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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Survey on Mobile Cloud Computing

    The cloud heralds a new era of computing where application services are provided through the Internet. Cloud computing can enhance the computing capability of mobile systems, but is it the ultimate solution for extending such systems' battery lifetimes. Cloud computing promises to democratize parallel data processing by making large server...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Model-Driven Security for Trusted Systems

    In this paper, the authors have classified stakeholders and objects, while concentrating on the specification for objects' usage at the stakeholder end. This will allow them to deploy their tools in an emulated environment, where these high level specifications will transform to platform independent administrative policies and administer the emulation...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Disaster Recovery in Clouds

    Cloud computing has been a new buzzword of today's most enticing technology areas due to its cost-efficiency and flexibility. It offers mainframe or better infrastructure through a small set of services delivered globally over the Internet. As per one of the estimates from Gartner, by year 2012, 20% of enterprise...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    A General Approach for Securely Querying and Updating XML Data

    Over the past years several works have proposed access control models for XML data where only read-access rights over non-recursive DTDs are considered. A few amount of works have studied the access rights for updates. In this paper, the authors present a general model for specifying access control on XML...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Strategic Planning for Computer Science Security of Networks and Systems in SMEs

    The strategic planning adapted in the computer science security is observed in many senses as a military strategy, which takes advantage of their forces to operate the vulnerabilities of the organizations, attackers or competitors. The need of the companies and organizations to continuously adapt to the technological changes of the...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Security Survey of Internet Browsers Data Managers

    The paper analyses current versions of top three used Internet browsers and compare their security levels to a research done in 2006. The security is measured by analyzing how user data is stored. Data recorded during different browsing sessions and by different password management functions it is considered sensitive data....

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Secure Querying of Recursive XML Views: A Standard XPath-Based Technique

    Most state-of-the art approaches for securing XML documents allow users to access data only through authorized views defined by annotating an XML grammar (e.g. DTD) with a collection of XPath expressions. To prevent improper disclosure of confidential information, user queries posed on these views need to be rewritten into equivalent...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Integrated Solution Modeling Software: A New Paradigm on Information Security Review and Assessment

    Actually Information security becomes a very important part for the organization's intangible assets, so level of confidence and stakeholder trusted are performance indicator as successes organization. Since information security has a very important role in supporting the activities of the organization, the authors need a standard or benchmark which regulates...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    An Approach for Effective Resource Management in Cloud Computing

    In High Performance Computing (HPC), providing adequate resources for user applications is crucial. For instance, a computing center that a user has access to cannot handle the user applications with short deadlines due to limited computing infrastructure in the center. Therefore, to get the application completed by the deadline, users...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Intelligent Access Scheme Design for Mobile Cloud Computing

    Mobile Cloud Computing is widely accepted as a concept that can significantly improve the user experience when accessing mobile services. By removing the limitations of mobile devices with respect to storage and computing capabilities and providing a new level of security by a centralized maintenance of security critical software for...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Adaptive Linearization Scheme for Power Amplifiers in OFDM Communication Systems

    An adaptive linearization scheme based on the Exact Model-Matching (EMM) approach is proposed to compensate nonlinearity of high power amplifiers (HPAs). It is illustrated that the input-output property of the broadband amplifier system can be approximated by a Memory Polynomial Model (MPM). Then, the compensation of HPA input is determined...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Security Issues in Cloud Computing A Transparent View

    Cloud Computing is the next generation Architecture of the most IT enterprise. It made possible, the application to run without the burden of local hardware and software. It moved the data and the application software of the various enterprises to the centralized large data centre, where the security issue arises....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    LDPC Concatenated Space-Time Block Coded System in Multipath Fading Environment: Analysis and Evaluation

    Irregular Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) codes have been found to show exceptionally good performance for single antenna systems over a wide class of channels. In this paper, the performance of LDPC codes with multiple antenna systems is investigated in flat Rayleigh and Rician fading channels for different modulation schemes. The focus...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    A Novel Approach for Architecture Based Software Maintenance Prediction

    In the recent years, the success or failure of any software development effort is judged by the degree of achievement of various software quality attributes associated with it. In this paper, the authors have presented a novel approach to predict software maintenance effort at architecture level. They have used requirements,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    A Graph-Based Concurrency Control Protocol for XML Metadata Knowledge Bases

    Providing efficient access for XML APIs in XML Metadata Knowledge Bases (XMKBs) is crucial, since XML is widely used to integrate data in XMKBs. In XMKBs, the types, contents and locations of heterogeneous data are illustrated in XML documents to provide a uniform interface for users to manipulate this data....

