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.

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    OnDemand Business Intelligence for Your SAP Environment

    In these tough economic times, money and resources are tight. However, the business intelligence reporting & analytics needs are probably greater than ever. Look at a Software-as-a-Service reporting solution for a more affordable, faster, lower resource way to get reporting in place. Rapidly deploy SAP BusinessObjects tools on top of...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Price Women Pay For Under-Pricing Services

    As their numbers grow, women are increasingly making pricing decisions in the professions. But the role gender plays in the income-gender disparity is still not well understood. A new study on gender and how it impacts pricing decisions helps explain a part of the puzzle about the income gap between...

    Provided By Southern Methodist University

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Is Naked Short Selling Dangerous?

    As financial markets careened wildly in the summer and fall, many corporations blamed short selling - especially naked short selling - for driving stock prices down. Short sellers sell stock they don't own because they expect the stock price is about to fall. In naked short selling - which came...

    Provided By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    FLIPS: Hybrid Adaptive Intrusion Prevention

    Intrusion detection systems are fundamentally passive and fail-open. Because their primary task is classification, they do nothing to prevent an attack from succeeding. An Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) adds protection mechanisms that provide fail-safe semantics, automatic response capabilities, and adaptive enforcement. It presents FLIPS (Feedback Learning IPS), a hybrid approach...

    Provided By Columbia University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Redefining Operational Intelligence Using BusinessEvents

    Traditional operational intelligence means knowing what the business and IT infrastructure are doing right now. That is not enough anymore. Operational intelligence for business is now like modern air warfare, in which most battles are won before the enemy is visually spotted. While individual messages between computer systems and services...

    Provided By TIBCO Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Making Sense Of Managerial Competencies: A Motive-Based Approach

    In this paper the authors assert that the emotional intelligence (EI) model may not be the best way of grouping managerial competencies and the authors propose a new way of embedding competencies within a motivational domain. The authors build on McClelland's concept of motives to propose a new way of...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    India Retail: Foreign Chains Eye The Potential, But Will They Succeed?

    It's also a market where unorganised retail is the norm - most stores are mom and pop shops and department stores have been few and far between. But that's changing. "If you'd gone to India at the turn of the millennium, in the big cities you'd see a handful of...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Long-Run Effects Of Structural Change And The Treatment Of International Capital Accumulation, Mobility And Ownership

    Taking a commonly-used and commonly-available trade policy model as the starting point, the authors examine the long-run effects of large-scale structural change with and without international capital accumulation, mobility and ownership. They demonstrate the relative merits and limitations of different treatments of international capital accumulation, mobility and ownership. In doing...

    Provided By Monash University

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Parameter-Free Spatial Data Mining Using MDL

    Consider spatial data consisting of a set of binary features taking values over a collection of spatial extents (grid cells). It proposed a method that simultaneously funds spatial correlation and feature co-occurrence patterns, without any parameters. In particular, it employs the Minimum Description Length (MDL) principle coupled with a natural...

    Provided By University of Helsinki

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Crate and Barrel Enhances the Customer Shopping Experience With Google Maps API Premier

    Crate and Barrel first opened its doors in 1962 as a family business: a husband and wife team - Gordon and Carole Segal - plus one eager sales associate. Today's Crate and Barrel family has grown to 160 stores and more than 7,000 associates nationwide - and it is still...

    Provided By Google

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Zonar Drives Advanced Fleet Telematics With Google Maps for Enterprise

    Since 2001, Seattle-based Zonar Systems has been revolutionizing transportation industry with Electronic Fleet Management solution which uses inspection and GPS data to track and analyze passenger bus and truck activity nationwide. Transportation officials relied on a variety of third-party mapping solutions to supply trip and safety data - with unsatisfactory...

    Provided By Google

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    CrimeReports.com and Google Maps for Enterprise

    CrimeReports.com is a website that provides tools to help law enforcement agencies communicate directly with members of the communities they serve using high impact Google Maps and automated alerts. Police departments had no timely and cost-efficient way to communicate crime details directly to the public, nor did the public have...

