CXO

More than ever before, IT executives are occupying a seat in the C-suite. Find out what you can do to bolster your career and the perception of IT in the enterprise.

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Solve Complex Revenue Management Challenges

    For business professionals today, revenue management is an increasingly complicated proposition. Accountants and administrators are now responsible for managing multiple revenue sources and models, which requires a different level of data and analysis, plus powerful tools to successfully manage the complexities of the market and business operations. So how...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet ANZ IaaS / PaaS Priorities 2013/14

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of ANZ IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Australia and New Zealand. ...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive's guide to understanding the IT job market (free ebook)

    Powerful trends like cloud, mobility, and big data -- as well as disruptive innovations like 3D printing and IoT -- are reshaping the IT industry. So it's no surprise that the tech job market is changing along with it. This free guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic offers insight and advice...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive’s guide to the business possibilities of 3D printing (free ebook)

    3D printing may hold both promise and peril, according to industry experts. This latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic looks at how this evolving technology is being used, the benefits it offers, and the concerns it raises.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    10 criteria for selecting a managed services provider

    When you're faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtualization Efficiency Study: Service Engagement Guide

    In the last several years, virtualization deployments have skyrocketed, yet in many cases the associated return has been less than expected. The fact is virtualization creates a very dynamic environment that requires new ways of managing capacity. IBM's virtualization efficiency study (VES) provides the management visibility to address those challenges...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving The Technical Security Skills Crisis

    An Assessment Of The Current Security Skills Landscape And How To Overcome It As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren't enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Under Cloud Cover: How leaders are accelerating competitive differentiation

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant's cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic: The Relationship between C-Suite and HR

    80% of CEOs and CFOs want the head of HR to be key in their company's strategic planning. This statistic shows that many executives have high expectations of their human resources leaders. Download this infographic for more facts about the relationship between the C-suite and HR.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Supply Chain Analysis: From Quartermaster to SunshopFireEye Labs

    Many seemingly unrelated cyber attacks may, in fact, be part of a broader offensive fueled by a shared development and logistics infrastructure - a finding that suggests some targets are facing a more organized menace than they realize. This report examines 11 advanced persistent threat (APT) campaigns targeting a...

    Provided By FireEye

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Executive's guide to the future of IT leadership (free ebook)

    Major trends like cloud and BYOD are changing how IT supports the business – as well as who's calling the shots. This guide explores the issues surrounding the shifting role of the IT leader.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Driving the Business Forward with Human Capital Management

    Five key points to consider before you invest Global business has affected no group more than Human Resources (HR). Recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining global workers is more complicated in a global economy adding another layer complexity, and without doing those things effectively, companies simply cannot grow. Therefore there is...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Deploying Customer Service in the Cloud - The four phases from implementation to transformation

    This white paper by Ovum is a business guide for customer service executives and managers who have already made the decision to deploy customer service in the cloud but need further insight into the best practices for how to do so successfully and further evolve customer service in the cloud...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    [Infographic] The Future of HCM: Cloud-Based Talent Management

    The ability to manage talent effectively can dictate the success of your entire organization. You must invest in solutions that help you to attract, retain and develop talent while aligning to the overall goals and successes of your organization.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    A Strategic Approach to Talent Management: Oracle Talent Cloud

    "Oracle is living what they're speaking. They have really invested time and resources and people into analyzing and understanding how people actually work." Megan Martin, Director of Business Systems Development, Troon Golf Advances in human capital management technology mean that with the right talent management system in place, HR leaders...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Seven Steps for Effective Leadership Development

    Leadership development is a critical aspect of attaining optimum output from organizational talent management. Technology applications can provide the enabling platform, including recruitment, assessments, performance management, succession and career planning and development programs. Read about the seven-step process, outlined in a leadership development checklist, for executing a comprehensive leadership development...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    CEO Perspectives: How HR can take on a bigger role in driving growth

    Two dominant trends are potentially reshaping the role of the HR function in the corporate world. The first relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. In this environment, a committed, appropriately skilled and prudently deployed workforce is critical in order to develop new products and outstrip the competition....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Oracle ERP Cloud Service: Back-Office Solutions that Keep You in Front

    What if you could change the mix of your IT spend and shift more of your resources towards growth and innovation? By leveraging the cloud, a company can free its IT staff to spend more time on strategic initiatives and innovation, and re-direct more resources to value-creating activities from lower-value...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    SaaS and Cloud ERP Observations: Is Cloud ERP Right for you?