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Improving Business Performance with Web 2.0 Technologies

    In this paper, the authors explore the role of emerging Web 2.0 technologies in the workplace in terms of current trends, e-learning, and the value these new e-learning technologies can potentially provide organizations. This first reviews the literature in terms of current practices, benefits, and challenges, and defines several applications...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    A Navel Approach for Evaluating Completeness of Business Rules Using First Order Logic

    Organizations are under increasing scrutiny to develop the rules to regulate their business requirements and it is important to standardize the business rules to automate the complex process into simple logic. So several process modeling languages and rule modeling languages are evolved to modulate the organizational policies and procedures. Business...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    A Study of Issues Affecting ERP Implementation in SMEs

    Companies implement ERP systems to integrate the business processes of a company, and help organizations obtain a competitive advantage. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is one of the solutions for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in order to face the global challenges. This is to explore and identify issues affecting...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Data Delivery with Mobility Control in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks

    In this paper, the authors propose a sensor mobility control scheme for data delivery in sparse wireless sensor networks. All sensor nodes remain static once they have been deployed but are capable of moving in a controlled manner. Based on periodic beacon messages, local node locations are known to all...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Chaos Synchronization-Based Data Transmission Scheme in Multiple Sink Wireless Sensor Networks

    In this paper, the authors study chaos synchronization-based data transmission scheme in multiple sink wireless sensor networks. In the proposed scheme, each wireless sensor node has a simple chaotic oscillator. The oscillators generate impulsive signals with chaotic interspike intervals, and are impulsively coupled by the signals via wireless communication. Each...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    An Adaptive Technique Using Advanced Encryption Standard to Implement Hard Disk Security

    This paper is to explain and develop an efficient method for Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Security using Full Disk Encryption (FDE) with Advanced Encryption Standards (AES) for data security specifically for Personal Computers (PCS) and Laptops. The focus of this work is to authenticate and protect the content of HDD...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System in Higher Education: A Literature Review

    ERP systems are the largest integrated software applications adopted by universities, along with quite significant investments in their implementation. However, unlike other applications little research has been conducted regarding these systems in a university environment. This paper aims at the impact of in-house and vendor or consultant's specific groups and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    High Demand System Implementation Through BPM Software

    In this spare organization require Business Process Reengineering approach. Business Process Reengineering (BPR) is a management approach aiming at improvements by means of elevating efficiency and effectiveness of the processes that exist within and across organizations. The key to BPR is for organizations to look at their business processes from...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Optimizing MIMO-SDMA Smart Antennas by Using Linear Array Phase Perturbations Based on Particle Swarm Optimization

    In this paper, based on phase-only perturbation method, an innovative up-link Multiple-Intput Multiple-Output Spatial Division Multiple Access (MIMO-SDMA) optimization technique of smart antennas by is proposed. Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) algorithm is used to search the optimal weighting vector of the phase shift perturbations for array factor. The deduced radiation...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    The SMEs Governance Mechanisms Practices and Financial Performance: Case of Tunisian Industrial SMEs

    Now-a-days, the issue of corporate governance occupies central paramount position among the preoccupations of the firms' decision-makers. Noteworthy, the relationship between governance and company performance is often stressed within the context of large companies and very few are those studies dealing with this subject as regard the Small and Medium...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Scheduling Parallel Tasks with Intra-Communication Overhead in a Grid Computing Environment