    Provided By Google

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Trak-iT and Google Maps for Enterprise

    Trak-iT is a leading provider of wireless fleet tracking, communication, and management solutions. Trak-iT wanted to expand their offering by creating a web-based version of their application, thereby enabling their customers to choose the most appropriate deployment path for their own purposes. Also, Trak-iT required the integration of a third...

    Provided By Google

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    HomeTips.com Nails Down Big Revenue With Google AdSense

    Home advice website HomeTips.com started out in a backyard clubhouse. Seeking a quiet, woodsy spot for writing home improvement books, author Don Vandervort converted the bottom floor of his sons' two-story treehouse into a small office. It needed advertising for the web business to be viable. But the small editorial...

    Provided By Google

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Beyond Reporting: Instant, Actionable Security Data Analysis

    The presenter of this webcast throws light on the next major advancement in network security data analysis. The presenter will show five real-world scenarios that show how nCircle Focus can save the valuable time and have an immediate impact in the organization.

    Provided By nCircle

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    nCircle Focus: Improving Security Operations With Active Data Analysis

    Enterprise security teams are stretched to their limit every day and are forced to make difficult decisions about where to spend their time. What they need is comprehensive network and risk information at their fingertips that they can analyze and synthesize instantly as the threat environment changes. The attendee will...

    Provided By nCircle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Accelerating Cloud Services

    To stay competitive and keep costs down, today's enterprises need to consolidate resources, quickly provision services, and more effectively rationalize costs with new business models. If done correctly, cloud computing can help solve these problems, and further help IT managers maintain business-critical applications and data. But there are numerous challenges...

    Provided By Riverbed

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Business Strategy Fundamentals

    A business plan and a business strategy are two very different tools. A business plan normally is prepared for a financing partner, either a bank or an investor. The purpose of the plan is to let investors know about the business and its potential for success in order to encourage...

    Provided By Virgo Publishing

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    How Much Money Can You Save In Your 401(k) Plan?

    Use this tool to calculate how much money you can save in your 401(k) plan. It gives result on the basis on currently saved money, per month contribution and the years left for retirement.

    Provided By Bankrate

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Low-Income Countries? Access To Private Debt Markets

    Private debt flows to developing countries surged to record levels over the period 2003-2007. A few low-income countries have gained access to the international bond market but the bulk of the flows have continued to go to just a few large middle-income countries. Most low-income countries still heavily depend on...

    Provided By The World Bank

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Global Integrity Report: Methodology

    Global Integrity country assessments provide detailed data and reporting on the mechanisms in place to prevent abuses of power and promote public integrity.Global Integrity quantitatively assesses the opposite of corruption, that is, the access that citizens and businesses have to a country's government, their ability to monitor its behavior, and...

    Provided By Global Integrity

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Dynamic AUV Mission and Data Visualization With Google Earth

    AUVs are currently being used for doing scientific observations of deep ocean water where it is difficult for humans to reach. As these vehicles are autonomous and moving underwater, it is difficult for operators and Engineers know what they are doing. This report describes an implementation of a dynamic AUV...

    Provided By Universitat de Girona

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Marketing Manager CV

    A marketing manager CV is prepared in a similar fashion as a marketing CV. A Marketing manager should have experience in the field of marketing or sales. Employers seek people with extensive experience and in-depth knowledge to fill jobs of marketing managers. As you will be supervising a marketing department,...

    Provided By sample CV

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Marketing Executive CV

    A marketing executive CV should be prepared in a similar way as you would prepare a sales and marketing CV. The first step towards preparing a marketing executive CV that will land you an interview is researching the organization being applied to and the position being applied for. With this...

    Provided By sample CV

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Market Research CV

    The field of market research is rapidly growing. Employers are seeking people trained in various financial and management fields to fill the jobs that are opening up. Despite this the field is still highly competitive. Great care therefore should be taken when preparing a market research CV. Market research CVs...

    Provided By sample CV

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sales And Marketing CV

    Sales and marketing CVs should be eye catching. Do your best to discover as much as you can about the organization to which you are applying. Find out what they are selling and the type of clientele they are targeting. You will then be able to show the recruiter in...

    Provided By sample CV

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Software Marketing CV

    Marketing software in today's highly competitive market requires that the marketing personnel understand the software. They must be familiar with how the applications or systems can be useful to clients and help them understand how these products will meet their needs. The obvious skills and attributes that must be present...

