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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    The top 10 secrets to using data mining to succeed at CRM Discover proven strategies and best practices

    This white paper address how data mining is used to get more value from CRM systems -- particularly focused on application of predictive analytics to the customer lifecycle (acquire, grow, retain).

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Mercury Medical - Finds an easy way to generate reporting information across its five distinct divisions

    IBM® Business Partner BlueNET Technologies worked with Mercury Medical to implement IBM Cognos® Express and developed an automatic, web-based, and interactive reporting system in a matter of weeks.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration Integrate Microsoft Dynamics in days

    IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration is a low-cost, plug-and-play solution that enables system-to-system and B2B communication with no coding. It can be fully operational in days, providing end-to-end connectivity for, and between, on-premise and third-party information systems

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    CRM White Paper Video: Getting the Most out of your CRM Investment (How Smarter Selling Makes for a Better Business)

    How prepared are midsize business to support the "Empowered Customer". Traditional CRM solutions often fall short in enabling a consistent customer experience, while providing pro-active decision-making insight that business leaders need to address the demands of their clients. A new approach to CRM is needed that goes to the heart...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance

    There is a fundamental shift in CRM today from simply being customer focused or customer-centric to proactively being customer-activated. Clients in today’s consumer economy desire to be treated as individuals with very specific and highly personalized needs and they want their voices to be heard and acted upon.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM Cognos Express Product Demo Overview

    Delivering essential reporting, analysis, dashboard, scorecard, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities that workgroups and midsize companies need at a price they can afford.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics

    Predict with confidence what will happen next so that your medium size business can make smarter decisions, solve problems and improve outcomes.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    More than "Just CRM" : 4 Keys to Optimizing Long-Term Loyalty and Revenue

    Today, implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) application may not be enough to remain competitive. To gain market share and grow revenue, many companies complement a CRM application with other technologies. Business analytics, predictive analytics, collaboration and data integration can give you more insights about your customers.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level: A Game Changer for Small, Medium, and Large Businesses

    This IBM Redguide&#8482 publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IDC Report: The Future of eMail is Social

    This IDC white paper takes a look at the current state of enterprise email and the perceived and real problems that surround its use. The paper discusses the changing nature of collaboration and work fueled by the social Web by examining current email trends and the emergence of new social...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Readying your portals for social business

    Achieve significant business value by integrating social and real-time collaboration capabilities into portals to create exceptional web and work experiences using IBM WebSphere Portal, IBM Connections, IBM Lotus Quickr and IBM Sametime software solutions.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Anticipate, engage and deliver exceptional web experiences

    IBM Customer Experience Suite and IBM Intranet Experience Suite help organizations delight customers through a consistently exceptional web experience and empower employees with the social business tools they need to drive better business results. IBM Customer Experience Suite features rich, integrated capabilities for managing web content, real-time social communications, robust...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Simple, cost-effective messaging and collaboration for medium-sized businesses

    Help strengthen customer relationships, drive operational effectiveness and optimize your workforce with IBM collaboration and messaging solutions for medium-sized businesses. IBM Lotus software is designed to provide simplified solutions and delivery models based on your needs.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    The business of social business

    A new IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals how organizations can use social approaches to create meaningful business value.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Quantum Communications Made Easy Deterministic Models of Bosonic Channels

    Information theory establishes the ultimate limits on performance for noisy communication systems. An accurate model of a physical communication device must include quantum effects, but typically including these makes the theory intractable. As a result communication capacities are not known, even for transmission between two users connected by an electromagnetic...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    IBM and Infor Lawson ERP Applications: Workload Optimization on the New IBM PureFlex System

    The power of a centrally managed, consolidated computing platform, which the IBM PUREFLEX computing environment delivers, lends itself ideally for use by business and data center providers. This paper describes the testing of the Infor Lawson Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) product suite on the IBM PUREFLEX System. The goal of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    IBM System Storage for SAP Applications in HA/DR Scenarios on IBM AIX

    A disaster recovery setup requires a good understanding of available technologies and applications. This involves storage, fabric, servers and their virtualization technologies, the operating system with the cluster software, and finally the application. This paper summarizes how metro mirror, also referred to as Peer-to-Peer Remote Copy (PPRC), as a synchronous...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Performance leadership with Oracle Retail on IBM Power 750

    This paper introduces the latest IBM POWER7 microprocessor and the IBM Power 750 Systems server built on the POWER7 chip. The key performance benefits of deploying Oracle Retail Markdown Optimization version 13.1 on the IBM AIX 6.1/POWER7 platform are summarized in this paper. The IBM POWER7 microprocessor was designed to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Enterprise Edition Using Snapshot Standby Database on IBM Power Systems Running AIX and IBM System Storage DS4800

    The purpose of this paper is to assist those who will be implementing a snapshot standby Oracle Database environment on an IBM Power Systems server running AIX 5.3 with IBM System Storage products. The information provided here is based on test experiences from testing done at the IBM Oracle International...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Microsoft SQL Server 2012 OLTP Workload Benefits Using IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 SSD Cache

    This paper examines the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload benefits when using IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 SSD cache. To continue the tradition of enterprise-class performance with industry-leading user-friendly storage management, XIV Gen3 SSD cache administration is extremely easy. In the spirit of keeping it simple,...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    IBM PureFlex Solution for SAP Business Suite

    SAP eco systems are especially affected by these challenges as they form the IT backbone of customers business. With PureSystems IBM delivers a new technology approach to face and answer the new challenges in entire IT eco systems. IBM PureSystems positions into the existing system portfolio and is not a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    BM Enterprise System : SAP Bank Analyzer 8.0 AFI Loan Tests

