Business Intelligence

BI is more than just corporate reporting. It's a way to improve decision making, to cut costs, and to identify new business opportunities.

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Operationalizing Excellence in Global Regulatory Process

    As life sciences companies face expiring patents and shrinking drug-development pipelines, it’s never been more important to streamline the regulatory submissions process and get products to market faster. But to date, most systems for authoring, managing and submitting regulatory documents have had serious limitations in key areas for regulatory submissions...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A 15-minute guide for life sciences and manufacturing organisations

    By unifying, simplifying and automating the management of controlled documents, your organisation can create efficient, flexible and most importantly compliant manufacturing operation that increases product quality and productivity and prevents remediation, consent decrees and product recalls.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Obtain a 360-degree view of regulatory activity

    Are you having a hard time finding and keeping track of your organisation’s growing volume of electronic submissions and regulatory correspondence? You’re not alone. Efficient access to archived submissions, along with their associated correspondence, has become a challenge that almost every life sciences firm grapples with.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    Video : Radboud University enhances security for over 40,000 users with Dell One Identity Manager

    Watch this video to learn how Radboud University improved business agility and enhanced security while controlling costs with Dell One Identity Manager.

    Sponsored By Intragen

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Next Revolution in Decision Management: Capturing Big Data

    Shift from queries to real-time actionable insight with stream computing, To help customers capitalize on the big data opportunity, IBM has introduced a new paradigm for real-time data processing—essentially, the next evolution of Complex Event Processing (CEP)—called Stream computing. Stream computing enables you to combine multiple information sources to render...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Forrester Wave: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014

    Read the Forrester Research report to understand why IBM was named a leader in big data streaming analytics platforms and why InfoSphere Streams received the highest score possible in the implementation support and ability to execute categories.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands: Why and How IT Should Modernize End-User Computing

    IT departments face unprecedented challenges in keeping both IT and end-users efficient and productive. This paper discusses top trends and how today’s most successful CIOs are taking a more holistic viewpoint towards the new end-user computing landscape. Here they share their best practices for maximizing agility, meeting end user demands...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    The Nature of Analytics: I Cod Help Falling in Love with IBM

    Stewart Hanna is surrounded by codfish - and they're all in love. Why should we care? Because researchers have been able to tap into powerful analytics pulled from tracking and monitoring entire bodies of water full of codfish, using the insight gained to learn about the ecosystem. Specifically, researchers analyzed...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Integrating Social Media and Advanced Analytics for Richer Customer Insight

    IBM’s Social Media Analytics solution helps your company take advantage of everything social media has to offer in terms of getting closer to your customers, combining social media analysis and reporting with IBM SPSS predictive analytics technology.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Creating a Sustainable, Easy to Maintain BI Environment

    Business Intelligence (BI) has become a mandatory part of every enterprise’s decision-making fabric. Unfortunately in many cases, with this rise in popularity, came a significant and disturbing complexity. Many BI environments began to have a myriad of moving parts: data warehouses and data marts deployed on multiple platforms and technologies...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Considerations for Maximising Analytic Performance

    Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading BI platforms. Companies studied in this comparison are IBM (Cognos, DB2 with BLU Acceleration), SAP (BusinessObjects, HANA), Oracle (Business Intelligence, Exadata) and Microsoft (Business Intelligence, SQL Server). His conclusion? "DB2 with BLU Acceleration should not only provide better performance...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Social Business Collaboration: Five Best Practices, Three Market Trends

    Using social media in enterprise settings is hardly a new concept. However, many organizations have struggled to fully take advantage of the potential offered by collaboration solutions before now. In order to connect work teams across distances, cut down on time-wasting phone tag, and ensure the maximum level of productivity...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Top 6 Project Breakdowns and How to Fix Them

    Project management is either one of those things that you are really good at and you can breeze right through without any issues, or it’s something that drives you crazy. Every business owner has experienced some form of project failure, but why? Study the top reasons that projects fail to...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Business Plan Blueprint eBook: Turn Your Dreams into Actionable Goals

    Having a solid business plan is one of the best predictors of the future success of your company, but few business owners take time to sit down and actually create a business plan. Some believe their businesses are too small to need a plan; others believe they don’t have time...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Content Marketing Challenge

    With today’s connected customer interacting with your brand across multiple channels and devices, companies are under tremendous pressure to constantly develop and deliver new and engaging content. Business owners are continually asking marketers to develop new campaigns and assets

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Omni Channel Product Recommendations

    This white paper takes a look at opportunities and best practices for omnichannel recommendations, outlines use cases that can drive revenue and customer engagement, and highlights successes that leading retailers have achieved with the IBM Product Recommendations solution.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Oct 2014

    Forrester Report - Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes

    Read this report from Forrester Research to learn how to take advantage of your internal audit team's resources and expertise to develop a more efficient, sustainable compliance program.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Enterprise File Synch & Share eBook

