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.

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Extreme File Transfer eBook

    Read this e-book from Aberdeen Group to learn about extreme file transfer, and discover the solutions that can help you send information faster, enable worldwide access, and automate workflows to drive seamless file transfer.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The ROI of Cloud-based Financial Applications

    Thinking about moving your financial apps to the cloud? Chances are, you've asked yourself the same crucial question that's applied to every strategic decision in your business: What's the ROI? A solid business case not only unlocks budget dollars, it provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum value....

    Provided By Intacct

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Oracle Crystal Ball Download - 30 Day Free Trial

    Oracle Crystal Ball is the leading spreadsheet-based application suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization. It gives you unparalleled insight into the critical factors affecting risk. With Crystal Ball, you can make the right tactical decisions to reach your objectives and gain a competitive edge under even the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software

    In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business? ...

    Provided By Intacct

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Google Apps for Business - Simple, Proven, Transformative

    1-page overview of the benefits provided by Google Apps for Business. How Google Apps for Business helps users work better together while bringing you the benefits of pure cloud. Learn why 5 million businesses have gone to Google Apps for Business to lower costs and liberate IT. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Integration Patterns

    Throughout the history of the IT industry, integration has been an important part of most projects. Integration of transactions, integration of data, or integration of processes have their own challenges and associated patterns and anti-patterns. In an age of mobile, social, and cloud, integration is more important than ever, but...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center is the easy-to-use, low-cost way to share ideas with anyone, anywhere, anytime, from any device. Collaborate over the web with remote employees, customers, and suppliers. Deliver presentations, demonstrate applications and update spreadsheets. Save time and money on travel — conduct regular meetings...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Nov 2004

    SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition (64-bit): Advantages of a 64-Bit Environment

    HP has partnered with Microsoft to provide information about the advantages of a 64-Bit Environment. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition (64-bit) offers dramatic improvements in memory availability and parallel processing performance compared with SQL Server software running in a 32-bit environment. This paper describes the capabilities of the 64-bit...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • 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.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Top 10 Endpoint Backup Mistakes

    The mobile workforce is rapidly obsoleting traditional backup strategies. Failure to adapt puts your data (and your job) at risk. Mistake #1: Not backing up laptops and mobile devices makes every device a ticking time bomb Mistake #7: Not picking the right deployment model could cost you...

    Provided By Druva Software

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    From Chaos to Control: Creating a Mature File Transfer Process

    Read this ebook from Aberdeen to learn why leading organizations are moving away from the chaos of multiple methods to a single managed file transfer platform, and get best practices for developing a secure, best-in-class file transfer process of your own.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    SQL Server database developer interview cheat sheet

    This list of open-ended proficiency questions and answers will come in handy for hiring managers interviewing SQL Server developer candidates -- and it will be a useful interview prep tool for the candidates themselves.

    Provided By Tony Patton

  • 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.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Seven Steps to Building a High-Impact Learning Culture

    Want to build a high-impact learning culture in your organization? This executive brief outlines the key steps in buildling an organizational culture that nurtures learning and helps employees live up to their fullest potential.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Know What Your Customers Want Before They Do

    Webcast Summary: Today’s consumers and B2B companies only want interactions that are relevant, personalized, and based on a customer’s situation and preferences. Companies that fail to provide relevant offers will be left behind.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Insights from the Value Chain Synchronization Study

    Read this executive summary of the Value Chain Synchronization study which gathered insights from 700 companies worldwide and was conducted for IBM by Vanson Bourne.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    An IT Practitioner's Guide: Security best practices for file-based data movement

    Data security for file-based data movement is finally getting the attention it deserves. What was once a concern only in the financial services sector is now being treated seriously by all industries as they wake up to the liability and risk associated with the unsecured movement of files.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Implementation guide for a facilities management system

    Successful implementation of a facilities management system begins with a business case - and focuses on business goals as technology deployment proceeds. This guide addresses business goals in key facilities management areas and includes an overview of the software implementation process.

    Provided By IBM

  • 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 // Jul 2011

    Balancing Profitability and Risk in Banking: Overcoming Common Risk Analysis and Reporting Challenges

    Banks need a robust enterprise risk analysis and reporting solution to improve reporting accuracy and efficiency while reducing the costs and burdens of compliance. This paper will focus on the many risk reporting challenges facing banks. It will then outline the best practices banks need to improve reporting and manage...

    Provided By SAP

  • 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...

    Provided By Desktone

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Using Convergence to Simplify Mobility

    Common misconceptions about unified communications (UC) and mobility may lead IT to dismiss UC solutions, but there’s more to UC than VoIP and more to mobility than cell phones. Find out what UC really is and how it can solve a host of problems for your mobile workers, whether they...