    With the improvements in wide-area network performance and powerful computers, it is possible to integrate a large number of distributed machines belonging to different organizations as a single system, for example, a grid computing environment. A grid computing environment involves cooperation and sharing resources among distributed machines. In this paper,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Factors Hindering Innovation at Iranian Smes

    Innovation is the key to the economic development in today's knowledge driven economy. World markets increasingly demand knowledge-intensive production and innovation-based competition. Iran still remains largely a natural-resource-based economy. To become competitive in today's market it needs urgent shift towards a more knowledge-based economy which requires strong innovation system. This...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Study the Best Approach for Virtual Private Network Implementation: CPU and Memory Usage Performance

    In this paper, the authors propose an architectural solution to implement Virtual Private Network (VPN) test bed in campus environment. The objective of this evaluation is to measure the quality of the audio and video streaming on client server performance over different types of VPN technology. Virtual Private Network (VPN)...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Knowledge Services in Business Process Management: A New Way for Increasing of Productivity?

    This paper represent the appropriate software support for Process Management, and those tools which are used in a whole range of Czech and world-class manufacturing production and non-manufacturing enterprises as well as in organizations and other public sector administration institutions. The innovation in the tuition process lies in the fact...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Increasing Knowledge by Teaching of Modern BPM Systems

    This paper represent the appropriate software support for Process Management, and those tools which are used in a whole range of Czech and world-class manufacturing production and non-manufacturing enterprises as well as in organizations and other public sector administration institutions. The innovation in the tuition process lies in the fact...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Cloud Computing: The Emerging Computing Technology

    Cloud computing is a style of computing where massively scalable IT-enabled capabilities are provided as a service over the network. It emerges as a new computing paradigm to support the maximum number of users and elastic services with the minimum resource. The evolution of Cloud computing can handle massive data...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Strategic Information Systems Alignment: Alignment of IS/IT with Business Strategy

    Using information systems effectively requires an understanding of the organization, management, and the technology shaping the systems. All information systems can be described as organizational and management solutions to challenges posed by the environment. The advances in information systems have affect on the authors day-to-day lives. As the technology is...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Performance-Centric Business Activity Monitoring Framework for Continuous Process Improvement

    For better business performance or continuous process improvement of an enterprise, real-time measurement and analysis of the performance of managerial activities is essential. Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) which provides real-time access to key performance indicators or business processes is one of core elements for successful BPM system. Since performance measurement...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Information Technology and the Business Communities: A Case Study of Smallscale Business Enterprises in Nigeria

    The world is fast becoming a global village and a necessary tool for this process is information technology. Thus, this study examined the impact of information technology on the economies of small-scale business enterprises, specifically on business growth and income flow, job creation, efficient business management and crime rate reduction....

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    A Study of CAPTCHAs for Securing Web Services

    Atomizing various Web activities by replacing human to human interactions on the Internet has been made indispensable due to its enormous growth. However, bots also known as Web-bots which have a malicious intend and pretending to be humans pose a severe threat to various services on the Internet that implicitly...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Power of Open Source ERP

    The paper presents a sustainable business model for open source software tools, managing and disseminating documents in heterogeneous software (source code files, database objects, graphical objects, text files) for concurrent economic applications. The paper motivates the utilization of open source models for the maintenance and adaptation of the application or...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Business Process Improvement in Organizational Design of e-Government Services

    This paper describes a business process and organizational re-design and implementation project for an e-government service organization. In this paper, the initial process execution time of a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection request has been reduced from some 60 days to two days. This has been achieved by the use...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Business Process Management Integration Solution in Financial Sector

    It is vital for financial services companies to ensure the rapid implementation of new processes to meet speed-to-market, service quality and compliance requirements. This has to be done against a background of increased complexity. An integrated approach to business processes allows products, processes, systems, data and the applications that underpin...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Improving Business Process Visualizations

    Business processes are at the core of today's business world. They state precisely how given challenges are to be handled. Most of the effort put into business processes is either the task of designing a new process or the task of improving an existing process. In both cases, visualizations of...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Business Process Measurement Model Based On the Fuzzy Multi Agent Systems

