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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The benefits of HP Operations Orchestration

    This info brief explores the benefits of automating the orchestration of process such as incident management and service request fulfilment leading to reduced errors and execution times by 50% or more.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Accelerate ROI- HP IT Process Automation and Orchestration

    Explore this whitepaper to find out practical examples for realising a rapid return on investment in IT operations while providing CIO’s, IT managers and support teams a realistic roadmap for success.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Research // Jul 2014

    The State of Support Services: 2014

    2014 has already proven to be an incredibly challenging and exciting year for customer support. With the backdrop of the changes TSIA identified in the new world of B4B, and all the traditional pressures faced by support services organizations, we are witnessing a pace of change that the majority of...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Assessing the Business Value of Unified Communications

    Download this white paper to learn how you can measure the benefits of UC from reduced costs, increased availability, and improved IT. Read more...

    Sponsored By HP US

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    5 Tips From Intuit For Implementing Static Code Analysis

    Poor software quality has become one of the most expensive topics in human history with costs exceeding $500 billion per year worldwide. However, 97% of software defects can be removed through code review, static analysis and unit testing. Learn how the implementation of static analysis at Intuit led to reduced...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Three capabilities to fuel today’s dynamic planning and forecasting

    Today’s economy is widely characterized by skittishness and uncertainty about the future. The effect that unpredictable external forces can have on the economy can leave many business leaders feeling helpless. This fact was demonstrated in the IBM Global CFO Study, where many CFOs admitted that they lacked the ability to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Requirements for an Application Release Automation Platform

    This whitepaper discusses: The specific requirements of application release and deployment automation platforms in order for it to prove beneficial, effective, and offer a substantial return on investment How to evaluate a release automation platform

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software

    In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business? ...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience

    In today’s ultra-competitive business landscape, organisations are always looking for the best way to deliver secure, new business services to their customers. But to do this, organisations must find a “new balance” of security across two critical business imperatives: growing the business and protecting the business.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Grow Your Business with Confidence Using SAP Business One

    In this whitepaper Grow Your Business with Confidence Using SAP Business One evaluates the benefits of having a single solution to run the entire business and provides strategic insights that leads to solid decision making. Read this whitepaper and learn how other growing businesses have benefited from using SAP Business...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Infographic: What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps

    This infographic provides some insights about DevOps awareness, adoption, implementation, and benefits. Discover how DevOps delivered big benefits for both operations and customer service. Find out how-by reading our report.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Nondisruptive Operations and Clustered Data ONTAP

    As IT operations become more and more critical to business, no downtime can be tolerated. Downtime causes lost business, poor customer satisfaction, and competitive weakness. Today’s “always-on” data centers are all about how the underlying infrastructure provides continuous data availability to the applications despite changing business needs. Read more.

    Sponsored By NetApp.

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    Financial Services Mobility Webinar brought to you by VMware and IDC

    What you will take away from the webinar: Perspective on today’s mobile financial enterprise Drivers and business imperatives for the growth of mobility Transformative nature of mobile innovation Style of IT that mobility brings to the financial enterprise

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Transform your email management ROI

    Mimecast commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying its Unified Email Management solution.

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • Videos // May 2014

    Webinar: 2014 Predict and Prepare LP

    Watch today’s top HR, technology, and finance experts as they talk about their predictions for the critical trends, directions, and implications in 2014, and offer valuable advice on how you should prepare to stay ahead and capitalize.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: A New Way to Work (Mobile)

    Mobile devices are everywhere, and every employee in your enterprise has one. In order to give employees access to the information they need, your apps must work collaboratively, on the go, and in real-time. Watch this webinar for an overview of Workday's current offerings for mobile HR and finance applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: The Forrester Wave™: Human Resource Management Systems, Q1 2012

    Forrester's 69-criteria evaluation of human resource management systems (HRMS) can help you choose the right solution to meet your business needs. Read this 15-page report for a market landscape overview, vendor strengths, and comparisons, and to learn why Workday was named a leader among select companies.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: The Hackett Group's 2013 Global Payroll Study Highlights

    Do you know how well your payroll organization stacks up against the best in the world? Watch this webinar as we review highlights from The Hackett Group’s 2013 Global Payroll Study. This annual study benchmarks payroll performance from 120 leading companies around the globe.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: The Workday Advantage: Payroll in the Cloud

    In this video, Laurent Botella, Director of Payroll Strategy at Workday, discusses the benefits of using Workday Payroll Software as a Service (SaaS) and what payroll professionals can expect in the future.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: People Are the New Bottom Line

    Your business is the sum of its parts—your inventory, production, marketing, and spend. But the most important part of your business is your workforce. More than half your costs can be tied to your workers. Watch this video to learn why people are the new bottom line.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Financial Management Built from the Cloud Up (Epipheo)

    Does your financial management system have a bunch of bolt-on applications that slow down your business? Is your system inflexible? Expensive? Impossible to upgrade? Watch the video to see how Workday designed a different kind of financial management system, one that's built from the cloud up with everything you need.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video Infographic: The Cloud for Finance is Here

    In 2013, global IT business research firm Saugatuck Technology surveyed more than 270 finance and IT executives in North America. They were asked about their experience, expectations, and attitudes toward their existing finance management systems. Watch our video infographic to see the results.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video Series: The Future of Finance is Now (5 videos)

    In this 5-part video series, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains how legacy finance systems can't keep up with the needs of today's enterprise. You’ll learn how the next generation of financial management focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights—all delivered in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Why you need a next-generation firewall?

