Collaboration

Using the latest vendor white papers, learn how to use unified comms, social business and project management to get more accomplished.

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    When App is the Business, the Business is the App Vol. 3

    Volume III: Four Components of a Solid Mobile App Strategy! Successfully becoming mobile first and app enabled is a simple exercise of discovery, scalability, sustainability and security.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    People Who Care, Share: Creating a Collaboration Mentality for Innovation

    Every day, more companies are opting to use hosted productivity tools, such as Google Apps, instead of traditional office suites. Hosted apps combine word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations with intuitive and easy to use collaboration features, and they're adding enterprise security and management features, as well. The result is a...

    Sponsored By Google Apps for Work

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Webcast: How to Promote Technical People

    It's easy to give someone a promotion, but it's not so easy to know whether you are giving it to the right person and whether that person is prepared for the rigors of the new job. In this on-demand webinar, Paul Glen, Computerworld columnist and author of the award-winning...

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    The Mobility Win-Win: Mobile workforce productivity at the edge, business assurance at the core

    Watch this video to see how HP Connected MX helps businesses back up, easily manage and leverage their mobile information, and workers a simple way to securely access and share it.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    62 Tips for Using Webinars for Internal Communications

    Using webinars to spread information inside your organization will save money, save time, improve the speed of knowledge transfer and help employees feel connected to your vision and mission. This eBook by Roger Courville, author of The Virtual Presenter’s Handbook, identifies 62 ways to improve the effectiveness of your internal...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    102 Tips for Better Online Meetings - eBook

    Nothing gets done if people aren't paying attention during an online meeting. Discover 13 ways to improve attention - plus 89 other smart ideas for accelerating your meeting success. This eBook by TheVirtualPresenter.com provides a comprehensive collection of quick tips that will take your online meetings to the next level....

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Executive Brief - How to Make Business Introductions Online

    How does a good, old-fashioned handshake translate to an online interaction? This brief by Bill Cates, author of Beyond Referrals, shows you how to make online introductions effectively in both email and face-to-face video conferences. Download the brief to learn: • Easy tips for extending an electronic handshake • Two...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Power Collaboration - Share Ideas, Lead Teams and Get Things Done

    In today’s mobile work world, the ability to collaborate at a moment’s notice and across thousands of miles is a business necessity. In this eBook, award-winning author Pamela Slim shares key insights about creating truly great collaboration experiences that cross borders - both functional and geographical. Download the eBook to...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Modern Way to Extend Your Company Culture - eBook

    If you want to get a message across, you speak the local language—or in the case of reaching and engaging employees, you use the communication channels they like and use. Web conferencing and private social networks for companies are better at keeping employees in the know and this eBook by...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    3 Simple Steps to Move Training Online

    Organisations are moving training online to reduce costs, eliminate travel and reach an increasingly distributed workforce. Are you ready to make the jump? With the advances in technology, growth of mobile devices and the increased mobility and globalisation of the workforce, virtual training just makes sense. This white paper by...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Aberdeen report: Secrets to Better Engage the Mobile Consumer

    Aberdeen research report on mobile customer engagement.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Map and Optimize Your Customer Journey

    Today’s customers are empowered like never before, and continually connected in ways that were difficult to imagine just five years ago.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    On-demand Webcast: 5 Soft Skills for Customer Support

    Brilliant troubleshooting isn’t nearly enough to make tech support successful. You can fix every bug, solve every problem and still have unhappy clients. More than just the technology, you need to support the people. “Great support requires a blend of technical and soft skills. To be great at it,...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Unshackling Online Meetings for Business Users

    Online meetings are ideal for collaboration both within the business and with customers, but too often technology solutions get in the way, creating delays or even missed meetings that can jeopardise opportunities and revenue. This Report will Identify how organisations today are improving their collaboration systems and avoiding the costly...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Forbes Insights: Tooling Up for Collaboration

    Collaboration is key. To most organizations, in fact, it is a significant source of comparative advantage. As such, the number of meetings—opportunities to share concerns, plan strategies, prioritize focuses, coordinate responses and track progress toward goals—is on the rise. The following report combines quantitative research sponsored by join.me by LogMeIn...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Ways Sustainability Can Boost Your Business.

    Green is good. For the environment, and for your company. So look over these different ways you can make energy conservation a larger part of your organization. You’ll reduce operating costs and your overall carbon footprint...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Why OpenStack for Private Cloud?

    Today's dynamic business requirements cannot be effectively served by traditional segmented and siloed IT infrastructures. This technical bulletin discusses how the OpenStack project was created to respond to new requirements for an open, massively scalable, cloud operating system capable of supporting today's dynamic "cloud-aware" applications. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Live Webcast: Under the Hood - How to Fire Up Your Employee Culture for Maximum Performance

    Join us for this LIVE event! Wednesday, April 29, 2015 10 AM (PDT) / 1 PM (EDT) Based on thought leader Stan Slap's much anticipated second book, Stan delivers a story filled, high content presentation on how employee cultures work and how to work it. If your job success involves...

