Project Management

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  • Research // Mar 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

    Software testing is one of the key processes in the delivery of applications. The market has been steadily maturing to deliver improved user success, but technology changes such as agile practices, mobile computing and cloud platforms can disrupt vendor evaluation for testers and test managers, mainly driven by the shift...

    Sponsored By Access Testing

  • Research // Jan 2014

    2013-2014 World Quality Report

    Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, and Sogeti, its local professional services division, have released the findings of the fifth World Quality Report. The report, published in conjunction with HP, reveals that application Testing and Quality Assurance (QA) now accounts for almost a...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Nov 2013

    Support For the New Style of IT : Proactive Care Demo

    When technology issues arise, critical business processes can slow down or stop, and the problem snowballs. HP Proactive Care enables you to anticipate problems and correct them before they disrupt workflow. What are your support challenges, now and for your new IT reality? Explore this demonstration to see how industry...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Feb 2014

    Gartner MQ: Multichannel Campaign Management

    Digital marketing continues to fuel the multichannel campaign management market. New approaches to campaigns, such as real-time social and mobile offers, as well as the rising need of content marketing to support interactions, will drive this market forward.

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Aug 2013

    Future of Sales Performance Whitepaper (Nucleus)

    Learn how the future of sales performance management is integrated with CRM and social collaboration and how this will help managers provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to drive better sales behaviors and, ultimately, better sales results. Download now!

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Research // Apr 2013

    Digital Document Delivery and Management: Achieving Compliance, Security and Improved Patient Care

    Healthcare IT News conducted a survey in January 2012 on behalf of the OpenText Fax and Document Distribution Group, the global market leader in fax and electronic document delivery solutions, to identify drivers and challenges for developing and deploying a solution for centralized digital document delivery that complies with healthcare...

    Provided By OpenText

  • Research // Feb 2013

    Source Business Technology Resiliency Capabilities

    Most business continuity management teams today are understaffed, consisting of just a few dedicated corporate resources and regional or business unit representatives. Sound familiar? If so, outsourcing your organization’s business resiliency planning, strategy and program design can be a cost-effective, efficient option. In a study of global business continuity vendors,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Jan 2013

    System x Selection Tool

    Are old servers holding your business back? Maybe it's time to think about replacing them. The right server can reduce costs and complexity while improving business performance. Check out this simple IBM® System x® Selection Tool to find out which server solution, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processor...

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Jan 2013

    How Mobility Is Changing the World

    Never before in the history of technology, has there been such strong development in three key areas: the power of devices; the plethora of back-end information; and the ability to integrate multiple sources of the latter to display on the former. As a result, these global deployments of mobile technology...

    Provided By SAP

  • Research // Nov 2012

    BYOD: Fueling Mobile Growth, Employee Innovation

    A recent Cisco survey shows that 89% of IT departments worldwide enable BYOD, proving it's a global trend for which IT must prepare. What are the security challenges? The benefits? Learn why the world is drawn to a more flexible network.

    Provided By Cisco

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies

    The Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies report reveals key insights into who's moving to Windows 8, who's skipping it, and why. In this original research report from TechRepublic Pro and ZDNet, industry analysts break down the Windows 8 deployment plans of over 1,200 organizations...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Research // Oct 2012

    Survey Highlights - Need for Better Server Energy Efficiency

    A recent survey of 124 IT executives and managers at organisations with 100 or more servers shed light on their needs and objectives as they relate to data centre efficiency and automation. This paper highlights key findings from the survey, including the various IT needs and opportunities that fall...

    Provided By HP

  • Research // Jul 2012

    London Games: Planning a business and IT strategy

    As the Games come to London, organisers have also been urging businesses to be ready with contingency plans, from home working to IT infrastructure. This business and IT guide to the London Games looks at how businesses are preparing for outages and improvements, how London workers and IT support will...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 Executive Summary - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Apr 2007

    A New CIO's 100-Day Plan

    When new CIOs start, they have to immediately create momentum and build credibility. High expectations are held by the business community, senior executives, and the IT organization itself ? and starting off on the right foot is critical to managing those initial expectations. To manage this initial roller coaster ride,...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Apr 2007

    The IT Strategic Plan Step-By-Step

    It's April and you are four months into your organization's fiscal year. You know that within six months you'll need to have your operating plan for the upcoming year in fairly solid shape. You also know that creating an operating plan without a longer-range strategic view is like driving a...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Nov 2005

    IT Strategy Maps: A Tool For Strategic Alignment

    Aligning IT and business strategy remains the No. 1 or No. 2 business IT issue year after year. But no matter how much focus and attention this subject receives, little progress seems to be made. Forrester recommends that 1) firms start measuring strategic alignment as part of the "you can't...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Oct 2005

    The CIO Profile

    Although CIOs have more access to the business than they did even a year ago, their background and time management choices have typecast them as technology specialists. Most business users view the CIO as a technology expert, and CIOs spend most of their time reinforcing this perception by focusing on...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Dec 2004

    Best Practices for Service-Level Management

    Aligning IT with business objectives and showing the value of IT to the business is often seen as the Holy Grail by many CIOs. Among the potential ways of demonstrating IT value, reporting and constantly improving the quality of IT services is an effective first step. But service-level management (SLM)...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Nov 2013

    Support For the New Style of IT : Proactive Care Demo

    When technology issues arise, critical business processes can slow down or stop, and the problem snowballs. HP Proactive Care enables you to anticipate problems and correct them before they disrupt workflow. What are your support challenges, now and for your new IT reality? Explore this demonstration to see how industry...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Mar 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

    Software testing is one of the key processes in the delivery of applications. The market has been steadily maturing to deliver improved user success, but technology changes such as agile practices, mobile computing and cloud platforms can disrupt vendor evaluation for testers and test managers, mainly driven by the shift...

