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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    3 Key Guidelines To Help Increase Energy Efficiency In The Data Center

    Nobody needs to tell you that energy efficiency is at the top of the data center’s to-do list. Every data center is looking to cut power consumption while maintaining the highest level of service. But achieving real energy efficiency is easier said than done. Sprawling and convoluted infrastructures make it...

    Sponsored By Emerson Network Power

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Post-Breach Survival Guide

    The onslaught of cyber-attacks and organized criminals seeking to steal corporate data has put even the most well-defended organizations at risk of suffering a data breach. While organizations shouldn’t give up their efforts to institute preventative IT security controls, they should also steel themselves to the all-too-real possibility of suffering...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Talent Management

    Talent is the top priority for CEOs. How can your organization identify, develop, and retain its top talent? Watch the product preview to learn how Workday Talent Management can help you get real-time, global visibility into your organization, unify your global performance and compensation processes, and surface actionable insights.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    The Power of Cloud - Driving business model innovation

    Although cloud is widely recognized as a technology game changer, its potential for driving business innovation remains virtually untapped. Indeed, cloud has the power to fundamentally shift competitive landscapes by providing a new platform for creating and delivering business value. To take advantage of cloud’s potential to transform internal operations,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Increase productivity and security with identity and access management

    Managing user identities and user-access privileges is a cornerstone of effective security for organizations. It is vitally important to verify that only the right people can access protected resources and that their activities are sufficiently monitored. However, in order to effectively compete and meet customer expectations, organizations are increasing the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    High Efficiency Indirect Air Economized-based Cooling for Data Centers

    Of the various economizer (free cooling) modes for data centers, using fresh air is often viewed as the most energy efficient approach. However, this paper shows how indirect air economizer-based cooling produces similar or better energy savings while eliminating risks posed when outside fresh air is allowed directly into the...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    8 characteristics of highly effective food and beverage supply chains

    This briefing talks about the 8 characteristics of highly effective food and beverage supply chains. While few food and beverage manufacturers achieve world-class supply chain performance, this briefing can help you get one step closer.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Aleris Koblenz: From complex scheduling to simple automation

    This case study, of aluminum company Aleris Koblenz, shows how they used Quintiq’s planning solution to handle everything from complex scheduling to simple automation.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Taming Passenger Rail Disruptions

    This briefing details four insights that can help your business overcome passenger rail disruptions. Based on the latest research in disruption management, these insights will be of help to anyone who is involved in rail planning and scheduling.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Ruuki increases productivity using Quintiq Metal Scheduler

    This case study shows how the metals company Ruukki increased productivity by utilizing the Quintiq Metal Scheduler.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Rostering/Shift scheduling opportunity scan

    This briefing looks at symptoms that can help your company see if there is opportunity to implement more effective rostering and shift scheduling. If your company is exhibiting any of these symptoms, then there is room for significant improvement.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Systems planning and material flow management for a cold rolling mill

    This case study shows how ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe used Quintiq’s metals solution for systems planning and material flow management for a cold rolling mill.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Semi-finished copper producer reduces WIP levels by 15% and improves delivery reliability by 20%

    This cases study highlights how Aurubis’ Stolberg plant reduced WIP levels be 15% and improved delivery reliability by 20% by optimizing their production process using Quintiq’s solution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Empowering Modern Finance - The CFO as Technology Evangelist

    The CFO as Technology Evangelist is a research report commissioned by Oracle and Accenture, in collaboration with Longitude Research, that explores how modern CFOs and finance executives are adopting emerging technologies within their finance functions to enable the development of new capabilities and to transform the role of finance.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM Requirements management for smart products Resources

    If you are new to requirements management, or wish to improve your existing requirements management process, the resources in this e-Kit will provide you with useful guidance and advice. Learn what requirements management is and how it can help your organization improve quality, reduce costs and better meet customer needs...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    High Efficiency Indirect Air Economizer-based Cooling for Data Centers

    Of the various economizer (free cooling) modes for data centers, using fresh air is often viewed as the most energy efficient approach. However, this paper shows how indirect air economizer-based cooling produces similar or better energy savings while eliminating risks posed when outside fresh air is allowed directly into the...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Change How Business Intelligence is Managed

    With the revolution of in-memory computing already under way, the question isn't if this revolution will impact businesses but when and, more importantly, how. Similar to the advance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in the 1990s, in-memory computing won't be introduced because a company can afford the technology. It...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Customer Success Story of University of Central Lancashire:

    ExtremeZ-IP is helping thousands of educational institutions worldwide conquer their Mac/Windows integration challenges. Learn how the University of Central Lancashire, a leading UK institution, is successfully and securely integrating popular Apple products alongside Windows devices in a cross-platform campus environment.

