Enterprise 2.0

Learn all there is about emergent social software platforms used within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers.

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Choosing a partner for enterprise cloud production workloads

    Many IT professionals cite loss of control as a barrier to using third-party partners for enterprise cloud construction and management. Read the white paper to learn how IBM SmartCloud Services help knock down this barrier by offering the cost-savings and convenience of a third-party cloud with a web portal that...

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enabling devices and device management for your mobility/BYOD program

    Which mobile devices will best meet your business goals while satisfying employee preferences? This white paper explores how to maximize your mobility/BYOD program by selecting the right devices for your organization and managing them efficiently, flexibly and securely — using Dell Enterprise Mobility Management and a range of Dell mobile devices.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Dell Mobility Solutions: A powerful portfolio

    How do you balance security, efficiency and freedom of access when rolling out a BYOD strategy? Read this new white paper to see how Dell Mobility Solutions can help. Custom BYOD solutions offer the flexibility of anytime, anywhere access while boosting productivity, enhancing security and streamlining complex IT management.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    3 Ways to Save Software Costs Paper

    This paper discusses the potential for radically improving cost efficiency with a well thought-out Software Asset Management (SAM) strategy. It aims to improve understanding of the SAM discipline, including the challenges it poses as well as the tactical and strategic advantages it offers. Furthermore, it lays out a high-level plan...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Videos // May 2014

    Webinar: 2014 Predict and Prepare LP

    Watch today’s top HR, technology, and finance experts as they talk about their predictions for the critical trends, directions, and implications in 2014, and offer valuable advice on how you should prepare to stay ahead and capitalize.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: A New Way to Work (Mobile)

    Mobile devices are everywhere, and every employee in your enterprise has one. In order to give employees access to the information they need, your apps must work collaboratively, on the go, and in real-time. Watch this webinar for an overview of Workday's current offerings for mobile HR and finance applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Research // Feb 2013

    Source Business Technology Resiliency Capabilities

    Most business continuity management teams today are understaffed, consisting of just a few dedicated corporate resources and regional or business unit representatives. Sound familiar? If so, outsourcing your organization’s business resiliency planning, strategy and program design can be a cost-effective, efficient option. In a study of global business continuity vendors,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    What the C-suite needs to know about the economics of IT risk and reputation

    View the presentation “Understanding the economics of IT risk and reputation”—based on a ground-breaking survey of 2,316 IT professionals conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM—to examine the costs behind this number and build a better business case for business continuity and IT security. Use it to demonstrate the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Selecting the Correct 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.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Remote Monitoring and Management: The Key to Proactive, Efficient IT Service Delivery

    In order for IT service providers to succeed, it’s paramount that they find a competitive advantage and continually develop new ways to find additional revenue streams. IT service providers need to be able to do it all for their clients – from managing entire technology infrastructures to responding quickly to...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    BYOD: Driving the mobile enterprise transformation

    Protecting corporate data and network resources while leveraging the benefits of mobility is a constant balancing act; one that requires IT to shift its focus from security lockdown to business enablement. While some companies (particularly in the tech sector) are “doing” BYOD well, most are still trying to devise a...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Managing applications in the age of BYOA: Reclaiming IT's strategic role

    This research report delivers the information you need to manage apps and reclaim your strategic role in the enterprise. You’ll learn: How the risks of the BYOA trend are accelerating Why IT departments are being sidelined Strategies for protecting your most important data How to...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    HP Data sheet: IT process automation across physical, virtual, and cloud architectures

    In this report HP Data sheet: IT process automation across physical, virtual, and cloud architectures brings some insights on how to overcome the increasingly complex data centre challenges and implement a successful IT process automation.

    Provided By HP US

  • Downloads // Sep 2001

    Sample service level agreement for application support

    Consulting firms that provide support to their clients use service-level agreements to make sure both sides get what they need. This SLA template, updated in November 2003, can be used to hammer out what consultants will provide for their clients.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2006

    Download Savvion's Free Business Process Modeling Software

    The first step in improving your business processes is to articulate precisely where bottlenecks exist, and the most efficient way to do that is by simulating your existing processes using business process modeling software. To help you get started, Savvion offers its Process Modeler, a component of Savvion BusinessManager,...

    Provided By Savvion

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting Up SaaS Operations

    Faced with intensifying competition, as well as a desire for more stable revenue streams, software companies are increasingly turning to the Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model. Software companies are facing the complex issues involved with building the service delivery capabilities necessary to support SaaS offerings. Building an...

    Provided By OpSource

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Top 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an ERP Solution

    The Inside-ERP Checklist: Top 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an ERP Solution shows you: Why many ERP implementations fall short of expectations and how to prevent failure Expert opinions on whether to stick with your current business applications vendor or seek an ERP package from a new one...

    Provided By Inside ERP

  • 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 // Apr 2014

    Taking Your Enterprise Mobile: An Executive Checklist

    According to nearly every analyst study, security is the primary inhibitor to both enterprise mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, and 17% of enterprises have already experienced a mobile breach. Yet the opportunities they present and a workforce reluctant to give up using their devices for work means taking your enterprise...

    Provided By Citrix

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    ERP Selection: Part 2 - Define The Opportunities

    The purpose of this ERP Selection activity is to determine the opportunities for improvement. These opportunities may be in the form of problems or issues that are readily apparent and need to be resolved. There is no point in talking about an enterprise software solution until the opportunities are first...

    Provided By ERP.com

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Best Practices: Software-as-a-Service for IT Service Management

    It is tempting to react to the downturn in the economy by cutting costs across the board, including investments in customer satisfaction. However, customers will not put up with poor service in any economy. Investments in service management today will not only lead to improved customer satisfaction, but ultimately customer...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Managing the Social Media Mix

    The growth in social media has overwhelmed many marketers. Things are moving so fast that many brand managers stay busy keeping tabs on the latest developments and trends, with little time to look at the mix of social media being put into the market. The term 'marketing mix' refers...

    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 // 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

  • 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

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Meg Whitman presents Unlocking IT with Big Data

    Today, the industry is at an inflection point - driven by a triple storm of Big Data, cloud, and mobility; and in this new environment, security is paramount. The New Style of IT is about how businesses and IT leverage this rapid change for enterprise growth. During this Web Event...

    Provided By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Fundamentals of Enterprise Systems

    Regardless of the size of an organization, business processes are becoming more and more complex. The increasingly global nature of business, ever-changing regulatory requirements, and diverse partnerships only add to this complexity, leading to a universal demand for solutions that can help manage it all. As a result, thousands of...

    Provided By ITWorx

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Discover How Mail Express Solves 2 of Your Biggest IT Headaches

    Email. It can be the source of some of IT's biggest headaches. As it eats up storage and bandwidth, it also opens up holes in your IT security plan. But there is good news. Mail Express can easily solve your most troublesome headaches surrounding email and it can reduce costs,...

    Provided By GlobalSCAPE

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    File Security Evolution: From 5 Years Ago to Today (with a Hint at Tomorrow)

    This whitepaper examines the "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) movement, from carrying around a floppy disk to today's "cloud" services. This paper explains that employees may not be aware that their file transfer methods can cause a risk to security. Ways to ensure that employees can securely send files without...

    Provided By GlobalSCAPE

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Cost effective solutions for small business server rooms and network closets

    Small IT spaces like server rooms and network closets require a higher level of planning to meet increased space and airflow challenges. Thankfully, this white paper presents open frame rack solutions that provide a cost-effective place to organize and install IT equipment of any shape and size. Read on to...

    Provided By APC

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    CRM-ERP Integration: Driving Revenue Growth And Customer Satisfaction

    Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) are generally considered the core business platforms required to manage organizations that have reached a certain plateau in their growth and or complexity. While CRM is the principal tool used for managing outward-facing front office sales and customer support activities, ERP...

    Provided By Focus

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Forrester Report: The ROI of Cloud Apps

    Cloud applications continue to gain momentum in enterprise applications as buyers are attracted to fast deployment speeds, low upfront costs, and ongoing flexibility to scale up or down as needs change. But as firms spend more and more of their closely guarded IT dollars on cloud applications, executives must scrutinize...

    Provided By Box.net

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Business Intelligence for IT: If you could measure anything ...What would you measure?

    The CIO has a tough problem. The leading companies in the industry are innovating through technology because more and more IT is the key strategic differentiator. But IT isn't understood or fully trusted by the business. IT doesn't have equal standing in strategy discussions because IT is not seen as...

    Provided By Evergreen Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Visual Roadmaps for Managed Enterprise Architecture Evolution

    Managing the evolution of the Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a key challenge for modern enterprises. Current approaches to address this challenge focus on EA plans, indicating projected future states of the architecture. Nevertheless, these plans neglect the role of the Information Technology (IT) project, which actually performs the transformation of...

    Provided By Technische Universitat Ilmenau

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Method for Constructing Enterprise-wide Access Views on Business Objects

    Modern application landscapes consist of a multitude of inter-connected business applications exchanging data in manifold ways. These business applications are used by employees who take on several organizational roles. However, when broadening the scope to an enterprise-wide perspective, lack of clarity and uncertainty prevail regarding the questions which roles have...

    Provided By Technische Universitat Ilmenau

  • Webcasts // Jan 2013

    Symantec Simplifies IT Management for College in Kansas

    Johnson County Community College uses Symantec's IT Management Suite to manage and deploy software updates, keep inventory of various assets, and simplify overall management. Learn about the IT management in this webcast.

    Provided By Symantec Corp.

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Secunia Vulnerability Review 2013 - An Overview

    Do you know how to prioritize the threats to your business? The Secunia Vulnerability Review 2013 analyses the evolution of software security from a global, industry, enterprise, and end-point perspective. By evaluating the true risks, you can address the main challenges associated with protecting your software portfolio against vulnerabilities.

    Provided By Secunia

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Acceptance of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems by Small Manufacturing Enterprises

    ERP systems are widely used by large enterprises for managing functional areas of the enterprise. However, recently ERP systems have also been introduced to the small enterprise market. ERP systems are now considered an important small enterprise management aid that may contribute to the sustainability and growth of the small...

    Provided By University of Sofia