    Over the past six years, Aberdeen Group has been measuring the willingness of organizations to consider a SaaS deployment model for their ERP implementations. Using this research, Aberdeen has created a short report to help organizations as they review their options and provide key takeaways to consider during the process....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Sales Executive Strategy Brief: Customer Experience

    Research and analysis shows that 57% of B2B buying steps are completed before a buyer even connects with a salesperson. The role that the sales organization plays in B2B buying cycles has become even more critical. Consistency is necessary through every customer touch point and forms the basis for great...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Oxford Economics: The Global SME Mindset

    The roster of SMEs generating more than 40% of revenue outside their home country will increase by 66% in three years, while those doing business in at least six countries will jump 129%. Learn more about one of four themes that emerged from the Oxford Economics study SMEs: Equipped To...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    [IDC] Best practices for a BI and analytics strategy

    There is growing evidence that higher BI and analytics competency and pervasiveness have a direct impact on competitiveness. However, justifying large capital outlays for software will be challenging unless short-term benefits can be directly correlated to the investment. As more incremental projects are undertaken, it will be important to execute...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forrester: Competitive Differentiation Through Innovation In Business Intelligence

    Making The Most Of Existing And Emerging BI, Analytics, And Big Data Tools In this thought leadership paper by Forrester Consulting, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps you can take...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Drive Performance and Growth with Scalable Solutions for Midsize Companies

    Manage every aspect of your business in real real time. Success depends on the ability to not only proactively manage sales, operations, and financial performance, but also to react and take advantage of changing customer, supplier, and business partner expectations and demands. Learn how the SAP Business All-in-One solution can...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Mobile Business Intelligence: A Growing Enterprise Trend

    Read this white paper by Ovum Consulting to better understand what type of businesses are adopting mobile BI solutions and at what rate, based on a survey of 1,000 enterprises across four different regions (Asia-Pacific, Europe, MENA, and North America) and 11 different verticals. This paper covers: * Mobile devices...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    SAP HANA Profitability Analysis rapid-deployment solution

    If you use SAP ERP Profitability Analysis, add SAP HANA CO-PA rapid-deployment solution for real-time reporting and analytics. Download this service brief to understand how SAP HANA CO-PA rapid-deployment solution can speed up your implementation of SAP HANA for SAP ERP Profitability Analysis.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Mobile Is The New Face Of Engagement - A CIO Whitepaper by Forrester

    CIOs Must Plan Now For New Systems Of Engagement. To remain vital in this business technology reformation, CIOs must step up and work with other executives to implement an enterprise-wide mobile strategy. This team will coordinate the business and technology investments under a design-for-mobile-first mantra that delivers four immediate...

    Provided By SAP

  • Videos // Aug 2013

    Webcast: 4 Keys to Managing Performance in Virtualized and Cloud Environments

    Ensuring the performance of business services has become more critical, as a growing percentage of applications and workloads are moved to virtualized infrastructure, cloud services and hybrid environments. This webinar provides virtualization, cloud and systems administrators as well as systems engineers with practical tips for detecting, isolating and diagnosing performance...

    Provided By HP US

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    [eBook] Driving HR Forward

    A Practical Guide for Making the Shift from Administrator to Strategic Advisor. The C-Suite wants more out of its Human Resources department. In a 2012 global survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) only 38 percent of CEOs and CFOs said their head of HR was a key player in...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Oracle Talent Cloud: A Strategic Approach to Talent Management

    Strategic talent management requires looking at the big picture. You can have a great recruiting strategy but later lose your top recruits due to a lack of employee development. You can have the right leaders for organizational success today but be thrown for a loop when one of them leaves...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    [eBook] The Digital Evolution in B2B Marketing

    Potential customers are readily turning to their personal networks and publicly available information - increasingly via digital and social media channels - to self-diagnose their problems and form opinions about solutions. To understand the scope of this issue in the B2B context, the CEB Marketing Leadership Council surveyed more than...

