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 // Mar 2014

    Choose a Web Analytics & Online Marketing Solution

    Changes in the vendor landscape have raised issues for organizations that use web analytics and online marketing solutions or are in the market for them. This guide is meant to help you understand key characteristics to look for in how the solution can impact your online marketing performance whether you...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Laying the Technology Foundation for Measuring Marketing Performance and Calculating ROI

    Marketing performance management is an immature concept and market when applied to the entire marketing mix. CIOs must work closely with chief marketing officers to understand requirements.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Omni Channel Product Recommendations

    This white paper takes a look at opportunities and best practices for omnichannel recommendations, outlines use cases that can drive revenue and customer engagement, and highlights successes that leading retailers have achieved with the IBM Product Recommendations solution.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Who, What, Where, When and How of Real-time Personalization

    Personalization is on the rise as companies strive to meet customer expectations for a more customized and relevant experience. When used effectively, the rewards of personalization can be enormous—increasing sales and revenue, and enhancing online conversion rates.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Jumpstart Your Journey to Personalized Digital Marketing

    IBM Marketing Center breaks new ground with an unmatched combination of simplicity and power to give digital marketers hands-on control over all phases of the marketing lifecycle. IBM Marketing Center lets you create customer segments, design communications, manage campaigns, and more.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Deploying Database-as-a-Service with Pure Storage and VMware

    Database as a service (DBaaS) is a critical aspect of the software-defined data center paradigm and is a key initiative that will enable rapid application development. However, storage performance is often the limiting factor which holds back a DBaaS project. Traditional disk-based storage can't meet the performance needs for DBaaS...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • Research // Nov 2014

    2014 is the Year of the All-Flash Array

    Flash is a disruptive technology that has already revolutionized mobile computing once with NAND flash in digital audio players, mobile phones and a handful of other personal devices back in the '90s, but a new revolution in the enterprise storage ecosystem is in the works. All-flash arrays (AFAs) are a...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    VDI Solutions Guide

    The IT industry has been abuzz over the past several years promoting the idea of VDI: virtualizing and centralizing desktops to enable IT to deliver a more secure, manageable, less costly, and ultimately more mature end-user computing model. In fact, IT departments are finding that with the right investments in...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    DBAs are from Saturn, Storage Admins are from Neptune

    Have you ever wondered why the DBA - Storage Admin relationship is so complicated? Are DBAs unrealistic and uncooperative? Are Storage Admins slow and prone to overcomplicate? NO! Download this eBook and we'll give you tips to get more out of your DBA - Storage Admin relationship.

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Ultimate Guide to Post-Purchase Messages: 15 Ways to Build Loyalty and Drive More Revenue After the Purchase

    Are you doing enough to drive the repeat sales that turn holiday buyers into loyal customers? Many businesses are leaving money on the table by neglecting existing, one-time customers in favor of increasing new business. Download this ebook and get examples of 15 post-purchase emails that will inspire contacts to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Pure Storage Reference Architecture for Oracle Databases

    The goal of this document is to demonstrate the ease with which Oracle can be deployed on, or migrated to, a Pure Storage Flash Array. We also take a look at the resulting performance improvements, and simplification of administrative tasks such as storage provisioning, database backup and recovery using snapshots....

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: The Total Economic Impact of Continuous Availability

    In January 2014 EMC commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realise by deploying EMC VPLEX. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of EMC...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • 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

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Momentum: How Financial Services Companies are Gaining Momentum in Big Data Analytics and Getting Results

    Financial service companies generate exabytes of data each year, including customer demographics, customer behavior on websites and social media, and transaction history. This explosion in data has been driven by financial regulations and increases the use of data to drive a competitive advantage. Big data analytics has been applied to...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    The Guide to Big Data Analytics

    Based on best practices and subject matter experts, Datameer’s guide to big data analytics discusses everything from the “What” and “Why” of big data analytics to determining the right solution and building success with big data analytics technology. Download this e-book to dive into use cases, buy vs. build considerations,...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • Research // Oct 2014

    Gigaom Research: Sector RoadMap(TM): Data Discovery in 2014

    Gigaom released its Sector Roadmap report on Data Discovery tools, identifying six key “Disruption Vectors” for the market: self-service, mobile, data blending, non-relational database connectivity, cloud, and storytelling via data presentation; and giving Datameer top honors over industry heavyweights. Download the report to learn how Datameer addresses each of Gigaom’s...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Top Five High-Impact Use Cases for Big Data Analytics

    Today’s data-driven companies have a competitive edge over their peers. How? They’re generating breakthrough insights by bringing together all of their structured data and analyzing it – all at once. By addressing these challenges through big data analytics, companies are unlocking the insights from all data types and gaining insights...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat's Encrypted Traffic Management Interactive E-Guide

    According to Gartner, 50% of ALL network attacks will hide in SSL by 2017. SSL Encrypted traffic is pervasive and can improve security of data but it also bypasses most policy enforcement points. This is creating a significant data security, privacy and compliance risk for businesses. Get up to...

