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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Building the mobile enterprise - integrated, secure and productive

    Mobility is now a business fact of life. Will your organization be one with mobile capabilities or a truly mobile enterprise? The new IBM white paper “Building the mobile enterprise: integrated, secure and productive” explains the difference and offers a checklist of eight key items to consider when planning your...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    The Changing Landscape of Technology Services

    Technology changes in the blink of an eye. New products or services are introduced and older versions are obsolete almost immediately. The convergence of Mobile, Big Data, and the Cloud is setting the stage for a new way of working, collaborating and leveraging business information. Learn more about how you...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Projected Cost Analysis of SAP HANA

    In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis, utilizing the Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) methodology, and examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Federal Government Should Have NIST As Well

    Critical to certification for meeting FIPS, is the implementation of security controls from NIST 800-53, Appendix F. Focusing on the capabilities needed to meet these requirements, this paper provides background about the Vormetric Data Security Platform and the Vormetric Transparent Encryption product that is delivered through that platform.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Suite on HANA eBook

    You have to deal with an ever-expanding ocean of data – that doubles roughly every year – and deliver new business signals that, if well exploited, can lead to new opportunities. Responding to these signals from a dynamic global marketplace is essential for you to continue innovating and growing in your industry.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Analytic Databases for Big Data

    Organizations are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases, data warehouses, and similar platforms to keep pace with new and intensifying requirements for advanced analytics in a "big data" world. As user organizations make such platform replacements -- or add additional platforms to their expanding data warehouse architectures -- they...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Developing More Effective Mobile Enterprise Programs

    This paper outlines practical “how-to” guidance to strategize and implement more effective mobile enterprise programs and details the robust capabilities that mobile enterprise partners can bring to the development and support of your corporate owned device or BYOD mobile enterprise programs. It focuses on mobile enterprise programs for employees, as...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Changing Mobile Landscape in Financial Services

    Sponsored by MobileIron, The Changing Mobile Landscape in Financial Services was conducted by Ponemon Institute to learn how organizations are enabling the use of mobile devices and technologies in ways that support business objectives and employee productivity. The study also examines the challenges many companies face when migrating from BlackBerry...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Find Direction for Your Enterprise Mobile Journey with “Destination: Possibility” Interactive Guide

    The world is going mobile and to stay competitive, it’s essential that your enterprise come along. However, it’s often difficult to know what the next step should be on your mobile journey, whether you’re just starting out or reaching for new horizons in mobile capabilities. “Destination: Possibility” is an...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Beyond Passwords: Protect the Mobile Enterprise with Smarter Security Solutions

    By supporting flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis, IBM Security Access Manager for Mobile can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access valuable resources - onsite, in the cloud and beyond.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Your Strategy at the Intersection of Cloud and Mobile

    We live in an enterprise world where Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a fait accompli and mobile is part of all of our lives. IT and mobility stakeholders continue to address ongoing changes with audiences, OS environments, data formats, coding methods, business processes and more. The case for investing...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Sales Acceleration: Speed Up Your Sales Cycle With Quosal eBook

    Slow sales process? It’s time to speed it up! Accelerate your sales with quote and proposal automation from Quosal. With key features designed to revolutionize your sales process, Quosal can free your sales team from administrative burdens, and help them become sales superstars.

    Sponsored By Quosal

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top 10 Reasons You Need Quote and Proposal Automation eBook

    Do your sales quotes and proposals take too long to create, get stuck in internal approval or contain inaccuracies? Do your sales people wait impatiently for customers to sign and fax back proposals? Is it difficult for managers to know the real-time status of every quote? This ebook dives into...

    Sponsored By Quosal

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper- Winning in the People Economy

    Once based in manufacturing, the U.S. economy has migrated to services. To win in this environment, companies need to change their thinking. The ability to leverage people will separate winners from losers. This whitepaper looks at the four key areas companies need to recognize in the new “people economy.”

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Cost/Benefit Case for IBM PureData System for Analytics: Comparing Costs and Time to Value with Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3 - ITG

    In a world of big data and real-time processing, the demands that data warehouses must meet are increasing. The general trend is toward use of appliances – i.e., integrated hardware and software packages optimized for high performance analytical query workloads. Read how IBM PureData System for Analytics based on...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Simple is STILL Better - Embraced Speed & Simplicity for a Competitive Edge

    First generation warehouses were not designed to manage data at today's volume or variety. Coercing older technologies to satisfy new demands can be inefficient, burdensome and costly. Read how IBM PureData System for Analytics is built for simplicity and speed.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Casting A Light On Shadow IT

    You may not be familiar with the term,but chances are Shadow IT is happening right now at your company. No longer content waiting for their companies’ IT help, today’s employees are taking action into their own hands by finding and using their own technology to solve work challenges as they...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why Compromise Your Subsidiaries with Multi-Tier ERP?

    Over 70% of companies desire a single ERP system. But today’s reality is 49% have 6 or more different financial systems, resulting in higher costs, reduced visibility and lack of control. Learn how the Oracle ERP cloud can enable modern businesses to: Simplify and standardize systems Reduce costs and...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Research // Sep 2014

    ZK Research 2014 - Best Practices for Building a Mobility Strategy

    Granting you employees mobile access can have major business benefits. But realizing those benifits is no longer only about providing simple device access. Now it's about facilitating great user experiences, increasing productivity and maintaining the security of your business through it all. Download this new ZK Research white paper and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • 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

  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    Supply Chain Management In The Petroleum Industry

    Supply chain management in the petroleum industry contains various challenges, specifically in the logistics area, that are not present in most other industries. These logistical challenges are a major influence on the cost of oil and its derivatives. However, opportunities for cost savings in logistics still do exist. Giant oil...

