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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    A Sustained QoS Solution by Contention Adaptation in IEEE 802.11e Wireless LANs

    The most significant issue in 802.11 contention based networks is to prevent collisions and to ensure connection quality. Researchers have shown an increased interest in collision aware back-off algorithms. However, collision aware back-off algorithms are still failed to ensure strict priority for the high priority traffic. Especially in the heavy...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    A Mobile Location-Based Information Recommendation System Based on GPS and WEB2.0 Services

    Combining the GPS location-based services and the latest Web2.0 technologies, this paper builds a scalable personalized mobile information pushing platform, which can provide user-friendly and flexible location-based service. The authors first propose a Location-based Data and Service Middleware based on Service-Oriented Architecture in order to implement Mobile Information Pushing System...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Utility Based Load Balancing with Grid Computing Approach

    Grid Computing is a high performance computing environment that allows sharing of geographically distributed resources across multiple administrative domains and used to solve large scale computational demands. In the grid environment, users can access the resources transparently without knowing where they are physically located. The commonly used load balancing policies...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    A Technique of Formal Security Modeling in Autonomic Cloud Computing Environment

    As clouds are complex, large-scale, and heterogeneous distributed systems management of their resources is a challenging task. It requires co-optimization at multiple layers (infrastructure, platform, and application) exhibiting autonomic properties. Autonomic systems exhibit the ability of self-monitoring, self-repairing, and self-optimizing by constantly sensing them and tuning their performance. The notions...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Grid and Cloud Computing Integration with NGN

    Over the past few years, Grid computing has become an increasingly hot topic in the world of new technologies. It is gradually also becoming familiar to the mass public through scientific and industrial field trials. Grid computing has been adopted and is used by academia and industry due to its...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Comparison of Multiple IaaS Cloud Platform Solutions

    Currently, several solution cloud computing IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) exists. Administrators, developers and users need to choose the best environment for them. The availability of free open source Cloud platforms is essential to further drive the proliferation of private and hybrid Cloud computing environments. In this paper, the authors...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Client-Independence as the Critical Step Towards a New Level of Cloud Computing

    It is nowadays impossible to examine the modern world without picturing it as an information society. Among the most promising directions in current applicative computer science is the development of cloud computing, as a novel way of computer usage. As a natural progress of time-share systems from the 1960s to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    What Does It Service Management Look Like in the Cloud?

    In recent years a new approach for the dynamic usage of computational power, memory and other resources comes into play: the Cloud Computing paradigm. This new approach needs to be concerned with respect to IT Service Management since cloud based infrastructures have to be managed differently from a usual infrastructure....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    On the Integration of Knowledge Management, Cloud Computing and LOHAS Economy as a Corporate Strategy

    In this paper, the authors discuss the triangular strategy of integrating knowledge management, cloud computing and Lifestyle Of Health And Sustainability (LOHAS) as a corporate strategy. The core of this strategy is that consumer behavior is the consequence of culture influence. In order to increase the impact of Cheer &...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Performance Evaluation of Distributed Database on PC Cluster Computers

    Presently, Information is very importance aspect to be recognized on every application. Modern organizations have stored and managed their information using database management system. The proprietary DBMSs Software is very expensive license to spend depending on the scale of capability to handle their transactions. Therefore this research would like to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Cyber Security in a Cloud With Insight on the Slovenian Situation

    As current trends show, more and more enterprises, public administrations and home users are using cloudbased infrastructure. Thus, new challenges arise, with many questions. How is it possible to perform forensics in a new environment without having physical access to a system? Is it enough to involve local authorities where...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Performance Testing of Cloud Storage While Using Spatial Data

    Cloud computing changes the way users access the ICT systems, which means resources (computers, infrastructures, data storage and applications) and the way of managing and delivering computing technologies, services and solutions. This paper deals with the meaning of the cloud computing technologies in nowadays GIS and their role in the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Live Replication of Virtual Machines

    Replication has been identified as a useful mechanism in Virtual Machine (VM) management. Replication allows the network administrators to face some daily troubles like system faults, load balancing and scheduled/unscheduled maintenances. A desirable characteristic during this process is zero downtime, the replication process should cause a minimal service interruption if...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Modern Information Technologies Used in Market Research