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • eBooks // Sep 2013

    Discover Your Inner Leader - Ebook

    Do you have the skills to successfully lead your organization? With the right amount of dedication, anyone can be a leader – including you. Now is the time to start harnessing your inner leader to take your company to the next level. Follow the steps in this eBook to become...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 Easy Steps To Profit with an Integrated Supply Chain

    This briefing takes a look at steps that will minimize scrap and boost delivery performance, it is primarily for companies in the metals industry. Following these steps will help you to achieve the best order combinations and deliver more savings.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Fast tracking Integrated Business Planning

    This briefing discusses integrated business planning (IBP) and mechanics behind it. IBP is integrates processes, tools and business competencies. IBP can prepare your business to grow, gain more profit, and beat the competition.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Live Chat in Support Environments

    Abstract: Based on research with more than three hundred companies, this report takes a close look at how live chat is used and measured in support settings, how organizations use live chat to engage with prospects and customers, metrics used to measure live chat success in support engagements and why...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Aberdeen Group Report: Improving Engagement with Multi-Channel Service

    In Aberdeen's Trends in Customer Service 2012: Multi-Channel Edition (November 2012), only 39% of organizations reported that they had been able to drive improvements in customer satisfaction over the previous 12 months. An even lower percentage indicated success in enabling higher rates of loyalty and retention. This is not a...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service

    No, the personal computer isn't dead, but it looks a whole lot different than it did just a few years ago. Even though organizations need to upgrade or replace many of their client systems, those physical units increasingly are being replaced by virtual machines. Desktops as a service (DaaS) may...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    How To Get the Best Results For Your Projects

    In too many organizations today, innovation isn’t happening fast enough. Within these businesses, skills are siloed and resources are misaligned. As businesses seek to speed innovation and meet their growth and revenue targets, they have to get maximum utility out of all their investments. That’s why, when making a change...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Speeding Up File Transfers in Windows 7

    File transfers in Windows involve many factors, any one of which can present problems. In a typical Windows network with a mix of clients and servers, file transfer performance can vary wildly. Because it's such a common operation, this white paper examines some of the reasons for the variations and...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Finding Innovation At Google Creative Lab

    High-tech companies need problem solvers, but the speaker says engineers and other creative professionals first need scrappy managers who know how to define the right problems, assemble the right teams and provide the right resources.

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Ponemon Institute: 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia

    We are pleased to present the 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia, which is the second annual study of Australian companies. Sponsored by HP Enterprise Security, this year's study is based on a representative sample of 33 organisations in various industry sectors. Read the complete report to see...

    Provided By Avnet

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Bring UC + Voice Together

    This e-book discusses the current UC adoption challenges and the best way to confront them. Read more to discover: The importance of voice in a UC strategy How to get your users excited about UC Boosting overall adoption Staying ahead of obsolescence

    Provided By Plantronics

  • Resource Center // Sep 2013

    Unlocking Big Data

    Big Data solutions are fast becoming the foundation for a new era of progress and innovation – an era that will give rise to an intelligent economy of smart cars, smart buildings, better healthcare, law enforcement and education, plus new and better ways of interacting with customers, and phenomenal productivity...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Funding Thunder Lizard Entrepreneurs

    In this webcast, the presenter offers insight into the democratization of innovation in the Internet age, and its affect on investment cycles. Additionally, the presenter speaks candidly about the need to test business models, her firm's desire to be an advocate for "Thunder lizard" entrepreneurs, and the challenges of achieving...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Video: Conversations on the Future of Business: Unlocking Human Potential

    Finding, developing and retaining talented employees is crucial for any organization. Fortunately, technology has enabled businesses to gain deep insights into which potential hires fit the company culture and how to get the most out of current employees. But it has to go both ways: Increased technology and a more...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Management Skills for Every Leader

    What are the skills required to be a manager, and how do they relate to each other? What is leadership and how is it different from management? The Egan management Skills Model provides answers to these fundamental questions through a conceptual model that relates the core skills (motivation, negotiation, delegation,...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    10 tips for implementing green IT

    As the push for businesses to adopt eco-friendly practices gains momentum, IT leaders are searching for ways to bring greener technologies and more environmentally responsible strategies to their organizations. See how you can boost efficiency and reduce costs by going green.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and technology: a total-cost-of-ownership comparison for unified communications

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions – including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Top 7 Applications for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi

    Since the Wi-Fi Alliance introduced and certified 802.11n, Wi-Fi has become widely recognized as the primary edge connection for organizations world-wide. Today we see 802.11n as the standard interface on PCs, tablets, smartphones and other networked devices. The increased performance and higher capacity of 802.11ac have tremendous appeal for organizations...

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Insider Threat - How Privileged Users Put Critical Data at Risk

    This white paper discusses the growing insider risks. It will also cover how organizations become breached—either by internal users through malicious or benign actions or from external threats that acquire the credentials of trusted insiders. It also touches on how organizations can limit privileged users’ access to data so that,...

    Provided By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    The Network: Promoting Green Benefits to Business and IT

    Virtually all large enterprises are conscious of the image they project, and corporate responsibility is an important part of that image. Green technologies represent an opportunity for corporations that extend beyond brand reputation and can affect overall profitability. The answer depends on how broadly one is willing to define the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems