E-Commerce

We provide the tips and best practices for maintaining the E-Commerce platform of your choice.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Case Study: Specsavers gains visibility across the software lifecycle

    It's important to have a centralised testing service to improve service quality and meet business objectives. Explore the benefits of adopting automated application management and learn how Specsavers significantly improved the quality of business critical applications.

    Provided By HP US

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Case Study: HP.com 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 hp.com, ftp.hp.com, and partner.hp.com 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 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 // Oct 2013

    Know What 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 // Apr 2010

    Introduction to SAS Risk Management for Banking

    This paper introduces a new solution from SAS, SAS Risk Management for Banking. This solution has been designed as a comprehensive and integrated suite of quantitative risk management applications that cover market risk, credit risk, asset and liability management, and firmwide risks in one solution. The solution leverages the underlying...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Downloads // Sep 2006

    Software-as-a-Service; A Comprehensive Look at the Total Cost of Ownership of Software Applications

    Gartner estimates that the annual cost to own and manage traditional "on-premise" software applications can be up to four times the initial purchase price. This is due to a company's need to acquire and maintain the resources needed to support a large scale in-house software deployment; including: hardware, software upgrades...

    Provided By Business Objects

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Dell Antivirus Protection for Virtual Desktops

    Dell virtual desktop solutions include the hardware, software, and services to centralize workforce data on servers, rather than on individual desktops. Dell Virtual Integrated System management architecture provides the tools that businesses need in order to design, implement, and maintain VDI environments.Read this whitepaper to find out more.

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Instagram Guide

    Who are the top 10 brands on Instagram, and what are their secrets to success with visuals—image and Video—in this white-hot platform? What might 12,000 likes per second mean for YOUR brand? In this PowerPoint-styled tutorial, Oracle Social Cloud (#OracleSocial) offers up break-through examples of how brands are leveraging the...

    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 // Feb 2014

    Model-based systems engineering: Revolution or evolution?

    This whitepaper traces the evolution of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), a structured and visual approach for collaborative systems design and development which facilitates early validation of requirements, architectural trade off analysis and mitigation of project risks.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Business Value Drivers in Digital Commerce: Key Capabilities for Growing Revenue eBook

    This report will look at how leading organizations influence average order value, customer frequency, and customer satisfaction through customer engagement, precision marketing, and exceptional fulfillment practices. Aberdeen will examine the key drivers and pain points organizations face in relation to their digital strategy and the key differentiating strategies, capabilities, and...

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Cisco Annual Security Report 2014

    You have to know the threats to stop them. It's not a question of if – but when and how – Internet criminals will get into your network. The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report highlights the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the...

    Provided By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Embedding BI Into Your Software Solution — Best Practices

    More and more software companies are considering the addition of an analytics module to their product suite. This strategy has compelling business value—analytics can add 20% to 30% of top line revenue to your organization’s top line. This represents your organization’s best opportunity to add revenue and profit for both...

    Provided By Birst

  • eBooks // Dec 2013

    Agile Portfolio Management eBook

    In order to compete in the 21st century, your company needs to move, pivot and innovate faster than your competitors. Think of the companies, the software and the brands that you admire. They innovate. They design and produce the most coveted new things. They invest in the idea that innovation...

    Provided By Rally Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    How effective is your workforce planning and scheduling?

    This briefing will help to evaluate your company’s workforce planning and scheduling. Consider these 7 questions posed in this briefing to see if your scheduling is effectively driving your business objectives.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Six keys to effective reputational and IT risk management (interactive)

    Interactive guide to provide insights on the key actions to take to take to safeguard your reputation by security and resilience investments

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Five Essentials for better workforce continuity-Integrating the human side into your strategy (follow on from the human side of business continuity)

    No matter how slight the risk appears, organizations know that the threat of a disaster is always a possibility. Many organizations—and most likely yours—have taken steps to incorporate disaster recovery planning for their facilities and technology. But you may not have fully considered the impact of a disruption on your...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Drivewyze eliminates costly IT infrastructure

    PreClear from Drivewyze is a new weigh-station bypass service that uses cellular and GPS technology to save truckers time, money, and fuel. Drivewyze recently partnered with IBM to migrate its production environment to an IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ infrastructure. In this recently published case study, you can read about the challenges...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Building A Successful Roadmap to Cloud

    To get the most from your cloud experience, you need a roadmap. Watch the video “Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud” to learn how a cloud roadmap can: Ensure that your cloud decisions work together to maximize the overall value to your business Give you greater...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Profit Magazine: Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong

    Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong. Daniel Pink, author of the book, To Sell Is Human unveils the secrets to selling - what makes sales people tick and the traits that make the best sellers successful in today’s marketplace.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cost vs. ROI: Is There Value to Virtualization and Cloud Computing?