    In a world where performance is the watchword, in a world where competition, "The fierce enemy" makes its presence felt everywhere supported by the new information technologies??? productivity and profit are in danger of turning into pale shadows of dreams which are slowly fading out. "International companies need to communicate...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Information Systems in the Knowledge Based Economy

    In business the authors can deal with critical and urgent decisions every day and the performance of their work depends on their quality. Due to the modern technology and the Internet, the amount of available information has increased considerably. In order to structure this amount of information and to create...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2008

    Successful Joint Venture Strategies Based on Data Mining

    This paper is to propose types of joint ventures that can increase the competitiveness of a company in the marketplace. The authors examine the characteristics of individual venture enterprises based on technology. They considered sixteen Technology Evaluation Attributes (TEA) in order to categorize companies into four groups. Next, they used...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    A New Vision of Management Control Based on Profit Centers and the Impact on SMEs Performance

    The complexity of economic activities, in conditions of competition imposed by the market economy leads to the increase in the role of economic and financial information in decision-making process. The quality of information depends on the quality of current decisions, decisions made on long term and the results expected by...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    Multi Service System for Collaborative Learning in Enterprise Networks

    The paper addresses a new system for collaborative vocational training of employees within industrial networks. The system should enable the industrial companies' employees, especially in SMEs, to collaborate time and cost-effectively on different training issues. The system includes a collaborative platform built following the Collaborative Reference Architecture for advanced service...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Advantages to Use a Management Consulting and Financial Consulting by Small Enterprises, in a Competitive Tourism Market

    Contemporary economy has another rythm of development of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), which compete successfully in many fields. It is noted favorable conditions of technological, economic, social and psychological phenomenon of SME, who was supported by laws and political decisions. Tourism is an area that offers many opportunities...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Business Intelligence Effective Sollutions of Management

    Business Intelligence (BI) is the most popular concept in today's Decision Support Technologies. BI offer sophisticated information analysis and information discovery technologies (Data Warehouse, OLAP, Data Mining) that are designed to handle and process the complex business information associated with today's business environment. Only a revolutionary Business Intelligence solution, like...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Knowledge Level of Professional Accountants in Financial Reporting Measurement

    This paper provides an analysis focusing on knowledge of professional accountants in the area of accounting measurement and perceptions in relation to a series of transformation processes taking place at national and international level. The employed research methodology relies on implementing a questionnaire survey. Paper documents relatively good knowledge of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Firm as a Bundle of Core Competencies: A Valuation Approach Using the Dresdner Reference Model

    Strategy analysis together with financial planning account for the inevitable parts of any income based equity valuation analysis. By using generic discounted cash flow models, an analyst has to cope with identifying the principal factors driving and sustaining the firm's competitiveness. By knowing and staying focused on their core competencies...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    OptimalSQM: Optimal Software Quality Management Repository Is a Software Testing Center of Excellence

    A Software companies are often challenged with providing QA and testing of their software in an effective and efficient manner. In this paper, the authors will present their OptimalSQM Framework solution based on their Business Intelligent Simulation Architecture (BISA) design with integrated Software expert tools (Profit eXpert, Planer eXpert, Risk...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Design and Adoption of Quality and Cost Control System in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise: A Case Study in Taiwan

    This paper is to construct a quality control system and salary management system for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) in Taiwan. The enterprise in this case is an established Hotel Amenities Products manufacturer. It needs to build an information system to incorporate inter-enterprise transitions so that transaction data can be...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    CBR Based Problem Diagnostics Application as a Decision Support System in the Cultural Heritage Objects Restoration

    In the field of Construction Industry (CI), identification of the appropriate activities for the built objects restoration, particularly cultural heritage objects depends highly on the previous experience of the involved workers and companies which is mainly transferred from one to the next generation in the form of tacit knowledge. The...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Audit Specifics for SME Businesses in Czech Republic

    Small and medium sized enterprises represent the most important group within national economies. Paper deals with the auditing issues in this companies from the Czech Republic firstly introducing the accounting and auditing legislature in the country. The crucial part of this paper is focused on the inaccuracies found during the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Implications of Relationship Marketing on the Financial Accounting Services Providers

