Banking

Read our tips for putting technology to best use in the financial sector.

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Who’s Spying on You?

    You’re aware of the threats of malware to your business but what about the ever-changing ground rules? Cybercriminals today are launching attacks against businesses by copying sophisticated malware and techniques used to target governments and high-profile organizations. Don’t get caught in the crossfire. Read our special report "Who's spying...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Best Practices Guide for IT Governance & Compliance

    Federal regulations require businesses to know exactly what changes are made to structured and unstructured data within their corporate networks. Learn how the best practices for implementing a compliance solution in this white paper can help you minimize stress during your next IT compliance audit.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Smarter Customers, Smarter Commerce: Innovations in the Banking Industry

    The banking industry is being transformed in response to the economic, regulatory, and technological forces around it. Business and individual consumers are finding themselves empowered in the transformation process, and banks are realizing that they have to compete to retain and grow their customer base. A strong customer orientation is...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    A reliable platform that helps facilitate HIPAA and HITECH compliance

    In today’s business climate of strict government regulation healthcare organizations are ramping up their IT resources, exhausting every option available to remain compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). They don’t have much choice with regards...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection

    Humorist Franklin P. Jones may have said it best: “When you get something for nothing, you just haven't been billed for it yet.” These are wise words of warning for businesses counting on so-called “free” IT security software. Kaspersky Lab has created an eBook to help you calculate the...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Five Signs QuickBooks is Failing your Business

    This white paper identifies the five telltale signs that your business has hit the limits of QuickBooks or perhaps, has already outgrown it. It talks about the business process inefficiencies caused by running a fast-growing business on limited bookkeeping software, and the hard benefits that businesses have experienced by making...

    Sponsored By NetSuite

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM: Redefining Enterprise Systems

    Charles King: positioning power understanding how cloud, analytics and security are at the center of the conversation of infrastructure transformation

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Ensuring Enterprise Visibility, Auditing and Reporting

    Learn how to easily identify and report on who has access to what files, folders and shares (and on what servers) in Active Directory. Plus, reduce the risk of security breaches and compliance failures in the process. Read this insightful tech brief.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    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

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    MageMojo Boosts Security and Ensures Availability Using F5 Solution

    Magento e-commerce hosting provider MageMojo needed to improve security after a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that took its site offline at the worst possible time: Cyber Monday. Consolidating its DDoS mitigation and firewall needs in a high-performance F5 solution, MageMojo strengthened both its security posture and its business.

    Sponsored By F5

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2013

    Global Payroll Strategy: Look to the Cloud for a Solution

    If you’re frustrated by your outdated payroll system, you are not alone. Payroll is a huge challenge for today’s global companies. Check out the infographic to learn how the cloud can totally transform your payroll for the best and why there’s no better time than now to do...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Nov 2013

    Epipheo Video: HR and Finance Are Made for Each Other

    Your people and your money spend a lot of time together. Your people drive financial performance, and financial goals drive people performance. So why would you run separate systems for HR and Finance? Watch the video to learn how Workday unifies your HR and financials applications into one seamless system.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    eBook: The CFO's Guide to Big Data

    Big data can be confusing. Especially when it comes to finance. But, it can also give you a huge competitive advantage. Read the eBook to get clear-cut answers on what big data really is and why it should be so important to you and your finance organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Benefits Administration

    Companies of all sizes experience challenges managing their employee benefits. With rising costs across the board, there has never been a better time to reassess your employee benefits program. In this video, you will see how Workday gives your company the tools you need to meet your unique business requirements.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Next Generation Financial Management Systems

    Accounting hasn't changed much over the past 500 years, but business needs sure have. Traditional accounting systems and old school practices that once worked are no longer getting the job done. Read the eBook to discover how savvy CFOs are taking advantage of new technologies to become more strategic.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Financial Management Overview

    Workday Financial Management is transforming enterprise finance. Watch the product preview to learn how Workday can help you empower your organization with a full range of financial capabilities, relevant analytics and metrics, and fully auditable process management.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Financials - Killing your Business

    Today’s CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It’s no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Insights from the Value Chain Synchronization Study

    Read this executive summary of the Value Chain Synchronization study which gathered insights from 700 companies worldwide and was conducted for IBM by Vanson Bourne.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Total Economic Impact of the Emerson DCIM Solution

    100% ROI over Three Years with Emerson DCIM Solutions A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Emerson found that a data center infrastructure management (DCIM) global customer achieved 100 percent return on investment (ROI) in 13 months. The Total Economic Impact™ of the Emerson DCIM Solution...