    Read this ebook from the Aberdeen Group to see highlights of the latest research on file synch / file share solutions to support personal productivity and collaboration.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Extreme File Transfer eBook

    Read this e-book from Aberdeen Group to learn about extreme file transfer, and discover the solutions that can help you send information faster, enable worldwide access, and automate workflows to drive seamless file transfer.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    From Chaos to Control: Creating a Mature File Transfer Process

    Read this ebook from Aberdeen to learn why leading organizations are moving away from the chaos of multiple methods to a single managed file transfer platform, and get best practices for developing a secure, best-in-class file transfer process of your own.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Webcast: Maximize Database Performance

    Are you facing the pressure of not investing enough in database performance? In this on-demand webcast, see how poor performance negatively impacts your business, and how you can maximize database performance RIGHT NOW. Watch this webcast today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Live Webcast: 5 Power Skills to Boost Your Personal Influence

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10 AM (PDT) / 1 PM (EDT) How much influence do you have in your organization? Wish you had more? Leaders need to be able to gain support for their ideas and to push them through their organizations. And...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Truth revealed : The real DevOps story

    Smart businesses are seeing real business value out of their use of DevOps—better software quality, faster time to market, and increased revenue. What do they know that you don’t know? To discover the secrets behind the use of DevOps, research firm Vanson Bourne surveyed 1,300 senior IT decision-makers at enterprise...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    The New Security

    It’s as much about ensuring consumer confidence as it is about defense and protection—CA security software helps you do both with accelerated app delivery and improved customer engagement with strong and proven enterprise security.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DevOps: The Bridge to Faster Application Delivery

    Accelerating the delivery of new applications and services to market is the core focus of DevOps, which is why 46% of IT leaders surveyed have already adopted the philosophy or are in the process of doing so. Our recent CA/IDG research survey highlights more DevOps trends that are changing the...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps

    Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Read this eBook to learn about common pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Five Essential Truths of the Application Economy

    We’re in the midst of a business revolution. Customers expect to interact with your products, services and company through software. Learn the five things IT professionals should know about the Application Economy and how it will affect their business, their industry and their careers.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Five Myths of Cloud Computing

    This white paper separates Cloud fact from fiction and reality from myth. It is intended to aid IT Executives as they make decisions about Cloud Computing. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    5 Best Practices for Managing and Securing Enterprise Tablets

    Tablet-equipped employees can help increase productivity, collaboration, and profits, but they also present challenges. These best practices can help maximize the benefits of tablets while minimizing management hassles and security risks.Dell tablets with up to Intel® Core™ i5 ProcessorIntel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, Intel vPro, Core Inside...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Information Lifecycle Governance - Requirements Kit

    Data volumes are getting out of control, but choosing the right information lifecycle governance solution can be a huge challenge, with multiple stakeholders, numerous business processes, and extensive solution requirements. Use this requirements kit from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to find the tools and technology you need.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Performance Benchmark Report 2014

    PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on 8 security software products using 13 performance metrics. Find out how Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product performs against 7 competitor products. Download this research to learn more.

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Why Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Making Business Communication More Productive: The Impact of Better Collaboration in the Mid-Market

    This white paper explores why and how mid-market organizations are confronting these business communications and collaboration challenges. It provides results from a recent study to help companies benchmark their progress as well as offers guidance on choosing the right solutions to address specific communications and collaboration needs. Read more... ...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel UK

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Executive Summary: The Gathering Threat

    Enterprises today are seeing a rapid growth of unstructured content and an increased variety of content types, making consistent and secure management of corporate information increasingly difficult. As data continues to expand, it threatens to overwhelm IT infrastructures and leave organizations vulnerable to risk and non-compliance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Infographic: The Gathering Threat

    A dangerous storm is threatening to swap IT infrastructures. Massive growth of unrestricted content and multiplying content types make it increasingly difficult to consistently manage and identify what to keep. Email, file systems content, digital assets, social, web, ERP data... the list is endless and the threat is real.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Checklist for Cloud Mobility Readiness

    Are you trying to determine the readiness of your enterprise’s content mobility solution? Today’s mobile worker want real-time, remote and secure access to your enterprise’s fast-growing information. To ensure the right data is in the right place at the right time, your organization needs a solution that provides your workforce...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    ZDNet APAC webinar: Business Intelligence on the move

    Join us for this LIVE event! Monday, 29 September at 3pm Australian Eastern Standard Time Business Intelligence used to be the domain of the experts, with small crews of data analysts controlling the flow of business insights. But a great democratisation is unfolding and not only is Business Intelligence being...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why App Performance Matters More than Ever

    The expectation for superior end-user Quality of Experience (QoE) has never been greater. What does this mean for your consumers? And why is superior application performance more important than ever? Failure to deliver quality apps can lead to lower productivity, decreased revenue and market share, and permanent damage to brand...

    Sponsored By Equinix