    Provided By University of Houston

  • 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.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Use Of Barcodes In Supply Chain Management

    Barcodes have influenced almost every aspect of Supply Chain Management. The use of barcodes makes business integration processes in supply chain management simpler and more efficient. Barcodes are an effective identification tool that helps track products and greatly reduce errors. Barcode technology has a range of advantages such as being...

    Provided By Bestmanagementarticles.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...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Enable BYOD, Lower IT Workload, Zero Client Installations – Simple!

    With the growing diversity of end-user devices and the need to reduce IT overhead, organizations need to empower users with secure, browser-based access to Windows Applications and Desktops from any device, anywhere - simply and cost-effectively. Ericom AccessNow™ enables browser-based access to Windows applications and desktops hosted on Terminal...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Product Information Management

    This report is a must-read if you're an IT strategist who's currently evaluating product information management (PIM) technologies. It explains why the as-yet-immature PIM market is evolving quickly and presents Gartner's Magic Quadrant for this emerging tech sector. There are a variety of differences that separate the companies Gartner classifies...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Lead Your Company Through An Economic Slowdown

    During periods of economic decline entrepreneurs are most likely to bear the brunt economically. Do not bury your head in the ground waiting for things to get better. Look how your business can leverage this time to actually increase your opportunities to outsmart larger competitors who, during a downturn, carry...

    Provided By SBA

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    POS Equipment Leasing Overview

    It can be expensive to outfit a retail business or any other type of enterprise with the necessary point of sale equipment. From hardware, such as computer monitors and barcode scanners, to the software programs needed to process and record sales, a POS system can cost you a bundle. This...

    Provided By BuyerZone.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Buy A Monitored Alarm

    Despite the millions of businesses throughout the country that have a monitored commercial alarm system, there are fewer than 10 companies that actually manufacture the monitoring equipment. These companies provide the equipment for the thousands of monitored commercial alarm system dealers that sell and install the systems. These dealers range...

    Provided By BuyerZone.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Quality Assurance And Regulatory Compliance Across The Extended Enterprise

    Automotive manufacturers as well as suppliers agree that an integrated system that provides visibility into disparate quality processes is the answer to the challenge of managing quality and regulatory compliance in the automotive industry. As the automotive sector is very process intensive and characterized by a high degree of outsourcing...

    Provided By MetricStream

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Greening Supply Chain

    With companies waking up to an environmentally aware world, whether it's about the competitive advantage or for regulatory reasons, greening the supply chain has become a necessity. Greening the supply chain is not a onetime exercise, nor can it be done overnight. It's a journey that not only requires the...

    Provided By MetricStream

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Quality And Compliance In The Medical Device Industry: Issues And Perspectives

    Hospitals, healthcare centers as well as consumers rely on reliable and high-precision medical equipment to deliver the highest quality of medical care. The production of electronic and electromechanical medical devices and equipment is largely handled by contract manufacturers (CM). These CMs specialize in specific areas such as device assembly, or...

    Provided By MetricStream

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Role Of Supply Chain Event Management Systems For Supply Chain Risk Management

    Late delivery, breakdown of IT-systems or production machines, variations in demand, supply, transportation are a few examples of risks that increase costs and reduce satisfaction of customers of an enterprise. If the relevant enterprise is an actor in a supply chain, then such risks do not only impact this enterprise...

    Provided By Marmara University

  • White Papers // May 2011

    An Agent-Based Strategy for Deploying Analysis Models Into Specification and Design for Distributed APS Systems

    Despite the extensive use of the agent technology in the Supply Chain Management field, its integration with Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) tools still represents a promising field with several open research questions. Specifically, the literature falls short in providing an integrated framework to analyze, specify, design and implement simulation...

    Provided By Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal

  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2006

    Business Credit Application

    Use this Business Credit Application when another business, such as a distributor or vendor, wishes to establish credit terms with your company.

    Provided By Entrepreneur.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Outsourcing Helps You To Boost Your Sales Figures: Know How?

    Outsourcing to third world countries like India can be quite cost effective for offshore clients. The vast technical work force in India makes it far more economical than western countries. This country has large number of schools, colleges and universities that specializes in science and technology. Due to the availability...

    Provided By Article Dashboard

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Securing Supply Chains Through Data Transparency And Better Market Design

    The high tech supply chain is more vulnerable to counterfeit components than ever before. With increasingly sophisticated criminals, the only way to protect the supply chain is through tools, technology, and new thinking about industrial aftermarkets. The rise of counterfeiting in recent years has been astounding. The US economy loses...

    Provided By Vertical

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Simple Thoughts Before Opening A Wholesale Clothing Business

    The wholesale clothing business is believed to be one of the growing trends in business today. A large number of businessmen and women are now redirecting their attention to focus on starting wholesale businesses of their own. But why is it that people would want to be wholesalers if they...

    Provided By Articles Factory

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Replacing Base-Level Forecasting With Sense And Respond Demand Management

    Companies that more accurately predict product demand and integrate a single view of demand into operational planning are poised to win in today's competitive landscape. Enhanced competencies in demand management drive improved customer service levels and increased profitability. Seasoned supply chain professionals know and understand the business benefits that an...

    Provided By JDA Software Group

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    New norms of Wi-Fi networking

    Mobile devices and apps now demand a greater level of intelligence within Wi-Fi infrastructures. IT managers need to report and manage levels of bandwidth being used and ensure that Business-critical mobile apps remain accessible. This paper illustrates how Aruba’s Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture helps business's unify Wired and Wi-Fi...

    Provided By Aruba Networks