    In market economy, the approach of financial-accounting services marketing from the customer's point of view requires the ability to deeply understand its needs to be able to provide clear, accurate, concise and in real time accounting information. This paper is to outline the relationship based on professionalism and ability carried...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Market-Leader ERPs and Cloud Computing: A Proposed Architecture for an Efficient and Effective Synergy

    This paper deals about exploiting the possible synergies between Cloud Computing and Market Leader ERPs: Starting from the existing situation of Cloud Computing, ERPs and based on major player's recent declarations, is it really possible to merge benefits from cloud computing and market leader ERPs? Is it possible for instance...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Multidimensional Models for Simulation

    In a dynamic business environment characterized by extreme competitiveness and need quickly adapt to new and changing market condition, information has became an asset. Timely and quality information are the basis for quality decisions, and only quality decisions help survive and prosper on the market. Business intelligence applications help the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Service-Oriented Architecture Adoption in a Portuguese Company: A Case Study

    Organizations are constantly facing new challenges that require increasing response and adaptation capabilities. Seeking for agility and flexibility, companies have found in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) an alternative to integrate legacy systems with emerging technologies and put back the focus on the business by aligning processes and technology. In this...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Management of System Integration Projects: Lessons Learned, Risk Mitigation, Pitfall Avoidance and Key Performance Indexes

    This paper is a first step for a dissertation on the methods of governing and managing projects of system integration, avoiding common pitfalls and proposing a new way of considering such projects' lifecycle. In this paper, the authors propose an overview of common issues in complex IT projects underlining the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Implementing ERP Systems in Romanian Universities

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has been applied to industries to support financial accounting, procurement, human resources, customer service management and supply change management. Recently, it is being promoted to new areas, for example, higher education. This paper examines the application of ERP software in Romanian universities. Taking into consideration...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Simulation Effects on E-Business Transformations

    Renovation business is a key aspect of electronic commerce and a high level strategy for managing change which cannot usually be handled through continuous improvement methods and organizational restructuring. Process modeling and evaluating different scenarios for improvement are generally the factors responsible for reengineering business processes. In this paper, simulation...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Enterprise Level IT Risk Management

    Increasing IT budget and over-dependence of business on IT infra-structure makes risk management a critical component of enterprise management. The creation and sustenance of an IT risk management framework is one of the crucial and challenging tasks of modern corporate enterprise management. This paper presents the risks that organizations face...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Business Valuation Under Uncertainty

    The paper focuses on practices of business valuation, in which habitually and most frequently only point estimates of inputs are regarded. It shows that under many common situations this process may be misleading and incorrect. It emphasizes that the pure deterministic analysis relying on point estimates ignores valuable information related...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Decision-Making Processes and Their Implementation in Digital Accounting Practices

    This paper presents, with examples, the changes produced by digital accounting in the process of adopting and implementing accounting decisions. Information and communication technologies have generated significant changes in the accounting activities of enterprises. Nowadays, researches in this area are oriented towards the complete computerization of accounting activities, a process...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Strategic Knowledge Management and Its Effects on Cost Management in Projects

    In the information age, organizations face a dynamic environment, where they have to be on the lookout for avenues to sustain their competitive advantage. The growth of Internet and globalization, to name a few factors, have resulted in information interchange and availability, bringing down the period for which organizations can...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Innovative Management in Cost Management Strategies

    This paper examines the links between organizational culture and job cost management strategy to create value through the creation of cost-effectiveness and efficiency. The study examines the possible relationship between the two dimensions of organizational culture that is, organizational innovation and leadership in innovation, value orientation and the role of...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    ECommerce Solutions and ELeadership: Impact Analyses at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Their Organizational Leadership

    Existing literature reveals a significant surge in the investment in Electronic Commerce (eCommerce) solutions at Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) globally. However, there is little or no research on their successes and failures and many HEIs are interested in attaining a clear understanding of the returns on their investments. Furthermore, no...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2006

    Business Value of Business Intelligence Systems Lies in Improved Business Processes

    In today's competitive marketplace, organizations must focus scarce resources on the strategies most likely to yield success. Business Intelligence (BI) helps them achieve this focus giving the complete vision to learn from the past, monitor and communicate the present, and gain insight into the future. In the paper, the authors...

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