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 // Sep 2014

    Testing Times for Ecommerce

    For development organizations to remain competitive, their developers and testers require an enterprise-class solution that delivers automated software application performance and load testing. In this whitepaper, learn how to deliver realistic, dependable performance tests across the latest technologies, including front and back-office systems, by simulating loads and network speeds for...

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Turn Data Into Knowledge - Social Collaboration Empowers a More Intelligent Service Desk

    Extract social knowledge for the help desk. Connect business and IT into one conversation to improve service quality and business results. Download this whitepaper to learn more.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Big Data Service Desk - 3 Ways Big Data Can Transform your Service Desk

    Proactive problem solving. When you connect the intelligence of agents and users, you can analyze trends, anticipate user issues, and adjust to future business needs. Read this white paper and learn how.

    Sponsored By HP

  • 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

  • Presentations // 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

  • 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

    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

    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 acces.

    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

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly - 2Q 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

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Top 10 Ways Businesses Rely on Box

    Box is a cloud platform that helps you securely store, share and manage all your company's files. Whether you need to secure confidential business information, develop a custom mobile application or are trying to simplify paper-based office processes, here are the top 10 ways enterprises rely on Box.

    Sponsored By Box

  • 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

    Overcoming Exploits that Use Advanced Evasion Techniques and SSL Encryption

    To defend against today’s advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Achieving High Oracle Performance

    DBAs cannot afford to rely on reactive measures anymore. They need advanced performance management tools that will enable them to catch emerging issues before they can affect end users. Discover how advanced database management can help DBAs protect the system by preventing problems from developing at all. Download the white...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management

    Achieving consistent service levels for cross-platform database environments is next to impossible using each platform’s native tools. Foglight database monitoring software simplifies database monitoring and management, enabling you to consolidate and standardize database performance across multiple platforms. Download the white paper to learn how.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Maintaining Oracle Database Performance in a Perfect Storm

    The cloud, big data and mobility are three of the most disruptive technologies Oracle DBAs face today. Are you prepared for the perfect storm of increased application complexity and dynamism, as well as explosive growth in database size and data velocity? Download the white paper and discover how Foglight for...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Select the Right Solution for Identity and Access Assurance 

    This buyer’s guide can help you select the right identity and access management solution to successfully manage and control user access within, across and between organizations. The guide outlines the most common identity and access management challenges organizations face from the perspective of CSOs, IT operations staff, line-of-business managers and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

    IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO

    In this report, industry analyst firm IDC assesses various IAM vendors and ranks IBM as the worldwide leader for federated identity management and single sign-on (SSO).

    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 // Aug 2014

    Harvard Business Review: The Truth about Customer Experience

    This whitepaper emphasises why a focus on the customer’s shopping journey can lead to significant financial and organisational results.

    Sponsored By LogMeIn AU

  • 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: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part III: Workforce Optimization

    Organizations committed to workforce visibility, alignment, and optimization are positioned to dominate in this economy. These organizations achieve their goals via a unified human resource management, performance management, and financial management solution. Read this paper, the last in a three-part series, to hear the optimization stories of four Workday customers.

    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: Innovation in Financial Management

    Legacy financial management systems were not built for the requirements of today’s businesses. They can crank out financial statements, but it is virtually impossible to get real-time operational insight without a huge technology infrastructure. Read the whitepaper to learn the five steps necessary for a better financial management solution.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: CFOs on Managing Finance Technology (CFO Research)

    Challenged by an inflexible financial management system? You’re not alone. Finance executives everywhere are seeing the need for a system that can easily adapt to changing priorities and processes. Download this whitepaper to explore the key pain points CFOs are experiencing with their financial-management systems—plus solutions to combat them....

    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: Clarifying the Value of Human Capital for Finance Professionals

    HR and Financials together? Research indicates 81% of organizations believe it’s important to align the workforce to goals and financials, yet 46% say Finance doesn’t work with HR to improve the process. Read this whitepaper from Ventana Research for a complete report on unifying the management of people and financials....

    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 Continuous Innovation Advantage of SaaS

    This report defines the next generation system of record, outlining the changes and challenges with current technology and how continuous innovation has become critical for “new” systems of record. The result: SaaS-based ERP solutions now offer a compelling advantage for companies looking for more flexible and innovative workforce management.

    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