    Sponsored By Emerson Network Power

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    What can you do differently to guard against threats from rapidly evolving mobile malware?

    Mobile security is more than protecting the device. It is protecting applications on the device and preventing data leakage in the enterprise. IBM Security AppScan helps determine vulnerabilities early in the application development cycle to eliminate vulnerabilities malware can exploit.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail

    IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform can serve as the foundation of retail organizations’ network defense capabilities, helping to guard against an expanding population of attackers seeking everything from credit card data to intellectual property to customer shopping behaviors.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Economics Remains Crucial

    IT managers and industry pundits talk a lot about performance and capacity, but those are often only replacement terms for the real issue: economics. Storage decisions are only necessary because of economics - otherwise we'd put all data in main ("storage-class") memory. With the data avalanche always looming and growing,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IAM for the Real World – Privileged Account Management

    Read this e-book for essential information on the common security issues with privileged account management – and how you can minimize or eliminate them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Quantifying the Impact of Network-Based Attacks

    This document gives you some guidelines on how to assess the impact of network-based attacks and suggests techniques for creating your own economic model. Get your copy today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Get the Secrets to Business Growth. Grow your business like nobody's business.

    In this exclusive ebook, you’ll see one-on-one interviews with three successful entrepreneurs. See how they turned sales up +27%, kept up with that growth, and turned around a stunning ROI.

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Monitoring Performance in SAP environments

    With a range of critical business systems running on your SAP environment, ensuring optimal performance is essential for business efficiency and customer satisfaction. This white paper evaluates the challenges associated with monitoring the performance of SAP environments and provides key recommendations for ensuring reliable service delivery: Top SAP monitoring...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    You Work 24/7 For Your Business. So Should Your Server.

    Are you not sure if your business could benefit from a server? Use this checklist to help you decide if adding a server to your business can be an efficient and affordable way to help you and your employees reach new levels of productivity, while protecting valuable company data and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Making Financial Services Cloud-Ready

    Financial institutions have the opportunity to streamline operations and realize savings from the cloud just like many organizations in other industries have achieved before them. But unlike organizations in less sensitive and less regulated verticals, financials have been understandably hesitant to place all of their trust in cloud services. By...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Cloud Provider Prescription To Prevent HIPAA Headaches

    Technology service providers who market to healthcare organizations have long had to contend with the intricacies and nuances of the data privacy provisions in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Whether cloud providers, electronic health record (EHR) services firms or software as a service (SaaS) providers, these companies...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    5 Ways Hosting Providers Prepare Clients for PCI 3.0

    With the unveiling of new rule changes by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) in November 2013, enterprise compliance and security professionals face the third full evolution of PCI Data Security Standards since its introduction. With added requirements around practices such as risk management and third-party responsibility,...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Avoiding Cloud Security Audit Pitfalls

    INetU regularly comes across pitfalls that make cloud audits more painful for its SaaS clients and their end customers when they undergo on-site and survey audits. Preparation is the key to successfully navigating cloud audits and one of the biggest points of preparation is knowledge. Whether a SaaS service provider...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Establishing a Logical Perimeter The Evolution of Network Security

    The boundaries of the modern enterprise have undergone massive changes, and these shifts are causing IT, security and networking teams to fundamentally reevaluate the way they think about and manage the network. It is no secret that near-universal Internet connectivity has changed society and user behavior along with it. Users...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2014

    Calculate how much Brocade VCS Fabric technology can lower your TCO

    The era of the costly and complex networks is over. Brocade® VCS® Fabric technology can dramatically improve your network efficiency, utilization, and performance while significantly reducing TCO at the same time. See for yourself by completing the calculations and discovering your potential savings.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The 2014 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software - The New Factors to Consider

    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...

    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