    The aim of this paper is to introduce a new model for measuring Business process based on the Fuzzy Multi Agent Systems. Some of features providing by this model are: simplicity of use enterprise look vision accuracy of measurement result focus on quantitative criteria to measure the performance of business,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    DoubleGuard: Detecting & Preventing Intrusions in Multitier Web Applications

    Internet services and applications have become an indivisible part of the authors' daily life. These applications and services are made available through Web Servers and they make use of Database, Servers for fulfillment of user's request. Both of these servers are prone to attacks. DoubleGuard provides Intrusion Prevention Systems at...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Study the Best Approach for Virtual Private Network Implementation: CPU and Memory Usage Performance

    In this paper, the authors propose an architectural solution to implement Virtual Private Network (VPN) test bed in campus environment. The objective of this evaluation is to measure the quality of the audio and video streaming on client server performance over different types of VPN technology. Virtual Private Network (VPN)...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Network Virtualization via Cloud Computing and its Security Issues

    Cloud is a concept of updating of resources without affecting the infrastructure to reduce the need of backup system and encourage the continuous execution of application. Cloud provides potential "Reliability" and "Scalability" for the applications either deployed or running on cloud. Cloud computing is offering utility oriented IT services to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Strategic Planning for Computer Science Security of Networks and Systems in SMEs

    The strategic planning adapted in the computer science security is observed in many senses as a military strategy, which takes advantage of their forces to operate the vulnerabilities of the organizations, attackers or competitors. The need of the companies and organizations to continuously adapt to the technological changes of the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Factors Hindering Innovation at Iranian Smes

    Innovation is the key to the economic development in today's knowledge driven economy. World markets increasingly demand knowledge-intensive production and innovation-based competition. Iran still remains largely a natural-resource-based economy. To become competitive in today's market it needs urgent shift towards a more knowledge-based economy which requires strong innovation system. This...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Information Technology and the Business Communities: A Case Study of Smallscale Business Enterprises in Nigeria

    The world is fast becoming a global village and a necessary tool for this process is information technology. Thus, this study examined the impact of information technology on the economies of small-scale business enterprises, specifically on business growth and income flow, job creation, efficient business management and crime rate reduction....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Strategic Information Systems Alignment: Alignment of IS/IT with Business Strategy

    Using information systems effectively requires an understanding of the organization, management, and the technology shaping the systems. All information systems can be described as organizational and management solutions to challenges posed by the environment. The advances in information systems have affect on the authors day-to-day lives. As the technology is...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Information Technology - Its Impact on Global Management

    21st century is the century of Information Technology (IT) and globalization. Information technology is playing its significant role in the betterment of the organizations. This paper explores another very important role of IT on global management i.e., IT helps to redefine the vision of global corporations which is the primary...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Business Process Improvement in Organizational Design of e-Government Services

    This paper describes a business process and organizational re-design and implementation project for an e-government service organization. In this paper, the initial process execution time of a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection request has been reduced from some 60 days to two days. This has been achieved by the use...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Business Process Modeling Notation

    Models as representations of real world entities may appear to the novice to be an unnecessary abstraction. Indeed, in small organizations where there are relatively few processes, there is little need to this paper activity. When it comes to large organizations, with hundreds or thousands of processes, the creation of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Implementation of ERP in Business Process Based On Cloud Computing

    Software as service is linked to the concept of cloud computing is a style of computing where information technologies enable business products, services and solutions as a service over the internet. The concept of SAS (Software As Service) is currently in very early stages of development. There are a lot...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Forecasting Risk and Risk Consequences on ERP Maintenance

    There are many studies which show that a number of IT projects fail. If focus is made on costs, it is possible that 80% of overall IT investment is waste of money, in other words, 20 per cent benefits and 80 per cent waste. Great efforts are made to adopt...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    High Demand System Implementation Through BPM Software

    In this spare organization require Business Process Reengineering approach. Business Process Reengineering (BPR) is a management approach aiming at improvements by means of elevating efficiency and effectiveness of the processes that exist within and across organizations. The key to BPR is for organizations to look at their business processes from...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Increasing Knowledge by Teaching of Modern BPM Systems

