Although the assessment and authorization approach described in this paper can be adapted to all of the private,...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cloud Computing: A Transition Methodology

    Cloud computing refers to the practice of leveraging third-party computing resources, such as network grids and server farms, to extend IT capabilities and reduce costs of ownership. This practice offers numerous potential benefits to organizations that want to centralize software and data storage management while eliminating the costly overhead of...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Managing Capacity Across A Constrained Supply Chain

    Booz Alien Hamilton assisted a major US company whose production had outpaced its distribution center capacity by developing a customized Capacity Planning Model to analyze supply chain throughput, capacity, bottlenecks, and resource utilization at the facility level as well as enterprise-wide. The simulation model enabled the company to plan effectively...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Cloud Computing Technology: A Mechanism for Achieving Sustainable IT Goals

    Although the terms "Sustainable IT" and "Green IT" are used extensively today - often interchangeably - Sustainable IT implies much more than an ad hoc combination of technologies fused into a Green IT portfolio. Green IT is often used to denote IT with reduced power or resource consumption. Truly Sustainable...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Cloud Computing Security Standards: Evolving From the Classic Data Center Baseline

    Government IT systems must conform to significant security-related statutory and regulatory requirements, security standards, and practices. Historically, IT assets had different types of controls placed on them, and security policies and procedures for in-house or contractor operated systems were immediately manageable. The move to a Cloud Computing environment requires organizations...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    An Intelligence Community Human Capital Implementation Planning Framework

    The National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) recognizes one of the key fundamentals of the intelligence profession - mission - success - is dependent upon people and their skills. More precisely, it is about the commitment, dedication, and performance of intelligence professionals who serve the people of the nation in the face...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    The Challenge Of Customization: Bringing Operations And Marketing Together

    Established more than a decade ago, the program grew in complexity and costs, and more important, hampered the ability to respond quickly to changes in vaccine supply and demand balance. Applying leading commercial and governmental practices, the team conducted a comprehensive review and analysis of vaccine management activities at the...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    Striving For Growth: Best Practices In Retail Banking Sales And Service Channels

    Retail banks are raising their game across the board and across the globe. In a comprehensive study of more than 100 banks across 17 countries, Booz Allen Hamilton found that retail banks are developing and adapting their distribution channels to meet the needs of increasingly demanding customers; branches are more...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    "Lessons from Failed Corporate Marriages

    The corporate divorce rate is distressingly high, nearly 50 percent. That is to say, almost one out of every two transactional marriages ends in failure. This is the case whether the transaction is a merger, an acquisition or a leveraged buyout. The marriage process typically includes detailed plans, projections and...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    The Challenge Of Customization: Bringing Operations And Marketing Together

    Established more than a decade ago, the program grew in complexity and costs, and more important, hampered the ability to respond quickly to changes in vaccine supply and demand balance. Applying leading commercial and governmental practices, the team conducted a comprehensive review and analysis of vaccine management activities at the...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    Striving For Growth: Best Practices In Retail Banking Sales And Service Channels

    Retail banks are raising their game across the board and across the globe. In a comprehensive study of more than 100 banks across 17 countries, Booz Allen Hamilton found that retail banks are developing and adapting their distribution channels to meet the needs of increasingly demanding customers; branches are more...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Cloud Computing Security Standards: Evolving From the Classic Data Center Baseline

    Government IT systems must conform to significant security-related statutory and regulatory requirements, security standards, and practices. Historically, IT assets had different types of controls placed on them, and security policies and procedures for in-house or contractor operated systems were immediately manageable. The move to a Cloud Computing environment requires organizations...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Managing Capacity Across A Constrained Supply Chain

    Booz Alien Hamilton assisted a major US company whose production had outpaced its distribution center capacity by developing a customized Capacity Planning Model to analyze supply chain throughput, capacity, bottlenecks, and resource utilization at the facility level as well as enterprise-wide. The simulation model enabled the company to plan effectively...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Quantifying Risk: Aircraft Carrier Fleet Gap Analysis

    When the Navy decommissions the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in November 2012, the fleet will be reduced from 11 carriers to 10 until the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is ready for service. To help its decision making, the Navy asked Booz Allen Hamilton to conduct an extensive analysis...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    An Intelligence Community Human Capital Implementation Planning Framework

    The National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) recognizes one of the key fundamentals of the intelligence profession - mission - success - is dependent upon people and their skills. More precisely, it is about the commitment, dedication, and performance of intelligence professionals who serve the people of the nation in the face...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    The Economics of Cloud Computing Addressing the Benefits of Infrastructure in the Cloud

    The federal government is embracing cloud computing as a means of reducing expenditures for Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and services - trading up-front investment for significant out year savings. Booz Allen Hamilton has conducted an economic analysis to investigate the potential savings of the federal plan, focusing on IT data...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud Computing: Big Data Technology

    Does all your data fit on one computer? Most corporate enterprises face significant challenges in fully leveraging their data. Frequently, data is locked away in multiple databases and processing systems throughout the enterprise, and the questions customers and analysts ask require an aggregate view of all data, sometimes totaling hundreds...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Government's Effective Migration to a Cloud Computing Environment

    Cloud Computing has rapidly emerged as a new computing paradigm that arrays massive numbers of computers in centralized and distributed data centers to deliver web-based applications, application platforms, and services via a utility model (i.e., fee or charge per use). Industry considers Cloud Computing an "Emerging technology." Booz Allen Hamilton,...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Overcoming Obstacles in Adopting a Cloud Computing Environment

    Adopting new IT requires planning. Virtually every type of IT - from simple applications to network devices and high-performance storage devices - brings a planning requirement to maximize effective IT implementation and utilization and to minimize disruption. Cloud Computing not only requires the level of attention and planning of any...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Cloud Computing Technology: A Mechanism for Achieving Sustainable IT Goals

    Although the terms "Sustainable IT" and "Green IT" are used extensively today - often interchangeably - Sustainable IT implies much more than an ad hoc combination of technologies fused into a Green IT portfolio. Green IT is often used to denote IT with reduced power or resource consumption. Truly Sustainable...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cloud Computing: A Transition Methodology

    Cloud computing refers to the practice of leveraging third-party computing resources, such as network grids and server farms, to extend IT capabilities and reduce costs of ownership. This practice offers numerous potential benefits to organizations that want to centralize software and data storage management while eliminating the costly overhead of...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Security Authorization: An Approach for Community Cloud Computing Environments

    The objective of this paper is to provide an approach to performing assessment and authorization of Cloud Computing Environments (CCE) in accordance with existing National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance. Although the assessment and authorization approach described in this paper can be adapted to all of the private,...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Massive Data and the Cloud: A Revolution in Intelligence Analysis

    Cloud Computing offers a very important approach to achieving lasting strategic advantages by rapidly adapting to complex challenges in IT management and data analytics. This paper discusses the business impact and analytic transformation opportunities of cloud computing. Moreover, it highlights the differences among two cloud architectures - Utility Clouds and...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Cloud-Ready Enterprise Architecture

    The rapid growth of Cloud Computing, a style of computing in which scalable and elastic IT capabilities are provided as a service to multiple clients using Internet technologies, has significant promise for federal agencies but requires a coordinated approach to planning and implementation. The decision to move to a cloud...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton

  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    "Lessons from Failed Corporate Marriages

    The corporate divorce rate is distressingly high, nearly 50 percent. That is to say, almost one out of every two transactional marriages ends in failure. This is the case whether the transaction is a merger, an acquisition or a leveraged buyout. The marriage process typically includes detailed plans, projections and...

    Provided By Booz Allen Hamilton