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Best Practices Approach for Migrating to Richer Collaboration

    Businesses are exploring new delivery models to support increased collaboration. They are considering a variety of models, such as on premises, cloud (public/private), and/or hybrid, to gain flexibility, simplified management, and more consistent services. They are also considering a variety of infrastructure options like dedicated, hosted, and/or virtualized. Find out...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Forbes Insights - Boost Innovation With Video Communications

    Video communications and videoconferencing have been a part of corporate life for decades. It already is a staple of executive conference rooms, and many larger organizations maintain in-house or contracted video capabilities for special events and presentations. Now, thanks to easy-to-use technology and affordable options, a wide range of employees...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Achieve More with Video Collaboration - Cisco CMR

    As the workforce becomes more mobile and distributed, leaders recognise that video is an essential component of effective business collaboration. Video conferencing is becoming more pervasive, as it delivers a range of proven benefits to teams and orqanisations. Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) brings together our...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    MSDN Dev and Test Pay-As-You-Go

    Discover special low Microsoft Azure rates for MSDN subscribers. Learn more about the Azure credits available as part of MSDN subscriptions and access Windows Virtual Machines, HDInsights and other Microsoft cloud services at discounted hourly rates. Using Azure as part of your MSDN subscription provides a great way for teams...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Business Value of HP's Datacenter Care Service

    The responses from users of HP Datacenter Care Service indicated measurable ROI derived from preventing mission-critical downtime. Calculating cumulative benefits underscored the full measure of maintaining ERP, POS systems, SAN, and email for internal and external users. Uninterrupted 24 x 7 IT functionality sustained cash flow, optimized users' productive man-hours,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    3 Reasons To Trust HP As Your Strategic Services Partner

    HP Services brings you a proven track record delivering total technology support and consulting services for multivendor data center environments. You can count on a single point of accountability with specialized resources at work around the globe to resolve and prevent issues. You will also benefit from the innovative solutions...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Cost of Complacency in Manufacturing: Are you asking enough of your ERP

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for management and innovation in today's complex, multi-partner manufacturing operations. The problem is, numerous financial and accounting tools are marketed as ERP solutions when, in fact, they don't provide an integrated suite of tools that form a complete system of record. According to research...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Live Webcast: Next-gen Customer Communications: Bringing Customers, Departments, and Processes Together

    Nothing in business is like it used to be. Land-line phones are all but gone. Customerstext, tweet, and Facebook as primary methods of communication. Online and automatic bill-pay have replaced snail-mailed bills. On the IT side, the change is even more apparent. Cloud infrastructure is replacing server farms. Being...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    eBook: Connected Employees. Unstoppable Productivity

    Your customers are embracing mobility like never before. More than ever, they need tools to help users collaborate effectively anytime, anywhere—in a way that doesn’t burden IT. Introducing HP Flex-Bundles for Unified Communication and Collaboration with Microsoft® Lync®, the all-in-one package that helps your customers enable better teamwork, boosting productivity...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • Research // Apr 2015

    Conferencing Loud & Clear

    We spend hours in phone conferences with colleagues, clients, and customers every day, but poor sound quality can turn a productive collaboration into a time-wasting drag. Next-generation conference phones deliver whole-room coverage and crystal-clear audio that keeps participants engaged. Have you ever dialed into a conference call, only to...

    Provided By VTech

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    SPSS Stastics White Paper: The Risk of Using Spreadsheets for Statistical Analysis

    While spreadsheets are widely used for statistical analysis, they are useful only to a certain point. When used for a task they’re not designed to perform, or for a task beyond the limit of their capabilities, using spreadsheets can be risky. Read this paper to learn about more powerful yet...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Build a simple timesheet in Excel

    Excel makes it easy to set up a system for tracking time. This download includes a PDF explaining the steps (also available as an entry in our Microsoft Office blog) and a sample timesheet you can customize to fit your needs.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Financial Malware Explained

    Cybercriminals rely upon increasingly sophisticated techniques to steal the credentials of online banking customers, and then reuse them to take over the victim’s account and perform fraudulent transactions such as transferring money to new destinations. IBM Security Trusteer solutions offer multiple layers of protection across devices and the fraud lifecycle....

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    10 steps to creating a simple break-even template in Excel: Demo files

    These sample Excel workbooks (xls and xlsx versions) illustrate the technique described in this 10 Things blog post.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Quickly export Outlook e-mail items to Excel

    Exporting e-mail messages from Outlook to Excel is easier than you might think. This technique uses sample VBA code to automate the process, allowing you to specify exactly which fields to copy.This download is also available as an entry in our Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Flodro 4.0: Spreadsheets Based Flood Frequency Analysis Computer Package

    A computer package for flood frequency analysis, based on the application of common use spreadsheets framework provided by Excel (Excel is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation, Inc.), is presented using several probability distribution functions. The computer package addresses the issues of model parameter estimation by the Methods Of Moments...

    Provided By University of the Americas Puebla

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Inforgraphic with Intel

    Only IBM and Intel bring real-time intelligence to the Internet of Things. Finally, your business can reliably store, access and analyze data from billions of connected devices on the edge—for example, in smart homes, autos or commercial buildings—and answer the toughest questions, faster than ever.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Collaboration Unchained: Tapping the Potential of Unified Communications

    Emails, phone calls, and in-person meetings remain fundamental to how many large organizations communicate—internally and externally. However, the emergence of collaborative technologies is enabling customers, competitors and employees to innovate, disrupt and challenge the ways in which work gets done and value is created. This report produced with WSJ. Custom...

    Provided By NTT Communications

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    Build your own consulting contract using this sample form

    Both independent consultants and their clients benefit when they're working with a solid contract. Download this sample contract from TechRepublic member and IT consultant Randy Barger as a guide for preparing your next consulting agreement. E-mail makes it easy to assume a fairly informal relationship with your clients. But...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Executive's guide to the hybrid cloud (free ebook)

    Hybrid clouds are helping enterprises find a balance between their internal IT infrastructure and public cloud services. This guide looks at the business advantages -- and potential deal-killers -- of hybrid cloud strategies.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    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