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.

  • 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)

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Oracle Crystal Ball Download - 30 Day Free Trial

    Oracle Crystal Ball is the leading spreadsheet-based application suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization. It gives you unparalleled insight into the critical factors affecting risk. With Crystal Ball, you can make the right tactical decisions to reach your objectives and gain a competitive edge under even the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    SQL Server database developer interview cheat sheet

    This list of open-ended proficiency questions and answers will come in handy for hiring managers interviewing SQL Server developer candidates -- and it will be a useful interview prep tool for the candidates themselves.

    Provided By Tony Patton

  • Downloads // Jul 2006

    Download Savvion's Free Business Process Modeling Software

    The first step in improving your business processes is to articulate precisely where bottlenecks exist, and the most efficient way to do that is by simulating your existing processes using business process modeling software. To help you get started, Savvion offers its Process Modeler, a component of Savvion BusinessManager,...

    Provided By Savvion

  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    85 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Microsoft Excel

    Keyboard shortcuts can shave a surprising amount of time off the process of performing various Excel tasks. This list includes all the basics, along with those 'I know there's a way to do this more quickly' shortcuts you can never quite remember. Most people have a small set of...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Stop Wasting Time and Money on Bad Data

    Use Contact Zone to scrub, clean, dedupe and update your contacts with verified addresses, phone numbers email addresses, and more. The resulting clean data leads to improved campaign response and greater ROI for your sales and marketing campaigns. No programming required. Download a free trial now!

    Provided By Melissa Data Corp

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Preparing for Exchange Server 2010

    This table is a companion piece to Scott Lowe's column, "Preparing for Exchange Server 2010's hardware and software requirements." The table provides you with a starting point in your Exchange RAM and processor calculations.

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    We know what the geek in your life wants

    TechRepublic conducts a formal scientific survey each year as part of its Geek Gift Guide series. The results for the 2009 survey are outlined and some of the results may surprise you. This download is also available as an entry in the Geekend Blog.

    Provided By Mark W. Kaelin

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    The 10 most influential business technology leaders in 2008

    Technology continues to be a powerful force for transforming business -- when used wisely and correctly. TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner shares his list of the 10 visionaries and executives who made the biggest impact on the business technology world in 2008.This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Jason Hiner

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    How do I... Organize my Windows desktop with Fences?

    A cluttered desktop is an inefficient workspace. If you have numerous icons littering your desktop hunting for the one you need can often tick away priceless moments. However, there are applications like Fences that help you to keep your workspace organized so your workday isn't wasted with hunting and pecking...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    How do I... Benchmark USB drives with CheckFlash?

    CheckFlash is an easy to use USB flash drive benchmarking tool that can handle a few important tasks for those administrators who have a need to know their devices are up to the task. In this introduction to CheckFlash, Jack Wallen shows you how to run a both the Read...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    Free 20-day Trial: Netwrix Auditor Change Auditing for Your Active Directory

    Uncontrolled changes in Active Directory can lead to unauthorized additions to groups, modifications to objects and permissions, or even worse, deletions of your OUs. Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility over changes to Active Directory configurations, automatically auditing management of every object, giving answers to the questions around when changes...

    Provided By netwrix

  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    10 efficient ways to produce useful metrics

    Accurate metrics are essential for assessing performance and making informed decisions, but companies often rely on flawed information that paints a misleading picture. Alan Norton explains the most efficient strategies for obtaining valid, useful metrics. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Alan Norton

  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    10 questions with Ian Clayton: Viewing IT service management from the outside in

    Ian Clayton believes customer satisfaction levels should be at the heart of every IT decision -- and he's spent more than three decades finding ways to make that happen. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jeff Cerny

  • Downloads // Feb 2011

    Scaling that mountain of data: 10 questions on records management with Kon Leong

    Kon Leong, CEO of ZL Technologies, shares his insights on the biggest changes and trends in the rapidly escalating area of records management.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jeff Cerny

  • Downloads // Feb 2007

    How do I... Print a single Microsoft Access record in Form View?

    Microsoft Access lets users print data while browsing records in Form View, but it prints all of the records in the underlying recordset, not just the current one. By adding a command button, you can give users an easy, one-click tool for printing only the current record. Access expert Susan...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    10 reasons to explicitly convert SQL Server data types

    SQL Server converts data types in two ways -- the way it wants to and the way you tell it to. Most implicit conversions work the way you expect. It's those surprise conversions that cause trouble. Unless you know exactly how SQL Server converts a data type, it's a good...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    10+ tips for combating Computer Vision Syndrome

    Recent studies indicate that those who spend even a few hours a day working on a computer could suffer significant vision problems. Susan Harkins offers an overview of symptoms and causes and then shares some practical suggestions for reducing eyestrain.This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    It’s Time for Your Free Active Directory Health Check!

    Get to the root cause of your Active Directory performance issues with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor (SAM). SAM gives you the visibility needed to maintain peak performance for your applications, hardware and operating systems. With the new AppInsight for SQL feature, SAM helps eliminate blind spots by providing an...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Improve your work/life balance with premium remote access by LogMeIn Pro<sup>2</sup>

    Life is freer outside the office - and with LogMeIn Pro2. With premium remote access to your computer, you can be in two places at once. Update a file while you're enjoying a long lunch. Share your screen with a colleague to collaborate when you're across country. Print a file...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Freedom is outside the cubicle. Get work/life balance with LogMeIn Pro<sup>2</sup>.