    Provided By sample CV

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Junior Administrator CV

    A junior administrator in an institution provides a wide range of quality administrative assistance services to the main office or to various departments and its clients in a timely, efficient and reliable manner.

    Provided By sample CV

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    10 Tips For Improving New Hire Performance

    We all know that employee turnover can be incredibly costly to an organization's bottom line. Many of these costs such as severance pay, signing bonuses, job advertisements, background checks, and recruiting fees can be easily quantified and expensed in a profit and loss calculation. Other costs are more difficult to...

    Provided By Rainmaker Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How Well Do Your Employees Know Your Mission Statement?

    If your organizations has spent the time and resources to carefully craft a mission statement (highly recommended), chances are that the majority of your team members wouldn't be able to recall what that mission is. Try this: conduct a quick survey in your organization and ask a dozen or so...

    Provided By Rainmaker Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Five Common Reasons That CEOs And Executives Fail To Share Their Vision With Others

    Setting and communicating a leadership vision statement is a critically important and deeply strategic activity that many leaders and executives do not do an adequate job of. While it may seem like a simple activity to share one's strategic vision of where they would like their organization to go and...

    Provided By Rainmaker Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Helpful Tips To Improve Joe Match Through Employee Selection And Hiring

    Organizational turnover in the workplace has risen to epidemic proportions as have its associated costs. These cost include the hard, tangible costs such as severance pay, recruitment costs, orientation costs, time spent reviewing resumes and conducting interviews, as well as pre-employment drug screening to name a few. Other major costs...

    Provided By Rainmaker Group

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Accountant CV Template

    An accountant CV should essentially contain details regarding the person's ability to maintain proper accounts as per legal standards. In addition, it should reflect the person's ability to monitor and remove discrepancies, handle budget queries and tax related problems and demonstrated ease of using financial applications and sound financial knowledge.

    Provided By CV Templates

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Auditor CV

    Auditor jobs are open to persons who have had at least 1 year working experience, but with a detailed CV you can catch a recruiter's attention. For an entry level person, take time to evaluate practices and procedures within auditing, accounting, treasury, economics, and taxation, law and operations departments.

    Provided By sample CV

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Powersim Solutions Case Study: Ford Motor Company

    Back when automobiles were invented, Ford Motor Company could be sure that any locomotive that they make would find a buyer. Today, vehicles are manufactured according to customer demands. The case study speaks about the work flow at Ford and how it helps in improving efficiency. Prior to the last...

    Provided By Powersim Solutions

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Is The WTO-s Article XXIV Bad?

    This paper shows that the WTO's Article XXIV increases the likelihood of free trade, but may worsen world welfare when free trade is not reached and Customs Unions (CUs) form. The authors consider a model of many countries. Article XXIV prevents a CU from raising its common external tariff, which...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    When Does One Good Deed Deserve Another?: The Calculus Of Reciprocity

    Rationality suggests that trust should build slowly and that people should proceed cautiously when building a relationship. But what if you only have one chance to decide whether to trust someone? In that case, caution might be a poor choice: it can be perceived as distrust and thus reduce the...

    Provided By Northwestern University (Kellogg)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Transparency, Liquidity, And Valuation: International Evidence

    The authors examine the relation between transparency, stock market liquidity, and valuation for a global sample of firms. Following the prior literature, they argue that transaction costs will be higher and investors will be less willing to transact if they perceive significant issues with respect to transparency, particularly in international...

    Provided By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Does Competition Lead To Efficiency? The Case of EU Commercial Banks

    Using bank level balance sheet data for commercial banks in the major EU banking markets, this paper aims to shed some light on the recent developments in competition, concentration and bank specific efficiency levels. Furthermore, using Granger-type causality test estimations, this study investigates the relationship between competition and efficiency. Results...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Extending the Reach of Your Business Intelligence Insight Through a Single, Complementary Solution: Think And, Not Or

    To mine raw data and extract crucial insights, business decision-makers need fast and comprehensive access to all the information stored across their enterprise, regardless of its format or location. Furthermore, that data must be organized, analyzed and visualized in ways that permit easy interpretation of market opportunities growth, shifts and...

    Provided By Alteryx