Enterprise Software

Practical tips for optimizing SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, and any other enterprise app of your choice.

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Change How Business Intelligence is Managed

    With the revolution of in-memory computing already under way, the question isn't if this revolution will impact businesses but when and, more importantly, how. Similar to the advance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in the 1990s, in-memory computing won't be introduced because a company can afford the technology. It...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Kansas City Power & Light Quality Management Video

    Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), a U.S. energy provider that services over 800,000 customers, shares how HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and the HP Executive Scorecard enable their company to enhance quality management and make informed fact-based decisions with powerful executive reporting tools. Namita Gogumalla, manager of the project...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    McKesson Cloud Automation Podcast

    Download the podcast on how McKesson accomplished a multi-year, pan-IT management transformation. Learn how McKesson's performance journey, from 2005 to the present, has enabled it to better leverage an agile, hybrid cloud model. How McKesson gained a standardized services orientation to achieve agility in deploying its many active applications is...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    McGraw-Hill Case Study

    Discover how McGraw-Hill created a Project and Portfolio Management Center of Excellence and cut development times, and improved traceability and reporting. Download the case study and learn how McGraw-Hill established best practices to support the development of innovative products and services with a leading enterprise project and portfolio management (PPM)...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Keeping PACE with Best Practices in Sales Performance Management

    Recent Aberdeen research conducted for Motivate, Incent, Compensate, Enable: Sales Performance Management Best Practices (January 2013) reveals a number of specific best practices that sales leaders — and their vital sales operations support teams — can adopt, in order to create more opportunity for them to achieve Best-in-Class performance. This...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Sales Cloud Overview

    Animated Video: Smarter Selling with Oracle Sales Cloud Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter Selling that will help reps sell more, managers know more, and companies grow more.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Reps Sell More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is smarter selling that will help reps sell more. Oracle Sales Cloud enables sales reps to sell more anytime, anywhere and on any device and empowers them to grow their own pipeline without waiting for marketing.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forbes: The Secret Sauce of Oracles Commercial Success

    Forbes Article: Oracle Sales Cloud is the Secret Sauce Behind Oracle's Success. Read how Oracle Sales Cloud helped Oracle increase annual revenue to $37 billion.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Agility Gap in Today's Private Clouds

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World (Forrester Report)

    In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Whitepaper: Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • Research // Nov 2013

    Support For the New Style of IT : Proactive Care Demo

    When technology issues arise, critical business processes can slow down or stop, and the problem snowballs. HP Proactive Care enables you to anticipate problems and correct them before they disrupt workflow. What are your support challenges, now and for your new IT reality? Explore this demonstration to see how industry...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    IDC: Leveraging the HP Support Experience for IT Transformation

    IT organizations are now required to support everything from legacy systems and storage to virtualized configurations and cloud-based computing in complex, heterogeneous environments. In this IDC white paper, the increasingly critical role of vendor-supplied external support services is discussed and highlighted in addressing these emerging IT environments going forward. ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    HP Proactive Care Support Overview

    In a complex environment, many components need to work together effectively. Proactive Care is designed specifically to support these environments and bring together services for problem prevention, rapid problem awareness and notification, rapid connection to expertise, and expedited resolution. Learn about Proactive Care in this paper. HP is the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Customer Video: Virgin Media

    Virgin Media explores the problems, requirements, and solutions around software testing. Learn how their journey unfolded and some of the benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Supporting a New Style of IT: The Value of the 3rd Platform

    This new IDC whitepaper (created January 2014) outlines the HP Support Portfolio and discusses in detail, Datacenter Care, Proactive Care, Foundation Care and Lifecycle Event Services.  IDC discusses how the New Style of IT presents new support challenges and how the HP Support portfolio helps customers with these issues.  ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Discusses the ten critical business requirements that your next firewall should address and how to create an RFP and functional test plan to assist in the vendor/solution selection process.

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    Get the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Free – Try for yourself this new Agile Way to Analyze, Optimize and Control Data and Processes

    Download your free copy of the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Public Edition, an easy-to-use self-service business analytics solution that empowers analysts to rapidly acquire, transform, analyze and visualize data. Use it to: Acquire, integrate, and analyze data 10x faster Respond to information requests more quickly Eliminate Excel...

    Sponsored By Lavastorm Analytics

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Strategy Guide to Converged Infrastructure in Government

    With HP's Converged Infrastructure, state and local governments build a foundation that can meet the demand for new services - from drivers wanting to renew their licenses via mobile phones to police officers requiring instant views from remote video surveillance. By offering three different converged infrastructure reference solutions, HP enables...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Embrace change with HP Agile Manager

    HP Agile Manager helps testers, developers and business analyst teams be adept in the face of complexity and change. The Agile platform offers a clean, intuitive web based interface with advanced visualisation. IT allows users visibility into project work using real-time, analytics and dashboards. Developers can freely choose to test...