    Security threats and cyber attacks are very common nowadays. This report explores the top technology and business objectives today as well as provides options to help the risk-exposed take action to protect your business. Discover how HP solutions helped organisations in protecting business assets.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Workforce Alignment

    Are you aligning the initiatives and work done by your workforce with the evolving strategies of your organization? This whitepaper highlights the importance of continuous alignment and why it's essential to the ongoing success of your company. Read more...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Risk, Loss and Security Spending in the Financial Sector: A SANS Survey

    Financial institutions are struggling with internal threats, the means to protect financial accounts from spearphishing and other endpoint attacks, and lack of resources. This white paper will help you understand the drivers for security-related spending in the financial services industry, identify the techniques organizations are adopting to mitigate threats.

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Protecting Digitalized Assets in Healthcare

    Healthcare providers face an urgent, internal battle every day: security and compliance versus productivity and service. For most healthcare organizations, the fight is an easy one: Providing quick, high-quality care wins every single time. The pressure, therefore, is on healthcare IT to enable doctors and nurses to provide patients’...

    Sponsored By GlobalSCAPE

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Using DaaS to Create the Ideal Desktop User Experience Without a PC

    With the ubiquity of end-user computing long established, organizations now are grappling with a tough dilemma: Users want enterprise-class performance and availability, but they demand the flexibility to use familiar devices and applications—anywhere, and at any time. Download this whitepaper to learn why Desktops as a service (DaaS) can be...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Orchestration ROI Infographic

    Operations orchestration is the coordination of automated tasks across teams, tools, and environments including incident management, service request fulfillment and more. This infographic reveals how most IT organizations realized ROI in less than 6 months and quantifies orchestration benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cost vs. ROI: Is There Value to Virtualization and Cloud Computing?

    Done correctly, organizations should gain several advantages from server virtualization and cloud computing that will improve their overall ROI: less capex spending, greater flexibility and scalability, more security options with a hybrid cloud and overall savings. Cloud computing also enables greater agility, which is difficult to quantify but can contribute...

    Sponsored By Windstream Communications

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Luvata reduces costs in less than eight months using Quintiq

    This case study shows how worldwide metals company Luvata reduced costs in less than eight months using Quintiq ‘s software solution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Logistics 5 point check: Are your logiscis operations leaving money on the table?

    This briefing provides a checklist to help you answer the question, “Are your logistics operations leaving money on the table?” By answering five simple questions you can ascertain whether your transportation management system needs optimization.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    RTD gets rapid return on investment after implementing Quintiq

    This case study shows how Rontgen Technische Dienst (RTD) got a rapid return on their investment after implementing Quintiq’s planning solution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The ROI of Cloud-based Financial Applications

    Thinking about moving your financial apps to the cloud? Chances are, you've asked yourself the same crucial question that's applied to every strategic decision in your business: What's the ROI? A solid business case not only unlocks budget dollars, it provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum value....

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software

    Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Preparing Audit Ready Financials - Best Practices to Avoid Common Pitfalls

    Independent external audits of GAAP financial statements are an inescapable reality for finance professionals. External audits are required by statute for public companies and are also becoming the norm among private companies experiencing growing demands for transparency from regulators, investors, and other stakeholders. Cloud accounting software helps finance teams...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Essential Features of a Modern Accounting System

    Learn the 4 essential features to bring your accounting system out of the Stone Age. Modern businesses are, by their nature, complex. But if you're using an accounting system that forces you to struggle with manual processes -- limiting your flexibility and draining your productivity -- you might as...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    8 tips on calculating the ROI of an SCP&O solution

    This briefing details eight tips on calculating the ROI of an SCP&O solution. Included are methods for creating solid estimates of returns on your SCP&O investments. Following these tips can help you to avoid common ROI pitfalls.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The 3 Dimensions of Integrated Business Planning

    Effective IBP ensures an optimal equilibrium between supply and demand, optimizes workforce planning and gives the CFO and other C-level managers a comprehensive view of each department’s goals.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    How to Create a Customer Service Process that Enhances Your Bottom Line

    A complaint about complaints. There’s an assumption that the number of complaints received is a perfect reflection of the number of customer problems. If complaints go down, other numbers such as warranty and service costs will go down as well. In fact, complaints are often a poor indicator of...

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com