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The business of social business.

    A new IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals how organizations can use social approaches to create meaningful business value.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Next-Gen Security

    SSL decryption and inspection keeps attackers away from your data and out of your network. Choose security offerings that can mitigate the most risks. A good NGFW lets you block SSL-encrypted attacks as they happen.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    WebSphere MQ Primer: An Introduction to Messaging and WebSphere MQ

    The power of IBM® WebSphere® MQ is its flexibility combined with reliability, scalability, and security. This flexibility provides a large number of design and implementation choices. Making informed decisions from this range of choices can simplify the development of applications and the administration of a WebSphere MQ messaging infrastructure. Applications...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Infographic: The Gathering Threat

    A dangerous storm is threatening to swap IT infrastructures. Massive growth of unrestricted content and multiplying content types make it increasingly difficult to consistently manage and identify what to keep. Email, file systems content, digital assets, social, web, ERP data... the list is endless and the threat is real.

    Provided By Open Text

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

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

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

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    A Comparative Study on LEACH Routing Protocol and its Variants in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey

    Wireless sensor network consists of sensor nodes which are powered by battery; to communicate with each other for environment monitoring. Energy efficiency is the main issue in wireless sensor networks. Therefore, to maximize network lifetime and achieve maximum reliability and scalability, routing techniques have been developed. Leach is the conventional...

    Provided By International Journal of Computer Applications

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Cloud3DView: An Interactive Tool for Cloud Data Center Operations

    The emergence of cloud computing has promoted growing demand and rapid deployment of data centers. However, data center operations require a set of sophisticated skills (e.g., command-line-interface), resulting in a high operational cost. In this paper, the authors reduce the data center operational cost, the authors design and build a...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Data Warehousing and OLAP

    Data warehouse, On-Line Transaction Processing system (OLTP) and On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) are basically main need of the database collection in business, corporate fields and many areas. Now-a-days many services, products and new techniques are available and offering many ideas in the DBMS. This paper is research about the data...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    USHER: Developing Data Quality Using Bayesian network

    Data quality is a critical problem in modern databases. Direct form entry on paper work which leads to re-entry. Through survey USHER model which is an end-to-end system for form design, entry, and data quality assurance. Most of the modern databases have a critical problem i.e. data quality. In this,...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    Evaluating the Business Value of RFID: Evidence From Five Case Studies

    This paper presents an in-depth analysis toward understanding the business value components an organization can derive from adopting Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID). Although this subject is currently a hot topic, many organizations are slow in warming up to the idea of using RFID to conduct more effective and efficient business...

    Provided By National Taiwan University

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    ATM Service Analysis Using Predictive Data Mining

    The high utilization rate of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) has inevitably caused the phenomena of waiting for a long time in the queue. This in turn has increased the out of stock situations. The ATM utilization helps to determine the usage level and states the necessity of the ATM based...

    Provided By World Academic Union

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Future of Email and Applications is Social (RTE)

    A social email and application experience takes advantage of the impact of social networking technologies on business processes and worker expectations.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    All the Benefits of SAP Business One OnDemand

    Discover how SAP Business One delivered huge benefits for both operations and customer service in many organisations. Download this whitepaper and learn on how SAP helped organisations increase business insights while reducing the total cost of ownership.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Aberdeen Group :Infographic ERP Simplify Life at Work

    This Aberdeen's research provides the latest findings on the challenges for businesses without a single system. Read this infographic and learn how a single system provides accurate, easy to find data that enables visibility, collaboration and increase efficiency.

    Provided By SAP

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IDC Server Innovation for Enterprise Datacenters

    With IT environments growing in size, scale, and complexity, CIOs and IT managers are supporting mission-critical business processes with demanding service-level agreements (SLAs) for internal and external customers. This IDC research examines the primary benefits of working with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support, and manage mission-critical...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Cross-Browser Configuration Conundrum

    With the proliferation of available browsers, plus the boom in usage of devices to navigate the Internet, cross-browser testing has become a vital part of website development. Developers must ensure that, no matter which browsers are used to view their website the site will look and function the same way.

    Provided By Micro Focus

  • Analyst Briefings // Sep 2014

    The Business Value of Social Content

    Analyst report from Forrester on how leading organizations are investing in integrated collaborative and social solutions, and find out how to develop a strategy that will drive the most value for your business.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    Analytics and Big Data for the Midmarket (eBook)

    With so much emphasis in the business world being placed on big data and analytics, it can be easy for midsize businesses to feel like they’re being left behind. These organizations often recognize the benefits offered by big data and analytics, but have a hard time pursuing those benefits with...

    Provided By IBM