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.

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Algorithmics: Curve Fitting for Calculating Solvency Capital Under Solvency II - Practical Insights and Best Practices from Leading European Insurers

    The purpose of this paper is to provide an insight into how some of Europe's leading insurers are applying Curve Fitting in practice, the benefits that are being derived and some of the practical challenges that need to be addressed.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Meeting the Solvency II Operational Risk Challenge

    Integrating pragmatic operational risk management techniques in core business operations and decision making processes.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Combatting Digital Fraud: A CIO Report

    Combating digital fraud has become a business issue and presents risk for any organization with online operations. Gain perspective from CIOs on what organizations can do to prevent fraud in digital commerce.

    Sponsored By RSA

  • Research // Aug 2014

    Infographic: Understanding the real value of Big Data

    Big Data continues to create new ways of gathering and analyzing information. In the latest research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, a real-world lens of big data is provided for all sorts of organizations. See this infographic read to discover why big data matters to you and your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Infographic: The Power of The Cloud

    Large enterprises today require greater flexibility and increased innovation from their IT function to compete on a global scale - yet technology consumption is changing and IT budgets are anything but growing. It’s time for a new approach. Review the infographic below to learn how and why European IT...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Buyer's Guide: Identity and Access Management

    This buyer's guide provides assistance in evaluating identity and access management solutions. It describes common identity and access management challenges and the capabilities required to address them, and it includes checklists for assessing vendors and their products.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly Report Q2 2014

    This quarterly report from the IBM X-Force research and development team looks at how application vulnerabilities, spam threats and incident response are evolving - based on the latest data and ongoing analysis. It also includes insights from the IBM Global Technology Services division.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Gartner Predicts 2014: Identity and Access Management

    Industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc. reviews how the Nexus of Forces is driving complex shifts in identity and access management. Download this Gartner report to learn about the: Impact of cloud and SaaS adoption; Growth of external identity providers; Importance of context-based access.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    See The Next Evolution Of Virtualization In Action

    Thinking about virtualizing your data centre to achieve new cost savings and agility benefits? Then take a closer look at the amazing management and performance advantages that only vSphere with Operations Management delivers. Read more...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk

    Identity and access management governance helps determine who has authorized access to what resources, for what purpose and for how long. IAM governance from IBM provides value beyond risk control, with accountability and transparency for user entitlements throughout the user lifecycle.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Research Aberdeen: The Rising Financial Impact of Customer Service

    This research report highlights the financial link between better customer service and increased company profitability. It also provides several best practices that help organisations convert their service businesses from a cost centre into a profit centre. Find out more and learn new insights by reading our report.

    Sponsored By LogMeIn AU

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    5 Reasons why Customers Deploy a Flash Strategy on EMC

    Customer are increasingly virtualizing their environment to maximise capacity and reduce costs. This EMC report provides details of a solution with unprecedented overall performance, optimizing for transactional performance and capacity effeciency with no tradeoffs. Read More.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top 5 Reasons why Customers Deploy a Flash Strategy on EMC

    Customer are increasingly virtualizing their environment to maximise capacity and reduce costs. This EMC report provides details of a solution with unprecedented overall performance, optimizing for transactional performance and capacity effeciency with no trade offs. Read More.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Real CIOs of the Cloud

    As cloud computing becomes the dominant technology of this decade, today's CIOs are the catalysts for change. This whitepaper published by Techweb features two technology leaders discussing their cloud strategy.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Forrester Report: The ROI of Software as a Service

    Read Forrester's review of 11 vendors in SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain management (SCM). The report confirms that, motivated by heavy competition for new customers, these resource management software vendors remain vigilant in mitigating such end-user concerns.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Simplify HR to Drive Performance Leading HR Organizations Share Their Strategies

    Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance, whether those realities are new government regulations, healthcare reform, business model shifts, or industry upswings and downturns. Read the whitepaper to learn how Workday customers are taking steps to proactively prepare for these inevitabilities.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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 // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance?