    This paper represent the appropriate software support for Process Management, and those tools which are used in a whole range of Czech and world-class manufacturing production and non-manufacturing enterprises as well as in organizations and other public sector administration institutions. The innovation in the tuition process lies in the fact...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Improving Business Process Visualizations

    Business processes are at the core of today's business world. They state precisely how given challenges are to be handled. Most of the effort put into business processes is either the task of designing a new process or the task of improving an existing process. In both cases, visualizations of...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Enterprise Architecture - A Tool for Business Innovation Realization in the Enterprise

    Enterprises globally are undergoing business transformation. Organizations and corporate world have been searching for ways to enhance their businesses in order to be agile and how development in Information Technology (IT) can help them achieve this in today's unstable economic climate. Large-scale changes in the business affect operations, which in...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Multiagent Based Global Enterprise Resource Planning: Conceptual View

    In recent decade, the business of manufacturing and service organizations alike is strongly conditioned by unpredictable changes taking place in a global market. The question is how to provide efficient and cost-effective responses on time. Current systems such as Extended Enterprise Resource Planning (EERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) do...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Power of Open Source ERP

    The paper presents a sustainable business model for open source software tools, managing and disseminating documents in heterogeneous software (source code files, database objects, graphical objects, text files) for concurrent economic applications. The paper motivates the utilization of open source models for the maintenance and adaptation of the application or...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Implementation Benefit to Business Intelligence using Data Mining Techniques

    This paper is discussing data mining techniques and business operations areas includes marketing, finance, fraud detection, manufacturing, telecommunication to improve their business and found excellent results. A wide range of marketing companies requires the analysis of millions of shopping transaction records daily such as sales revenue by products to guide...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Knowledge Services in Business Process Management: A New Way for Increasing of Productivity?

    This paper represent the appropriate software support for Process Management, and those tools which are used in a whole range of Czech and world-class manufacturing production and non-manufacturing enterprises as well as in organizations and other public sector administration institutions. The innovation in the tuition process lies in the fact...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Principles for Support of the Business Processes

    This paper describes basic components and principles for support of the normatively regulated organizational activities. These activities are characterized by precise objective or purpose, participation of actors as role-holders, and norms and rules that govern the performance of these activities. In order to perform normatively regulated activities efficiently and effectively,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Performance-Centric Business Activity Monitoring Framework for Continuous Process Improvement

    For better business performance or continuous process improvement of an enterprise, real-time measurement and analysis of the performance of managerial activities is essential. Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) which provides real-time access to key performance indicators or business processes is one of core elements for successful BPM system. Since performance measurement...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Platform Support for an Intelligent Enterprise Business Management

    The platform IDEA assists all the specific processes of an enterprise, from the meat processing industry, to help decision makers to manage performances by implementing the concepts Business Performance Management (BPM) and Business Intelligence (BI). The platform transforms data into information and then into knowledge being focused on business, technological...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Business Intelligence Systems: a Comparative Analysis

    Data warehouse is the central core of a Business Intelligence (BI) system and it is usually the most expensive component to manage. A set of evaluation criteria is described and considered for comparing some popular OLAP systems that support Business Intelligence. These criteria involve critical aspects such as: information delivery,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Business Process Measurement Model Based On the Fuzzy Multi Agent Systems

    The aim of this paper is to introduce a new model for measuring Business process based on the Fuzzy Multi Agent Systems. Some of features providing by this model are: simplicity of use enterprise look vision accuracy of measurement result focus on quantitative criteria to measure the performance of business,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Business Process Reengineering by Rational Unified Process (RUP) Methodology

    Business Process Reengineering is a holistic approach that preparing and heading organizations for \"Change\". This method considers the business processes as the main issues for Reengineering. But a close examination of BPR project indicates that the main reason of its failure is its structure and way of implementation. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2007

    Components of a Business Intelligence Software Solution

    Business Intelligence (BI) is a business management term which refers to applications and technologies which are used to gather, provide access to, and analyze data and information about company operations. Business intelligence systems can help companies have a more comprehensive knowledge of the factors affecting their business, such as metrics...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Business Process Management Integration Solution in Financial Sector

    It is vital for financial services companies to ensure the rapid implementation of new processes to meet speed-to-market, service quality and compliance requirements. This has to be done against a background of increased complexity. An integrated approach to business processes allows products, processes, systems, data and the applications that underpin...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Design of Cloud Computing Based ERP Model

    This ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is the information system about the management of the enterprise, which is developed on information technology and systematic management thinking, decision-making for businesses and employees to run the means to provide decision management platform, and it can integrate all resources of enterprise. The paper puts...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Semantic Business Intelligence - a New Generation of Business Intelligence

    Business Intelligence Solutions represents applications used by companies to manage process and analyze data to provide substantiated decision. In the paper of Semantic Web development trend is to integrate semantic unstructured data, making business intelligence solutions to be redesigned in such a manner that can analyze, process and synthesize, in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System in Higher Education: A Literature Review

    ERP systems are the largest integrated software applications adopted by universities, along with quite significant investments in their implementation. However, unlike other applications little research has been conducted regarding these systems in a university environment. This paper aims at the impact of in-house and vendor or consultant's specific groups and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    A Study of Issues Affecting ERP Implementation in SMEs

    Companies implement ERP systems to integrate the business processes of a company, and help organizations obtain a competitive advantage. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is one of the solutions for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in order to face the global challenges. This is to explore and identify issues affecting...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Management of Business Processes with the BPRules Language in Service Oriented Computing

    Quality of Service (QoS) concerns are an important topic for the realization of business processes. While BPEL is considered the de facto standard for web service compositions, QoS requirements are not part of its specification. The authors present the BPRules (Business Process Rules) language for the management of business processes...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Transformation of Business Processes into UML Models: An SBVR Approach

    A business process is a set of activities that collectively perform and deliver a complex functionality. At a very early stage of software development, business semantics are discussed with stakeholders. A business analyst writes these semantics in his preferred language such as English. A software architect/manager understands them and creates...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Business Process Reengineering (BPR): Strategic Choice

    This paper reviews the Business Process Reengineering (BPR) vision of radical business process change, focusing upon the use of information technology, to facilitate a shift away from linear work organization towards parallel processing and multidisciplinary team working. To approach such a change, by focusing on the technologies aspect to the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Implementation of Deming's Philosophy in a Construction Company: OPCO Limited - Wales Experience

    This paper describes how a Wales based construction company improves its operations, achieves quality standards and manages the overall business improvement through the implementation of Deming's philosophy. The paper describes, initially how the principles are applied within the organization successfully, how they helped in managing business processes and change, it...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Prioritizing Competitive Strategies in Iranian SME's Based on AHP Approach in Severe Economic Sanctions

    Rapid and major changes in the current market environment emphasize on the necessity and importance of identifying, survey and prioritizing competitive strategies, and any organization which would go to a higher level than its clients' expectations and succeed in the business world has no other way except following such strategy....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    The SMEs Governance Mechanisms Practices and Financial Performance: Case of Tunisian Industrial SMEs

    Now-a-days, the issue of corporate governance occupies central paramount position among the preoccupations of the firms' decision-makers. Noteworthy, the relationship between governance and company performance is often stressed within the context of large companies and very few are those studies dealing with this subject as regard the Small and Medium...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Latest Programming Language Tools for Business Process Modelling

    Business Process Modeling (BPM) in systems engineering and software engineering is the process in which various steps and activities of an enterprise are analyzed and improved. BPM is typically performed by business analysts and managers who are seeking to improve process efficiency and quality. The purpose of this paper is...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    FNet: An Index for Advanced Business Process Querying

    Now-a-days, more and more organizations describe their operations in terms of business processes. Consequently, it is common for organizations to have collections of hundreds or even thousands of business process models. This calls for techniques to quickly retrieve business process models that satisfy a given query. Some advanced techniques for...

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