    Sponsored By Planit

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Three IT Imperatives CIOs Use To Drive Change Throughout the Enterprise

    CIOs who have been successful in bridging the divide between IT operations and business did it by accelerating the transformation of IT. ServiceNow documents three common IT imperatives that leading CIOs use to drive change and assert themselves as strategic leaders in the business. In this white paper, you will...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere trial download

    IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software accelerates the development and deployment of Java™, Java EE, Web 2.0, mobile, OSGi, portal and service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications. Both expert and novice developers can increase productivity and efficiency by using its many integrated capabilities for easier development, testing, analysis, and delivery of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Digital Front Office:Delivering Better Customer Service

    How can you reduce costs and improve customer experiences at the same time? Enterprise content management is the key. With the right solution in place, you can transform the way you do business, providing digital self-service access to transactional content in the formats that match the needs of your customers....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    The Art of Teleworking

    There is a new class of workers out there - working from their homes nearly autonomously. Some call them teleworkers, some telecommuters. Armed with remote access to their corporate network, with toll-free numbers, VPNs and mobile phones, they escape traffic jams, bad weather, and high fuel prices, and are able...

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Supporting Workforce Mobility: Best Practices in Enterprise Mobility Management (German)

    Business success in meeting today's dynamic organizational requirements is dependent on its ability to empower a mobile workforce. Business IT resources -- including application, data, and services -- must be securely and reliably accessible by every device employed to perform business tasks, regardless of whether it is owned by the...

    Sponsored By frontrange

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Three Keys to Better Data-driven Decisions: What You Should Know. Right Now.

    For small and midsize companies, high-quality data can be a powerful competitive tool-or it can bog your company down. Organizations that successfully use an ERP software solution to align all activities with their business objectives will be in a position to access the right information at the right time, allowing...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Solutions as individual as you and your workplace: Fuji Xerox Australia

    A short video that shows how Fuji Xerox Australia can help the way you work and keep your business moving.

    Sponsored By Fuji Xerox

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Enterprise Mobility for Dummies

    Enterprise mobility concerns employees at every level. As you plan for 2014, let this eBook show you how easy it can be to mobilize -- and transform -- your enterprise. From application development and deployment to management and security, any company can do it. This eBook is your guide to...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Videos // Jan 2014

    ExtremeZ-IP Product Video

    With over a decade of experience and more than 7,000 organizations worldwide, ExtremeZ-IP has become the industry standard for seamlessly integrating Macs into enterprise environments. ExtremeZ-IP is the solution of choice for thousands of production workflows and is the only Windows AFP server product being actively maintained and supported since...

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Putting the Design in Responsive Design

    Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the predominant consumer choice, with adoption increasing daily as PC sales diminish in response.Designing your digital site for desktop or laptop, as well as tablets and smartphones within a single codebase, is called responsive design. The promise of responsive design? A single, digital site optimized...

    Sponsored By Acquia

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: 10 Critical Requirements

    Growing interest in cloud computing has prompted almost every enterprise software vendor to claim it's "in the cloud." However, in the industry's rush to fulfill demand, some vendors may skip requirements that are essential. Read this whitepaper to learn the 10 critical requirements of any successful cloud application.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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

  • Videos // May 2014

    Customer Stories: Real Value from Real SaaS (not customer video)

    See how Workday's Enterprise Cloud has helped CareFusion, Flextronics, and TripAdvisor simplify global operations, provide unprecedented visibility into business information, and capitalize on speed and continuous innovation lifestyle of SaaS.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: SaaS vs. On-Premise: A Black and White Comparison

    Until recently, there's been a lot of hype surrounding SaaS and whether or not it is a viable option for application consumption. SaaS has quickly moved beyond the hype to become the preferred deployment model for enterprise software. Watch this webinar to get all your SaaS questions answered.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: The Forrester Wave™: Human Resource Management Systems, Q1 2012

    Forrester's 69-criteria evaluation of human resource management systems (HRMS) can help you choose the right solution to meet your business needs. Read this 15-page report for a market landscape overview, vendor strengths, and comparisons, and to learn why Workday was named a leader among select companies.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: The Hackett Group's 2013 Global Payroll Study Highlights

    Do you know how well your payroll organization stacks up against the best in the world? Watch this webinar as we review highlights from The Hackett Group’s 2013 Global Payroll Study. This annual study benchmarks payroll performance from 120 leading companies around the globe.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: The Workday Advantage: Payroll in the Cloud

    In this video, Laurent Botella, Director of Payroll Strategy at Workday, discusses the benefits of using Workday Payroll Software as a Service (SaaS) and what payroll professionals can expect in the future.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Taking Measure of Talent by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

    Do you understand the true value of your human capital? In this Workday video, the importance of leveraging the real value of your people is discussed. You’ll learn about the most common workforce challenges and technology obstacles. Learn how you can get better workforce insights into your talent.

    Sponsored By Workday