Data Management

Oceans of data are generated every day by businesses and enterprises, and all of it must be prioritized, analyzed, and safeguarded with the right architecture, tools, polices, and procedures. TechRepublic provides the resources you need.

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Log errors in Microsoft Access with a simple function

    If you Google "error logging in Microsoft Access," you'll find a number of complex solutions. The process doesn't have to that difficult. Most of us need only a simple function to log specific information about the current error. This download includes a demonstration database and a several .bas module files...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Videos // May 2014

    Connected Intelligence: unleash the power of Big Data in the New Style of IT Operations

    A video that will give you insights on how to deliver end-to-end visibility of infrastructure performance across newer virtualised and cloud environments. Watch this video now and learn how HP helped organisations improve their efficiencies and service qualities.

    Provided By HP US

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Case Study: efficiency soars with HP Moonshot

    Objective: Make optimal use of the floor space and power capacity in six HP data centers. Approach: Deploy HP Moonshot System to power the,, and domains IT matters Achieved power savings of 89% by migrating web pages and objects to HP Moonshot Opened up data center...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    HP Info Brief for SMEs: Operations Orchestration

    Enterprise-scale IT automation with a disciplined approach This report explores the benefits of IT process automation that supports entire IT environment from traditional IT to cloud-based infrastructure operations. Read this info brief and learn how HP helped organisations reduced operational cost and improved service quality .

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    A Conceptual Framework for the Integration of IT Infrastructure Management, IT Service Management and IT Governance

    The definition and use of standardized IT Management techniques and processes provide the basis for IT Service Management and IT Governance. With the establishment of de facto standard "Best Practice" reference and process models such as the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) or Control Objectives for IT and related Technologies (CobiT),...

    Provided By University of Applied Sciences

  • Book chapters // Jan 2007

    Use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to view and manage Group Policy in your Active Directory

    If you've done any work at all with Group Policy and Active Directory, you're probably already familiar with the "usual" Group Policy interface, which is "in the box." But there's more. In this sample chapter from Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror for Windows 2003, Windows XP, and Windows...

    Provided By Sybex

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Protect Against Advanced Evasion Techniques

    The network security paradigm is currently shifting toward a new reality as advanced hacking methods become more prevalent and harder to detect. An example of such a method is advanced evasion techniques (AETs). The risk of network security systems being compromised by AETs continues to grow as more and more...

    Provided By McAfee

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Companies Grow More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Companies Grow More. Maximize revenue and optimize sales performance. Know what to sell your customers. And get more help from your marketers and partners.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Efficient Computation of PCA With SVD in SQL

    PCA is one of the most common dimensionality reduction techniques with broad applications in data mining, statistics and signal processing. In this paper, the authors study how to leverage a DBMS computing capabilities to solve PCA. They propose a solution that combines a summarization of the data set with the...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Farmers Insurance Analyzes Customer Lifetime Value With SAS

    Farmers Insurance Group, the third-largest US personal lines insurer Farmers Insurance Group, the third-largest US personal lines insurer. Farmers Insurance Group wanted to analyze and model customer lifetime loyalty and profitability, determine distribution and marketing strategies and identify customer experience investments. To master these challenges Farmers Insurance Group chose SAS...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Value of Social Data

    Social media provides a wealth of data that can tell you a lot about your brand and your consumers - providing you can effectively act upon that data. According to Digiday, ""48% of digital marketing executives say they focus 'relentlessly' on building customer insights, yet few are executing those strategies...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Report on How Human Capital and Talent Technology are Influencing Global Business

    Examing survey results from a poll of senior business leaders and human resource executives, this joint report from Deloitte and Oracle takes a closer look at how businesses are using human capital management (HCM) technology to meet their growth goals. Download now to take an in depth look at this...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Oracle Unified Method (OUM): Oracle's Full Lifecycle Method for Deploying Oracle-Based Business Solutions

    The Oracle Unified Method (OUM) is Oracle's standards-based method that enables the entire Enterprise Information Technology (IT) lifecycle. OUM provides an implementation approach that is rapid, broadly adaptive, and business-focused. OUM includes a comprehensive project and program management framework and materials to support Oracle's growing focus on enterprise-level IT strategy,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2004

    Using PHP to Create Custom SSO Login and Sign-Off Pages

    If a person has installed Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition and are ready to create custom SSO login and sign-off pages, then he or she might want to consider using PHP over the traditional PL/SQL and JSP methods. A big advantage of using PHP over PL/SQL and JSP is...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jul 2008

    Affin Bank Streamlines Reporting, Automates Budgeting, Forecasting With Integrated System

    Affin Bank Berhad was established in 1975 and today, the bank operates a network of 82 branches across Malaysia servicing retail and corporate customers. Requisitions and expense claims were performed manually, resulting in unproductive hours being spent on processing of payments to suppliers and employees. The bank figured they should...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Backup and Recovery Changes Drive IT Infrastructure and Business Transformation

    This IDC Whitepaper provides an over view of the forces driving change within today's IT organizations and data centers and discusses how backup and recovery can enable or hinder broader IT infrastructure and business transformation.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing solution for financial markets

    This paper describes best practices on how to spread the computational demands of advanced risk analytics across a dynamic grid computing environment. With a more advanced and capable computing infrastructure, banks can move from reactively measuring risk to actively managing risk based on timely insights drawn from rigorous analysis, all...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM Requirements management for smart products Resources

    If you are new to requirements management, or wish to improve your existing requirements management process, the resources in this e-Kit will provide you with useful guidance and advice. Learn what requirements management is and how it can help your organization improve quality, reduce costs and better meet customer needs...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    FTP Risk Advisor Tool

    By answering 12 questions, this online tool will provide you with a customized report with recommendations to remediate your FTP risk.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Product Information Management

    This report is a must-read if you're an IT strategist who's currently evaluating product information management (PIM) technologies. It explains why the as-yet-immature PIM market is evolving quickly and presents Gartner's Magic Quadrant for this emerging tech sector. There are a variety of differences that separate the companies Gartner classifies...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // May 2014

    Software Defined Storage for Dummies

    This book examines data storage and management challenges and explains software-defined storage, an innovative solution for high-performance, cost-effective storage using the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS).