    Provided By Google

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Solve Complex Revenue Management Challenges

    For business professionals today, revenue management is an increasingly complicated proposition. Accountants and administrators are now responsible for managing multiple revenue sources and models, which requires a different level of data and analysis, plus powerful tools to successfully manage the complexities of the market and business operations. So how...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet ANZ IaaS / PaaS Priorities 2013/14

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of ANZ IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Australia and New Zealand. ...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    [eBook] The Digital Evolution in B2B Marketing

    Potential customers are readily turning to their personal networks and publicly available information - increasingly via digital and social media channels - to self-diagnose their problems and form opinions about solutions. To understand the scope of this issue in the B2B context, the CEB Marketing Leadership Council surveyed more than...

    Provided By Google

  • Videos // Aug 2013

    Webcast: 4 Keys to Managing Performance in Virtualized and Cloud Environments

    Ensuring the performance of business services has become more critical, as a growing percentage of applications and workloads are moved to virtualized infrastructure, cloud services and hybrid environments. This webinar provides virtualization, cloud and systems administrators as well as systems engineers with practical tips for detecting, isolating and diagnosing performance...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    SAP HANA Profitability Analysis rapid-deployment solution

    If you use SAP ERP Profitability Analysis, add SAP HANA CO-PA rapid-deployment solution for real-time reporting and analytics. Download this service brief to understand how SAP HANA CO-PA rapid-deployment solution can speed up your implementation of SAP HANA for SAP ERP Profitability Analysis.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Supply Chain Analysis: From Quartermaster to SunshopFireEye Labs

    Many seemingly unrelated cyber attacks may, in fact, be part of a broader offensive fueled by a shared development and logistics infrastructure - a finding that suggests some targets are facing a more organized menace than they realize. This report examines 11 advanced persistent threat (APT) campaigns targeting a...

    Provided By FireEye

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    CEO Perspectives: How HR can take on a bigger role in driving growth

    Two dominant trends are potentially reshaping the role of the HR function in the corporate world. The first relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. In this environment, a committed, appropriately skilled and prudently deployed workforce is critical in order to develop new products and outstrip the competition....

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    [eBook] Driving HR Forward

    A Practical Guide for Making the Shift from Administrator to Strategic Advisor. The C-Suite wants more out of its Human Resources department. In a 2012 global survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) only 38 percent of CEOs and CFOs said their head of HR was a key player in...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Oracle Talent Cloud: A Strategic Approach to Talent Management

    Strategic talent management requires looking at the big picture. You can have a great recruiting strategy but later lose your top recruits due to a lack of employee development. You can have the right leaders for organizational success today but be thrown for a loop when one of them leaves...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Oracle ERP Cloud Service: Back-Office Solutions that Keep You in Front

    What if you could change the mix of your IT spend and shift more of your resources towards growth and innovation? By leveraging the cloud, a company can free its IT staff to spend more time on strategic initiatives and innovation, and re-direct more resources to value-creating activities from lower-value...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    SaaS and Cloud ERP Observations: Is Cloud ERP Right for you?

    Over the past six years, Aberdeen Group has been measuring the willingness of organizations to consider a SaaS deployment model for their ERP implementations. Using this research, Aberdeen has created a short report to help organizations as they review their options and provide key takeaways to consider during the process....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Sales Executive Strategy Brief: Customer Experience

    Research and analysis shows that 57% of B2B buying steps are completed before a buyer even connects with a salesperson. The role that the sales organization plays in B2B buying cycles has become even more critical. Consistency is necessary through every customer touch point and forms the basis for great...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Deploying Customer Service in the Cloud - The four phases from implementation to transformation

    This white paper by Ovum is a business guide for customer service executives and managers who have already made the decision to deploy customer service in the cloud but need further insight into the best practices for how to do so successfully and further evolve customer service in the cloud...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    [Infographic] The Future of HCM: Cloud-Based Talent Management

    The ability to manage talent effectively can dictate the success of your entire organization. You must invest in solutions that help you to attract, retain and develop talent while aligning to the overall goals and successes of your organization.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    A Strategic Approach to Talent Management: Oracle Talent Cloud