    In this paper some of the tests the authors did with SAP's most recent release of Bank Analyzer (BA) - Release 8.0 (BA8). This is a continuation of and builds on the authors' previous experiences with SAP's Bank Analyzer 7.0 (BA7). It is assumed the reader is familiar with that...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Consumer -Centric Analytics: The Foundation for Competitive Advantage

    There is a clear and present imperative for retailers to employ pervasive consumer-centric analytics to manage virtually all aspects of their enterprises - in three dimensions in particular: A singular omnichannel customer experience within each shopping episode and from one episode to the next across the customer's life cycle with...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Retail-Hardened Store Solutions From IBM

    Reliability is one of the most important performance factors for any Point-Of-Sale (POS) device, for one very simple reason: if the system goes down, even for a few minutes, the store cannot complete the transaction. When that happens, the customer is frustrated and customer loyalty falls, followed shortly by a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Checkout System Cost of Ownership: The Fundamental Advantage of an Advanced POS Platform Remains

    IDC Retail Insights published two white papers several years ago in which the authors' analysts examined the advantages and disadvantages of key checkout technologies to help retailers understand the differences among all the cost components involving a checkout systems upgrade, including Point Of Sale (POS) - and PC Cash Drawer...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    IBM Checkout Environment for Consumer-Service Software

    Consumers today are taking advantage of an increasing number of self-service options that add convenience to their daily lives - from pay-at-the-pump gas stations to self-check-in kiosks at the airport to drive-through Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). In the retail marketplace, this trend is gaining traction as well. And retailers have...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    IBM Cloud Infrastructure Solutions for Oracle Users

    The potential benefits of cloud computing are widely accepted. Users may realize new levels of flexibility, customer responsiveness and cost-effectiveness in their use of IT resources. A wide range of processes, from simple provisioning to large-scale solution deployment, may accelerate "Time to value" for IT investments. Cloud computing may not...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    How and When to Embrace Oracle Business Intelligence

    Today, a new view of Business Intelligence (BI) is being embraced by leading organizations. One that transcends isolated views of individual business functions, instead extending across the entire enterprise, providing "Lenses" into the details of business operations as well as broad, insightful views of how the enterprise is performing as...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Viewing the Smarter Enterprise with 3-D Lenses

    With the unprecedented speed of change in today's modern marketplace, enterprises find themselves attacking opportunities and responding to shifting priorities faster and faster. Decision-making has elevated to an entire new level of criticality, whether it is to capitalize on a new customer strategy, rapidly respond to financial risk events, or...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    SAP Virtual Appliances with IBM Smart Cloud Entry on IBM PureSystems

    Cloud computing is a IT consumption and delivery model that offers new levels of scalability, self-service and collaboration necessary for tackling the world's most complex issues. This new delivery model, "Cloud computing" can significantly reduce IT costs for SAP operations in users organization. From the SAP end user perspective, cloud...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Running Telcordia OSS Fulfillment Solutions on IBM PowerVM Technology

    As CEOs and CIOs in the telecom industry look at private and public cloud computing implementations, Operations Support System (OSS) application vendors are making sure their applications are ready to be deployed in a such environment. IBM and Telcordia have teamed up to make Telcordia applications ready for cloud computing....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM SmartCloud for Oracle Applications

    The widening functional scope of Oracle application and technology products, combined with increased interconnectedness in business processes has led to complex and inflexible IT environments that can hinder a company's ability to quickly adapt to changing demands. The solution to this challenge is cloud computing, which provides a dynamic infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    SAP BusinessObjects and IBM I

    SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence is a flexible, scalable, and reliable solution for delivering powerful, interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports to end users using any web application - intranet, extranet, Internet or the corporate portal. Whether it is used for distributing weekly sales reports, providing customers with personalized service offerings, or...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Why Business Intelligence

    In the '50s economic boom, when demand and production were very high, the only concern of the companies was to introduce the product to as many customers as possible: was born the mass marketing. The '70s were a decade marked by strong social conflicts and economic crisis, where demand starts...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    IBM Cognos 8 : Reference Architecture

    In the paper "Why Business Intelligence ", the authors saw that the term Business Intelligence now belonging to the culture of marketing, was coined in 1989 by an analyst of Gartner Group to represent a class of tools and applications to solve the problems of corporate information's, especially the problems...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Cloud Computing and the Value of zEnterprise

    Like many companies, users business probably has an IT environment that encompasses multiple, diverse information technology assets that require significant staff and budget to configure and manage. This complexity poses challenges to IT organizations as they try to keep pace with the increasing demand for more services. User need to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Taking Back Control of Your IT Infrastructure: Consolidating to a Data Center in a Box

    Businesses today are innovating rapidly and the impact on the IT infrastructure is significant. Innovations such as SOA, Web 2.0, analytics, and even cloud computing can increase the IT infrastructure and also increase the complexity of the environment. The IT infrastructure needs to be well designed and planned, and ready...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Integrated Servicemanagement and Cloudcomputing: More Than Just Technology Best Friends

    While the business side and user community have long had an appreciation of services-based thinking, many IT organizations are just beginning to adopt the principles behind service management and its benefits. Following the successes of process re-engineering, IT (and its customers) came to understand that they were providing and consuming...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Batch Processing with WebSphere Compute Grid: Delivering Business Value to the Enterprise

    Batch processing is a mission critical workload for the enterprise. End of day/month/year reporting, bulk account processing for credit scores and assessing interest, and reconciling banking activities are just a few examples of tasks carried out with batch processing. Whether they like it or not or even are cognizant of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Distributed Caching for Performance and Scalability: Save Time and Money with the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance

    Businesses today face many challenges in meeting their growing IT requirements. Investments made years ago in networks and infrastructure is aging. As the business grows, the challenge becomes how to use the existing infrastructure at its highest capacity to handle the growth in business. Scalability is the ability of a...

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