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    The MDM advantage: Creating insight from big data

    To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM)...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT

    With IBM PureSystems, you can consolidate workloads to reduce the total cost of ownership for your IT infrastructure. Simplify your IT infrastructure and reduce data center complexity. Deliver new services more rapidly and add capacity cost-effectively.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Changing the Experience and Economics of IT

    Competitive enterprises are always looking for ways to reduce complexity so more resources can be devoted to innovation. From the standpoint of IT, the challenge in reducing complexity is to free up time and money previously dedicated to back-end tasks—and shift those resources to drive more front-end, customer-facing value into...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Geeknet: Business Analytics for Midsize Businesses: Challenges and Benefits

    Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information -- based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap similar benefits.Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics...

    Provided By IBM

  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2011

    Systems Optimization Self Assessment

    Improve efficiency and utilization of IT resources. driving out cost and improving service delivery. Take 5 minutes to use this Systems Optimization self assessment.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands

    Gain access to this new white paper by CIO which examines the changing landscape of end-user computing. The research reveals how today's CIOs are tackling trends and establishing new best practices for the mobile-cloud era. Read more...

    Provided By VMware

  • Book chapters // Aug 2006

    Manage computers in Active Directory with these quick and easy recipes

    Learn quick and easy recipes for managing computers with Active Directory in this sample chapter from Active Directory Cookbook, Second Edition, now updated for Windows Server 2003 SP1 and R2 versions. The recipes address common day-to-day tasks: Creating a computer account Creating a computer account for a specific...

    Provided By O'Reilly Media

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    City of Madrid: Coordinated Emergency Response Raises Public Safety to a New Level

    The Centro Integrado de Seguridad y Emergencias de Madrid's (CISEM's) mission was to reduce emergency response time, integrate information, standardize procedures and protocols, provide seamless coordination and planning, enable shared use of resources, optimize information management and promote prevention through better planning. Following the 2004 Madrid train bombings, the city...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2006

    A Health-Care Data Model Based on the HL7 Reference Information Model

    The integration of medical information from various sources is gaining in importance as hospitals and medical research centers attempt to gain new insights into existing data. The Health Level Seven (HL7) organization has developed an abstract information model for health-care data, the HL7 Reference Information Model (RIM). This paper describes...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    Examples Of Microsoft Access Data-Entry Forms, Switchboards, And Dialog Boxes

    In Access, you can enter data directly into the tables in a database. However, you can make the process of entering and working with data much easier and more accurate if you use forms. You can create three types of forms in Access: Data-entry forms- you use data entry forms...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    How to Migrate Your Oracle Databases With Near-Zero Downtime

    In these tough economic times, organizations are trying to lower costs in all of their business operations. Even IT departments, which used to be largely immune to budget cuts, are being asked to do more with less, even as they need to store more data, improve user response times and...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Go Beyond SCOM Monitoring Capabilities with Foglight for SQL Server

    Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) allows you to manage and monitor Windows and Linux systems within an Active Directory farm. SCOM is great at telling you whether your server is healthy or not; however, if you want to drill into specific database issues, you need more. This paper explores...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    How to Create a Customer Service Process that Enhances Your Bottom Line

    A complaint about complaints. There’s an assumption that the number of complaints received is a perfect reflection of the number of customer problems. If complaints go down, other numbers such as warranty and service costs will go down as well. In fact, complaints are often a poor indicator of...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    A Quick Peek at How Salesforce Does Customer Service

    Help is here with salesforce service cloud. Transform your customer experience and connect with customers in whole new ways with the #1 customer service application. From the contact center to self-service communities, social media and beyond, service cloud is changing the game in customer service. To get started, download today!

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    20 Customer Service Practices

    It can be easy for customer service departments to continue doing what they’ve always been doing. Csat scores and overall cost are the same, so why change? This mindset neglects the fact that today’s consumer has options around how they want to contact a company for support. We are...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Using Six Sigma to Improve IT Help Desk Customer Service

    Within most organizations, the Information Technology (IT) department typically provides the infrastructure, implementation, and administration of hardware, software, networking, and database management. Unfortunately, employees using these systems sometimes encounter problems that hinder the daily productivity of the organization. When such problems occur, it interrupts the flow of work, thereby causing...

    Provided By University of Houston

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    ITIL: Theory Into Practice

    It is testimony to the complexity of today's technology systems that even one of the most widely-used frameworks for simplifying and standardizing IT management is, in itself, a daunting piece of work. Implementing the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) set of guidelines to aid the implementation of a lifecycle framework for...

    Provided By Avocent

  • Resource Center // May 2014

    Enable BYOD, Lower IT Workload, Zero Client Installations – Simple!

    With the growing diversity of end-user devices and the need to reduce IT overhead, organizations need to empower users with secure, browser-based access to Windows Applications and Desktops from any device, anywhere - simply and cost-effectively. Ericom AccessNow™ enables browser-based access to Windows applications and desktops hosted on Terminal...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Advanced Database Management System

    Advanced Database Management System is a core course for students who are trying to acquire the Master of Science in Information Technology. This paper provides information about the Database Management System that plays an important role in Information Technology. A range of features and benefits of Advanced Database Management Systems...

    Provided By National Open University of Nigeria