    "Oracle is living what they're speaking. They have really invested time and resources and people into analyzing and understanding how people actually work." Megan Martin, Director of Business Systems Development, Troon Golf Advances in human capital management technology mean that with the right talent management system in place, HR leaders...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Seven Steps for Effective Leadership Development

    Leadership development is a critical aspect of attaining optimum output from organizational talent management. Technology applications can provide the enabling platform, including recruitment, assessments, performance management, succession and career planning and development programs. Read about the seven-step process, outlined in a leadership development checklist, for executing a comprehensive leadership development...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Driving the Business Forward with Human Capital Management

    Five key points to consider before you invest Global business has affected no group more than Human Resources (HR). Recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining global workers is more complicated in a global economy adding another layer complexity, and without doing those things effectively, companies simply cannot grow. Therefore there is...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic: The Relationship between C-Suite and HR

    80% of CEOs and CFOs want the head of HR to be key in their company's strategic planning. This statistic shows that many executives have high expectations of their human resources leaders. Download this infographic for more facts about the relationship between the C-suite and HR.

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Executive's guide to the future of IT leadership (free ebook)

    Major trends like cloud and BYOD are changing how IT supports the business – as well as who's calling the shots. This guide explores the issues surrounding the shifting role of the IT leader.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    10 criteria for selecting a managed services provider

    When you're faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtualization Efficiency Study: Service Engagement Guide

    In the last several years, virtualization deployments have skyrocketed, yet in many cases the associated return has been less than expected. The fact is virtualization creates a very dynamic environment that requires new ways of managing capacity. IBM's virtualization efficiency study (VES) provides the management visibility to address those challenges...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving The Technical Security Skills Crisis

    An Assessment Of The Current Security Skills Landscape And How To Overcome It As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren't enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Oxford Economics: The Global SME Mindset

    The roster of SMEs generating more than 40% of revenue outside their home country will increase by 66% in three years, while those doing business in at least six countries will jump 129%. Learn more about one of four themes that emerged from the Oxford Economics study SMEs: Equipped To...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    [IDC] Best practices for a BI and analytics strategy

    There is growing evidence that higher BI and analytics competency and pervasiveness have a direct impact on competitiveness. However, justifying large capital outlays for software will be challenging unless short-term benefits can be directly correlated to the investment. As more incremental projects are undertaken, it will be important to execute...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forrester: Competitive Differentiation Through Innovation In Business Intelligence

    Making The Most Of Existing And Emerging BI, Analytics, And Big Data Tools In this thought leadership paper by Forrester Consulting, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps you can take...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Drive Performance and Growth with Scalable Solutions for Midsize Companies

    Manage every aspect of your business in real real time. Success depends on the ability to not only proactively manage sales, operations, and financial performance, but also to react and take advantage of changing customer, supplier, and business partner expectations and demands. Learn how the SAP Business All-in-One solution can...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Mobile Business Intelligence: A Growing Enterprise Trend

    Read this white paper by Ovum Consulting to better understand what type of businesses are adopting mobile BI solutions and at what rate, based on a survey of 1,000 enterprises across four different regions (Asia-Pacific, Europe, MENA, and North America) and 11 different verticals. This paper covers: * Mobile devices...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Mobile Is The New Face Of Engagement - A CIO Whitepaper by Forrester

    CIOs Must Plan Now For New Systems Of Engagement. To remain vital in this business technology reformation, CIOs must step up and work with other executives to implement an enterprise-wide mobile strategy. This team will coordinate the business and technology investments under a design-for-mobile-first mantra that delivers four immediate...

    Provided By SAP

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive’s guide to the business possibilities of 3D printing (free ebook)

    3D printing may hold both promise and peril, according to industry experts. This latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic looks at how this evolving technology is being used, the benefits it offers, and the concerns it raises.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Under Cloud Cover: How leaders are accelerating competitive differentiation

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant's cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive's guide to understanding the IT job market (free ebook)

    Powerful trends like cloud, mobility, and big data -- as well as disruptive innovations like 3D printing and IoT -- are reshaping the IT industry. So it's no surprise that the tech job market is changing along with it. This free guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic offers insight and advice...

    Provided By TechRepublic