    Done correctly, organizations should gain several advantages from server virtualization and cloud computing that will improve their overall ROI: less capex spending, greater flexibility and scalability, more security options with a hybrid cloud and overall savings. Cloud computing also enables greater agility, which is difficult to quantify but can contribute...

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Cincinnati Zoo transforms customer experience and boosts profits

    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is one of the nation's most popular attractions, a Top 10 Zagat-rated Zoo, and a Top Zoo for Children according to Parent's Magazine. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit its 71-acre site, which is home to more than 500 animal and 3,000...

    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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Develop and Execute a Channel Strategy

    Channels are the means by which one sells products to the customers. Channel strategy helps identify those sales channels and processes that yield the highest return for one's company. Channel strategy includes recommendations for both identifying and managing channel partners. Channel marketing is a dynamic and complex arena where mistakes...

    Provided By Microsoft Tips

  • White Papers // Jun 2006

    Forrester Best Practices: How IT Must Shape and Manage Demand

    Download the Forrester Research white paper, "How IT Must Shape and Manage Demand," to read about best practices in IT demand management, a critical IT governance process that: Aligns IT resources to optimize business value Influences and modifies end user behavior by providing meaningful information Enables a more complete...

    Provided By frontrange

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Ariba Implementation and Rollout at a Global Pharmaceutical Company

    The customer is a global pharmaceutical company and was beset by several procurement inefficiencies brought on by non-standard and cumbersome processes that required significant manual intervention. The problems included complex procurement scenarios, such as after-the-fact purchase orders, "no invoice" payments, subsystem requisitions and stock reservations. Financial and procurement approval workflows...

    Provided By Satyam Computer Services

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Competitive Comparison Between Microsoft® and VMware Cloud Computing Solutions.

    As organizations evaluate how cloud computing can help them improve business agility, reduce management complexity and control costs, they are faced with numerous choices. However, simply moving towards a service-oriented cloud computing model will not automatically deliver benefits. When compared to the VMware cloud solution, the Microsoft solution is seen...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Enterprise-scale IT automation with a disciplined approach

    This report explores the benefits of IT process automation that supports the entire IT environment from traditional IT to cloud-based infrastructure operations. Read this info brief and learn how HP helped organisations reduce operational expenditure and improve service quality.

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Three Key Integrations for Interactive Marketing Success

    If you knew more about your customers, wouldn't you tailor their experience to their unique profile and online behavioral history? According to industry research, personalized emails using website click stream data produced 3.8 times more revenue as broadcast emails. And, research shows that you can lift website click thru rates...

    Provided By Unica

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    TPC-E vs. TPC-C: Characterizing the New TPC-E Benchmark via an I/O Comparison Study

    TPC-E is a new OLTP benchmark recently approved by the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC). In this paper, the authors compare TPC-E with the familiar TPCC benchmark in order to understand the behavior of the new TPC-E benchmark. In particular, they compare the I/O access patterns of the two benchmarks...

    Provided By Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Artificial Intelligence in Reverse Supply Chain Management

    Product take-back legislation forces manufacturers to bear the costs of collection and disposal of products that have reached the end of their useful lives. In order to reduce these costs, manufacturers can consider reuse, remanufacturing and/or recycling of components as an alternative to disposal. The implementation of such alternatives usually...

    Provided By University of Johannesburg

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Working Smarter With Product Positioning Matrix Diagrams

    "Positioning" is a common marketing buzzword. It means "How is one's product positioned compared with the competition?" There can be no positioning without something else to position against. In this paper, the authors cover the way to create a Product Positioning matrix diagram to help one visualize his/her products in...

    Provided By SmartDraw