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption

    Wasn't encryption supposed to improve network security? All too often SSL is a carrier of new and successful attacks. Discover how to transform the increased risk into an effective strategy for encrypted traffic management.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Fight Malware, Malfeasance and Malingering

    Every year brings an even more extreme set of threats to the enterprise than the last. Spam email used to be the number one headache. Now it’s been replaced with malware, spear phishing, and the infamous spin-off of the two, the advanced persistent threat (APT). Employee internet usage is also...

    Sponsored By F5

  • Research // Sep 2014

    SANS Analyst White Paper: Finding Hidden Threats by Decrypting SSL

    This white paper describes the growing role SSL/TLS decryption plays in security, options for deploying decryption, and best practices for sharing the information generated by SSL/TLS decryption with other security monitoring systems.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat SSL Visibility

    To be secure against targeted attacks, organizations need complete visibility into the SSL traffic coming across the WAN. Discover the risks posed by the use of SSL encryption, and the products that can help you defend your business.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    How to Avoid Pitfalls in Big Data Analytics

    Big data analytics is revolutionizing the way businesses are collecting, storing, and analyzing data. However, the adoption and application of big data analytics is not without its share of challenges, failures, and false starts. Through work with customers, Datameer has identified and solved the pitfalls typically encountered by organizations when...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Keep Servers Up and Running and Attackers in the Dark

    An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client. SSL renegotiation attacks can readily take advantage of the asymmetric workload. Attackers request a connection and then renegotiate the SSL connection repeatedly to max out the server’s CPU. The result: No legitimate...

    Sponsored By F5

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Instant Visualizations in Every Step of Analysis

    Surveys reveal that concerns about data quality can create barriers for companies deploying Analytics and BI initiatives. So how can you readily identify and correct data quality issues at every step of your big data analysis to ensure accurate insights? Learn how to continuously visualize a profile of your data,...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • Webcasts // Nov 2014

    Live Webcast: Empowering Clinicians with Easy Access to Clinical Workspaces

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10 AM (PST) / 1 PM (EST) Mobile clinicians demand instant, convenient and simple ways to access patient records, prescribe medicine or dictate notes as they roam across locations, devices and networks. How do you address their needs and protect...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Check VM Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IDC Report: Selecting the Optimal Path to Private Cloud

    Cloud computing models offer a new approach for IT organizations to deliver business services to end users. By implementing their own internal or "private" cloud infrastructures, IT organizations can deploy a technology model that provides both flexible IT architectures and dynamic business agility.It makes system resources accessible to applications that...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How Flash Changes Everything

    Servers and networks get continually faster and cheaper under Moore's Law, and as a result, are now substantially faster than the mechanical disk storage to which they connect. As a result of this growing mismatch, much of consumer technology has already transitioned from disk to flash memory; flash powers our...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Operationalizing excellence in Global Regulatory process

    As life sciences companies face expiring patents and shrinking drug-development pipelines, it’s never been more important to streamline the regulatory submissions process and get products to market faster. But to date, most systems for authoring, managing and submitting regulatory documents have had serious limitations in key areas for regulatory submissions...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A 15-minute guide for Life Sciences Manufacturing Organizations

    By unifying, simplifying and automating the management of controlled documents, your organization can create efficient, flexible and most importantly compliant manufacturing operations that increase productivity and reduces the risk of remediation, consent decrees and product recalls.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Obtain a complete view of regulatory activity

    Are you having a hard time finding and keeping track of your organisation’s growing volume of electronic submissions and regulatory correspondence? You’re not alone. Efficient access to archived submissions, along with their associated correspondence, has become a challenge that almost every life sciences firm grapples with.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How to Fuel Production Without Killing Creativity

    Are you finding it hard to secure time to do inspired, creative work? Read this white paper to learn 4 simple strategies you can adopt to eliminate time-sucking distractions and spend your time where it really matters doing visionary work. Get the whitepaper.

    Sponsored By AtTask, Inc.

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The 9 Levels of Enterprise Work Hell eBook

    Does arriving at work feel like walking through the very gates of Hell into an office full of unproductive and frustrated people? Read this eBook to learn how your organization can escape the 9 levels of work hell. Get the eBook now.

    Sponsored By AtTask, Inc.

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    5 Ways to Prove the Value of Your In-House Creative Team

    Does your in-house creative team get as much respect as a chihuahua in a dogsled race? No matter how hard you work, there is still a perception that all your team does is design SWAG and pick out brand colors? Get this whitepaper to learn 5 ways to prove the...

    Sponsored By AtTask, Inc.

  • 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.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 2013

    Business Insight: Enabling User Mobility with Enterprise Security Solutions

    Learn how to enable user mobility without compromising security. Savvy organizations have embraced the benefits of user mobility, including increased productivity, improved customer relationships and lower costs. See how to keep your data and resources secure.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Connect

    Discover how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Mac OS X, Android™, Kindle Fire and Windows 8.1) while protecting your corporate network from mobile security threats.

    Sponsored By Dell Software