    Life is freer outside the office - and with LogMeIn Pro2. With premium remote access to your computer, you can be in two places at once. Update a file while you're enjoying a long lunch. Share your screen with a colleague to collaborate when you're across country. Print a file...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Aug 2011

    Rapidly Build Dashboards & Reports with LogiXML's Agile BI Platform - Free Trial

    Logi Info is the fastest way for developers and IT to create and deliver BI applications to any desktop or mobile device. Creating sophisticated applications with Logi Info takes only a fraction of the time required by traditional BI solutions. Logi Info does this by providing a code-free development environment...

    Provided By LogiXML

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    AutoAdministrator - Apply settings to any number of computers in a snap

    AutoAdministrator lets you query or update a variety of Windows settings and services across any number of servers and/or workstations, without the need to create a script or perform the actions manually. Simply select the feature, computers (it integrates with Active Directory) and click start. Features include file management, file...

    Provided By Netikus.Net

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    10 ways you might be breaking the law with your computer: UPDATED

    Legislation that affects the use of Internet-connected computers continues to grow in its reach and its complexity. To help you avoid any infractions, we've revised this list to include new and pending laws and recent rulings.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    CA ARCserve Backup r12.5 - 30 Day Free Live Trial

    CA ARCserve Backup offers world-class data protection for distributed servers, databases and applications, as well as clients for multiple environments, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, NetWare, Mac OS, and mainframe Linux. With its wide range of powerful, easy-to-use data protection tools, CA ARCserve Backup ensures the integrity and availability of your...

    Provided By CA (Computer Associates)

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10 ways CIOs can keep their jobs -- and their sanity -- in 2009

    Don't let the deepening recession kill your spirit. Here's how to get ahead and stay ahead in what's proving to be the most tenuous work environment in decades.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Polly Schneider Traylor

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 ways to be a good manager during a recession

    It's tough enough to be an effective manager when the economy is strong. But making the right decisions, keeping staff focused, and maintaining IT service levels may seem next to impossible when you're managing through an economic crisis. Here are some ideas for keeping yourself and your team afloat.This download...

    Provided By Polly Schneider Traylor

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    Optimization Pack

    Virtualization success is all about balancing resource utilization and VM performance. VKernel's new Optimization Pack contains three powerful new applets (Wastefinder, Rightsizer, Inventory) that help you manage your VMware environment to easily: Reclaim Wasted Storage, Memory and CPU Resources. Typcial Users Free up 20 to 40% of Existing...

    Provided By VKernel

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Geek Gifts 2008: Flip Mino

    Pure Digital Technologies latest entrant into the world of pocket-sized camcorders, the Flip Mino, is light, easy to use and a seemingly perfect gift from geeks to grandmas. If you're looking for production-quality clips to wow the film critics, this isn't it; however, if you're want is to shoot a...

    Provided By Mandy Wolf Detwiler

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Today's Mobile Workforce & What It Means for Your Business

    Listen to this podcast to hear Jim Ware and Charles Grantham, co-founders of The Future of Work program, discuss today's growing mobile workforce and what it means to your business, how to enable greater productivity and keep your company more competitive with flexible working and the technology choices that combine...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Downloads // Jun 2014

    Webroot protects your devices everywhere

    SecureAnywhere Endpoint Protection offers instantaneous protection and fast scans without the hassle of time-consuming patches and signature updates. You can get your free trial today - just click "download", fill out and submit the form, and we'll email you a download link and instructions. Then just go to your...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    Download Crystal Reports 2008

    Try out a fully functional copy of the industry-leading software, Crystal Reports 2008, for 30 days! Or, try a 60-day trial of Crystal Reports Server 2008. Just click here! Crystal Reports 2008 provides advanced functionality to help reduce report proliferation and maintenance-increasing visualization flexibility and saving time...

    Provided By Business Objects

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Oracle CRM on Demand eBook

    Growth is the focus for many executives: increasing market share and revenue, lowering costs, acquiring new customers, and enhancing the value of existing customers. However, as competition increase and customers become more sophisticated and demanding of products and services, these goals become harder to achieve. More and more organizations...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free AppAssure 5 Trial

    Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, Dell AppAssure 5 provides continual data and application backups and flexible recovery options for unparalleled data protection. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Data Center of the Future: Bitlocker

    Hear about BitLocker?, and important component in WS08 that adds whole disk encryption and secure startup.

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    Best Practices: Migrating to Windows Server 2008

    The best and easiest ways to migrate to Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 OS.

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    Simplifying Windows Vista Management and Deployment

    Learn about rapid deployment program tool sets and simplifying Windows Vista management and deployment with Dell Services.

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Take a Test Drive Down the Road to Better BI

    Sybase PowerDesigner is the industry's leading data modeling tool. But it can do so much more?improving business and IT alignment to boost productivity, providing customized options to enforce standards and regulatory compliance, and making your business more agile. But don't take our word for it. Take Sybase PowerDesigner for...

    Provided By Sybase

  • Downloads // Jan 2013

    Cloud for Dummies, IBM Midsize Company Limited Edition

    This book gives mid-sized companies insights on what it means to create flexible pools of computing resources that break down silos in your company so you can perform in a smarter & proactive manner.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Podcast: Staying competitive and Showing ROI

    According to recent research conducted by IBM? ISS X-Force?, more than half of all disclosed vulnerabilities in 2008 were Web application flaws. Learn how IBM Web application security solutions can help you reduce costs, manage risk and improve service. Listen to the podcast.

    Provided By IBM