    Sponsored By Access Testing

  • Research // Jan 2014

    2013-2014 World Quality Report

    Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, and Sogeti, its local professional services division, have released the findings of the fifth World Quality Report. The report, published in conjunction with HP, reveals that application Testing and Quality Assurance (QA) now accounts for almost a...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies

    The Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies report reveals key insights into who's moving to Windows 8, who's skipping it, and why. In this original research report from TechRepublic Pro and ZDNet, industry analysts break down the Windows 8 deployment plans of over 1,200 organizations...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Research // Dec 2004

    Best Practices for Service-Level Management

    Aligning IT with business objectives and showing the value of IT to the business is often seen as the Holy Grail by many CIOs. Among the potential ways of demonstrating IT value, reporting and constantly improving the quality of IT services is an effective first step. But service-level management (SLM)...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Apr 2007

    A New CIO's 100-Day Plan

    When new CIOs start, they have to immediately create momentum and build credibility. High expectations are held by the business community, senior executives, and the IT organization itself ? and starting off on the right foot is critical to managing those initial expectations. To manage this initial roller coaster ride,...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Jan 2013

    System x Selection Tool

    Are old servers holding your business back? Maybe it's time to think about replacing them. The right server can reduce costs and complexity while improving business performance. Check out this simple IBM® System x® Selection Tool to find out which server solution, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processor...

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Aug 2013

    Future of Sales Performance Whitepaper (Nucleus)

    Learn how the future of sales performance management is integrated with CRM and social collaboration and how this will help managers provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to drive better sales behaviors and, ultimately, better sales results. Download now!

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 Executive Summary - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jul 2012

    London Games: Planning a business and IT strategy

    As the Games come to London, organisers have also been urging businesses to be ready with contingency plans, from home working to IT infrastructure. This business and IT guide to the London Games looks at how businesses are preparing for outages and improvements, how London workers and IT support will...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jan 2013

    How Mobility Is Changing the World

    Never before in the history of technology, has there been such strong development in three key areas: the power of devices; the plethora of back-end information; and the ability to integrate multiple sources of the latter to display on the former. As a result, these global deployments of mobile technology...

    Provided By SAP

  • Research // Oct 2005

    The CIO Profile

    Although CIOs have more access to the business than they did even a year ago, their background and time management choices have typecast them as technology specialists. Most business users view the CIO as a technology expert, and CIOs spend most of their time reinforcing this perception by focusing on...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Nov 2005

    IT Strategy Maps: A Tool For Strategic Alignment

    Aligning IT and business strategy remains the No. 1 or No. 2 business IT issue year after year. But no matter how much focus and attention this subject receives, little progress seems to be made. Forrester recommends that 1) firms start measuring strategic alignment as part of the "you can't...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Apr 2007

    The IT Strategic Plan Step-By-Step

    It's April and you are four months into your organization's fiscal year. You know that within six months you'll need to have your operating plan for the upcoming year in fairly solid shape. You also know that creating an operating plan without a longer-range strategic view is like driving a...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Apr 2013

    Digital Document Delivery and Management: Achieving Compliance, Security and Improved Patient Care

    Healthcare IT News conducted a survey in January 2012 on behalf of the OpenText Fax and Document Distribution Group, the global market leader in fax and electronic document delivery solutions, to identify drivers and challenges for developing and deploying a solution for centralized digital document delivery that complies with healthcare...

    Provided By OpenText

  • Research // Oct 2012

    Survey Highlights - Need for Better Server Energy Efficiency

    A recent survey of 124 IT executives and managers at organisations with 100 or more servers shed light on their needs and objectives as they relate to data centre efficiency and automation. This paper highlights key findings from the survey, including the various IT needs and opportunities that fall...

    Provided By HP

  • Research // Nov 2012

    BYOD: Fueling Mobile Growth, Employee Innovation

    A recent Cisco survey shows that 89% of IT departments worldwide enable BYOD, proving it's a global trend for which IT must prepare. What are the security challenges? The benefits? Learn why the world is drawn to a more flexible network.

    Provided By Cisco

  • Research // Feb 2013

    Source Business Technology Resiliency Capabilities

    Most business continuity management teams today are understaffed, consisting of just a few dedicated corporate resources and regional or business unit representatives. Sound familiar? If so, outsourcing your organization’s business resiliency planning, strategy and program design can be a cost-effective, efficient option. In a study of global business continuity vendors,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Feb 2014

    Gartner MQ: Multichannel Campaign Management

    Digital marketing continues to fuel the multichannel campaign management market. New approaches to campaigns, such as real-time social and mobile offers, as well as the rising need of content marketing to support interactions, will drive this market forward.

    Provided By IBM