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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Business Value Drivers in Digital Commerce: Key Capabilities for Growing Revenue eBook

    This report will look at how leading organizations influence average order value, customer frequency, and customer satisfaction through customer engagement, precision marketing, and exceptional fulfillment practices. Aberdeen will examine the key drivers and pain points organizations face in relation to their digital strategy and the key differentiating strategies, capabilities, and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Putting the Design in Responsive Design

    Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the predominant consumer choice, with adoption increasing daily as PC sales diminish in response.Designing your digital site for desktop or laptop, as well as tablets and smartphones within a single codebase, is called responsive design. The promise of responsive design? A single, digital site optimized...

    Sponsored By Acquia

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Frost & Sullivan Market Insight: How Unified Collaboration Transforms Education

    Read about the key trends to make the most of your enterprise video & unified communications initiatives. Education institutions are one of the top growing adopters of rich media collaboration and video solutions. The use of a video conferencing solution can enhance collaboration in the education network and extend e-learning...

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Video Collaboration in Education: Building a Foundation for the Digital Age

    Video communication is becoming more common in education at all levels around the world, as the walls between classrooms disappear. This Center for Digital Education white paper shows how video collaboration is an essential part of the education environment that enables cost savings, engages students and creates a more productive...

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Music Performance and Instruction over High-Speed Networks

    High-speed IP networks are creating opportunities for new kinds of real-time applications that connect artists and audiences across the world. A new generation of audio-visual technology is required to deliver the exceptionally high quality required to enjoy remote performances. This paper describes how the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) uses...

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Unum Group DevOps Podcast

    Listen to the podcast on how employee benefits provider Unum Group has been building a DevOps continuum, and is further exploring the benefits of a better process around cloud-assisted applications development and deployment. Featured on the podcast are Tim Durgan, an Enterprise Application Architect at Unum Group, and Petri Maanonen,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Top Three Characteristics for a Successful Enterprise Mobility Strategy

    Mobile devices can benefit your business by not only allowing your employees to be productive while on-the-go, but also by enhancing your business processes and service delivery. However, IT must create a proactive, institution-wide mobile strategy in order to capitalize on these benefits. Read this white paper to learn...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Resource Center // Nov 2013

    IBM System and Software Engineering Solution trial sandbox

    The Rational solution for systems and software engineering is an integrated solution that helps teams specify, design, implement, and validate complex products and the software that powers them. The solution offers an integrated set of capabilities that enables you to predictably deliver competitive, high-quality products while meeting regulatory and compliance...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    15 Top Paying Certifications for 2013

    Having earned an IT certification, many individuals think they are automatically entitled to a huge raise. The truth is that several factors, including geography, industry, experience, and yes, certifications, combine to play a major role in determining an individual's salary. However, certain certifications do have greater impact on the earning...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Integrated User Model in an Adaptive Virtual Learning Environment

    This paper presents an integrated user model which supports the development of an adaptive virtual learning environment. This integrated user model is made up of three dimensions user characteristics, interactions and context which allow one to address three issues in adaptive systems. User characteristics are used to support adaptive paper,...

    Provided By Universitat de Girona

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Marketing for Trainers: How to Promote Your Training Programs

    Trainers are under more pressure than ever to demonstrate results. For many, this begins with a productivity metric like "how many trainees did you reach?" The good news is that you don't have to be a marketer to create compelling communications that improve attendance rates. Join Webinar expert and...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Dual-Mode Phones: A Smart Call for Higher Education

    This paper explores the viability of using dual-mode phones in higher education by reviewing a pilot conducted at Bryant University in Rhode Island. The pilot was conducted in collaboration with Nokia, a manufacturer of dual-mode phones; T-Mobile, a cellular service carrier; and Cisco, provider of Bryant's IP communications network. The...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    The Future of School

    In this paper, the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) describes a vision of "The future of school" in a period of dramatic change, enabled and often accelerated by powerful new tools of communication and collaboration. Key dimensions of wider education system reform include attracting and developing high-quality teachers; developing...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Fulfilling Student Promise at an Inner-City Middle School

    At Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School (LGF) in Boston, 1:1 eLearning and an innovative approach to technology access at home are increasing opportunity for children from a tough Boston neighborhood. Following best practices for technology adoption laid out in the K-12 Computing Blueprint, LGF is using 1:1 eLearning to...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Predictive Maintenance for Manufacturing - How to improve productivity, minimize downtime and reduce costs

    Your goal is clear -- produce high-quality goods while optimizing resources at every step of production. And in today's uncertain economy, cost-control efforts may never have been more important. Unscheduled downtime because of equipment failure can have a serious impact on your organization's bottom line. Download this white paper from...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Solution Brief: FSR: Internal reporting process automation

    To respond and adapt to the many market challenges you face in today’s economic environment, management requires more robust discussion and analysis within their business reports. Read this brochure to see how IBM® Cognos® software can streamline management reporting, discussion and analysis to help you make better decisions based on...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Online Higher Education Institution Prepares for Growth

    Apollo Group is a leading provider of higher education programs for working adults. Apollo Group's learning and business applications reside on approximately 7500 servers in three data centers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The IT team wanted to upgrade the data center network. In addition, Apollo requires a modular and...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Deploying a Flexible School Infrastructure for the Digital Age

    This paper looks at an achievable, cost-effective "good, better, best" model for education infrastructures, all based on common configurations in today's schools. The model recommended by Intel is designed to help schools adapt, serve, and scale without having to reinvest in new infrastructure each time the device or learning landscape...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Optimization Techniques for Skeletons on Grids

    Skeletons are common patterns of parallelism in distributed computing systems. These often-used components, such as farm, map, and pipeline, can be abstracted and offered to application programmers as programming primitives. This article introduces the motivation for implementing algorithmic skeletons and demonstrates use of Lithium, a programming environment based on Java...

    Provided By Intel

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    A Case Study in Scientific Application Streaming at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) serves as the connector and integrator of Harvard's teaching and research efforts in engineering, applied sciences (including computer science), and technology. Within SEAS, the office of Computing and Information Technology's (CIT) CyberInfrastructure Labs (CI Labs) supports faculty, researchers, students, and staff by...

    Provided By Intel

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    High School Expands Learning Opportunities by Going Online

    Prospect High School challenge is to make specialists within district available to greater number of students, improve student performance through individualized instruction and provide anytime, anywhere learning opportunities expected by today's students. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx meeting applications. With Cisco WebEx meeting applications...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Teachers Boost Test Scores With Virtual Tutoring

    Ed2Net Learning their challenges are captivate and motivate students using online meeting tools, improve student achievement and test scores and provide secure and easy-to-use learning environment. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx Meeting Center solution. Ed2Net employed online meeting solutions to connect tutors and students,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Web Training Improves Delivery of Community Services

    The Queensland Department of Communities (QDC) provides and coordinates a wide range of services, their challenge is to train non-governmental organizations to use web-based financial reporting system, reduce travel time and costs and make trainings more convenient for agency staff and partners statewide. QDC chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Brokerage Delivers Innovative 24-Hour Global Event Online

    Interactive Brokers Group (IBG) specializes in routing orders, their challenge is to establish value of advanced proprietary trading software, deliver live demonstrations with real-time market data and conduct worldwide education events for international customers. Interactive Brokers Group chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx solutions. Cisco Web-based...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Software Company Reaps the Benefits of Online Meetings

    SunGard is one of the world's leading software and IT services companies, their challenge is to reduce travel costs associated with in-person meetings without compromising effectiveness and implement user-friendly online solution for global organization with multiple internal platforms. SunGard chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Government Agency Expands Training With Online Classes

    The European Patent Office (EPO) is responsible for providing a uniform patent application process for individuals and companies, their challenge is to enable online training sessions for patent developers, demonstrate capabilities of large, complex patent database and support easy access for multinational users. The EPO chose Cisco to overcome these...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Turkey e-Government Research and Application Center Showcases Connected Virtual Classroom With Cisco and Intel

    Education is a key factor in Turkey's national e-transformation initiative and ascension to the European Union (EU). Turkey's schools face persistent challenges in making Information and Communications Technology (ICT) go beyond IT classes and computer labs in developing e-learning that meets the requirements of a 21st century workforce. Turkey's schools...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    School Officials Deliver Statewide Updates With Web Meetings

    The Indiana Department of Education oversees every aspect of Indiana's primary and secondary public education system. Their challenge is to quickly inform school officials statewide about legislative changes to education funding, schedule annual budget workshop within short timeframe while controlling costs and maximize use of public funds with innovative online...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Web Conferencing Boosts Learning and Administration

    Al Jouf University is the first university in Saudi Arabia to implement e-learning. Their challenge is the integration of geographically diverse sites, more efficient use of teaching resource and students taking greater control of their learning. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx. This web-based system...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Video Delivers Face-to-Face Interaction for Remote Students

    University of Southern California delivers its master of engineering program online on the Distance Education Network. Their challenge is to increase interactivity to provide rich classroom experience, enable classroom accessibility for working professionals and implement single platform for both academic and business collaboration needs. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Downloads // Jun 2008

    Podcast: Better Service Delivers an 18% Profit Boost

    Download or stream this five-minute podcast, an installment of the Cisco Innovators Podcast series, to learn how this marketing firm uses unified communications and VPNs to foster collaboration, provide better customer service, and increase profitability. (5:00 mins)

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Cisco Cloud News: Get it "To Go"

    What are the top revenue-producing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings today? What are buyers looking for in a cloud services provider? How can you improve application performance over the WAN? The Cisco Managed/Cloud Services Insight Group helps service providers capitalize on the cloud by providing insight and answers to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Pervasive Video Extends University's High-Touch Culture

    California Baptist University (CBU) is a private Christian college offering bachelor's and master's degrees throughout California and online. Their challenges is to accommodate growth by delivering rich, distance-learning experiences, strengthen university's high-touch culture through face-to-face video and implement single voice, video, and data infrastructure to boost IT and end-user efficiencies....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Analyst Report: Forrester - Continuous IT Availability

    In just the past few years, discussions of acceptable downtime and data loss have shifted from hours and minutes to seconds, and for many organizations, the discussion has shifted to continuous availability. This Forrester Technology Adoption Profile examines how IT decision-makers’ expectations and approaches are evolving to address increasing demands...

    Provided By EMC

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2013

    Smarter Analytic Self Assessment Tool

    Analyze Your Analytics. Find out how smart your organization is about using analytics, compared to the competition. Complete this short assessment. You will receive personalized recommendations for improvement and optimization, based on your profile and answers. Interested in Data Analytics? Access Mastering Business Analytics HUB today to get an...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Integrated Data Management - Smarter Data Management

    Integrated Data Management is the ability to manage enterprise application data and optimize data-driven applications, from requirements to retirement, across these heterogeneous environments. In short, it provides the capability to manage systems that require integration across different environments which span technologies, combine custom and packaged applications that may vary significantly...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    IBM Data Center Automation Demonstration Launchpad

    This menu interface provides a high-level overview, product demonstrations, expert interviews, and resource links for the IBM Data Center Automation solution.

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Accessible, Engaging e-Learning Supports Customer-Focussed Service at Oxfordshire County Council

    The county of Oxfordshire is internationally renowned as a centre of academia and research as well as a place of architectural and natural beauty. They wanted to help embed a new way of working using cost-effective, accessible training for around 6,000 Council and partner agency staff plus new starters. Oxfordshire...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    IBM Cognos 8 Planning for Higher Education

    Colleges and universities are constantly vying for top-notch students, world-class faculty, gifted administrators, and increasingly scarce resources. The institutions that compete most successfully are those that deliver the highest quality at the lowest cost and meet performance goals semester after semester, year after year. However, institutions can lose the confidence...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cloud Computing: Save Time, Money, and Resources

    Testing your applications before they launch is essential, but so is the right environment. This IBM? Redbook? explains how a private test cloud can help you organize and streamline your test environment, allowing for a quick turnaround of resource requests?lowering overall costs. Read the Redbook.

    Provided By IBM