    The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance Management is Moving to Cloud

    A new study from Saugatuck Technology shows 51% of finance and IT executives feel their existing systems limit their ability to reach strategic goals. The culprits? No flexibility, siloed systems, poor access to information, and the high cost of maintenance. Read the report for the fascinating conclusions from the study.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Taking Measure of Talent

    As business models change, the pressure to leverage the true value of your human capital and better understand your talent management grows. This Harvard Business Review Analytic Services whitepaper, sponsored by Workday, focuses on effective management of your human capital and using technology to gain insight into your workforce.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: The Future of Finance is Now

    One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: 6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems

    The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you’re considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Five Key Issues for DNS - The Next Network Management Challenge

    The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers).  Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top 5 Things Every Developer Should Know

    C sharp has become increasingly popular and complex, putting applications and organizations at risk for software failures. Learn how you can gain deeper intelligence into your code to avoid critical crash causing defects

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • Live Event // Jul 2014

    Live Webcast: The Future of Meetings

    Join us for this LIVE event! Thursday, August 7, 2014 10 AM (PDT) / 1 PM (EDT) Let’s face it -- your meetings have likely gone a bit out of control. With more time allocated for gathering than for actual work, companies of all shapes and sizes are suffering from...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Development Testing for Agile Enterprises

    Companies need to get their products to market faster to remain competitive and capitalize on market opportunity. Learn how the Coverity platform seamlessly integrates with Agile development methodologies and tools to help maximize development efficiencies.

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Transforming Testing Through Automation

    "Test your code as you write it." That’s a common mantra heard in many development teams today. However, for too many, that practice remains a lofty goal as opposed to a business reality. They lack the appropriate metrics and processes to make and measure progress and often underestimate the effort...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Development Testing for Java

    Learn how the Coverity Development Testing Platform can be used in conjunction with open source solutions to help you fix more of the quality and security issues in your Java code that matter, with your existing resources and a unified process across the enterprise.

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Nucleus Research Note - Increasing Profitability with Analytics in Midsize Companies

    Business analytics can empower your business managers to make more fact-based, data-driven decisions that improve operating results. Learn more in a report from Nucleus Research.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Pay for Performance...Are You Ready?

    This white paper discussed the elements that comprise a pay-for-performance system and how compensation professionals can effectively implement one. Download your copy of the white paper to learn more about: Pay for performance vs. increase for performance Cost of labor vs. cost of living Differentially rewarding

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Why Test for Skills?

    In an era when human resources departments are constantly being asked to do more with less, it’s clear that something needs to be done. As more and more resumes pile up for each position, HR teams need help to make a quality hire quickly. Fortunately, IBM Smarter Workforce technology...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top Ten Compensation Mistakes Made by Small Businesses

    We know it is easy for small businesses to fall into the trap of treating compensation performance as ""something to worry about when we get bigger."" The fact is, organizations of all sizes need to attract, retain and motivate employees, and compensation is a critical element in any strong talent...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Future of Email and Applications is Social

    This white paper examines the state of collaboration in today's enterprise and provides an IBM point of view on how collaboration will evolve, along with how Notes and Domino software will fit into the new collaboration equation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    See the Big Picture in Big Data - Create 100% Better Products

    Knowing how customers use the products and services you provide helps you improve what you offer, which helps you retain more customers, and attract new ones. This vital knowledge requires the analysis of traditional business data, machine data, and human information. HP is the sponsor of this material. By...

    Sponsored By HP US

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Ten Steps to Selecting Voice tools your Colleagues will use and value

    You’ve thought long and hard about how best to invest in new technologies. You know integrating your communications tools could yield huge rewards – both in terms of ROI and in helping your colleagues to collaborate and perform at their very best. But how can you ensure your people adopt,...

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Challenge of Protecting Critical Data

    Protection of the most valuable data should be a central, clearly defined and constant component in an overall security strategy, read this report to understand how senior executives can identify their “crown jewels” in a mountain of sensitive enterprise data.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    2014 Cost of Data Breach Study, From Ponemon Institute, Sponsored by IBM

    IBM sponsored the and Ponemon Institute examined the actual costs of data breaches at 61 US companies and drew on the results of more than 500 interviews to reveal the true costs of data breaches today, from detection and escalation to customer churn. Read the analyst research to find out...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Requirements for an Application Release Automation Platform

    This whitepaper discusses: The specific requirements of application release and deployment automation platforms in order for it to prove beneficial, effective, and offer a substantial return on investment How to evaluate a release automation platform

    Sponsored By CA Technologies